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Love Child No. 3 - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Love Child No. 3Love Child No. 3

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

788 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 788
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.22%
Wants: 98
Gots: 241 | FT: 31
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Oak barrels were used to age the majority of beer used for Love Child No. 3—with beer aged from 16 months to nearly six years. Another portion of the beer spent 11 months in stainless tanks, souring on Lactobacillus. While very tart, the sourness is short-lived and the beer finishes dry with a trace of oak.

(Beer added by: MickeyD on 04-26-2013)
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trxxpaxxs

New York

3.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Big thanks to FTowne for this bottle...

A: Pours a deep red/brown with a big medium khaki colored head. The foam fades in a moderate amount of time, leaving a thin layer of foam across the top of the beer. There is minimal lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is pretty much what I expected, based off of Love Child #2. It's tart with big cider vinegar notes, cherries, and mild blackberries. It stings the nostrils a bit.

T: The beer starts off biting with a big sour vinegar note. It hits hard, but backs off as some fruit begins to shine through. As the beer moves back to the finish, it's tightens up again, making it slightly yeasty and puckering.

M: Medium bodied beer. It's tight, puckering, effervescent, and dry in the finish.

O: Decent American Wild Ale, but the balance is just off. As in Love Child #2, this beer falls shy of the mark, but it's still drinkable. I just wish Boulevard would add more fruit, let the beer sit in some oak barrels for longer, and smooth this creation out. It's just too harsh overall.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 16:23:39 | More by trxxpaxxs
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Love Child No. 3 from Boulevard Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 788 ratings.