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RATINGS: 153   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.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 1, 2012
Che spettacolo!!!! Grandissima sorpresa, grandissima birra, grandissimi!!!!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DConMan (114) - Ballwin, Missouri, USA - OCT 15, 2012
100311 Lot20. A- Sour apricot oak and barrel aged. Unreal aroma. barnyard Appear- 2finger bubbles and has average retention.deepest golden lIte orange. Flavor- apricot and huge sour upfront. Big goat mouthfeel- lite med bodied, high carbonation, huge tart and sour with apricot fruit at finish. Perfect Overall impression- unreal and glad I picked this up in a trade. Have $30 tag on bottle. Would like to try this again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
pras (490) - Maryland, USA - JUL 5, 2014
A real jewel of a beer. Apricot comes across huge in the nose, but not cloyingly, this is the real deal fruity natural dried California style of apricot that comes across. When this hit my tongue, the apricot exploded with flavor. The sourness really draws out the apricot and the two characters really play off each other. Not to mention the oak, which adds another layer of complexity. I wish I could drink this every day, but I know this is most likely a one off.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5287) - Newark, California, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Sampled at Bruery Provisions on 2/27/2012. This wild ale pours an orange gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is apricot, fruit, sweet, tart and some wood. A medium bodied wild ale. The malts are fruity and sweet, apricots and tart. Nice bright carbonation. Crisp and clean tart, slightly funky with a hint of wood. Nice apricot flavors, they are omnipresent but not overpowering. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly tart with some residual sweetness

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pailhead (5066) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2012
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Bottle: The aroma consists heavy lemon, apricot, light musty notes, and faint funky footy notes. It pours a dull golden-orange with a small white head. The flavor starts with a quick dose of sweet apricot. The finish has heavy sour lemon, sour apricot, and faint mustiness. It’s light-medium bodied with mild carbonation. I’m really digging this one.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Big thanks to Randy for cracking this open. Wow! Been wanting to try this for sometime. Nice apricot sour funk to this bad boy. Very tart, one not to be under estimated. Not for the faint of heart or the newbie to the sour scene. Proceed with caution. It’s damn good!!

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3879) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle thanks to Will/Lee. Pours a cloudy orange with small white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is strong apricot juice and funk. Thin mouthfeel with strong apricot and funk with nice sournes. So good

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
infinitetease (13) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2014
I just love this beer and wish i could get more of it Everything I enjoy in an American sour beer, and apricots as a bonus! Very refreshing and delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours golden hay with a hazy body and some thin, tightly bubbled white head. Aroma of barnyard funk, honey, must, Orange Crush, lemon, apricots and Brett. Flavor is lemon and apricot with some sour in the finish. Dry and tart on the tongue. Excellent sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5628) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2012
UPDATED: APR 5, 2012 Bottle with Linh, pat, Dallas and Ann. Pours a deep hazy orange juice body with pulp. Aroma is fresh lemon and tart ripe apricot. Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated with notes of peach, apricot jam, citrus skins and funk.


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