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La Tache - The Ale Apothecary

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93
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147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 115
Gots: 24 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
The Ale Apothecary visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 07-30-2012)
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PZBREW

Oregon

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-27-2014 16:32:54 | More by PZBREW
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Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-28-2014 04:16:01 | More by SteeleWright
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Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

03-05-2014 16:47:02 | More by ford0626
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Travisnin

Idaho

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

09-13-2012 07:06:01 | More by Travisnin
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csustar001

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

03-08-2014 23:21:21 | More by csustar001
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Spaceangler

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

08-07-2014 01:57:50 | More by Spaceangler
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Quafftastic

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

07-06-2013 22:45:00 | More by Quafftastic
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California

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

11-28-2013 04:11:08 | More by Rado
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jackmax

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

07-10-2014 22:42:46 | More by jackmax
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ScottP

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

03-15-2014 21:45:15 | More by ScottP
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bobv

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-27-2013 05:29:07 | More by bobv
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Abrengle

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-23-2013 01:15:18 | More by Abrengle
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rstenson

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

12-31-2013 04:37:13 | More by rstenson
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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

03-26-2013 21:32:29 | More by BAstoutsNsours
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alpineclimber

Alberta (Canada)

4.69/5  rDev +11.1%

Thanks to OakedCanuck for the awesome in person trade this past summer.

A 750ml corked bottle that is bound with string. The cork loudly pops and I anticipate a gusher but the beer stays put. A straw pale yellow brew pours into my glass with a huge frothy white head, crazy carbonation bubbles up from the depths of my glass.

Nose is of pear, sweet grass and tropical fruit

The taste opens up with pear, grassy notes and a slight funk. The taste of Belgian yeast is in the finish.

Overall really good stuff. The taste is fairly delicate with the funk being light. Nice balanced flavours. I want to try the other offerings from this brewery.

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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.61/5  rDev +9.2%

Thanks to Dave for sharing this. Bottled December 21, 2012.

Just like the Sahalie, body is light yellow and a bit hazy. Good white head and nice retention. The nose has a bit of faint sulfur and cheese underneath very nice wheat. Behind that there's some lemon and faint spice. Flavor is similar with a bit less acidity than the Sahalie, but same wonderful complexity. Body is very light with mild acidity. Super easy drinking.

Again, just wow. I am really impressed.

03-16-2013 12:34:40 | More by Thorpe429
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harrymel

Washington

4.54/5  rDev +7.6%

Batch 21DEC12
ABV 8.14%

A nice clean lemon yellow with a solid sheet of bone white, super fine foam. Love to watch the solid column of bubbles rising from the center of the glass. Nose carries lemons, tartness, a touch of hay and manure, some hibiscus and some fresh cut grass, as it warms there is a leather and funk. Fucking A. Taste is initially nice and tart - not overly so at all - the tart character is well integrated with a nice earthen bitterness, plenty of lemon flavors, some soil, a bit of mushroom and water cracker. The beer feels light and easy on the palate, maybe a touch undercarbonated or something - although I like the way it feels, I can't help but think it could be better. Another outrageously complex beer from a brewery that reinvigorates my sense of boundaries for what beer is, and can be. Brilliant, artistic, intriguing and layered.

02-22-2013 05:41:05 | More by harrymel
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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Massachusetts

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California

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Washington

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North Carolina

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California

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Pennsylvania

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10-24-2013 18:30:32 | More by ShanePB
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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La Tache from The Ale Apothecary
93 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.