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Fantasia - Upright Brewing Company

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338 Ratings
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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 600
Gots: 68 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The New School:
"...in the vein of a Lambic style of wild beer though it does not use wheat and of course is not spontaneously fermented. [I]t was fermented entirely in oak barrels [that] were stuffed with fresh peaches from Baird family orchards."

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

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 01-16-2012)
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BearsOnAcid

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Clear golden body; small head that drops to nothing. Similar to lambic.

Big bretty and lactic nose. Light peach and lemon. Bready malt aroma in the background. Really bright and enticing.

Creamy peach flavor. Light lemony sourness. A lot less sour than expected. Almost seems diluted. That makes this refreshing for sure. Peach flavor isn't over the top either. The taste sort of reminds me of peach cobbler. Sweet Tarts on the finish. Feels more sour in my stomach than it is.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 17:27:01 | More by BearsOnAcid
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Fantasia from Upright Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.