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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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A mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4576) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Very fancy bottle. Cheers to deeblo for bringing this from the states! The pourís slightly hazy gold with a medium white head. The aromaís salty brine, tart lemon peel, light marshmallow. Wild funk. The taste is green apple juice, soft acidity. A bit of lemon drizzle cake. Ribbon candy. Very easy-drinking and smooth considering the ABV. Medium body, slightly chalky on the palate. Overall, pretty nice. I didnít get much of the wine barrel in this.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6719) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle thanks to Deeblo. It pours cloudy light orange with a medium white head. The nose is farmyard, sulphur/fart, spice, sweet tangy orange and pear. The taste is dough, light tartness, orange, peach, sherbet, pear, melon, light alcohol warmth, pithy grapefruit and pineapple with a dry, lightly tart finish. Medium body and moderate, prickly carbonation. Hides the alcohol pretty well. Certainly tastes a lot better than it smells, but I would like it a bit more sour.....

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2259) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2013
Bottle, thanks jack. Pale golden with white head. Funky sharp lambic aroma, citrus, lemon. Similar taste, citrus, lemon, funk. Fizzy and tart. Excelent.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2605) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle at home with friends. Pour is somewhat hazy golden with a white head that quickly dissipated. Funky, urine, fruity, pineapple, green apples, pears, woody, white wine, and lemon peel in the aroma. Taste is moderately tart, lemon, urine, horseblanket, somewhat doughy, pineapple, mango, white grapes, a touch of bread, and honey with a lightly sour finish. Light body with high carbonation. Light, funky, easy-drinking, and tart, hard to believe its 10%+.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (6158) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, pour is slightly hazy orange with thin white head, aroma brought notes of nice funk, brett, nice oak, chardonnay, hints of nice biscuit, bread, slight lemon notes, really nice. Taste is even better, nice biscuit, bread, lemon, nice funky, slight oak, chardonnay/white grape notes, finishing fairly funky, nice grass, hints of grapefruit. Very, very tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adnielsen (9025) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle @ Stephenís house courtesy of Steve_0. Bottle states 10.54% abv. Pours a clear golden appearance with a small, bubbly white head. Cheesy, quite funky, lemon, lactic, pineapple, tropical fruity aroma. Fairly sweet and refreshing, chewy aged cheese, lactic, mango, pineapple, light grape flavor. Super easy to drink and a lot of fun.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dunt (284) - Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Thanks for bringing this guy over Todd, been interested in trying Ale Apothecary fr a little while now. Pours a light orange in color with two fingers worth of bretty, frothy head. Really nice brett forward nose, itís dry, lemony, apricot, and very saison-like in nature. Flavor has a lot of similarties to the nose, itís not as dry or tart, itís a little sweeter, but still very crisp and saison-like. There is a light honey flavor to it, almost like a nice biere de garde. Very clean and lightly tart. Light to moderate mouthfeel, gentle carbonation, no acidity, and a moerate finish. Really, really nice beer. Iív been going back to smelling it a ton, it has a really nice farmhouse character to it reminiscent of Logsdon and HIll Farmstead. Incredibly crushable at 9.3%, this guy can sneak up on you if youíre not careful. Definitely looking forward to whatís to come from Ale Apothecary in the coming months/years.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biggirlpanties (181) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Thanks to GT2 for sharing! Pours hazy and golden with a fluffy white head. Aroma started out a bit sulfery but that goes away after a time and leaves you with a soft doughy aroma with hints of lemongrass. Taste is more dough and citrus, soft palate but a bit boozy. I legit took a little nap after dinner with this one. Over all, pretty tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 2, 2012
hazy gold, wispy cream head, small bubbled ring. Lightly fusel, very dry and floral, hay and grass. Flavor cleaner, light lemon peel, grass, light ester sweetness, finish is dry and toasty, lightly resinous hops. Bit flat finish, off notes mar an otherwise great first effort.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2137) - Petaluma, California, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle shared at the November 2012 Santa Cruz tasting. Bizarre blend of herbal notes, mainly ginger but also a sort of Ricola-like character. Sweet doughiness, pale malts, set against a vinous acidity.


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