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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Aurelian Lure was made by taking mature, barrel-aged sour beer and refermenting it to dryness in oak barrels with apricots from northern California. Dozens of microorganisms, including wild yeasts native to the Texas Hill Country, transformed the apricots through refermentation to create a beer unique to our land.

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3.8
j12601 (11055) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 13, 2017
Had this at Where The Wild Beers Are VII (2016). Pours a hazed gold with a medium sized white head. Musk, funk, floral with some apricot notes. Medium bodied, apricot, tangy and soft.

4
nimbleprop (8297) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2017
375ml bottle pours a clear gold with a ring of white head. Nose has apricot, white grapefruit, white grapes too, mild citric acid. Flavor is bright with green apples, green grapes, some champagne. Bright finish.

4
koleminer20 (3470) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2016
From notes. Enjoyed this at Mickey’s 30th birthday bash on November 05. 375 mL bottle. The pour is a nice darker golden yellow color with a thick white ring of head that vanishes quickly. The aroma is full of apricots and an earthy, woody funk to it. There is a little lacto on it and a decent tartness, but I like it. The flavor has a lot more skin tartness to it. The fruit flesh is there, but it’s much more tart and funky than I was hoping for. The mouth feel is lighter and well carbonated with a lingeringly funky peach flesh on the aftertaste. This is pretty tasty

3.6
gephross100 (943) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Cloudy brown orange color. Apricot nose, rubber, parmesan. Medium mouthfeel medium sourness and sweetness.

4
jhamp9 (1835) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Hazy golden apricot pour with a bright white head. Fine lacing. Aroma is strong apricot with some earthy funk, wood, and spice. Taste is tart apricot and lacto, grape skin, a little vanilla sweetness, funk, wood, and earth. Nice pucker. Light body.

3.9
jcartamdg (3410) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Pours a hazy gold with a thin white head. Aroma of funk, oak, apricots and sour wheat. Taste follows, sour and funky with a juicy apricot presence. Very nice.

4.2
ClarkVV (6642) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 22, 2016
August 2015 bottle, shared very generously shared by Nick on 6/10/16. Thanks, man!
Soft, pale, flaxen gold-apricot body has some very light maize tints and shows good clarity. Off-white head atop is medium-sized and shows moderate to moderately-strong retention.
Ripe, juicy apricots combine with oak to give off a juicy, almost cedary aroma filled with light lactic notes and tons of bright brett. Little bit of acetic character deepens the funk and the finish is full of apricot and oak.
Lightly sweet malts create a solid base as oily oak, apricot juice and light acetic notes definitely provide a huge amount of flavor. Tartness on the end is pleasing and helps clear away the oak and malt, leaving a crisp apricot character. Ultra tight carbonation, as the best JKs always have with good attenuation and still a malty texture. Even after 10 months, this little guy is still an intensely flavorful experience with strong sourness/tartness. These things are made so well and it’s no wonder they usually age wonderfully.

4
haukur (1948) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - MAR 27, 2016
Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma iis heavy apricot, some plums, citrus. Funky on the tongue, tart, acidic but balanced. Nice

4.1
phaleslu (10104) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 29, 2016
Bottle shared by djd07 - thanks again, DJ! Bro slayed most of my long-time Jester King wants in a single sitting. This is blend 3, August 2015. Pours a hazy white wine color with a white head that settles into a ring and some thin film film, leaving spots of lace in the glass. Notes of apricot, oak, white grapes, lemon, lime, florals, vanilla, and funk. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sour, funky mouthfeel. Very nice apricot sour.

4
ineedbeer (2148) - Oakland, California, USA - FEB 8, 2016
Poured from a Blend 3, 08/2015 bottle. Aroma is apricot forward with a nice, moderate stone fruit character. Light citrus notes with light oak and white wine tannins. Hints of tropical fruit and some light grain notes. Pours a hazy pale golden color with a medium small, fairly thick, white head that exhibits good retention as it slowly recedes. Faint lacing and no legs. Flavor has a medium light to moderate acidity with a light citrus note. Some light pineapple and tropical fruit. Hints of oak with some light tannins. Moderate apricot notes, but not as juicy as in the aroma. Light bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a nice apricot forward farmhouse ale with balanced acidity.


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