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Fatali Four - Upright Brewing Company

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92
outstanding

99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 7.45%
Wants: 42
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Upright Four as a base, with added fatali(i) peppers.

(Beer added by: jdense on 11-15-2009)
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Reviews by Gobzilla:
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Gobzilla

California

4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a hazy golden yellow in color with pale yellow highlights and a very thin bubbly head that left very minimal wisps of lacing sticking to the glass. Citrusy and tart character were noticeable on the first whiff with a little malty sweetness, some yeasty notes and slight chile notes coming through. Very nice tart spicey flavors upfront on the palate but the chile spice is well balanced and not over done. I did get a little grain, mild bretty funk and citrusy accents. The brew was medium to light in body with moderate amount of carbonation which had a mild funky, citrusy, slightly spicey tart and subtle dry finish. Very well done beer and enjoyed it for sure.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 00:43:18 | More by Gobzilla
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-23-2014 04:49:55 | More by zestar
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thatoneguyfrompdx

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-14-2014 19:47:20 | More by thatoneguyfrompdx
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-03-2014 00:31:21 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-02-2014 03:39:40 | More by jrenihan
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-26-2014 11:35:45 | More by jbaker67
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-26-2014 00:19:11 | More by threedaggers
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KriegerNco

Colorado

4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

holy sour chili beer! the perplexity of this beer starts with aroma and ends about 5 minutes after you finish your last drink. the appearance is a golden hue with minimum white head. the head settles out to a weird flocculation partially due to the bret n chili. the aroma is mostly brett and strong super citrus. the taste is a whole new ballgame. its initially like a traditional wheat/saison hybrid (session-able/ coriander/ peach) then it its touches on the side palette with bret and spunk. it hits the back of the throat with huge chili flavor. the worst. the worst part about this beer is when it gets room temp... its better with more enticing flavor. this is one i look forward to having this around during the summer time to grill with.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 04:59:35 | More by KriegerNco
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akang

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-10-2014 04:52:42 | More by akang
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CoolEthan

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-10-2014 03:40:38 | More by CoolEthan
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-09-2014 07:03:34 | More by SocalKicks
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FranzBC

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-04-2014 02:41:58 | More by FranzBC
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JefferyYoung

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-31-2014 19:03:50 | More by JefferyYoung
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SteveTheDog

California

4.39/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was definitely a big fan of this beer. It poured very crisp, clean and clear and the aroma eminating out of the tulip glass was a blast of citrus goodness that made my mouth start watering. The taste was right in line with the citrus but slowly evolved with heat and the mouthfeel was so effervescent and finished clean with the lingering slight burn of the peppers. Loved it, finished it before I knew it, want another one.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2014 23:44:22 | More by SteveTheDog
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kamikazeokami

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-13-2014 21:35:53 | More by kamikazeokami
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-16-2014 01:16:52 | More by BillRoth
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

one of the most unique beers ever. a low alcohol sour beer, blonde in color with a splotchy white head, with african chili peppers as hot as habanero. the nose on this is just amazing, bright citrus notes after the intense tartness and lactic sourness back off. mouth watering fruits, pears and peaches, and very little clue of the peppers at all. the flavor starts like a neat blonde sour, maybe sour mashed, acidic but not caustic, soft in feel and very light on the grain front. next comes a strong wave of citrus fruit, followed immediately by an slowly escalating heat that warms the throat and tongue after the swallow but never gets too hot. its a brilliant showcase of this peppers flavors without detracting from the beer with a stomach wrenching heat. finish is long and warm without being too much at all. i can hold the beer in my mouth and taste it for 30 seconds if i want to, but the peppery heat doesn't come on until i swallow it. very light body on this, and plenty of sour. my first chili sour beer i think, and its a major success. some of the best upright beer I've had for sure, and something that demands food pairings of the most interesting sort. so cool.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 01:11:18 | More by StonedTrippin
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-07-2014 04:53:10 | More by MarkyMOD
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lmperialChad

Colorado

4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This was my first beer from Upright Brewing (Portland, OR). I drank this beer during Super Bowl XLVIII, as the Broncos' championship hopes were being crushed. However, this Fatali Four was a bright spot in an otherwise forgettable Super Bowl experience. The beer poured a hazy golden color with a medium white head. The smell had notes of lemon, wheat, and Brett funk. The taste was quite exceptional. The flavor reminded me of a fresh squeezed summer honey lemonade with big floral notes, Brett funk, and cayenne peppers on the finish. I say "summer honey" because this beer had huge floral notes throughout, which are associated with honey harvested in the summertime. I was amazed by the complex balance of the lemon tartness, the floral honey sweetness, and the spicy kick of cayenne-like pepper on the finish. I thought the flavors really played beautifully with each other. This may have been my favorite chile beer of all-time, as I really liked how the Fatali peppers played a complimentary role to add another element of flavor dimension rather than having the entire beer be dominated by chile heat. I was really impressed with Upright and am looking forward to trying more of their beers.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2014 19:39:53 | More by lmperialChad
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-03-2014 05:46:07 | More by Kurmaraja
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-19-2014 14:44:15 | More by liamt07
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thank you%2C Brian. My Upright spree continues. %0A%0AGushing%2C this beer is a mildly hazy yellow with a thin%2C dense%2C white head with decent retention and minimal lacing. The nose is awesome. Fresh%2C juicy%2C lemony hops with brightening citrus%2C a moderate botanical note ( juniper%2C spruce) Along with a moderate funk and a touch of sulfur. The peppers add a delicate heat to the nose. Really%2C though%2C this smells like what you'd expect barrel aged four to be - refreshing%2C fruity%2C bright. %0A%0AThe palate is a whole different beast. The spicy%2C tingly heat Is immediately apparent%2C coating my lips and palate in a pleasant%2C citrusy warmth. Rather botanical on the palate with a blend of citrus%2C juniper and a wonderful hop character%2C this is great. The mid palate brings out some acidity and funk%2C a blend of lactic and lemon acids%2C and a general earthy funk. Light in body and moderately carbonated%2C this beer finishes with a slow-burning warmth%2C along with lemon juice and a little honey. Excellent stuff%2C easily the best chili beer I've had. Can't wait to see what age does to this beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 05:28:36 | More by DefenCorps
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27.9%

11-23-2013 21:59:54 | More by DaveHack
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

11-23-2013 21:59:10 | More by djrn2
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DimensionX

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

09-04-2013 07:36:19 | More by DimensionX
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Fatali Four from Upright Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.