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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale Aged In Wine Barrels With Strawberries and Nectarines When summer comes to Californiaís Farmerís Markets, the stands explode with mountains of mouth watering stone fruit and plump strawberries. Aged in used wine barrels for a year, this refreshing & tart wild ale was made with sweet coastal strawberries from Swanton Berry Farms and high-summer crimson baby nectarines from Blossom Bluff Farms. Hereís to our California summer harvest!

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GMCC2181 (1606) - Newark, Delaware, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle shared by ImstilltheGman... bright golden orange in color, good head. Nose of strawberries and sour/tartness. Taste is great.... sour, but just above a nice tartness, strawberries, sawdust, little funky, not picking up any barrel notes but still good. Body is light and refreshing, crisp and easy to drink. Overall: Reminds me of Jackie Os sours. Very nice

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbastard (843) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 10, 2013
375ml bottle, pale straw yellow pour. Musty brett nose mixed with berries. Nothing strong, just well blended. Great balanced flavors, fruits, sourness and tart sweetness. Dry finish. Delicious! Got this from Holiday Wine Cellar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (8675) - Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottle to tulip (shared by tastybeer). Looks good; a slightly hazy golden orange with white lacing. Smells lightly sour with notes of strawberries. Tastes like it smells, only more robust, with a nice, lively mouthfeel. Good beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79 (2885) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Poured from a 375ml bottle, thanks to Zane. The aroma is dusty, citrus, nectarines. The flavor is full of strawberries, citrus, straw, hay, malty. This is very tasty. It does end a little one dimensional.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle from blackwells.. hazy bright yellow pour.. sour cherry lemon. Like it alot..

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (6963) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold with consistent head. Nose is Brett and oak. Flavor is a blast of Brett bacteria with a rotten oak finish. I donít get any type of fruit anywhere in the taste of Flavor. Just strong sourness. Long tartness on the palate. I guess Iím missing what is going on in this brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamChandler (4885) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 30, 2013
I actually canít remember who sent me this one. The fact an SF company is brewing this makes me happy. I LOVE the Summer Farmers Markets both at the ferry building and in civic center. Fresh Strawberries is totally right!

A - Looks like a berliner. Straw yellow, effervescent bubbles.

S - Very acetic with hinds of vinegar and apricots with I guess strawberries but not a lot of aroma from these.

T - Wow. Very sour. Iím not getting much grape or tannic properties from the wine barrels..oh yeah, okay at the finish thereís some grape skin tastes. Sour from start to finish, loads of fruit. very unique and interesting.

M - Thin, sort of warhead sour puckerness

O - Decent sour but too sour for me and the fruit used is not all that good choice to compliment such a sour beer.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Experiment_Ale (1098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2013
375ml at my place with Taylor. Pours clear orange red. Aroma is sour medium acidity cherry strawberry. Taste awesome light fruit sour light acidity somehow, strawberry fruit juice. Awesome. Finish is quick to medium , too quick I'm left wanting more. Mouthfeel is light and sparkly.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (5876) - Arizona, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Wow, good strawberry and huge sourness to balance it out, tons of sweetness and sourness, absolutely love it! Thanks Justin!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rayl101 (163) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Pours milky orange with a white head that sticks around leaving plenty of lacing. Aroma is bright citrus, with some strawberries. Flavor is sharply sour with huge citrus notes, and a incredible sweet strawberry finish. Absolutely delicious. I wish I had more of this!


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