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Pulling Nails Blend #1 - Side Project Brewing

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Pulling Nails Blend #1Pulling Nails Blend #1

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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.46
pDev: 7.62%
Wants: 230
Gots: 41 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: coryking on 01-16-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Pulling Nails is an ongoing experiment in the art of blending to create sour and wild ales of extraordinary depth, complexity and balance. Blend #1 is the union of four different beers that were fermented in and aged in wine barrels for six months to two years.
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Ratings: 183 | Reviews: 13
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poured into SP stemmed tulip, 45 degrees

pours a reddish brown, little to no head. a quick fizz then nadda

nose is nice, tart sour fruit. light cherry and green apple. lots of berry. light oak.

i usually same similar to nose but not the case today. the flanders part really is stand out. however, it is lighter giving way to over characteristics. the dominating fruit would be cherry all the way. lots of nice cherry flavor with hints of berry. sounds like the smell but oddly enough, its different. some faint oak.

pretty vibrant carbonation giving way to the flavors as they pop out.

overall, awesome sauce. i loved it and i love the pull tab for easy wax removal. and the name is fucking metal \m/ !!!

PULLING NAILS, onslaughting your mouth, mouth mosh.

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Pulling Nails Blend #1 from Side Project Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.