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The persimmons were provided by Aaron Persinger, a local singer/songwriter who is currently the drummer for Rev. Peytonís Big Damn Band. (The Rev himself is a certified Persimmon lover Iíve been told, canít wait to get him a bottle). Being a classic Indiana fruit, we couldnít resist, maybe one day weíll find enough local mulberries and bring another (as far as we know) first-ever fruit lambic-style to the lineup.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange with a dissipating white head. Full bodied with a semi soft, fine carbonations. Aroma of persimmon and mead. Flavor of persimmon and honey with a moderate, not over the top sourness. Some alcohol detected on the finish. Unique, but not as sour as the Kreik or Kiwi.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6801) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 22, 2015
750. Not sure the vintage but at least a couple years old. Pours a cloudy pale gold with no head or lace. Soft clear tree fruit nose. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Clear balanced tree fruit mid palate with nice dry edges and no bite. Dances. Beauty. Age has been kind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (2364) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Pour at the Great Taste of the Midwest. Hazy light yellow pour - spicy taste with a nice funk and light sourness. Interesting and fun.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Swingracex (10) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Not what I was hoping... Too much warhead... No persimmon... Lactic bomb... Almost undrinkable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (3466) - California, USA - AUG 7, 2015
7 Aug 2015, bottle. pale yellow/white, and hazy. nose is funky, cobwebs. canít say i would even know what a persimmon smells or tastes like, but this has fruit peel tartness. Thin body and moderately fizzy. very dry, tart, white citrus fruit tartness. very nice!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (4813) - Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2015
aroma was great, fruity, apple and berries, but holy vinegar bomb, i dont feel like drinking salad dressing. Ah!!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (4765) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2015
From a bottle at the Wicked Weed Funk Asheville Fest 2015. Pours a hazy pale gold with an off white head. Fruity nose. Intensely sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
juiceisloose (1163) - Windermere, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2015
From old tasting notes. 750 ml bottle. This one pours a lightly hazy peach color and crowned by a small head of white foam that slowly settles to a thin film. The aroma shows notes of persimmon and light stone fruit along with some barnyard funk and sourness. The flavor follows with more of the stone fruit and persimmon to go with some lactic sourness and a touch of bitterness on the back end. Medium bodied with balanced carbonation that leads to a fruit forward finish. Pretty good stuff. I would like to try a more recent batch as this one of the first batches released.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Lukaduke (2737) - Gray, Maine, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Pours a flat hazy orange golden color with no head. Nose is acetic with glimpses of tropical guava and citrus. Palate is pure vinegar with absolutely no redeeming qualities. throat burning, bile and vile.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JBPortland (1254) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 22, 2015
750ml bottle pours cloudy dull neon orange with zero carbonation. Nose is sharp acidity, a hint of funk, vinegar. Taste is 100% acid. Burns the mouth and throat. Vinegar. Maybe a hint of orange candy and tropical citrus on the finish but Iím not about to drink more than a couple ozís of this to find out. Literally painful to drink. Horrendous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1850) - Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours murky orange, small head. No retention, lace. Aroma of funk, citrus, lemon, acetic. Taste is sharply sour, tart, lemon, vinegar. Palate is dry, tart finish.

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