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Starchild - Finback Brewery

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 63
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: n/a
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Finback Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 04-22-2014

To all you funky citizens of the universe, we introduce to you Starchild. Cruising through intergalactic space with your pucker face. Sour ale brewed with grapefruit peel.
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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 63
Reviews by VelvetExtract:
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4.16/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

ACBF pour

A-Pours a dull, dark orange with almost no head; granted its a two oz. pour so who knows.

S-Fairly mellow. Doesn't really smell like it's going to be sour or funky. It smells grapefruity and slightly earthy.

T-Nevermind, this is a tart, sour beer for sure. Not really funky but puckeringly sour. Like sucking the flesh off an unripened grapefruit.

M-Sour but refreshing and natural tasting. Light bodied. The tartness stays on the lips.

O-One of the most memorable beers of the ACBF. The nose wasn't much to talk about but the flavor was far, far better. I really like this one. (593 characters)

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4.06/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.41/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Thin head dropped quickly, amber color with distinct red highlights. The nose is fruity with cherry, apricot and noticeable sour character, and tiny bit of earthy funk. Taste is strongly fruity with a very clean bright sour, light malt and an interesting earthy, tannic-like finish. Clean and assertive sour, no acetic/ vinegar flavors, and just a little bit of strange way in the background to add intrigue. (408 characters)

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3.86/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear dark orange amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin head that quickly died down, leaving only a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of sourness are present in the nose along with slight hints of cherries.
T: Much like the smell, the taste is a little sour and has hints of balsamic vinegar and grapes.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little tart on the palate with a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer was very easy to drink and is sessionable—it has a low alcohol content and isn't really that sour. It would make for a good summer beer. (654 characters)

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Starchild from Finback Brewery
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