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Sour Apple Saison - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

358 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 358
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 16.24%
Wants: 30
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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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

beernads, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

condorsim, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

40ontarget, Jun 06, 2014
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3.06/5  rDev -12.8%
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

Mebuzzard, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

amishbooze, Jun 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

jayluf, Jun 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Zachtheporter, May 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Latarnik, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Cynic-ale, May 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

spoony, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, May 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

elkinbrown, May 22, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev +6.6%
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.

DaveBlack, May 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

heytomcat, May 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Quafftastic, May 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

kylemckinnis, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14%

SuperbikeShaun, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

brett_arneson, Apr 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Irrationalist, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

minterro, Apr 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

birchstick, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

NateMac13, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14%

Rand_ale_Thor, Apr 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

marmstrong1212, Apr 13, 2014
Sour Apple Saison from Epic Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 358 ratings.