Westbrook Fruit/Wood/Time: Blackberry & Boysenberry

Brewery: Westbrook Brewing Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 5.2%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Oak aged sour ale with blackberry and boysenberry added

Brewer Description: (from bottle) This beer started as a blend of several foudre aged mixed fermentation sour beers. It was then racked into 2nd use cabernet barrels and allowed to referment with blackberries and boysenberries for six months.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.07
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 1 pint 0.7 fl. oz. bottle, bottled on 6th March 2019. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A ruby reddish purple colour with a two finger pink head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing.
Aroma: Blackberry, blackcurrant, Ribena, grape jelly, oak, lightly vinous.
Taste: Lightly sour, tart, blackberry, oak, vinous, with a hint of blackcurrant.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice easy drinking dark berry sour.


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