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RATINGS: 1666   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshing neo-Berliner Weisse fermented with peaches.

Food Pairing recommendations: Grilled chicken or fish, salad.

Glassware recommendation: Pint

Wine comparable: Pinot Grigio

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JamesD (244) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - AUG 2, 2007
A very interesting beer. Pours an opaque gold. The aroma is slightly sour with a hint of fruitiness. The peach flavor is very subtle, the primary taste is sweet, sour, refreshing, and a little fruity. This is followed by a crisp, tart mouthpuckering aftertaste. The mouthfeel is crisp and dry.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (5178) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2007
Doggy aroma. Ok label, sunny wit-like cloudy yellowgold with a big fluffy white head. Sour and tangy, lightly sweet. Medium-light body. Tangy aftertaste with distinct breadiness. True to style.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Krazyjon (11) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2008 I am not a fan of fruity beers, and this in fact, is not fruity. It does have a very appealling dry tartness that is quite unique. That being said, the back end is a bit acidic and not at all enjoyable. Im a huge fan of all things DFH but this is probably my least favorite, not my cup of tea.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (2151) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 2, 2007
Sour is major taste. Peach aroma and taste is modest. Very pale and cloudy appearance. Unique and enjoyable brew!

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
sersdf (1020) - chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2007
looks like a hoegaarden: slightly browned yellow urine with definite opacity and white head. i wish id waited for a hot summer day to try the only bottle i have of this. oh well. the first scent to hit the nose is rank peaches, then a sort of spoiled milk sweet/sourness. after a little while, the nose loses that scent and its just a nice light peach aroma. flavor isnt bad. it definitely tastes altogether a little underpowered and watery, but that might just be my low abv bias. it tastes something like a sour lemony candy. its really really watery. maybe thats why they marketed it as a "dog day" summer beer. too bad i was too drunk to remember anything about the fff berliner weiss i had. probably about the same. i suddenly have a low opinion of people from berlin. even kolsches are better than these.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SamuraiArtist (292) - portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 1, 2007
Bottle: Pours a very cloudy yellow with barely a white head that dissipates to a thin gel like cover. Aroma is tart and very fruity and notes of citrus, definitely can smell the peach. Flavor is slightly sweet and mild sourness with just hints of the peach flavor, and touches of the citrus. The body is light and slightly creamy with a slightly bready finish. Very thirst quenching.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
macguy (146) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2007
Trust Dogfish to do a sour ale and do it well. Hats off to what is for me, a winner. The nose is a very light peach. The beer pours cloudy with a very thin and very short lasting head. The taste is a lovely sour, a bit thin but with a strong peach finish. Ill be talking my local packy into carrying this.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OldGrowth (3363) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2007
bottle, from Cary Wholefoods. Ok aroma. Mainly corn & wheat. Little funk about it. Kind of stinky. Cloudy yellowy gold color, small to no head, little ring actually. Tart flavor, better than aroma, some of the peach is detectable. Wheat too. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, tart dry finish. Eh, not much here to excite meFlavor was good and I did like how there was a significant difference between the aroma & flavor. So whats a Neo berliner weisse?

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2007
Festina Peche is a white pear colored ale with a fizzy white head. The aroma is of peach candy. It is thin and tannic in the mouth. The flavor is tart and acidic. More citrus than peach. It tastes like diet lemon iced tea. Missed the boat on this one!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tagz (337) - Alabama, USA - AUG 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2007 draft. hazy light yellow-orange, clouds of sediment swirling around. subtle peach aroma and taste with light wheat tones. intense tartness without overpowering the wheat/yeast character. dry finish and overall a very crisp taste - nothing lingers in the mouth. my first of the style. its a nice blend of flavors that are reminiscent of flemish sours and fruit wheats. re-rate: i have had this several times since and every time i wake up the next day with aching head and eyes despite only having one. my body may be reacting negatively to unfermented suspended sugars. im bumping this down on overall impression, but this is definitely an interesting and unique drink. on a side note i much prefered the draft than subsequent bottles. the yeast and wheat were much more balanced with the tart.


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