Orviamo | Side Project Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our De Garde Collab, OR & MO microflora, Oregon Raspberries & Plums, wine, whiskey & port barrels.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 05-19-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
73
pDev:
5.66%
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
9
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of GDawgs34
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CTJman
4.67/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gotti311
4.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PDXAmbassador
4.22/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful, dark reddish beer that smells of berries and tastes of raspberry jam. Probably the jammiest beer I've ever had. Delicious but wished for more of the SP funk to come through on this one. Still absolutely delicious. Glad to have tried it.

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Photo of Stevedore
4.53/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle. Served in a Side Project stemmed glass.

Pours a dark reddish-brown body, one finger white head, good retention, not much lacing or film. Smells of jammy raspberry and a touch of stonefruit, a bit of funk, a bit of dark fruit and a bit of oak. This is the stuff of dreams. Big fruit presence with a complex barrel presence- that's what an AWA is supposed to be, right? Flavour is very similar; tons of jammy raspberry. Some stone fruited plum. Bright vibrant fruit sweetness intermingles in with dark fruit and the parent spirits. A bit of warming heat on the end, not unlike whiskey served neat. Mild fruity funk, but overall the fruit is the star of the show. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, soft and perfectly carbonated, and you get very little hint of the 10% ABV aside from the warming feeling as it goes down. Superb, very complex. Overall, another wonderful, heavy fruit jammed acetic wild from two of the best brewers in the US doing this type of wild ale. It's quite balanced! Nowhere near as sour as everyone has made it out to be, even more fruit than expected, and that's saying a lot.

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Photo of jbwimer
4.8/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JamesH
4.06/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Raziel313
4.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4.6/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of badboy7113
4.73/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.81/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of StoutSnob40
4.56/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kevanb
4.07/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml bottle, poured into a Side Project oversized wine glass. Generously shared by Erik, enjoyed on 1.16.16, reviewed from Tasting Journal.

The beer pours a deep maroon color, hues of burgundy and crimson, hazy and cloudy with a bone colored head, about a finger high that has good retention and lace. The aroma is very intense and very complex, all of the barrels are immediately present. Very fruity, loads of raspberry, prunes and very cherry forward, strong port wine, tannic, acidic, vinous, very rich, very deep with soft oak, a bit of vinegar and some potent booze character. The flavors offer a bit more in terms of balance and lets each element breathe. Still, the various barrels are front and center, loads of port wine, vinous red wine and rich and oaky bourbon with a fantastic helping of raspberry and plum, more plum than the nose suggested, delicate and tart with some light vinegar and some warming alcohol. The mouthfeel is nice, coating, lively, almost juicy at times with a medium body and a crisp finish.

Verdict: A very intense Wild Ale from Side Project and De Garde, perhaps too much at once. Rich, complex with great depth, but at times, the balance is lacking and the 10% ABV is very apparent.

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Photo of The_Beer_Shark
4.53/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of SveNss0N
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aasher
4.31/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IrishColonial
4.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Oakhtar
4.21/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moses_Malone
4.56/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jjdc
4.82/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Hands down the best Side Project beer I've had and a standout at a bottle share with many other top notch beers. Refreshing, fruity and well balanced on the sour end. Some SP's veer into the overly acidic range, but this is nicely restrained.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.52/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Murky deep red body. Medium khaki head. Heavy raspberry and some dark fruits. Red wine. Alcohol. Intense. Taste is strongly sour raspberries. I think I get the plums and maybe wine barrel. Strong sourness, perhaps overpowering. Heavy body. Pretty good, but too bit big for my tastes.

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Photo of yeaprolly
4.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of barleywin
4.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of FreshZ
4.68/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Orviamo from Side Project Brewing
Beer rating: 4.59 out of 5 with 73 ratings