Style: American Wild Ale
ABV: 5.0 IBU: 5
Three Taverns Craft Brewery Rapturous
What the brewers say
“The (literal) fruit of our Sour Asylum series, Rapturous seduced palates from the first pour, earning it the honor of being our first canned sour. A Lacto-fermented sour ale, matured on raspberry puree with a wheat and Pilsner malt base, it refreshes with a tart fruit-forward flavor profile.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Nice raspberry on the nose, but a delicate sweetness comes through on the back. Mild tartness.”
Flavor: “The beer has a nice balance of fruit sweetness with big raspberry, a touch of bitter, moderate malt/wheat sweetness, and a touch of acidity. The tartness is delicate and balances well. Clean, refreshing, tasty.”
Overall: “Rather straightforward beer with the raspberry dominant, some tartness, and not a huge amount of complexity. It showcases the raspberries without being too sweet. Refreshing.”
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