Ling Chi
Nightmare Brewing Company

Ling ChiLing Chi
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From:
Nightmare Brewing Company
 
New York, United States
Style:
Wild Ale
ABV:
8.1%
Score:
91
Avg:
4.12 | pDev: 10.44%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
27
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 15, 2022
Added:
Dec 25, 2019
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  1
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Rated: 3.75 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.06 by TomBanahan from Kentucky

Sep 04, 2020
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Reviewed by BerryKumquat from California

4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L: Blonde yellow color.
S: Peach smell.
T: Light peachy taste. Nothing exciting otherwise.
F: Light sour beer. Nothing exciting.
O: A very simple light taste. Not bad but nothing to exciting.
Jul 01, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Hellpop65 from Kansas

Jun 21, 2020
 
Rated: 3.79 by petrusek23 from Ohio

May 12, 2020
 
Rated: 3.68 by ChipChaight from New York

May 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4.27 by VKoroviev from Maryland

Apr 14, 2020
 
Rated: 3.85 by sd123 from Georgia

Apr 04, 2020
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Reviewed by Msp004 from New York

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
16 oz can pours hazy yellow with a quickly dissipating thin head.

Nose is apricots, spiciness (ginger), and lemon sour.

Mouth is peach/lemon sour upfront, subtle sweetness and spiciness with a nice dry and crisp finish. Carbonation is spot on.

Refreshing and enjoyable sour. Goes down too easy.
Apr 01, 2020
 
Rated: 4.7 by beerrat from Virginia

Apr 01, 2020
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Look - yellowish tan color, hazy and a little. No real head
Smell - tart slight ginger apricot
Taste - tart and sweet apricot peach
feel - medium full body and a medium to light crisp carbonation
Overall - Pretty tasty beer
Mar 29, 2020
 
Rated: 4.47 by RBorsato from Virginia

Mar 21, 2020
 
Rated: 4.02 by craigbelly from Iowa

Mar 08, 2020
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Rated by BeerAmbassador from Arizona

4.84/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Feb 28, 2020
 
Rated: 4.24 by jhlosito75 from Pennsylvania

Feb 23, 2020
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Reviewed by ausonius from New York

4.49/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Asiatic Sour w/apricot, peach, rice sugar & candied ginger.
Pungent, fruity, w/some smoky reduction(?). Tons of lime flesh, candied citrus & fresh apricot. Hint of coconut water. Med/med-low acidity. Hint sweet/sour, with fruity pungency running through all. Gorgeous from 1st nose/sip, & grows on ya. Another very impressive brew from Nightmare.
Feb 20, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by kevindp9 from Arizona

Feb 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Jan 27, 2020
 
Rated: 4.04 by nodnaut

Jan 23, 2020
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Reviewed by BEERchitect from Kentucky

4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
There's just something about stone fruit and sour ales that simply have a strong affinity for one another. And behind the ominously designed label of Nightmare Brewing's Ling Chi, the bright and racy flavors within are downright friendly.

Hazy chrome and coming with a creamy champagne appearance, the frothy sour ale strikes the nose with a winey, fruity twinge of stone fruit, champagne, citrus, green berries, cider and spice. A tinge of the nose precedes a brisk and fleeting malt sweetness of wafer, angel food cake and confectioner's sugar skirts the tongue before quickly dissolving away.

All that is a quick lead into a sharp and fruity middle palate of peach, apricot and nectarine. Those fruit additions are slightly more pronounced than the natural fermentae fruitiness that lies underneath with dry white wine, lime, lemon, gooseberry, crabapple and kiwi. A spicy late palate is a combination of the added ginger with the uniqueness of imperial strength alcohol that takes on the proportions of vinous spice and gin.

Light, spicy and highly refreshing, the lack of vanilla, lactose or cereal has Ling Chi offering a strong and highly drinkable bellini taste with a quick and peppery finish and a short aftertaste of apricot and ginger essence.
Jan 20, 2020
Ling Chi from Nightmare Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 27 ratings