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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Appreciation is a barrel-aged farmhouse ale fermented with boysenberries and our resident funk. After several months in red wine barrels, it has taken on a mouth-watering acidity, a whiff of the barnyard, and stronger aromas and flavors attributed to the fruit. Appreciation’s ruby red color entices, welcoming another sip, another clink of glasses with friends, another moment of contentment and contemplation. With gratitude, we humbly offer our appreciation. Sante!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b3shine (7737) - Indiana, USA - DEC 13, 2015
750 ml bottle to snifter (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good; a very hazy dark raspberry flesh with lighter pink head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells tart, fruity, oaky, and funky with a nice boysenberry presence. Tastes like it smells with a pleasant medium-bodied mouthfeel. Great stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (7176) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle sampled at THE FESTIVAL 2015 in St. Petes with Vinny. Pours a deep purple body with thick pink lace. Nose is tart sour berry fruits and lacto. Gentle tartness floats across the palate with additional fruit notes, cherries, lemons, sour lemonade, lime and vanilla yogurt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (15269) - San Leandro, California, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle @ La Palma Sour Fest 2015. Bright reddish beer with a nice pink head. Sort of a berry yogurt profile to it. Maybe a hint of fruit punch in there with the intensity of the fruit addition. Lots of cherry and berry skin qualities, some sweet tarts, and maybe even a hint of jello. Interesting stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
knickskicks (1098) - - OCT 25, 2015
Purple pour. Nose is tart berries, earthy, a touch metallic. Taste is big tart berries, earthy. Tart and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fluffy (2241) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2015
A solid tart ale if ever there was one. Would definitely get again if I could. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (993) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Bottleshare thanks to homer. Pours a ruby red, small white head. Aroma is tart and fruity. Get some nice berry character with the sour. Taste is fruity, tart, pretty sour. Very acidic, but not over powering. Good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homer321 (3831) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to mike. Nose is huge fruit and light tartness. More funky than tart. Purple ish pout. Small white head. Taste is initially very woody with tannins. Only lightly drying but short of astringent. Still very fruit forward but still tart. Wow. Thanks!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (2349) - Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Pour from bottle at the PN2 line share. reddish purple. explosion of berry fruit. Lots of yeasty yogurt. Meduim tartness to balance the fruit. Quite good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Huhzubendah (3337) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle shared by ygtbsm94. Thanks Brad. The beer is ruby hued with a thin collar. Fruity, funky, oak, yeast, wild, awesome aroma. Wow. Silky smooth and absolutely delicious. Cherries, funk, oak, gentle acetic finish. Outstanding.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (8213) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bruce. Pours a cloudy pink with small white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is strong berry, brett, funk. Thin mouth, tart berry, funk, oak tannin, very nice.


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