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Brasserie d'Orval by Orval

Phil D. is drinking an Orval by Brasserie d'Orval at Willow Orchard Apts

perfect belgian. just saw/helped break up a fight at a pizzeria. come on now

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Evil Twin Brewing by Nomader Weisse

Phil D. is drinking a Nomader Weisse by Evil Twin Brewing at Willow Orchard Apts

exhibit A for berliner weisse. light and tart; minimal yeast and barley

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Unity Vibration by Bourbon Peach American Wild Ale

Phil D. is drinking a Bourbon Peach American Wild Ale by Unity Vibration at Willow Orchard Apts

body is peach sour. finish is apple. a good cross between an american wild ale and a cider. bourbon mixes with peach mostly in the after

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Victory Brewing Company by Sour Monkey

Phil D. is drinking a Sour Monkey by Victory Brewing Company at 681 W Wrightwood Ave

very overrated. too much barley for a sour, unless you're really an oberon person i suppose, say

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Brouwerij Huyghe by Delirium Nocturnum

Phil D. is drinking a Delirium Nocturnum by Brouwerij Huyghe at 681 W Wrightwood Ave

one of my favorite triples. malty + rich with a little spice. not too strong on any of its flavors, and just a hint of bitterness. warm/full

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Two Brothers Brewing Company by Pinball: Blood Orange

Phil D. is drinking a Pinball: Blood Orange by Two Brothers Brewing Company at Saint Clement Parish

a little weaker and less complex than the original but still good. thanks wiley!

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Half Acre Beer Company by Fill the Air

Phil D. is drinking a Fill the Air by Half Acre Beer Company at Half Acre Beer Company

pretty comparable to founders breakfast stout. just haven't been feeling non-aged stouts lately, but this ones done well

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Half Acre Beer Company by Dungeons

Phil D. is drinking a Dungeons by Half Acre Beer Company at Half Acre Beer Company

guava is subtle and i don't know what papaya taste like. resin dominates the light body without being too bitter

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Half Acre Beer Company by Johnny's 1 Ton

Phil D. is drinking a Johnny's 1 Ton by Half Acre Beer Company at Half Acre Beer Company

got some legs but still light, classic medium bitterness from Half Acre. mango pokes through

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Half Acre Beer Company by Animal Law

Phil D. is drinking an Animal Law by Half Acre Beer Company at Half Acre Beer Company

bitter, piney, mango juice body a little muted but very good for a bitter IPA

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Half Acre Beer Company by The Big North

Phil D. is drinking The Big North by Half Acre Beer Company at Half Acre Beer Company

my goodness! acidity and milky peach taste up in the mouthfeel. dry finish. nose of a sour. would definitely recommend

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Prairie Artisan Ales by 4th Anniversary

Phil D. is drinking a 4th Anniversary by Prairie Artisan Ales at Saint Clement Parish

smells like ginger beer with lemon. strong acidity compounded by harshness of the ginger. very crisp, zippy, and full body; fun to drink.

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Wiseacre Brewing Co. by Gotta Get Up To Get Down

Phil D. is drinking a Gotta Get Up To Get Down by Wiseacre Brewing Co. at Gaslight Bar

good coffee and milk flavor, but a little watery on the mouthfeel

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Evil Twin Brewing by Sour Bikini

Phil D. is drinking a Sour Bikini by Evil Twin Brewing at 681 W Wrightwood Ave

not as good this time around. still very respectable. tad too lemony, could use more on the body

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New Belgium Brewing Company by Le Terroir (Lips of Faith) (2016)

Phil D. is drinking a Le Terroir (Lips of Faith) (2016) by New Belgium Brewing Company at 681 W Wrightwood Ave

just the right amount of viscosity for a sour ale (less than the optimal amount for an aged stout). very sour, want more dry hopped sours

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