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Sans Pagaie - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
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524 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 524
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 86
Gots: 145 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sans Pagaie translates to “without a paddle” and is our take on the Belgian-style kriek, a sour blonde ale aged in barrels with cherries. The base beer has a subtle funk that melds gently with the fruit giving this beer flavors reminiscent of coconut, vanilla yogurt and of course, fresh cherries. A complex beer, perfect for a warm California day in the park with a slice of home made chocolate cake.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-18-2012)
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4.95/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Pink grapefruit juice anyone? Goya guava juice.

S: Funkalicious. Wet dog. Tin/copper. Hay. Strawberry. Passion fruit. Cidar vinegar.

T: Delicious. Super complex. Crazy acidic man. Cherry vinegar. Strawberry vinegar. Lemon.

M: Thin and chewy.

O: Maybe the most drinkable wild ale I've ever had.

thanks redliner8!!!

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russwbeck

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4.83/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Part of my Reserve Society allocation.

A: Blood orange to grapefruit in color. Hues that vary from pink to yellow. A finger or so of white head builds up on the second glass, but not the first. A decent amount of sediment lasts at the bottom of the bottle.

S: Fruity, but very tart aroma. Vinegar and cherries certainly with hints of funk. Almost like a cherry pie, with some breadiness and almost cinnamon qualities. Sweet and tart.

T: The tartness just keeps on coming, and I love it. Subtle cherries, big funk, underlying blond ale, and a balancing sweetness. Really a nicely concocted sour ale. One of the better American Wilds I can remember having. The cherries are integrated very well and the level of sour is perfect.

MF: Light body with a perfect level of carbonation. It's so balanced the drinkability is perfect. Aftertaste of tartness and lingering bitterness keep you coming back for more.

O: One of the better American Wilds on the market. Huge props to the Bruery. So glad I have two more bottles of it. I would recommend this to anyone. Between this and Filmishmish I have to say they've knocked it out of the park.

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Appearance: A really unique and cloudy pink color. Almost no head and no lacing.

Smell: Subtle, but still very funky and sour. Mostly cherry.

Taste: My friend Patrick was drinking a Supplication, and this was more mouth-puckering. Very sour, with lots of vinegar, tons of sour cherry, and some oak and vanilla. The sourness almost over-powers the different tasting notes.

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Sans Pagaie from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 524 ratings.