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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
fantasia {fan-tah-zee-uh}

- a music composition with a free form and an improvisatory style which may be based on earlier works

- a barrel fermented sour ale brewed with fresh peaches and rooted in a them from the Pajottenland

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gephross100 (703) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Bottle thanks to Jonathan. Pours cloudy light orange with no head. Mild sweetness and tart finish. Medium mouthfeel. Huge peach and bandaid flavor. Slightly metallic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (2206) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 8, 2017
Someone pulled this one out after about a year and unfortunately the fruit is basically non-existent at this point. It comes with a lovely dry nose but there is an unfortunate cheesiness to it now.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (2050) - California, USA - AUG 20, 2016
750ml bottle pours a golden color without much head. Delicate peach flavor. Some Bret at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (3209) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Shared at an Ann Arbor get together at Jeffs on July 20. 750 mL bottle. The pour is a foggy golden yellow color with a thick cap of white head that slowly fades. The aroma is incredibly funky. There is a light acidity and a ton of fruit. There is a brighter berry and citrus to it, and then the funk rolls in a little heavier. Here is a ton of juice here. The flavor is a little better. The funk is toned down, letting the flesh and juiciness of the peaches really shine. There is a tart citrus and a lovely berry happening. The mouth feel is really good. Its light and crisp with a bright carbonation and a heavy juiciness at the same time. It finishes crisp and dry with a peachy flesh and dry funk on the back end. This is pretty good. Not quite what I was expecting, but incredibly balanced!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (7411) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2016
Bouteille de 750 ml partage lors dune dgustation entre amis. Arme: Odeur de pche avec une pointe de levure sauvage. Apparence: La couleur est orange opaque. Saveur: Got de pches avec une pointe de citron et de levure sauvage. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement vineuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrire got lgrement srette. (Rating #7033)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (9653) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2016
My Bottom Line:
Strawberry allusions blend in nicely with the lambic-like funk, playing harmoniously with lactic acidity.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam surrounds the misty golden honey.
-The soft effervescence, dryness and acidity make for high drinkability.
-The fruit character is warm and juicy (not necessarily full on peaches; I got more strawberry and kiwi than peaches actually).
-This is not just another funky beer. It actually has a unique profile that is showcased in a refined manner. Very, very good brew.


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Whatup14 (1827) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2016
Bouteille 750ml au Qubec Ratebeer Gathering. Couleur dore ple lgrement voile, mousse blanche. Arme de pche, levures sauvages, foin. Got de pche, acidit moyenne, levures sauvages. Carbonatation moyenne-leve, corps moyen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (20000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 6, 2016
Draught at Alibi Room, Vancouver, 10th Anniversary party
Cloudy, golden, and flat. Sour, definitively it has Lambic notes, more lemon, but also light cheese/yeast notes; some aroma of peach and yeast.
Nice, but I expected more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (13780) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2017 Re-rate 1/29/17: Bottle/Can/Crowler/Growler at the RateBeer award ceremony bottle share at Flamingo Hotel in Santa Rosa. Tart, funky, fruit. Really good. 8/3/8/3/16=3.8

[1/28/16] Draught at Almanac & Friends Sourfest at MaSo at Park Central Hotel in San Francisco. Hazy golden. Sour aroma, funky, oaky, with peaches. Tart flavor, oaky, with peach, citrus. Medium-bodied. Great and refreshing. 8/3/8/3/17=3.9

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanIHave4Beers (4169) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Mydude is not in my dining room, but he is truly killin it.
Pours a hazy yellow with a small head and nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is reasonably earthy at the start but this gives way to bright fruit i.e. lemon and apricot especially. The funkiness is mild, a touch horse blanket like and a little leathery.

The flavor is bright and fruity with lots of apricot. The beer is medium dry and has a very pleasant level of sourness. The beer has some faint herbal notes and a little bit of bitterness. The acidity is brilliant and the woodiness seems like white oak, although who knows. Just lots of tartness & apricot.

just fantastic

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