Freetail Peche’cus
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Witicus, aged in a retired wine barrel atop Texas Hill Country peaches.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (5925) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle with Al, Pours a murky golden color with small to medium white head. Honey and graham cracker smell among some peaches. Flavor is sour peach, toasty malt, candy sugars. A touch too sweet and acidic for me. Also has a couple odd notes that are harder to pick up but slightly off-putting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5850) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Opaque yellow pour with watery head. Funky peaches and sour dominate. Tart acidic peaches, no bitter just sour. Light bodied with good carbonation. nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (4540) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Clear, slight yellow appearance. No head. Raw peach and apricot and slightly sweet taste is awesome. Lovely tartness. Sweet and lots of grainy grassiness. Really nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3597) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Tap at brewpub-pours clear yellow very lite with no head. nose is sour banyard kind of funk, lite vinegar-very nice! lots of lemon like sourness, kind of like a lemonhead candy. lite bitterness on the finish and a very nice sour note with alot of wood alongside it. This is almost a lambic if you ask me, just needs a bit more funky aspects. well done, but not the best sour i had in the sampler.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Tap at brewpub
Pours a cloudy yellow with a nose of peche blanket and horse barn blanket. Flavor is uber-sour peach. leathered cherry, and barn air. Oily mouthfeel. Wow. Just WOW.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2957) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Aroma: Peaches, Grassy Appearance: Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Sour Peach, Grainy, Mild White Wine Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2012
On draft at brewpubs. Poured yellow with a white head. Aroma was peach, sour, citrus, and awesome. Flavor was pretty much the same with a dry body and fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1459) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 16, 2014
- pours apricot yellow with no head. S - you can tell this is an ananke derivative. That chemical tone. Honey, canned peaches, pineapple juice, lemon juice and acetic acid. Notes of candied sugar. M - sweet as dry. Low carb. Nice amount of sour. T - follows the nose with lots of peach and canned pineapple. Honey and that freetail Sour goodness. O - another nice freetail sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brystmar (1314) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Batch 2, so this is relatively fresh. Hazy gold-straw, somewhat transparent with a good amount of silky white lace.

Aroma is off: super lactic, soured yeast, roast beef (srsly). Improves as it warms, but seriously some prime rib in there when chilled.

Canned peach juice. Mild tartness, lacks the depth and intensity of Woodicus. Honestly totally unlike the base, which I strongly prefer. B1 may have been better, but this isn't anything to write home about right now. No homerism here.

I do expect this to change significantly with time, though, and hopefully for the better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 27 May 2012 -- At the brewery during San Antonio Craft Beer Week. Strong sour cherries, with bitter middle and sweet finish,

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