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The Bruery Filmishmish

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Filmishmish, an Arabic term for “when the apricots bloom”, is a barrel aged sour blonde ale to which apricots have been added. The beer’s already fruity esters are enhanced by the hint of fresh apricot jam and wood shavings. Filmishmish is a well balanced beer, keeping the apricot and oak character present, but putting the flavor of the well formed sour ale at the forefront.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfishho (639) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2015
I’m not as wild about this as most, but one excellent quality that this beer has in spades is balance. On the palate, the tartness finishes quickly and doesn’t linger. Nice fruit notes as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fluffy (1847) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2015
yet another fantastic bruery sour, lots of brandy notes and apricots. amazing as always.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (704) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a slightly hazy yellow light orange apricot color with a fizzy off white head. Aroma is dry, sour, light apricots. Flavor is potently sour, stinging up front, apricots in the back end. Extremely delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 9, 2015
From notes. Tasted on 10/21/12 from a capped 750mL bottle, big thanks to Curtis for sharing. Pours cloudy pale orange with a thin white head that leaves a thin collar of lace. The nose is quite sour with some bread malt and plenty of fresh, ripe apricot. The flavor is not as intense as I expected given the nose, but instead a great balance of apricot, citrus sour, bread malt, and light vanilla oak. The body is light with some tannin, light carbonation, and a long sour apricot finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (974) - Oakland, California, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Poured from a 2014 vintage bottle. Aroma is super fruity with a nice citrus and acidic backbone. Light oak notes with hints of funk and tropical fruit. Overall, a ton of stone fruit. Pours a slightly cloudy golden orange with a large, somewhat thin, light tan head that recedes quickly to the edges where it lingers. Faint lacing and small legs. Flavor is fairly acidic with a ton of apricots and some other stone fruit. Nice light mustiness with light oak notes. Low bitterness. Hints of tropical fruit and moderate citrus. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium high carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a delicious apricot beer. Lacks some of the funkiness and Brett I would like to see, but lots of apricot character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (6833) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
Pours light golden with a fading white head. Aroma of light sourness, tart fruit, peach, apricot, aok. Flavor is sourness, wood, sour tart fruit, apricot, peach, oak, light vinegar. Thin to medium body, average carbonation, light acidic finish. 271214

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenrikSoegaard (11139) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White good mostly lasting head. Yelllow colour. Moderate malty and sout aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Strong sour notes. Average heavy bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14424) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle @ Hřjbjerg juletasting. Small head with short duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are brett, lactose acid, malt, stable, leather, fruits and hops. Nice plaque remover.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (11921) - DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, oak, wood, brett, lemon and tart. Flavour is malt, tart, lemon, brett, oak wood, little acid, medium dry, baking yeast and a little sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (12446) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, wood and very tart. Flavor is medium sweet and rather acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 271214

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