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Blueberry Flanders - Side Project Brewing

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89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 7.42%
Wants: 139
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Flanders Style Red Ale that was fermented in Missouri oak Chambourcin barrels and then aged on Missouri grown blueberries.

(Beer added by: thebigredone on 08-11-2013)
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Maroon color with swirls of cloudy haze and chunky floaters. It's not much of a looker.

Heavy vinegar scent. Blueberries and cranberry sauce. Apple cider.

One of the more sour beers I've had. The puckering effect is everlasting. Sour, blueberry, and again cranberries.

Mouthfeel is medium, effervescent carbonation. Puckering.

It's a fantastic beer. Extremely sour, so if that's not your thing you probably won't like it. The blueberries are well done and don't overpower, though I'm not sure anything can overpower the pucker.

08-19-2014 01:49:20 | More by Vonerichs
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08-19-2014 00:52:05 | More by scotv
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

Thanks to Paul for the trade.

Brownish-purple color, some haze, and a good amount of floaties in suspension. No head, just a few wandering bubbles on top, and evidently low carbonation. Acetic acid in the nose, some berry tartness. The taste was similar, berry tartness, not a very clean blueberry flavor, lots of acetic/vinegar, notes of red wine tannins, some earthiness, yogurt. Kind of reminiscent of a Russian River sour, but not as good. Medium body, slick and sour, with a dryness in the finish. Decent, but not great.

After drinking this, I have major trader's regret for giving up a far better beer, but oh well...at least I got to try it. Fuzzy got my expectations up a little too much I suppose.

08-18-2014 23:11:07 | More by Rifugium
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Virginia

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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4.3/5  rDev -3.4%

375ml bottle. Thanks JR. Poured into a mini-snifter 8/9/2014.

A- Darker brown-reddish body, half finger white head with fair retention, not much lacing.

S- Wow. Smells like a ton of lacto, just like every other Side Project beer I've had; with the exception of a nice touch of blueberries. Really, really good stuff considering that blueberry is a subtle fruit. It's not Blueberry Flora, though, but I can't complain.

F- More tart than fruity; some maltiness mixed in with a very lactic sourness with a nice parotid-shivering vinegar finish that carries through. It's got a lot of shock value, I'll tell ya that much. More of the blueberry comes across here vs Blueberry Flora, though.

M- Medium in body, well carbonated and substantial. Finish is that pleasantly acidic salivary gland killer.

O- Very good, I'm not sure its worth what it trades for, but I'm very glad to have tried this one. Very good stuff, but I'm starting to get the sense that Side Project has that particular lacto flavour in all of their beers so far.

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Wisconsin

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Blueberry Flanders from Side Project Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.