Vinosynth White
Upland Brewing Company

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From:
Upland Brewing Company
 
Indiana, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
ABV:
7%
Score:
92
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 10.14%
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
144
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 24, 2020
Added:
Jun 14, 2014
Wants:
  17
Gots:
  37
SCORE
92
Outstanding
Vinosynth WhiteVinosynth White
Notes: An Oliver Winery Collaboration. These collaboration bottles are a unique combination of Upland Sours aged on Indiana grown grapes. Vinosynth White is aged on Vidal Blanc grapes from the Oliver Creekside Vineyards.

Sour Reserve Aged on Locally grown Vidal Blanc grapes, Vidal Blanc is a french varietal, with hints of topical fruit flavor commonly utilized to develop ice wines.
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Rated: 4.16 by Dactrius from Netherlands Antilles

Apr 24, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by mdaschaf from Indiana

Dec 28, 2019
 
Rated: 3.98 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Dec 01, 2018
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Reviewed by rudzud from Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Finally getting around to reviewing this. Batch 1.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice crystal clear honey hue with a thin head that fades to look still.

S - Aromas of nice bright fresh acidity, bright. Apples, vinegar, stone fruit, bright and tart.

T - Taste is similar to the nose with nice tartness. Pleasant vinegar and white wine notes. Good apple cider vinegar and stone fruit. Quite pleasant.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, though it disappears quickly.

O - Overall this was a very solid sour from Upland. Certainly aged nicely and the base Sour Reserve worked nicely with the white wine.

Serving Type: bottle
Nov 06, 2018
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Reviewed by jlindros from Massachusetts

4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Thanks to rudzud, 2014 vintage
No head at all, crystal clear yellow honey colour

Nose super sour bacteria funk, little acetone, loads of acidity, apple cider vinegar, white grape skin, nice fruity grapes and hint of sTone fruit

Taste very very sour, souring bacteria funk, big grape skin and White wine, fruity crisp white wine, touch stone fruit and apple cider vinegar, big acidity, little flemmy on the finish, hint of buttery oak

Mouth is med to lighter bod, big bright acidity and super sour, touch flemmy, light acidity

Overall pretty good, wonder how it would be fresh as the white wine was nice but not incredible
Nov 06, 2018
 
Rated: 4.21 by hopkrid from Florida

Aug 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.1 by 22Blue from Kansas

Jan 10, 2018
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Reviewed by JohnnyHopps from Indiana

3.86/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Appearance - The poured a hazy straw yellow with a bubbly white head.

Smell - Grapes and buttered popcorn highlighted the nose with evident acidity.

Taste - Tropical fruits were accompanied by a high level of acidity. The acid level was Rolaids inducing. This led to the grape skin notes that dried out the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - The carbonation pushed away the sweetness, but not the acid burn.

Overall - I liked Vinosynth red much more. This was too acidic for me.
Nov 05, 2017
 
Rated: 3.94 by billab914 from Virginia

Oct 07, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Jul 04, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Jun 25, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by heysuz from Indiana

Jun 25, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by Sweffin from Wisconsin

May 07, 2017
 
Rated: 4.36 by BEER88 from Washington

Apr 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jan 22, 2017
 
Rated: 4.22 by loganburgh from Michigan

Dec 20, 2016
 
Rated: 4.03 by Zonian1 from Ohio

Sep 17, 2016
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
750 ML bottle
Served in a beer flute
Bottled: 12-18-14

This beer pours pale yellow and hazy. It had a fleeting white head that disappeared leaving no trace.

The aroma is tart and funky, just what I want in a sour. I get hints of mildew-y basement.

The taste is nice and sour with just enough funk to come through. The sourness kind of dominates after a few drinks. The taste borders on vinegary without crossing that line.

Light to medium mouthfeel with a dry finish.

I loved this beer at first. The sourness became a bit much after about eight ounces. I shouldn't have been greedy. I should have shared it with a buddy or two. It is a great beer, but maybe too much of a good thing for this sissy.
Aug 13, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by djrn2 from New Jersey

Jul 17, 2016
 
Rated: 4.33 by Fargrow from Michigan

Jun 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by Jamison85 from Indiana

May 05, 2016
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Reviewed by KYGunner from Kentucky

4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Lots of juicy citrus up front with a back of tanginess and sour. I get a lemonade like quality before it lets out a nectarine, tangerine and orange. Drinks like a wine.
Apr 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4.91 by Stezz420 from Illinois

Mar 21, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by TNasty1126 from Washington

Mar 15, 2016
 
Rated: 3.35 by Whatup14 from Canada (QC)

Mar 07, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by benzalman from California

Mar 02, 2016
 
Rated: 3.81 by Dave_Treat from Virginia

Feb 15, 2016
 
Rated: 3.81 by duceswild from Heard & McDonald Islands

Feb 13, 2016
 
Rated: 3.92 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland

Feb 11, 2016
 
Rated: 4.02 by SveNss0N from Massachusetts

Feb 09, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by mklisz from New Hampshire

Feb 08, 2016
 
Rated: 4.44 by Ilovelampandbeer from New York

Feb 08, 2016
 
Rated: 4.12 by jbaker67 from Pennsylvania

Feb 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.5 by Fettpopps from Massachusetts

Feb 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.03 by Coorsy from Massachusetts

Feb 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.8 by capnamerica from Arkansas

Feb 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.31 by ChrisMyhre from Massachusetts

Feb 06, 2016
 
Rated: 4.21 by IrishColonial from Texas

Jan 31, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by Mesa512 from Connecticut

Jan 26, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by mportnoy from Pennsylvania

Dec 16, 2015
Vinosynth White from Upland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 161 ratings