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Sans Pagaie - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

549 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 549
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 89
Gots: 148 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
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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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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-03-2014 22:56:10 | More by schmidtmattsays
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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-02-2014 03:53:04 | More by CoolEthan
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-30-2014 01:05:37 | More by TKEbeerman
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gueuzegossage

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

01-28-2014 16:44:10 | More by gueuzegossage
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imyourhero21

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

01-22-2014 08:45:25 | More by imyourhero21
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -27.7%

01-20-2014 16:45:26 | More by tom10101
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

01-20-2014 03:47:20 | More by DarthKostrizer
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SoCalSuds

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-16-2014 14:48:39 | More by SoCalSuds
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smitty5245

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-12-2014 16:02:39 | More by smitty5245
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

01-12-2014 04:36:48 | More by thewimperoo
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daveydapoolman

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-11-2014 08:11:57 | More by daveydapoolman
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ber12

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-10-2014 15:40:37 | More by ber12
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JD_Bogerdy

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-10-2014 09:48:37 | More by JD_Bogerdy
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DanGeo

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

01-09-2014 00:51:21 | More by DanGeo
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notchucknorris

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

01-07-2014 04:16:25 | More by notchucknorris
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

A-light red orange color with a decent white head and a little lacing

S-,sour cherries, oak, funk, little vinegar

T-sour cherries, funk, oak, red wine vinegar, cut grass, hint of tart apple

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, dry and puckering

O-was pleasantly surprised by this beer, really enjoyed this and was well-balanced and nice and sour

01-05-2014 03:08:50 | More by MDDMD
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

12-28-2013 18:27:40 | More by Kirk
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Acropora

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

12-24-2013 09:42:52 | More by Acropora
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-20-2013 07:03:43 | More by tsauce2
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-15-2013 10:22:41 | More by BARFLYB
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vinny21bal

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-12-2013 21:47:36 | More by vinny21bal
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -13.7%

Cloudy blonde body with nice white head in the glass. I'm not picking up much from the nose and certainly not cherries. Still no cherries to speak of in this one. It's mouth scorchingly tart/sour. At points it is warhead tart, and other times it is just sour. It's not balanced and it has no fruit in the party. This one is just a misfire for me.

12-12-2013 16:31:26 | More by PHBoiler
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

12-03-2013 16:40:02 | More by Dicers
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.69/5  rDev -11.1%

Review #200

Appearance: Pours a murky orange color with hints of red. What little head form upon pouring dissipates instantly to the thinnest of collars around the edge of the glass. Body is extremely hazy, almost to the point of being opaque.

Smell: Big barnyard funk, wet hay, mild cherry aroma, acidic sourness, tart citrus, slightly cheesy.

Taste: Nice acidic sourness right upfront along with lots of sour pie cherries, which was a bit surprising given the somewhat muted cherry presence in the aroma. That's followed by some funk, oak, hay, lemon and lactic acid. Sourness is low to medium.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with lower levels of prickly carbonation. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, almost watery.

Overall: Another good beer from the Bruery. It's a nice homage to the traditional Belgian krieks though doesn't reach the same level as the good ones. Given the it's a brewery only release, I'm glad I got to try it, but I doubt I'll be going out of my way to track it down again.

12-03-2013 01:53:21 | More by Jonada
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%

Pours a cloudy pink with almost no head. Nose is super tart acidic funk with some fruit notes. Mouthfeel is basically flat but held up by the sharp sourness. Taste is very sour, some oak barrel, fruity, sweet. Finish is sour followed by nice fruit notes of cherry, passionfruit, grapefruit. Very sour beer. I enjoyed it!

12-01-2013 00:42:50 | More by jbaker67
Sans Pagaie from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 549 ratings.