Dark Times & Difficult Places
Garage Beer Co.

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From:
Garage Beer Co.
 
Spain
Style:
Sour - Fruited Kettle Sour
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
89
Avg:
4.03 | pDev: 4.47%
Ratings:
10
Status:
Retired
Rated:
May 10, 2021
Added:
Dec 11, 2018
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  0
SCORE
89
Very Good
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Notes: Collaboration with J. Wakefield Brewing

Brewed with pears and blackberries.
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4.19 by Ristaccia from Nebraska on May 10, 2021
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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by BEERMILER12 from Maine

On tap at Mule Bar

Nov 29, 2019
 
3.75 by aztraz from Sweden on Oct 21, 2019
 
4.17 by icemanls4 from Switzerland on Jun 30, 2019
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3.71/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by safaricook from Netherlands

nice fruity complexity for a Berliner Weisse. It is probably a bit to sour and way too much alcohol to be a real thirst quencher. I do understand the original concept of Berliner Weisse and I also understand fruit additions, but I do not understand the imperialization. As it is only kettle soured it does not reach the complexcity of a sour. Not bad at all but also not a keeper

May 16, 2019
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4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by StJamesGate from New York

Milky, dusky pink; raspberry yoghurt! Big berry smack, lactic hit, mushy orchard fruit middle, and a clean end; crisp + dry.

4 4.25 4 4 4.25

Sour, yeah, but that creaminess in the middle makes this easy. Lactose: I’ll allow it. Pears lay a good foundation for the blackberry. Not sure it’s up to J Wakefield standard, but pleasant + gulpable.

Apr 16, 2019
 
4.19 by desint from Belgium on Apr 12, 2019
 
4.23 by HopBelT from Belgium on Mar 24, 2019
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4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Snowcrash000 from Germany

Pours a hazy, pink'ish purple coloration with a large, foamy, pink head. Smells of wheaty malt and blackberries, with a hint of pears and estery yeast coming through as well. Taste is dominated by a lovely tart blackberry note, as well as lighter notes of pear, wheaty malt and just a hint of estery and slightly funky yeast notes, with a good acidity. Finishes with a medium tartness/acidity and some blackberries and very mild funk lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a medium body and carbonation.

Not a Berliner Weiße, but a very nice fruited Kettle Sour with lovely fruit notes and light wheat and yeast accents adding a bit of complexity to this while still maintaining a great overall balance. Very enjoyable.

Jan 29, 2019
 
3.94 by Curt3 from New Jersey on Dec 20, 2018
Dark Times & Difficult Places from Garage Beer Co.
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 10 ratings