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Fantasia - Upright Brewing Company

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Ratings: 383
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 626
Gots: 78 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 01-16-2012

A barrel fermented beer using fresh peaches from Baird Family Orchards. The Fantasia is firmly tart and hugely aromatic with a character not unlike Belgian fruit lambics. Minimum one year on oak before an extended bottle conditioning prior to release.

More on the process:  http://uprightbrewingblog.blogspot ... -love.html 

Released in 750ml bottles (96 cases) - January 2012
Released in 750ml bottles (85 cases) - January 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ironchefmiyagi13
4.85/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2015 vintage.

Looks like peach purée.
Smells like peach purée.
Tastes likes peach purée.
Feels like peach purée.
Overall impression is that this is alcoholic peach purée.

In the same category of awesomeness as Fou, West Ashley and Peche n Brett. Worthy of the hype and glad I got to finally try it.

Photo of IrishColonial
3.73/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good peach flavor but a bit undercarbed and somewhat vinegary. OK but was expecting more.

Photo of PeakedInHighSchool
4.59/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CraigTravor
4.52/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rifugium
4.38/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jlindros
4.23/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Big thanks to rudzud for acquiring this and splitting it. Batch 3 we think.

Pours a decent fluffy fizzy 1/2 finger head that fades at Med pace, light lacing notes, very clear honey yellow orange color.

Nose brings tons of peach, fresh peach and candy peach thing, as well as a bit of apricot, blended with nice Brett funk, cheesy like Brett almost horsehair funk.

Taste brings more peach galore, big fresh juicy peach and fresh apricot, little skin, juicy fresh peach juice and fresh, etc. Light funk, little Brett funk and acidity, musty funky cheese thing. Finish is meh, weird bitterness and cheesy mushroomy earthy funk. Finish lingers with rind and earthy funk, lots of peach skin and apricot lingering.

Mouth is med bod, other carb, juicy.

Overall nice, but not phenomenal, good peach and juicy fruit, bitter notes, interesting but ok earthy mushroom cheesy funk, eh.

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.38/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rudzud
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear golden straw with and thin head that fades to leave a thin halo.

S - Aromas of cheese funk, peach jam, peach syrup, stone fruit. Musty, though I think that clashes with the peach some.

T - Taste is more cheesy funk, the peach is bright with loads of jam, sweet juicy flesh, light stone fruit, the funk dissipates more with drinking. The peach candy is very nice but over powered by the funk.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, quite tart.

O - Overall this beer was nicely carbonated with good peach notes. The funk slightly detracts though.

Serving type: Bottle

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4.58/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.94/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.71/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.94/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.74/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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2.84/5  rDev -35%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.38/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.4/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.6/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.92/5  rDev +12.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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Fantasia from Upright Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.