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Alpine Beer Company Chez Monus

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 4.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blended, Belgian-Style Beer, Aged in Wine Barrels, with White Peaches and Apricots Added. Delightfully Tart and Fruity, Complex from the Unique Mix of Wild Yeast and Helpful Bacteria, this is a Beer for Sipping.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
deyholla (7638) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle shared by Adam, thanks! Pours a hazy deep gold with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a great tart peach note with a bit of tart and sweet apricot, light acid and a bit of a funkiness. Flavor has a really nice tart peach note with a bit of acid, a touch of tart apricot and a wine dryness in the finish.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beernbourbon (1366) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 4, 2015
Bottle shared by Brandon, thanks man!! Pour is cloudy gold with a small white head. Aroma is peach jolly rancher with light fresh fruit and light funk. Soo nice. Flavor is Rich peach with light glue, a touch of Strawberry. Really really nice. One of the best smelling beers I have ever had.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheAlum (6146) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2014
500ml bottle acquired via trade on bA. Thanks, bro. The gem of our tasting tonight. Pours a deeper golden orange hue, decent haziness with nice sunny glow, frothy offwhite head dies to a nice firmer ring, decent lacing sticks around ok. A nice decent hazed glow. Aromas are rich and peach driven, mellow oak, cobwebs and firmer lactic and peach life. Big peach and nectarine nectar, citrus and a bit of white grape. Gentle bread, funk, and touches of yogurt. Initial is peachy and lively, sour and white peach meets lemon, citrus and oak. Touches of white wine, grape and yogurt meet a bit of bready malt, straw. Middle gets a bit funky, dry, tannic. Still, that big fruity apricot nectar, lemon and some acidity. Firmer yogurt, earth, bread. Backend is sour and lively, a bit bitter with rich peachy/apricot life. Fruity, lush and amorous. Some juiciness, oak and lactic life. A bit of acidity, yogurt, and citrus. Lively flavors, not acedic, instead focused and flavorful. Really nice stuff. Big fruit flavor, good firm sourness, nothing harsh. Lovely.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
theothermatt (274) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle shared post-GABF. Not quite sure who brought this one. Really amazing apricot and peach aroma. Almost real enough to be fake. Tart with lots of lacto, oak, and a dry fruit. Finishes clean. Wonderful.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
48FanInCali (796) - California, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle. Less acidic than other Alpine sours that have come before. Apricots and peaches are front and center with a nice citrus peel tartness. Some vinous qualities along with some light oak. Long tart semi-dry finish. Very well done.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (10321) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2014 Bottle shared by Jake. Pours cloudy gold white head. Nose/taste of apricot, peach, white wine, funky wild yeast. So fresh! Medium body.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vtafro (4427) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle thanks jake. Hazy fruit juicy pour. Super tart apricots and peaches aromas and flavors. Drinkable but nicely tart and sour.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HonusWagner (1693) - Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Another acetone-laced Alpine Sour. Sorry, but while the peach flavor in the front was a nice surprise, the finish left me displeased with the overall result. Not buying the hype.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (5180) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle thanks to matt and Phil. Pours a cloudy orange yellow with small frothy white head. The aroma is strong citrus oil, peach, and apricot. Thin mouthfeel with apricot puree and light sourness. Wow really enjoyed this one. Very impressive stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Hazy orange color with a peach skin smell. Taste was sweet and sour, loaded with stone fruit, yeast and tartness.


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