Style: Berry Quick Sours
ABV: 3.0 IBU: 4
Destihl Raspberry Lynnbrook
What the brewers say
“Lynnbrook is a wild Berliner-style weisse with raspberries added, with the raspberry-lemony aroma giving way to hints of brie and barnyard funkiness. The flavor is absent of any hops or bitterness and instead has initial impressions of subtle lemons and yogurt supported by tart, fresh raspberries and underlying lactic sourness.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “The mix of underripe berries, lemon juice, and lactic tartness add an intriguing complexity. There’s a hint of sulfur, toasted malt, and Cheerios.”
Flavor: “The raspberries have a medium-to-low fruit flavor, and despite the distinct smell, not as strong as expected. Medium-high funk with a slight vegetal note and faint sulfur. Strong acidity distracts a bit from the fruitiness. Finishes dry with a hint of lingering tartness and very little bitterness.”
Overall: “The noticeable sulfur and THP are a bit distracting, making it hard to get any more complex notes that this beer may have. The raspberry flavors are tart and strong, making it a great thirst quencher, even if those flavors are distracting.”
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