1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Peachicot Blonde Ale - River Company Restaurant & Brewery

Not Rated.
Peachicot Blonde Ale
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
84
good

12 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
River Company Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: legatovibrato24 on 05-30-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by zaphodchak:
Photo of zaphodchak
zaphodchak

Virginia

4.38/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clear golden body. A bt of whitish head.

Nose contains both peach and apricot, really pleasant and not artificial at all. Slight rich character, maybe muscat grape? Reminds me of Dogfish Head Midas Touch a bit.

Excellently balanced. Dryish, not too tart, and with an awesome peach-apricot taste that again, tastes totally natural.

Light body, nice, bright and refreshing.

Really outstanding; peach apricot seemed like a flavor that would be easy to botch and I had never heard of the brewery. I couldn't have asked for better.

Serving type: growler

07-29-2012 01:54:15 | More by zaphodchak
More User Reviews:
Photo of ChaelCox
ChaelCox

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-04-2014 14:27:22 | More by ChaelCox
Photo of JasonTaverner
JasonTaverner

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

10-13-2013 14:36:53 | More by JasonTaverner
Photo of MrBIP
MrBIP

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-15-2013 22:10:25 | More by MrBIP
Photo of hornsup
hornsup

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-12-2013 05:12:37 | More by hornsup
Photo of cyclonece09
cyclonece09

Maryland

3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a growler into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a translucent orangish straw color with a small white head. Smells of peach and sweet grain, a nice balance, but weaker than anticipated. Tastes of peach but a little fake, and a slight grain profile, but as expected, the peach dominates. Beer finish very clean for a light body with just the right amount of carbonation. Overall, an above average beer.

Serving type: growler

03-16-2013 01:07:15 | More by cyclonece09
Photo of Thorpe429
Thorpe429

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-18-2013 15:38:06 | More by Thorpe429
Photo of ygtbsm94
ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-10-2013 06:39:40 | More by ygtbsm94
Photo of oline73
oline73

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the growler into a tasting snifter.

Appearance: Pours a clear golden with a layer of off white head. The head fades to a ring and leaves some mild lacing on the glass.

Smell: More peach than apricot. Sweet and just a bit floral. The smell is rather light.

Taste: Light and fruity. This would be a very nice beer to have on a warm day. Peaches are the star here with some light malt. A bit pils like in the finish.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with fluffy carbonation and a finish that is a bit dry.

OVerall: This was quite easy to drink. I enjoyed the fruit even if the apricot was a bit overshadowed. I enjoyed this more than most blonde ales.

Serving type: growler

01-08-2013 02:35:26 | More by oline73
Photo of Huhzubendah
Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.33/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Growler shared by ygtbsm94. Thanks Brad,

The beer is golden and crystal clear with a small white head. The aroma offers sweet peaches, floral hops. The flavor follows a suit. Light carbonation with a thin body. The flavor is sweet and best in small doses. Refreshing and reminiscent of peach juice. Overall, this was ok.

Serving type: growler

01-05-2013 17:27:58 | More by Huhzubendah
Photo of duceswild
duceswild

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

06-18-2012 00:53:29 | More by duceswild
Photo of legatovibrato24
legatovibrato24

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a pint glass, this ale is deep gold in color and clear with carbonation appearing moderate. Minimal head, I would guess dissipating to a thin layer from the bar to our table.

A slight sweetness, among the smell of apricot and malt. The nose is not overpowering, but serves this ale well in totality.

On first sip, the apricot is right in front. Even though the fruit and sweetness is prevalent, it is very well balanced with the presence of a two row brewers malt backbone.

Overall a great late spring/early summer offering, I would highly recommend this to any lover of Magic Hat #9 or Dogfish Head Festina Peche. There is only one problem; after a few of these it may be hard to leave without taking a growler along with you!

Serving type: on-tap

05-30-2011 15:39:40 | More by legatovibrato24
Peachicot Blonde Ale from River Company Restaurant & Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.