Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at St. Augustine. Copper color thin head. Huge dried persimmon aroma. Soft silky palate, big bitterness and astringency fm huge persimmon, big tannins reminiscent of tea. Brett is just starting to kick in, but leaves its imprint by being bone dry. Is more bitter than sour. Would be curious to try this at different stages of its age and development. I totally understand this beer. It invokes the spirit of the persimmon, it’s not something you would want to drink regularly, just like you would not want to eat persimmon regularly.
andrewje41 (795) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle pour split. #11 in the series and listed at 6% abv. Pours a cloudy golden yellow color with a fizzy head. Slightly sour citrus and light banana like aroma. Flavor is easy drinking, with light hops, and a yogurt like yeast flavor. Cool finish with brett yeast and mild hops. Interesting take on the style. A lot like a pale ale with a slight sour side to it. I enjoyed this.
tcon25 (52) - Duvall, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pour at home, thanks Andrew for sharing. Light pour, small sour aroma with a smooth taste.
daknole (9623) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Gold with light Amber tinges. Light head. Very sour, yogurt, lemon, an odd flavor. Not cohesive.
Getbetter (905) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - OCT 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a bottle this pour is a golden color with a white bubble head.A lot of c02, tart and does have a persimmon taste.I opened this beer thinking it was going to be plain and it’s not.I find this beer to be good as well I have been eating a lot of persimmons lately which helps it.
Beerandhockey8 (234) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JUL 26, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
From 22oz bottle to tulip. Pour is a hazy yellow with a thick white head. Nose is light fruit, slight hop, earthy. Taste is light bodied, very sour. Finishes rough. Ok beer
stantheman (675) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at St Augustine’s in Vancouver. A pale amber beer with a bit of white head. Fruity on the nose. A very pleasantly fruity sour ale with, yep, distinct persimmon note. Highly drinkable for summer. 3.6.
MrFecesious (1136) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at St. Augustine's. Clear yellow gold, minimal cap. Aroma is fruity, melon, ritz crackers, slight funk. Taste is sweet and very mild tartness. Mild carbonation and dryness. Wet.
nearbeer (3899) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. on tap at Max’s. Surprisingly clear, golden orange with a lasting film of cream. Nose is wheat, light funk, honey and spice. Tastes of honey, white pepper, white wine, a bit of banana and earthy spice. Medium body is smooth with medium carbonation and a nice balance, but not much sour.
CapFlu (4651) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lasting thin white foamy head atop a clouded amber body. Nose of lemon zest, honeydew. Very yeasty and tart, nice citrus front with a smooth vanilla mid palate. Finishes mildy bitter and dry.