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Pulling Nails Blend #1 | Side Project Brewing

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Pulling Nails Blend #1Pulling Nails Blend #1
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing
Missouri, United States
sideprojectbrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pulling Nails is an ongoing experiment in the art of blending to create sour and wild ales of extraordinary depth, complexity and balance. Blend #1 is the union of four different beers that were fermented in and aged in wine barrels for six months to two years.

Added by coryking on 01-16-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
221
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
7.74%
 
 
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243
Gots:
33
For Trade:
2
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poured into SP stemmed tulip, 45 degrees

pours a reddish brown, little to no head. a quick fizz then nadda

nose is nice, tart sour fruit. light cherry and green apple. lots of berry. light oak.

i usually same similar to nose but not the case today. the flanders part really is stand out. however, it is lighter giving way to over characteristics. the dominating fruit would be cherry all the way. lots of nice cherry flavor with hints of berry. sounds like the smell but oddly enough, its different. some faint oak.

pretty vibrant carbonation giving way to the flavors as they pop out.

overall, awesome sauce. i loved it and i love the pull tab for easy wax removal. and the name is fucking metal \m/ !!!

PULLING NAILS, onslaughting your mouth, mouth mosh.

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Pulling Nails Blend #1 from Side Project Brewing
4.39 out of 5 based on 221 ratings.
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