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West Ashley - Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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245 Ratings
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Ratings: 245
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 7.05%
Wants: 481
Gots: 35 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 08-26-2012)
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Reviews by spicelab:
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spicelab

Australia

4.21/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bomber with huge thanks to MrKennedy. Split 4 ways at tasting. Reviewed from notes.

Super turbid cumquat with a modest but game white head that eventually fades to a collar.

As expected there's big apricot, but displayed on a very sweaty, urine-y canvas. Plenty of funk and horse blanket and palpably thick acidity. Mild sherbety high notes keep it in check. If not for the heavy urine contingent it would be a glorious nose.

Taste displays more Pezzy, sherbety character. Uber tangy apricot, sweaty armpits with the classic lemony tartness poking through on the back end.

Chewy body, but zingy and very spritely on the tongue. Pretty spot on for the style.

Great stuff. Fairly simple concept but phat and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 04:52:37 | More by spicelab
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4.36/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Immeasurable thanks to Robert/Andrew for this bottle. My first Sante Adairius experience, and I have high expectations. Bottle split three ways, poured from a 750 ml bottle into a tasting snifter.

A- Pours a vibrant, cloudy pale orange with a fizzy finger of head that fades within a minute leaving a ring of head on the edges. Not much lacing here. Carbonation releases from the bottom throughout the drinking experience.

S- Juicy apricots/peaches with a faint sugary sweetness. Smells acidic with some biting funk as well as some oak in the background. Smells very bright.

T- Much of same on the flavor. Very crisp, clean, ripe firm fruit juiciness, with a bold sourness. Not quite as sour as Fuzzy, but it is quite aggressive. I like it. Not as much funk as the nose, but it is not missing.

M- I wish this had more body. I feel that a fuller mouthfeel would help the flavor to integrate better. Not that they don't, but there is room for improvement. It's slightly watery, and if this were not so, I imagine being floored by this beer.

O- This is an excellent beer, without question. The aroma is splendid, and the flavors are superb. A firmer body would tie it all together in near perfection. Glad to have had the chance to drink this one, and now know that SARA deserves the hype.

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3.5/5  rDev -22.9%

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The beer comes in a hazy bright apricot color.

The aroma has lactic and acetic tart qualifies and lemons along with apricot and a medium funk.

The flavor continues with apricot, a slight funk, a decent tart quality of lemons with a well rounded malt and wheat backbone.

A refreshing brew fruited sour.

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West Ashley from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
100 out of 100 based on 245 ratings.