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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Saison aged in pinot noir barrels with apricots.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (8295) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Poured from a bottle at Triple Rock Sour Beer Sunday. Pours murky golden with no head and a strange fruity aroma. There is a subtle apricot and caramel malt flavor with a vinous finish that lingers on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Steasy66 (1103) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Hazy orange color, tiny white head. Sour peach citrus aroma. Flavor is rich with apricot. Fruity up front, very tart finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
linusb (353) - SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2016
Backlog, August 6, 2015 Wow...! This is an amazing beer in my opinion... I get apricot and some peach candy like flavour. Hint of oak as well. Lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (6144) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2016
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Bottle: The aroma consists of tart apricots, light footy funk, vinous notes, and a hint of oak. It pours a hazy dull golden-orange with a small white head that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a very thin ring. The flavor starts with moderate sweet tart-like apricot. The finish has moderate lemon with some mild funk and a touch of oak. It’s light-medium bodied with moderate-lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
yourilevesque (904) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 23, 2015
Un grand merci à Lussier pour cette (brève) dégustation! Ormis le fait que la bière ne présente aucune mousse, le liquide est fort joli. Mon sniffer ressemble vraiment à une grosse pêche! C’est orangé, rosé, serré, dense... réjouissant! Un nez presque sauvage où l’abricot règne en roi et maître. La levure sauvage est légère ici car c’est le fruit qui demande à être au premier plan. Ajoutons à ce bouquet un vieillissement en barrique discret mais structurel et organisé. Une magnifique effervescence en bouche combinée à ce jus d’abricot au fort goût de noyaux et vous obtenez un breuvage rafraîchissant et complexe. Le noyau de fruit s’exprime ici parfaitement et librement. De la pelure, du soda, une touche boisée, une acidité sûrette mais bien balancée par une bière qui a beaucoup de corps tout en étant légère... Je pourrais boire cette bière à chaque jour!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (2756) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
bottle shared at our big bottle share tasting. poured a deep hazy dark golden orange colour with a stable white head on top. nose of sweet juicy apricots, tart apricots, crisp grains, wet wooden oak, stone fruits, pits, and a weak malt precence. taste of strong deep tart notes upfront, a combo of sour and sweet apricot taste, flesh, more tart and sour upfront instead of fruit, smell is more juicy, lactose sour, pretty full bodied mouthfeel. tasty beer but i was expecting a little bit more of it. can’t get any of the pinot noir barrel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vestergaard (1293) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle at Dangerous Bottleshares #14 Feat Emma and Aaron! Thanks to Bursprak for bringing this awesome looking bottle!! Pours a hazy orange with a big, fizzy, white head. Aroma has funk, lots of vinous oak, eraser, fruity stone fruits, dry brett. Taste is sour, wheaty sweet, fruits, and then it just fades out. Not as vinous as the aroma.. Still nice, juicy, dry funky and drinkable. High carb.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Art (2703) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2016 3rd place in the sour apricot line up for me. Beat by Casey Fruit Stand and Golden Angel. Pours a lousy pale orange color with a white fine head. Aromas of light peach and slight sour vinegar. Slight hay. Taste is medium sour. Solid apricot sour but not mind glowingly better than the competition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (5827) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Poured a hazy straw yellow with a white head. Aroma was perm, manure, and brett. Flavor more on the cheesy non perm dide. Pretty SD our. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1981) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to Art. Poured cloudy orange white head. Aroma salty hotdog water apricot. Light carb med bod. Taste quite sour salivary gland pumping

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5938) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Poopy peaches herbs and minerals. Hazy orange white head. Nice looking beer. Tart sour tangy peaches some sulfur hay not much else. Lingering tart tang.

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