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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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For Apex Predator Farmhouse Ale, we pitch the yeast cold, turn off the temperature control, and let the yeast do itís thing. To our delight, it spat out the sweet scent of juicy fruit wafting from a frothy, white mane. Brewed only with grain and sugar unencumbered by the heat of the kiln, we create a hazy, golden body. Apex Predator gets its teeth from a generous Crystal dry-hopping that completes the dry finish with a fruity bite. Pounce on the opportunity to let it part your lips and you may find yourself at the top of the food chain.


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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jezmez68 (403) - Chesterton, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Tap at The Cove in Baton Rouge. Smells of armpit. Really strong aroma. Fruity taste and smooth. Probably the best saison I ever had.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notayankee (5) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 22, 2015 does not count
Bottle to Goblet. Aroma is slightly like hay, otherwise hard to place. Appearance is golden and cloudy but not silty at all. Very slight head, but it leaves some nice lacing as you drink it down the glass. Flavor is pleasant with a hint of hoppiness but itís pretty mild. Very soft carbonation, not quite flat. Overall expected the flavor to be a bit more forward, and there is not much follow up beyond the lingering alcohol on the tongue. Not a bad beer but kind of underwhelming.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scarletfire65 (1029) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle at Charcuterie in Chicago. Hazy, wheaty, lime and apricot notes, mild funky yeast, kinda dry finish. Decent saison.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reynolds314 (2563) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Pale color clear pour. Citrus, cracker, and grainy maltiness. The yeast is not flavorful enough and it comes out lacking that farmhouse punch.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ContemplateBeer (1621) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Aroma: Herbaceous, somewhat citrusy hops that tend toward pineapple; a little cheesecloth yeast character as well. Malts are more in the wheat realm. Appearance: Cloudy straw yellow pour with a sticky white head. Flavor: All hops up front with more yeast and malt profile developing throughout; semi dry, lemony finish. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, lingering finish. Overall: Really enjoyable stuff; would buy again.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dhasmonek (28) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Wonderful, citrus aroma and flavors. Classic farmhouse with a little more ending flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (730) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Pours a hazy pale amber with a foamy white head that lasts. Thick lacing...make that curtains. Nose is fruity: citrus and a hint of pineapple. Taste is balanced. A bit sour. A bit off for me. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Okay beer. Not a huge fan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheGDBatPan (11) - Rolling Meadows, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Iíve had better and worse... this was painfully mediocre for the price, but hell, maybe thatís just me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3341) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2015
Golden colour, firm white head. Farmhouse aroma, brett, malts, wheat and citrus. Hoppy flavour, farmhouse, brett, quite mild, light bitter. Bitter finish, wood, brett and a light sweet touch.
(from draught @ CBC blue session, Copenhagen 2014)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (2361) - New York, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle for Pats Colts game. Hazy yellow with white foamy head. Nose is great tropical fruit and yeast. Tastes of tart tropical fruit, yeast, lemongrass, hay, cloves, hint of sugar. Finishes dry with light swetenss on tongue. Very enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwm1034 (678) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at dinner with Marty and Sarah. Happy birthday! Poured a hazy yellow; has the wheaty / sour nose and initial taste with a bite of the hops.... Excellent


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