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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Saison aged in pinot noir barrels with apricots.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Huhzubendah (2795) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2015
A huge thanks to yourefragile for sharing. Hazy, straw yellow body with some yeast evident. Small, broken head. Lovely aroma of lactic funk and citrus. Orange, apricot, melon, assorted stone fruit with tropical notes as well. Juicy and delicious. Gently tart balanced my a natural fruity sweetness. Notes of pineapple, guava. Light in body and dangerously drinkable. Fabulous.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1678) - Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle, Apricot juice sweetness. Just a touch of sour. Apricot pit finish. Opened this after a de garde imperial apricot bu, and this didn’t come close. Not bad, but way overhyped.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beermack (701) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 21, 2015
75cl bottle. Hazy gold pour with plenty of white lacing. Aroma is full of apricot, barrel, peach, barnyard must, some dry citrus. Taste is all about the apricot, with plenty of juicy sweet peach and light orange too, good musty barnyard notes, barrel, dry citrus, wheaty note. Medium body. Acidity rises in the finish, with good citrus and funk. Apricot lingers, as does the barrel character. So bright, juicy, tangy - fabulous.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DSG (7485) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 15, 2015
[2/13/15] Draught at Sante Adairius Rustic Ales in Capitola. Cloudy orange. Lovely aroma, funky, full of juicy fruits. Wonderful sour flavor, intensely fruity, funky, with a bit of sweat and some lacto. Medium-bodied, rounded mouthfeel. Wonderful stuff, really delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
barn0216 (466) - California, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Finally get to try a bottle! Cloudy golden orange. Great apricot aroma, farmhouse. Dry, woody, apricot, grass. Tingly mouthfeel. Sourdough finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dfroms (442) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle, not sure which batch but I believe this was bottled last fall. Pours a glowing, hazy orangey gold with one finger of dense off-white head. Very pretty. Aroma is amazing: musky apricots and peaches leap out of the glass, along with white grape, Chardonnay, lychees, brine, buttery sweet roll, SweeTarts, soft funk, and oak barrel. Taste is tart and juicy apricots, dried apricot, and yellow plum fading into sour muscat grapes and complex wine-like and oaky notes. A true standout is the texture: creamy and juicy with delicate, elegant carbonation that still manages to be lively. Sour but not overly so. Not funky enough to bring to mind lambic but near the pinnacle of fruited American wild ales.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (3923) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 1, 2015
750 ml. shared bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with a decent white head. Aroma of fruit, funk, grass, and wood. Taste is peach, apricot, funk, grass, and oak. Superb!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (703) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a beautiful white peachy color with a thin fizzy off white head. Aroma is a huge dry tart apricots. Flavor is sharply sour and citrusy that quickly turns into a squeezed apricots. Nice lingering sour. Excellent. Thanks JP for sharing!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontape (434) - Valley Village, California, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Draft at SARA. Pours a hazy gold with a bit of carb on the edges. Apricots, barrel and funk up front on the nose. Moderately tart with wine-like complexity and a long apricot finish. Lively and prickly on the palate.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TURDFERGUSON (4004) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle shared by my buddy Taylor M. This is a really nice apricot sour. Lots of apricot and peach fruit aromatics and flavor to balance the acidity. Barrel is well integrated and does not overshadow the beer in any way. Liked this more than some other similar bears because of the balance.


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