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La Tache - The Ale Apothecary

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BA SCORE
94
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151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 117
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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Ratings: 151 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
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mc4z

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-07-2014 21:09:44 | More by mc4z
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T_Hass

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-04-2014 19:47:08 | More by T_Hass
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-21-2014 21:01:10 | More by IrishColonial
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starshockey9

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-10-2014 00:24:33 | More by starshockey9
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mantissa

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-04-2014 04:53:55 | More by mantissa
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-29-2014 06:14:05 | More by Callmecoon
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trevor_s

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-28-2014 21:39:04 | More by trevor_s
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-22-2014 00:07:44 | More by KevinGordon
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

04-17-2014 20:27:59 | More by AlexFields
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Prost76

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-05-2014 10:11:27 | More by Prost76
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beernads

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-26-2014 19:56:53 | More by beernads
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ScottP

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-15-2014 21:45:15 | More by ScottP
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-15-2014 12:55:21 | More by HoppyBastard2
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Morey

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-15-2014 03:27:50 | More by Morey
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csustar001

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-08-2014 23:21:21 | More by csustar001
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ford0626

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-03-2014 05:55:29 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -9%

750ml bottle with a date of 12/21/12 poured into a snifter. The brew appears a pale golden yellow color with a big white cap that fades back leaving patchy lace on the glass. A swirl effortlessly revives.

The aroma opens up a little awkward and not that desireable with notes of burnt plastic and strange phenolics. As it breaths, the plastic dissolves a bit and in its place is mostly a lemony lactic character.

The taste is tart and fruity like pear/apple and wheat with a kick of alcohol that feels mildly like perfume. The aroma showcased some real plastic off-character and thankfully that is mostly muted in the taste.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. A unique wild that starts off harsh and grows on you as it breaths and opens up.

02-21-2014 19:09:46 | More by stakem
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rogerdandy

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-18-2014 19:32:39 | More by rogerdandy
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distantmantra

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-13-2014 18:44:08 | More by distantmantra
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Gobzilla

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

02-03-2014 00:55:20 | More by Gobzilla
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ari32

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-31-2014 16:09:38 | More by ari32
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ricecracker420

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-31-2014 05:36:00 | More by ricecracker420
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alpineclimber

Alberta (Canada)

4.69/5  rDev +10.9%

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.

01-30-2014 03:56:07 | More by alpineclimber
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SteeleWright

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.2%

01-28-2014 04:16:01 | More by SteeleWright
La Tache from The Ale Apothecary
94 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.