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Sour Apple Saison - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

330 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.15%
Wants: 28
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sweet, yet dry and tart, apples spiced with coriander, grains of paradise, anise, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger. There is no wrong way to enjoy this Saison Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale!

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 06-12-2010)
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.06/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a good beer, average saison. While nothing pops in and says, "hey, gag on this!" nothing says the opposite, "wow, get a load of me!"

The sour apple designation is the main problem. I get very little apple, and no sour. I hate that it affects my rating, but as an advocate this is a concern.

The body was a bit thin, too. Under carbonated and lacking some spices. Still, nothing was bad and I'd choose this over BMC 101 times out of 100

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 21:12:57 | More by Mebuzzard
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amishbooze

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-01-2014 02:42:37 | More by amishbooze
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jayluf

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-01-2014 01:33:28 | More by jayluf
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-29-2014 03:34:39 | More by Zachtheporter
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-28-2014 22:43:42 | More by Latarnik
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-28-2014 01:02:49 | More by Cynic-ale
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spoony

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-25-2014 02:12:02 | More by spoony
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-24-2014 21:03:06 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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elkinbrown

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-22-2014 06:03:41 | More by elkinbrown
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DaveBlack

Virginia

3.74/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Slightly cloudy, straw colored beer. Not as much head as I would expect, but what there is is off-white.

S: There is an amazing crisp, sourness to the aroma as soon as it comes out of the bottle. When you get closer the predominant aroma is yeast. Also some grains. Not super complex, the yeast and apple overpower.

T: Wow, an interesting blend between a saison and a sour. Punch of sour apple upfront, almost puckering, and then it fades into an earthy yeastiness. There is a biterness to the finish that balances out the sour. The lingering taste on the palette is green apple.

M: Light and crisp, a little sticky in the back of the throat.

O: Not an everyday type of beer, but really interesting. A nice balance of sweet, sour and bitter.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2014 22:10:38 | More by DaveBlack
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heytomcat

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-16-2014 03:34:32 | More by heytomcat
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Quafftastic

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-09-2014 00:43:51 | More by Quafftastic
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-02-2014 18:22:55 | More by kylemckinnis
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SuperbikeShaun

California

4/5  rDev +13.3%

04-27-2014 17:50:07 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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brett_arneson

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-26-2014 06:20:00 | More by brett_arneson
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Irrationalist

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-22-2014 14:41:43 | More by Irrationalist
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minterro

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

04-22-2014 03:47:58 | More by minterro
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

04-20-2014 14:00:00 | More by markgugs
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birchstick

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-18-2014 14:20:36 | More by birchstick
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NateMac13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

04-17-2014 00:50:00 | More by NateMac13
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +13.3%

04-16-2014 17:12:40 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

04-13-2014 19:20:57 | More by marmstrong1212
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

04-10-2014 01:02:18 | More by devilfluff
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Braz

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-03-2014 05:26:08 | More by Braz
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TheConnMan

Michigan

4/5  rDev +13.3%

04-01-2014 13:39:08 | More by TheConnMan
Sour Apple Saison from Epic Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.