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Love Child No. 3 - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Love Child No. 3Love Child No. 3

Educational use only; do not reuse.

867 Ratings

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Ratings: 867
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 98
Gots: 244 | FT: 33
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:
Beer added by: MickeyD on 04-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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.
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A: Pours a slightly hazy amberish copper with 1-finger thick off-white head which fades to a thin cap leaving sheet lace with spots.

N: Oak tannins, fruit (raspberries, cherries, white grape), slight funk, earthy and herbal. On warming more musty and horseblanket is present.

T: Sour and tannic with a near balsamic twang. Woody and flanders-esque, more citrus (orange and peaches), some fruit, grassy/hay/herbal. Not getting the vanilla or bourbon.

M: Medium body and carbonation. Lacto sour and fruity finish.

O: Complex and evolving on warming from frig to room temperature. Not gonna buy another but would have again if shared by others.

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Love Child No. 3 from Boulevard Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 867 ratings.