Milly's Currant Affair
Stark Brewing Company

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Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
ABV:
4%
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2.93 | pDev: 0%
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Stark Brewing Company
 
New Hampshire, United States
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Retired (no longer brewed)
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2.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The style here is a bit shocking - It's a fruit beer - currants, obviously - though certainly not a lambic - nor was it intended to be.
Not judging on style, per say, as it is too unique.

From a growler that my friend jcwattsrugger was good enough to share with me.

Pours cranberry red with a thin pink head that soon disappears.

The smell is sweet and tart. I imagine that currant juice (if there were such a thing) would smell like this. There is an almost irksome yeast aroma mixed in.

The taste is of tart currants - well, they have the fruit part down, but to the point of it being more "juicy" than "beery". But, there is some barley malt, enough to bring it out of the juice and into the beer category, I suppose. Again - not Belgian-like, or typical American fruit-beer like, either. Different. Sweettart and slight cough-drop-like finish.

Light-bodied and very drying (almost puckering).

Well, my hat's off to them for trying something different - it is fruity, and interesting to try. One glass is drinkable enough, but that's about it.

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Milly's Currant Affair from Stark Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.93 out of 5 with 1 ratings