Petal To The Kettle
Upland Brewing Company

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Style:
Wild Ale
Ranked #1,532
ABV:
6%
Score:
85
Ranked #37,178
Avg:
3.69 | pDev: 10.3%
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
44
From:
Upland Brewing Company
 
Indiana, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  9
SCORE
85
Very Good
Petal To The KettlePetal To The Kettle
Notes: This refreshing kettle sour welcomes in spring with a distinctly tart grapefruit, peach, and strawberry flavor. Hibiscus and rose petals were chosen to compliment the tart and citrusy character, giving this ale a delightful floral nose.

This beer pours a beautiful pinkish purple reminiscent of the inside of a ripe grapefruit. The aroma is of tart strawberries, lemon, and grapefruit with floral notes of rose and hibiscus. The flavor has a distinctly tart grapefruit character supported by peach, strawberry, and delicate hints of floral perfume.

5 IBU
Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 44 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by Nat1975:
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Nat1975 from Indiana

3.92/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jun 17, 2017
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juicebox from Kentucky

4.17/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Aug 14, 2017
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Tsar_Riga from Indiana

3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bright rose red color, tinted with purple. The nose is floral over core acidity. Flavor is primarily kettle sourness, sharp, with rose water and herbal tea accents. Pleasant and quite tasty, but not terribly deep.

Jun 18, 2017
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MasterPenguins from Indiana

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Jun 17, 2017
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Rice_Nate_25 from Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dec 12, 2016
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Warren2621 from Indiana

4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nov 26, 2016
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scottspencer from Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jun 04, 2017
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Maestro0708 from Kentucky

4.36/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sep 11, 2016
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DigitGrowler from Kentucky

4.16/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apr 26, 2018
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Flickib41 from Indiana

3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale pink. Definitely taste the strawberry and hibiscus. Get floral hints strawberry on the nose. Not an overpowering tartness with this sour. Very drinkable. On a warm summer day I bet this beer is even better.

Not sure why they say this beer is retired. Talked to a Upland rep and they are going to produce this beer on a yearly basis as part of their new sour series.

Mar 12, 2019
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Lafayette_Beer_League from Indiana

3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hey The Lafayette Beer League is working to bring you video reviews of beer from Indiana. We love craft beer. We are trying to explore all the great beer Indiana has to offer. Our Goal is to bring a video to you each week! Check out this Video about Uplands Petal to the Kettle

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May 11, 2018
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Franziskaner from Missouri

3.56/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy and pink to light red in color. There’s a trace of a fingernail of off white on top. The aroma is of strawberries, rose, and hibiscus. The flavor is of muddled strawberries, rose, and hibiscus. The mouth is moderately carbonated.

Sep 01, 2019
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isaac_barrow from Indiana

2.22/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Jul 02, 2019
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tykechandler from Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jul 15, 2016
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freewill35 from Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Oct 22, 2017
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dsauter from Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jul 04, 2016
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heysuz from Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jun 19, 2016
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crobinso from Colorado

3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Aug 11, 2017
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kylehay2004 from Illinois

3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jul 04, 2017
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BarryMFBurton from Indiana

3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mar 14, 2019
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beersampler6 from Michigan

3.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Quite a sour wild ale from this Indiana brewery known for these types of beers. "Packaged 1/6/20, best by 5/6/20" printed on can so this may have been just a little too old. Pours a clearer medium pink color with a minimal film of white head and scant spotty lingering lacing that quickly faded. Aromas of tart raspberries, strawberries and cherries. Also some faint floral hops, malt and bread. Tastes similarly, decent balance but just too sour and tart for me. Probably meant to be that way but I couldn't quite appreciate it. Mild thin mouthfeel and decent carbonation that slowly faded.

Jun 02, 2020
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jschott75 from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jun 26, 2016
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fredmugs from Indiana

3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Jun 09, 2016
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VaporDome from New York

3.09/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Jul 09, 2016
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jgunther71 from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mar 12, 2018
Petal To The Kettle from Upland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 44 ratings