Starchild - Finback Brewery

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60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | 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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Ratings: 60 | Reviews: 2
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Photo of metter98
3.86/5  rDev +1%
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.

Photo of VelvetExtract
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
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.

Starchild from Finback Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.