Sour Apple Saison - Epic Brewing Company

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Sour Apple SaisonSour Apple Saison

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BA SCORE
80
good

397 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.91%
Wants: 31
Gots: 32 | 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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Photo of timtim
2.53/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

woah... even though it says "sour apple saison", i was not expecting what i got here. pours golden with a white head that doesn't hold well, and doesn't leave much lace. nose is jolly rancher all the way. sweet, slightly sour green apple and spice, but mostly sweet jolly rancher. taste is more of the same with the flavors being a tad bit more refined, but just not working for me. dryness and acid cut through the sweetness a little bit, but not enough to create harmony. just too much residual sugar here, not enough funk and not enough zip or crispiness to turn my gears. i don't "get" saison and i don't find the choice of apple that was used to be appropriate either. i hate to bash a beer, and maybe i just didn't get it, but i thought this one was just a mess. a little cloying in the mouthfeel and overall, a big let-down for me from a beer/brewer that sounds intriguing on paper. reminds me of homebrew made with whatever they could get their hands on for cheapest. first drain pour from me in a long time. sorry epic... thumbs down.

Photo of jayhawk73
3.3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours an orange yellow color w/ a one finger white head that quickly disappears. Nice carbonation and lacing. Light in color, but a little cloudy as well- you can't see through it.

S- Smells like a perm. OK.. sort of. Yeast, sour apple, perm smell. Not great.

T- Tastes like a Christmas spiced cider to me. Yeast, sour apple, spice and some malt. Much better than the nose, but still just OK.

M- Very thin, w/ a slight sour burn in the aftertaste. Very bubbly as well, w/ high carbonation.

O- This is a slightly better than average brew, and really not recommended. Interesting, but not great.

Photo of Dave1999
3.46/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer is yellow in colour with a huge foamy white head.

The smell is sour apple,quite faint. There's yeast, lemon like a regular saison.

The taste is sour apple, lemon some light hop bitterness. There's a bit of a soapy taste as well.

The mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation, very easy drinking.

Overall not very complex and the sour apple is pretty light but enjoyable still the same. The 8% abv isn't detectable at all. If it didn't have a soapy taste I would've rated it higher.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Sour Apple Saison from Epic Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.