Fencerow
Side Project Brewing

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From:
Side Project Brewing
 
Missouri, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
Ranked #50
ABV:
6%
Score:
97
Ranked #600
Avg:
4.4 | pDev: 8.18%
Ratings:
228
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 29, 2022
Added:
Jul 11, 2014
Wants:
  147
Gots:
  27
SCORE
97
World-Class
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Notes: Wild ale with wild yeast, wild bacteria and wild black raspberries from my home town of Puxico Missouri.
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4.15 by TWStandley from Massachusetts on Jan 29, 2022
 
4.31 by Beerbom from California on Jul 17, 2021
 
4.25 by Yungcoolship from Wisconsin on Feb 05, 2021
 
4.25 by TallGuyCM from California on Jan 18, 2021
 
4.07 by Jangoon24 from Illinois on Oct 22, 2020
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4.71/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Blend #3.

Sep 01, 2020
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4.18/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Franziskaner from Missouri

Dark red to light purple in color. There’s a fingernail of pink around most of the rim. The aroma is of Pinot Noir and raspberries. I’m tasting raspberries and Pinot Noir. The mouth is very dry and crisp.

Jul 30, 2020
 
4.44 by hopley from Massachusetts on May 29, 2020
 
3.5 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota on Feb 29, 2020
 
3.87 by heerboth from Pennsylvania on Nov 29, 2019
 
4.35 by captainkrad from New Jersey on Aug 24, 2019
 
3.83 by Egotist from Illinois on Jul 01, 2019
 
4.27 by Duncian from Pennsylvania on Jun 27, 2019
 
4.49 by mltobin from Connecticut on Jun 09, 2019
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4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by superspak from North Carolina

375 ml bottle into tulip glass; Blend #3, bottled in 9/2017. Pours hazy very dark ruby red/purple color with a 1 finger fairly dense and fluffy dark pink head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big juicy/sour/tart/tangy black raspberries, fruit skin/seeds, lemon, lime, orange, peach, plum, pear, apricot, melon, red/green apple, currant, red grape/wine, toasted oak, hay, straw, grass, wheat, cracker, and white bread; with lighter notes of oaken vanilla, peppercorn, leathery/musty/lacto funk, red wine vinegar, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of black raspberries, fruity/funky/acidic yeast, red wine barrels, and moderate pale/wheat malt notes; with big strength. Taste of huge juicy/sour/tart/tangy black raspberries, fruit skin/seeds, lemon, lime, orange, peach, plum, pear, apricot, melon, red/green apple, currant, red grape/wine, toasted oak, hay, straw, grass, wheat, cracker, and white bread; with lighter notes of oaken vanilla, peppercorn, leathery/musty/lacto funk, red wine vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Light-moderate fruity/lactic tart/sourness, fruit/wine tang; and light yeast/oak tannin spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of tart/sour black raspberries, fruit skin/seeds, lemon, lime, orange, peach, plum, pear, apricot, melon, red/green apple, currant, red grape/wine, toasted oak, hay, straw, grass, wheat, cracker, white bread, light leather/funk/vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Amazing complexity, robustness, and balance of black raspberries, fruity/funky/acidic yeast, red wine barrels, and moderate pale/wheat malt flavors; with a fantastic malt/tart/sourness and fruit/wine tang balance; with no puckering flavors after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering tart/sourness, and fruit/wine tang after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium plus body; with a very smooth, creamy/grainy, and acidic/tangy/tannic balanced mouthfeel that is fantastic. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6%. Overall this is an amazing fruited sour/wild ale! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of black raspberries, fruity/funky/acidic yeast, red wine barrels, and moderate pale/wheat malt flavors; super smooth and easy to drink with the modestly acidic/tangy/tannic/drying finish; not overly lactic. Amazing balance of enormously juicy/jammy blackberries and Brett/Bacteria complexity; with great wine barrel presence/integration, and pale/wheat malts against acidity. Minimal residual sweetness with lingering acidic/tangy dryness. A highly enjoyable offering, and amazingly top tier style example. Notes said #3 was 100% more fruit than the previous one, unreal amounts of fruit for sure.

Jun 08, 2019
 
4.42 by WoolEnthusiast from Connecticut on May 30, 2019
 
4.5 by Winston3737 from Michigan on Jan 27, 2019
 
4.25 by knicks19947 from New York on Dec 03, 2018
 
4.47 by taospowder from New Mexico on Dec 01, 2018
 
4.35 by peterpunk15 from Massachusetts on Nov 20, 2018
 
4.76 by CraftFan5 from New Jersey on Nov 09, 2018
 
4.44 by unclekeith from Alaska on Oct 15, 2018
 
4.34 by bmf5581 from North Carolina on Oct 09, 2018
 
4.24 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts on Sep 16, 2018
 
4.21 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Sep 04, 2018
 
4.63 by MJSFS from Florida on Aug 26, 2018
 
5 by A_Rad from Wisconsin on Aug 13, 2018
 
4.5 by Montanabeerz from Montana on Jun 10, 2018
 
4.49 by Soneast from Wisconsin on Jun 04, 2018
 
4.24 by frasergrove from California on Jun 03, 2018
 
4.45 by mig100 from Texas on Jun 03, 2018
 
4.33 by nvbrew from Nevada on May 31, 2018
 
4.26 by needMIbeer from Virginia on May 23, 2018
 
4.28 by coz from Illinois on May 03, 2018
 
4.24 by Benish from Wisconsin on Apr 28, 2018
 
4.33 by IckyT2012 from Florida on Apr 22, 2018
 
4.51 by Sturgeon83 from Kentucky on Apr 21, 2018
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4.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by gibgink from Missouri

Batch 3 shared on 3-31-18. Pours a dark violet, reminding me of wine. Smells great, with funk for days. Initial kiss of sweet followed by a smash to the face of tartness, and finishes with one of the best blackberry flavors I've ever gotten out of a beer. Could almost taste the seeds this was so flavorful. While I've heard from friends that b3 has been unpleasant, this bottle was fantastic.

Apr 02, 2018
 
4.44 by FBarber from Illinois on Mar 17, 2018
 
4.33 by Nuggetz from Texas on Mar 14, 2018
Fencerow from Side Project Brewing
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 228 ratings