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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Ale Aged In Wine Barrels With Strawberries and Nectarines When summer comes to California’s Farmer’s Markets, the stands explode with mountains of mouth watering stone fruit and plump strawberries. Aged in used wine barrels for a year, this refreshing & tart wild ale was made with sweet coastal strawberries from Swanton Berry Farms and high-summer crimson baby nectarines from Blossom Bluff Farms. Here’s to our California summer harvest!


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wavers1 (907) - Notown, California, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Off the hook, pure sour strawberry liquid bliss, i hope they make this again. Really knockout beer. Pink body and head, tons of alpine strawberry notes and flavors plus some slight green and earth to balance ot.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dhunter151 (563) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. Tart/sour, lemon, strawberries, and citrus. Very well done sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (522) - truckee, California, USA - JUN 3, 2013
I love great experimental sours. Great tart strawberry taste, the nectarines are warm and fuzzy tart as well. The finish is very refreshing, and delicious.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
daknole (9148) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Incredible! Pours a slightly hazed gold. Aroma of ripe stone fruit, strawberries, hay, light funk, lactic sourness. Flavor is simply stunning. Peaches, nectarines, strawberries, light plums, lactic sourness, lively carbonation but soft on the tongue. Wow.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
robloc303 (268) - Erie, Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle thanks to my man, raiders707! Pours Hazy yellow, like a thick unfiltered wheat beer. Thick white head that does not seem to disappear. Nose is funky, Brett, some tropical fruit, pineapple, sour green apple. Taste is of sour, strawberries, grape juice, and tropical fruit. This has got to be my new favorite beer! Just fantastic!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JPDurden24 (1594) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 1, 2013
From the bottle, hazy yellow pour with a small white head. Aroma is tart and lemon. Flavor is tasty tart, and some acidic, but so damn tasty!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2013 Bottle. Courtesy of James Daddy. Pours opaque raw honey with a fat fluffy white head. Aroma of strawberry jam, raspberry, and lactic sour acid. Musty and dank. Flavor is strawberry jam with light lemon zest and lactic dryness. Incredibly dry in the finish, but so much strawberry essence and juicy sweetness initially. Astonishingly good beer. Reminds me of a smoother, lighter Allagash Avance. Home run. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rayl101 (163) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Pours milky orange with a white head that sticks around leaving plenty of lacing. Aroma is bright citrus, with some strawberries. Flavor is sharply sour with huge citrus notes, and a incredible sweet strawberry finish. Absolutely delicious. I wish I had more of this!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daafisch (33) - New York, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Thanks to Muthacack over on RBT. Pours a hazy golden color with a slight pink hue to it with a thick white head that lingers. Aroma is a bunch of funk, citrus and a hint of strawberry. The tartness in the taste is right on the money with this one. A nice blend of citrus and strawberry but it isn’t over powering. The tartness and fruit complement each other nicely. Finish is dry, tart with a pleasant fruitiness. Fantastic beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
illidurit (2157) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Pours orangey gold with a tinge of blush and a creamy off-white head. Full-fat strawberry yogurt dances from the glass, with an acidic brown sugar note, some Meyer lemon, and yellow peaches just before ripeness. Flavor follows in kind, definitively lactic with complex strawberry notes -- tartness, sweetness, flesh, seed -- and a subtle sugary malty note, perhaps from the oak barrels. Finish is a little sticky but maintains a lingering citric acidity interwoven with a somewhat honeyed accent. A real delight.


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