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Damascene Apricot Sour Ale - Tin Man Brewing Company

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Damascene Apricot Sour AleDamascene Apricot Sour Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

17 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 17
Hads: 137
Avg: 3.66
pDev: 43.72%
Wants: 3
Gots: 30 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Tin Man Brewing Company
Indiana, United States | website

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer | 5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MSandahl23 on 05-16-2014

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Reviews: 17 | Hads: 137
Reviews by secondtooth:
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3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed at Tin Man Brewery in Evansville IN on a flash-flood night.

Appears cloudy gold. Light white head in Tin Man snifter.

Nose a little fruity. Not bad. Subtle.

Taste very nice. Light but full of apricot tartness. Easy to drink and very sessionable warm weather brew. I'd compare to a Berliner Weissbier more than a traditional Belgian sour ale, though. Would order this again, for sure.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of sabitu
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of N_Overholt
4.35/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Arherring
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of mbratt93
3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zachpaschal
4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Cloudy orangish-brown, thin white head
S- I am getting more sweet than sour. a bit of salivation from the smell. Faint smell of apricots. Not your traditional SOUR vinegar or funk smell
T- Almost like one of those sour Peach Os. Sweet and sour. Starts really sweet, then move to sour and apricot notes. Proceeds to get sour for just a few seconds then disappears.... strange.
F- Medium body, nice carbonation
O- I think sour traditionalist will be disappointed, but a very approachable sour. Like I said in Taste, reminds me of drinkable Peach O candy.

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Photo of whatname
3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.4/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigJim5021
3.96/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Benjamin_Setzer
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of heystevec
3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MartyIU13
4.5/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kellyxgrady
4.88/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is everything I want from a summer beer. Sour, but not TOO sour. Fruity, but not saccharine. Perfect!

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Photo of zero_signal
3.54/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kingston2
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Highstplz
3.51/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tommy5
4.22/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of mtbdonn
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buschbeer
3.56/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

1 PINT can
Served in a pokal glass

This beer looks just like a cider from the color to the lack of any real head.

It smells like a tart apricot cider. This beer keeps reminding me of cider.

The taste begins with sweet apricot flavor. Then it gets tart and borderline sour. The taste is kind of like a . . . Berliner weisse. I bet you thought I was going to say cider again, but no, it reminds me of a berliner weisse in taste.

Thin mouthfeel

I really didn't expect much from this beer. I was pleasantly surprised. I enjoyed the tart fruity flavor of this beer. I would probably have been refreshing on a summer day, but I was just fine with it on a cold winter day.

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Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Krisp09
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rlee1390
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Cloudy yellow orange. Some carbonation, and a one finger head.

S-Apricots, fruity and not much funk.

T-Similar to the nose, mainly one dimensional. Nice apricot flavor but lacking in the sour department.

M-Lighter, some carbonation, crisp finish.

O-Finally something worthwhile from Tin Man.

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Photo of indy351
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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Damascene Apricot Sour Ale from Tin Man Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.