Malakin (469) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 27, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very peachy aroma. Some reviewers are calling it overly sweet but the one I had was definitely not overly sweet and actually had fair bit of bitterness, maybe they’ve changed their recipe. Overall I was surprised, it was much better then I was expecting.
warrior (213) - Mt. Wolf, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Colr and appearance the same as the other emphemere beers dark golden and cloudy. This wasn’t as effervescant as the saison version and the head did not last long. The peach dominates the aroma as I can’t get any other aromas but the peach. The peach flavor dominates but not in an overpowering way. The very good peach flavor has a trat finish that balances the beer. I liked this version the best of all the Ephemere beers, this is a very good fruit beer.
jongen (2) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2004 does not count
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A nice dessert beer, sweet-tasting without being your ordinary chich drink. Very pleasant aftertaste, perhaps my favorite Éphémère. Dry mouthfeel, which is pretty much its only evident disadvantage.
irishsnake (355) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 19, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
pours a hazy straw yellow, w/lots of CO2, giving it a big, short lived head that quickly dropped to a nice 1/4" ring. nose is all peach, but not in an overwelming way. beer is light and dry-it merges nicely with the peach for an easy drink.
skaughty (643) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 16, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured almost like a pils, with similar color and carbonation. The taste was interesting, yet slighly artificial (maybe too much candi sugar). The finish was crisp, yet full. I could taste the peach on my palate for a while afterwards...wondering if i had peach breath. ;) I guess us Georgians are picky about our peche.
kujo9 (1093) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy straw w/ a lasting white foamy head. Peach initial aroma, but not overwhelming as with the cranberry with hints of lightly toasted malt and yeast; smells sort of like peaches & cream oatmeal. Well balanced but does not seem to have the acidity the cranberry had; peach flavor only adds to complexity, finish is lightly dry; has a toasty malt peach aftertaste. Highly carbonated with a dry mouthfeel, lighter body, but has a lightly acidic bite in the mouth. I don't know how they keep doing it, but these are a fantastic line of fruit beers. I still could not drink this all night long, but these are a very well made line of fruit beers.
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - APR 7, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I was not terribly impressed with this like I was with some of the other flavors. Pours golden and hazy, resembing a witbier. Candy sweetness with fruit flavors as an afterthough. Finishes crisp and dry and never over the top.
JagerQueen (123) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A golden hazy color, with a fizzy head. Warm, fruity aroma, very sweet. Taste is extremely fruity-peaches and such-without being overly cloying. Finishes light with a slight ale flavor.
omnivore (270) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 5, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice peachy gold color. Cloudy, with a VERY volatile head. The smell hits your nose and the first thing you think is "Woah! This is a wine cooler!" but then the scent of the hops creeps in and lets you know everything's going to be all right. The peach flavor, though, is more of an afterthought in the beer itself. It's much less intense than the aroma would lead one to believe. It sits quietly in the background of the "Ale on lees" taste, and then makes itself known more as an aftertaste than as an integral part of the beer. A fruit beer, but not a fruity beer.
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - APR 5, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Straw gold, hazy color with light lacing. The aroma is lightly fruity with citrus notes & a little pilsner malt & banana. The flavor is light & balanced with some wheat & tangyness. Finishes moist and refreshing.