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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Inspired from a conversation with good friend and editor of the Great Lakes Brewing News, Bill Metzger, Brewmaster Steve blended a Belgian Amber Ale with 120# of Michigan Harmony peaches from Husteds Farm Market in a merlot cask. 4 wild yeast fermentations later and yet another cask aging results in an exquisite sour peach ale.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2009
Cloudy orange with a tiny white head. Sour aroma with lacto, brett and peachy notes. Sour flavour with wood, brett, peach and lacto notes. Finished sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ricke (476) - Malme, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2009
Golden amber color, hazy. A minimal head dissipates immediately. The smell is ofmalts, caramel, wood, fruitiness with an obvious yet restrained peachy character. The alcohol is present and gives the smell a sweet liqueur-like quality. The flavor is of sweet caramel maltiness and fruity aromas. More sweet peaches than in the smell, but still not very powerful. The peaches are genuine rather than candy-like. Vanilla and grass. Some dusty funky notes and oak. The sweetness is accompanied by a gentle tartness. The finish is really dry with plenty of alcohol and tart peaches. Medium body, smooth texture with a dry finish. A good beer. At 14% ABV, the alcohol is really well hidden and integrated with the flavors and aromas. Serving type: bottle (Copy of old Beer Advocate review)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty slightly tart aroma. Fruity malty tart flavor with hints of peach. Has a dry fruity peach finish with some tart hints in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5179) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle, ABV 14%, RBNAG 2009 in Vatlandsvåg. Ale fermented with peaches in oak cask. Deep golden colour, low head. Intense aroma of oak, lemons, cider apples and peaches. Very sour flavour, notes of brettanomyces, sour apples more than peaches.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2009
From the Bottle at RBESG Harlequin, Sheffield 19/07/2009 Sour aroma. Bronze golden coloured hazy in appearance fruity and sour with a slightly woody whisky finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9228) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 31, 2009
Bottle… October ’09 O-Town Throwdown… Lightly hazed amber ale with a fizzy white head. The nose is all about funkiness – sweaty sock – vanilla and wood. Full-bodied with kicked-back carbonation. The flavor is tart, fruity and a touch boozy. Fruity, tangy finish… then it dries way out. Bottle provided by Beerlando !

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9225) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 29, 2009
Dark orange pour. Vinegar, stone fruit, and woody aroma. Flavor is sour with peaches, vinegar and maybe some tart cherries.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13848) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2009
Bottle at RBESG09 Grand tasting, Sheffield. Cloudy copper. Belgian lambic peach clone. Some lemon. It’s pretty good, but clearly not Belgian. OK, bit too carbonated..

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14688) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2009
Bottle at Chris- Pre 2009 GBBF... Hazy copper ... very barnyard nose ... woody little peach ... some sourness... Ok but not for me.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4220) - Georgia, USA - AUG 21, 2009
750ml capped. Aroma of oak, peach pits, and sweet malts. Some sourness. Flavor is a sweet fruit nectar with a hint of tartness. Some barrel aged vinous characteristics.


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