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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Saison aged in pinot noir barrels with apricots.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
orangesol (616) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Moving my old review over here.
Bottle pour at the Hill Farmstead Festival of Farmhouse Ales.

A - Pours a hazy sun kist peach color with a nice one and a half finger tall white head, dissipating down to a light film, leaving small streaks of lace on the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of juicy apricots, woody oak, mild funk, white wine, bit of lactic sourness, some must and a bit of sweet pale malt. Love the funky apricot.

T - Starts off with the ripe apricots slowly giving way to some mild musty funk, white wine, oak, yogurt and a bit of sweetness from the base malt. Finish is pretty dry, lingering long after the finish. Really awesome flavors working together make this one super easconsume.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, sticky fruit feel with a nice dry ending. Really awesome flavors working together make this one super easy to consume.

O - Loved this one. We drank a bunch of other Peach and Stone Fruit sours the night before and I would say this was my favorite of the bunch. I would love to get my hands on a couple bottles of this one.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle @ What the Funk Denver 2014. Pours a cloudy orange appearance with a white head. Super juicy peach / apricot aroma with some funk. A bit of wood and spritz as well. Dry and yet very quenching flavor. Full of fruit (apricot / peach / pear). Definitely get some dryness on the back end with some vinous notes. Moderately sour. Really a fun beer though it wasn’t crazy complex. Glad to finally have tried this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MikeLuke23 (51) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Great balance in this beer. the fruit, funk, acid & barrel character are all in harmony. Fresh apricot & peach aroma& flavor, not overly sour. A pleasure to drink.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2014
750ml, very nice, cloudy blonde orange pour. light funk, peaches, apricot, passion fruit notes. more tart than sour. nice

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
djd07 (2914) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Bottle thanks to Rainer. Pours a cloudy orange with smalll white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is peaches, apricot, oak, and yeast. Medium mouthfeel with strong peach, light acidity, funk, and nice tart finish. Wow really enjoyed this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Initial whiff of apricot with underlying acidity and some mild funk. Wine barrel plays in well. One of my first bottles from SARA and it did not disappoint.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
knickskicks (626) - - MAR 2, 2014
Hazy orange/golden pour, white head. Nice lacing. Nose is apricots, some vinous notes. Taste is fresh apricots, tart, wine barrels. Light smooth palate.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cpetrone84 (1201) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Pour is a lightly hazed golden amber with a white head. Nose is lambic esq. Has some barnyard funk, dusty cellar brett, and faint notes of nectarine. Taste is less lambic and more fruity. Not sour. Moderate carbonation and a creamy body. Bright peach, nectarine and some grapefruit. There is some mushroom and earth funk mid palate to balance.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cory (237) - , California, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle. Dried apricots right up front with some lactic sour and a strawberry and earthy funk in the dry finish. Very tart and fresh apricot taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5105) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2014
75cl, new exclusive American brew Anno 2012, with apricots, thx to John for bringing this over!, complex sour fruit brew, fruity/sour and slightly woody/vinous, very balanced, cloudy, small head, very good brew

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fletchfighters (1010) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2014
750 ML bottle Thanks to Owen for opening this. Hazy orange color, persistent half finger of white head. Lactic sourness, very perky carbonation, stone fruit, ripe peaches, slight dryness and easily crushable. Excellent, excellent beer


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