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Unknown Soldier | The Livery

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Brewed by:
The Livery
Michigan, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Thorpe429 on 09-01-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 13
Photo of oline73
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a tasting snifter.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber with a mild golden hue. There is just a little head that goes away.

Smell: A bit tart with a hint of wine. Lots of herbal notes with some vinegar as well.

Taste: Quite sweet with a red fruit tartness and vinegar sour note. There are some pleasant light fruity notes as well. The finish is rather tart.

Mouthfeel: The body is a bit syrupy with a very small amount of carbonation.

Overall: I would say this was a solid enough sour beer but it wasn't my favorite. I don't need more in the future.

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Photo of Huhzubendah
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shared by Thorpe429. thanks Mike!

The beer is orange with a wispy white head. The aroma brings peaches, citrus, brettanomyces, alcohol, oak. The flavor is sharp and acetic, with stone fruit character. Low carbonation with a bit of a burn in the back. Pretty good.

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Photo of Thorpe429
4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Livery last weekend. Served in a short glass. This was blended for their 6th Anniversary party and is a sour amber ale with peaches and nectarines.

Pour was a rusty copper with a very thin off-white head that dissipated almost immediately and didn't leave too much behind. Color was really bright and attractive, though.

The nose starts things off right with a good lactic presence followed up by plenty of stone fruits. Peaches and nectarines, along with some light accompanying sweetness, shine through. Light tropical notes as well. Not much funk and the acidity is predominantly lactic. The flavor consists of the same components, but the sourness takes over a bit too much and doesn't leave enough room for the fruit.

Light-medium body with good carbonation and a nice dry, sour finish. Highly recommended.

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Unknown Soldier from The Livery
3.8 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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