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Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale - Epic Brewing Company

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Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style AleBrainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale

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420 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 420
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.13%
Wants: 28
Gots: 53 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  10.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We took our double gold medal winning Brainless Belgian, added organic peach puree and aged it in French Chardonnay casks from Sawtooth Winery. Drink from a Pinot glass, serve on the warm side of cold, it develops nicely as it warms displaying more fruit and wine.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-23-2010)
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

KMcG, Jul 30, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev +13.2%

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a New Belgium Globe glass. Release #21.

Appearance: Pours a bright and fairly clear golden orange with a moderate amount of rising bubbles. About one finger of white head that recedes into a thin patchy layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass.

Smell: A very yeasty and sweet aroma with a big peach presence along with other fruit esters. Yeast and funk upfront with some pepper and clove spicing. Big scent of peach fruit throughout. Also fruit hints of apple, pear, pineapple, apricot, banana, and white wine like hints of white grapes. Candied sugar scent and some oak. Subtle malt presence with hints of grain and biscuit. Light hints of grassy hops. Big scent of the booze. A pretty interesting and decent smell.

Taste: Like it smells, an odd mix of yeast, fruits, and spices with a Belgian style. Belgian like yeast upfront with notes of funk and clove and pepper spicing. Big taste of the peach fruit. Also fruit notes of apple, pear, apricot, orange, banana, pineapple, and white grapes. Fairly wine like taste with a touch of oak and wood. Sweet and somewhat sour. Candied sugar notes. Bready malt background with notes of grain, cracker, and biscuit. Subtle grassy hops in the background. Odd taste but it works fairly well for me. Not cloying or overly syrupy.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation. Very juicy and somewhat chewy. Booze is felt quite a bit.

Overall: An interesting and decent Belgian style ale. Fruit and yeast mix is good. Could of hid the booze heat better.

MattyG85, Jul 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

ErieBeerMan, Jul 22, 2013
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1/5  rDev -71.9%

bmjivi221, Jul 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

circus_cat, Jul 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

M1A2, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Ingjald, Jul 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Zbeetleman, Jul 07, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

fsck, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of VelvetExtract
3.7/5  rDev +3.9%

A-Pours a lightly cloudy peach! Not much head at all. Also not too strong with the lacing.

S-Yeasty and peachy with some lingering funk and a noticeable fruity sweetness.

T-Peaches are sweet but semi-natural in flavor. Yeast and spice with some funky stuff and faint oak.

M-Really surprised by how calm the alcohol is. Modest carbonation.

O/D-Pretty cool, didn't know much about this beer when I tried it. Was surprised by its ABV after tasting it. Drinks much easier than its gravity.

VelvetExtract, Jul 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

scott2269, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

CCutch, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

riored4v, Jul 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Achoo_Bacca, Jul 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Kenai4, Jun 30, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev +3.4%

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass; Release 9, bottled on 1/6/2012. Pours hazy golden amber color with a 1 finger foamy white head with decent retention, that reduces to a ring of lacing. Light foamy lacing clings on the glass, with moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of peach, pear, apple, orange, clove, candi sugar, pepper, oak, white wine, floral, bread, and yeast earthiness. Slight phenolic note that goes away as it warms. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy esters with peach and wine barrel notes; with good strength. Taste of peach, pear, apple, orange, clove, candi sugar, light pepper, oak, white wine, floral, bread, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of peach, light fruits, clove, candi sugar, light pepper, oak, white wine, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity and balance of fruity/spicy yeast esters with peach and barrel flavors; with zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a slick and moderately syrupy mouthfeel that is good. Alcoohl is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a nice fruit Belgian strong pale ale. Good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy esters with the peach and wine barrel flavors; and quite smooth to sip on. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Jun 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

DarrenStory, Jun 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

jealmanzar, Jun 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

mobius387, Jun 19, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

Myst, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

theminutemen, Jun 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

djre4orm, Jun 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

MichiganderHB, Jun 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

InspectorBob, May 27, 2013
Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale from Epic Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 420 ratings.