1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Adjunct Professor (Boysenberries) - Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

Not Rated.
Adjunct Professor (Boysenberries)Adjunct Professor (Boysenberries)

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

72 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 72
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 65
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 12-10-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 72 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of stakem
3.49/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enormous thanks to anotherjoe who is responsible for popping my SARA cherry with matching proper glassware. 750ml capped presentation poured into the matching snifter. The brew is black in color with dark mocha head. Some spotty stringy lace sticks to the glass.

The smell is acidic with lots of tangy fruit inclusion overtop chocolate and coffee roastines. The taste is tart and fruity/tangy with roast like coffee/chocolate and earthiness before some minerals and meaty character into the finish.

This is medium bodied with modest carbonation. It is interesting but not at all what I was expecting based off the label description: Belgian stout aged with boysenberries and barrel aged? Not really a stout at all except for the looks. Whatever, its pretty tasty.

Photo of ChrisISO_SJ
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of ncaudle
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Oakhtar
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of kk73
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of spointon
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of thedankness
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of chippo33
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of fromthewood
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of ThreeFishes
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Quackus
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of afrokaze
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of 01001111
4.9/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Thick, velvety, black with a slight purplish hue.

S: Coffee and vinegar. The sour smell is quite strong with this one.

T: First a wave of espresso followed by rich, fresh berries, and then the lactic sourness kicks in. I'm not sure if the souring was intentional but it plays perfectly with the other beautiful flavors in this beer.

M: Velvet with a mildly puckering finish.

O: Wonderful. Having not been blown away by what I had on tap at Sante Adairius, I was preparing to be underwhelmed by this. Apparently the hype is well deserved; this Adjunct Professor is an excellent brew.

Photo of TurdFurgison
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of SadMachine
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of ChrisStoneIPALover
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of SirHopsALot1030
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of obiwan_k3n00bi
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of blabaer
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of xenjoiii
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Thank you, Reja, for this bottle.

A: Poured pitch black with two fingers of khaki head. Sticky lacing.

S: Where to begin? Roasted malts; light notes of coffee; soft berry/fruit; and faint funk. Very interesting and complex nose.

T: Chocolate, roasted malts and coffee upfront; boysenberry mingles with a soft tartness, mid palate; closes with faint bitterness and smooth dryness.

M: Creamy mouthfeel with, soft carbonation, light/medium body (leans towards the latter).

O: Wonderful beer. Immensely complex. Absolutely delicious.

Photo of noisefights
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of iatethecloudsfor
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Pete27lax
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of StPaulSuds
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of jzeilinger
4/5  rDev -4.3%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Adjunct Professor (Boysenberries) from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
92 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.