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Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 449   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ericís Ale, named for long time New Belgium brewer Eric Salazar, combines a dry, sour beer aged up to three years in oak foeders with a semi sweet, higher alcohol base beer. The resulting blend is re-fermented with peach juice, creating a smooth ale with subtle peach tones and a warm, spicy finish. The aroma has pleasant hints of vanilla and tropical fruit, the wood characteristics are present but nicely muted.


AlabastorJones' rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlabastorJones (810) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 3, 2009
draft at Stone Brewery, pale cloudy yellow mildy tangerine color, thin white head, aroma is tartness, flavor is quite tart and sour, peach flavors are not very evident, bugs must have ate all the fruit, I enjoy the quality of the sours and the intensity of the sours, this is not the overwhelming geuze style that Iíve had many times over that are sometimes difficult to swallow more than 6 ounces of, this was quite drinkable and went well with the tikka masala I ate with it, good stuff!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Concealer (944) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Bomber. Cloudy gold with a small, soapy, off-white head that lasts in a ring with some lacing. Aromas of green apple, tart peach, spice, wood, funk, and light melon and flower notes. Flavor is tart peach, green apple, wood, spice, light funk and melon. Medium plus body, smooth with a dry end. Lingering tart peach and green apple.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (3432) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2015
On tap at The Mayor Of Old Town last week. Clear light orange appearance with a white head. The aroma is funky, tart, fruity and sour. Notes of peaches, vanilla, tropical fruits and wood. Crisp, light sourness with a dry finish. Refreshing and easy to drink. Nice.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
Westchesterco (1389) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUL 29, 2015
On draft at Spacebar, Falls Church VA.it is a cloudy yellow color with a slight head. The aroma is of rotting peaches and the taste is sour crab apples Not bad for a sour beer which I am not a fan of

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (4437) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 29, 2015
On draft at Spacebar, Falls Church VA. Pours a hazy gold with an off white head. Flavors of peaches. Slightly tart finish. Very drinkable

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2939) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Pours a cloudy yellow gold on tap with minimal lacy white head that leaves light lace. Aroma of sweet fruit and lactic sour. Taste is more toward the sour side, but still big and sweet, nice stuff. Mild carbonation, faint oak.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markducommun (390) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Golden, white head. Dry tartness, some light fruit notes. Light sweetness, drying out very quickly. Pleasantly effervescent. Really nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
poisoneddwarf (1951) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Bomber. Aroma is SweeTarts, lacto, lemon, dust, seedy berry jam, wood. Pours hazy cantaloupe with a medium white head with good retention. Taste is tart (7/10), sweet, light wood, vanilla, light grain; finishes dry. A little thin. Tasty, though.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (4243) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours mostly clear amber. Aroma is pale malts, light floral esters, tart citrus, and some oak. Flavor is light and nicely tart with some peach flavor, light acidity, and a dry finish. Medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brenn79 (1723) - Idaho, USA - JUL 26, 2015
22 oz bottle- Pours hazy apricot orange with a nice white head. Aroma is peach puree, tart, lacto, nice, not overly sweet. The taste is funky, tart, medium sour, lacto, peaches are less in the taste, what i like here is the dryness and the sweetness blend nicely, neither overpowers the other. Body is medium, carbonation is normal for the style. Nice easy drinking sour, a truly complex, yet accessible to sour novices. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shag (2684) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Golden color with a white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, peaches, and spices. The flavor is rather sour with peaches, citrus, and coriander. Overall a refreshing and sour beer but not over the top.


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