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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: 482
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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Batch 4 poured into a wine glass.

Been sitting on this bottle for the last week and since it is indeed a fruited sour, sooner rather than later is definitely key.

As soon as I cracked this bad boy open, I immediately got hit with big sour fruit notes. Lots of apricot, lactic acid and faint red wine in the aroma. It is SO balanced in terms of sweet and sour. Nothing is overpowering or underwhelming. As it warms, the fruit really comes alive. It smells like apricot/orange/lemon purée in a glass.

The first sip explodes onto the palate. Sourness is tame yet present. It is honestly one of the most perfect combinations in a beer I have ever experienced. Sourness gets you on the sides of the tongue, but then the sweetness helps to balance it out. After a couple sips, the finish is where the Pinot Noir barrel comes into play. Tannic pull from the grapes and the dryness from the oak really help to level out the other sour factors of the beer. Finish honestly last forever.

Mouthfeel is on point. A little creamy with great dryness and a long finish. Actually feels like I took a sip of Pinot Noir in terms of how dry my mouth and throat are.

Yes, I gave this beer the elusive 5 because I thought that for what it is (a soured, fruited, wine barrel-aged Saison) it did what it was supposed to flawlessly. It skyrocketed immediately to my top 10 favorite beers of all time and is worthy of the hype and what I traded for it. A truly memorable experience.

Serving type: bottle

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