St. Dekkera Reserve: Sour Strawberry Blonde | DESTIHL Brewery

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56 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery
Illinois, United States
destihlbrewery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blonde Ale with strawberries added to secondary fermentor. Spontaneous secondary fermentation & aging in an old Heaven Hill bourbon barrel with Lacto, Pedio, and Brett. Aged for 1.5 years.

Added by emerge077 on 05-01-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
56
Reviews:
4
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
9.29%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
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St. Dekkera Reserve: Sour Strawberry Blonde from DESTIHL Brewery
4.2 out of 5 based on 56 ratings.
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