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Sour Apple Saison - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

356 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 356
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 16.24%
Wants: 29
Gots: 29 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

maltlikker, Nov 12, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

KlayWey, Nov 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

ste5venla, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Bricelyn
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%

Poured from a 24oz bomber, into two glasses of the pokal shape, this beer is a beautiful on style hazy yellow.

Smell, straight outta the gate I smell garbage, not knockin it but it took a minute to get my sniffer right. After you get over the garbage smell I do smell sour apples with clove and ginger in the mix as well.

Taste, Is definitely on par for a sour saison, it has the lacto sour and the up front, and mellow saison in the middle with more garbage for the finish.

This is an ok beer and im glad i tried it it cut the heat from my spicy spaghetti and meat balls.

Bricelyn, Oct 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Canti4341, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Cejohantges, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

ScottJWing, Sep 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

IchLiebeBierZu, Sep 22, 2013
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2/5  rDev -43%

kornkid8600, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

sparx1100, Sep 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

erha2, Sep 04, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev +15.1%

Appearance-Yellow to pale gold out of the glass with a foam that dissipates quickly.

Smell-The name is pretty self-explanatory. I get a lot of sour apples and not a whole lot else.

Taste-Sour apple, bitter stone fruit.

Mouthfeel-Good light body and a long finish.

Overall-If I'm drinking beer on a hot day, it needs to be something like this.

Jree261, Sep 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

Choppr, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

civicm87, Sep 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

wonothesane42, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

tommy5, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of JasonLovesBeer
4.11/5  rDev +17.1%

This pours a crystal clear golden straw - quite pale! I'm not used to my saisons being this clear. It appears very much like an unsherried single malt that has not been inflicted with caramel colouring.

The smell is festive and wonderful - heavy clove notes, lots of tart green apple. Cinnamon.

The taste is similar - the apple is really quite sour, not funky at all, just acidic and very tart. Clove, cinnamon are there from the start and the ginger spiciness really comes through towards the finish.

I really quite like the festive spice blend, strong sour apple notes, and saison body and yeast profile. The flavours are pretty intense though and I wouldn't drink this regularly for that reason - very nice once and a while though.

JasonLovesBeer, Aug 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

bbrown12, Aug 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.5%

CreightonSM, Aug 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

fishmich, Aug 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

capuchinpilates, Aug 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Haybeerman, Aug 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Camjmorton, Aug 17, 2013
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1/5  rDev -71.5%

spoonhawk, Aug 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Glibber, Aug 09, 2013
Sour Apple Saison from Epic Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 356 ratings.