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Oak Barrel-Aged Cornucopia Farmhouse Ale - Peace Tree Brewing Co.

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Oak Barrel-Aged Cornucopia Farmhouse Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 1.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peace Tree Brewing Co. visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: rundocrun on 07-02-2011)
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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%

Had on-tap at the Peace Tree Tap Takeover at Short's Burgers & Shine in Iowa City (7.1.11)

A - Pours a pale crystal-clear yellow with slight copper highlights. Little-to-no head. No lacing on the glass either.

S - Green apple aroma with only a slight spicy malt character creeping through. This ale was brewed with brettanomyces as well as traditional belgian yeast so the green apple sourness is expected.

T - Slightly puckering sour apple up front. Light cornbread and grainy sweetness barely eeks through. Bizzarely, the most prominent and definitive taste I get out of this sour ale is that of green apple gumballs. Interesting, but not off-putting. Some very mild woody, vanilla-like notes are present also.

M - Light body. Good, vibrant carbonation that interacts well with the sour quality of this beer. Clean, dry finish.

rundocrun, Jul 02, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of FreshHawk
3.9/5  rDev +1%

A - Slightly hazed straw gold color. Minimal creamy white head. Little lace left behind.

S - Funky barnyard aroma is quite strong. Tart and sour apple are the strongest aroma but there is also a strong hay aroma. Minimal sweet malty/corn aroma. Hints of oaky aroma.

T - Similar to the nose. Tart and very slightly sour green apple are strongest. A definite funky barnyard flavor comes out. Touches of citrus and lemon rind along with some grassiness. Faintest hints of oak/woody flavors and sweet corn flavors. Not really like the base Cornicopia at all.

M - Lighter body with good carbonation. Very dry and crisp finish.

D - Fairly drinkable as a balanced sour beer. Dry and crisp that is somewhat like a cider. Could drink another but probably not more.

Notes: A little heavy on the tart/sour fruitiness. Nice hints of oak. A good introduction to sours. Nothing really like the base beer but there are a few times that those flavors peek out subtly. Overall a decent beer but nothing overly special.

FreshHawk, Aug 27, 2011
Photo of BieresDesMoines
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

Pours very hazy with a very pale yellow color. The aroma is nicely funky with a little bit of chlorine and a good bit of earthiness. There is some pleasant fresh cut hay and fruitiness in the bouquet as well. The flavor of the beer is enjoyable all together with a fair amount of tartness, earthiness, and mild leather. The odd-ish flavor that the sweet corn stalks add to Cornucopia is by all means not lost at all in this version and add a nice layer to the beer. The fruitiness is very pronounced but well balanced by an overall dry character of the beer so much so that the finish reminds me a bit of brut. Very nice beer, I look forward to more offerings like this one from Peace Tree.

BieresDesMoines, Jul 19, 2011
Oak Barrel-Aged Cornucopia Farmhouse Ale from Peace Tree Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.