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The Ale Apothecary La Tache (Rum Barrel-Aged with White Peaches)

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
FlandersNed (371) - , Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2015
25.4 oz bottle. Beautiful nose and flavor of tart, rum soaked peaches. Perfectly balanced tart/acetic notes and fruit sweetness. Exquisite!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle @ Aaron’s Wedding Eve Shindig. Thanks, Steve...I believe. Clear straw colored beer with minimal foam. Lots of lemon and alcohol character to the nose. Has a slight oxidized/cardboard note to it as well. Woody, fruity...not necessarily peach, though. Low carbonation doesn’t quite work for me either. Not a big fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (3587) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle at Aaron’s Pre-Wedding Bash. Pour is clear yellow with no head. Big sour aroma - lemons, acidic, biscuit, oaky, peaches, some pepper and flowers in the aroma. Taste is tangy, lemony, biscuity, heavy oaky, white grapes, and apples with a big sour finish. Slick mouthfeel with low carbonation. Kind of a letdown.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarlacc83 (1542) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 16, 2015
Bottle at the Bailey’s event. Thrilled at the chance to try this. A: Clear gold, white ring of head, lacing. N: Peach, lemon, oak, light rum, grapefruit rind, cracker, some white wine/chardonnay, funk, cheese and barnyards. T: Quite sour, lightly sweet from the fruit. M: Medium body, light carbonation, no alcohol presence. O: A really good variation of La Tache. Very different from Block 15 Peche and Logsdon Peche N Brett, which is a good thing as far as I’m concerned. Definitely one to try if you can find it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2015
Bottle (dregs)... This beer rocks!… Pours murky and straw-colored with a small, fizzy, white head. The aroma is a funky, acidic and fruity collage of lemons, aged cheese, barnyard notes and a measureable peach component that’s not at all overbearing. Medium-bodied with modest carbonation. The flavor is lightly sour, bready and fruity - peaches and lemons. Finishes fruity, tart and lightly sweet. Thanks to newcigarz for sharing this world class bottle of beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (11800) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to Jake. Pours golden. Nose/taste of rum, oak, peaches, sour funk and lemon funk. medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (5257) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Pine, fruit and tart aromas. Oakes, woody, not much rum at all, fruit and tart flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Well, was planning to down this with Jace Marti, but alas, Delta airlines fucked us. Pours golden and turbid with a near glass surface, little head or foam presence. Smells of sweet and tart peaches, some oak, not much rum, lemon, some soily earth, maybe a touch of cream. Flavor is tart with some more lemon, sharp grain, tannic oak, some vitamin and a hint of sweet rum. Thin with surprisingly high carb for the appearance, but a prickly feel to it and a nice wet finish. Nice beer. Prolly not worth the asking price in many respects, but a nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b3shine (7139) - Indiana, USA - NOV 14, 2014
750 ml bottle to snifter. Looks good; a somewhat hazy pineapple with white head that dissipates quickly and entirely. Smells tart and rummy with a nice light peach presence in the background. Tastes like it smells with a pleasantly smooth mouthfeel that’s medium-bodied. Delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (4219) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at a bottle share. Pours a slightly hazy yellow golden color with a moderate white head on there. Nose is sour with some dry and funky notes to it. Taste is moderately sweet up front, actually, with a nicely sour fruity end to it. Yum...

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