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Apex Predator - Off Color Brewing

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89
very good

368 Ratings
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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 8.59%
Wants: 5
Gots: 36 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 01-15-2014)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by spoony:
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4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a 355 ml bottle into a tulip. No date that I could find.

A-The beer has almost two fingers of white head from a normal pour. There is some lacing left behind as the head fades. The beer is sunny and bright straw-colored without much in the way of visible carbonation. A murk obscures the view through the glass.

S-The aroma is on the lighter side with lemon, spice, dough, Belgian yeast, and some dried grass. The smell fits the style profile, but is nothing spectacular.

T-The taste is similar to the smell, but better. Flavors include lemon (which gives just a bit of tartness), a light spice mixture, some Belgian yeast, dried grass, and a bit of musty white grape. The beer has a nice, complex mixture of tartness and doughy, spicy, sweeter flavors.

M-The heft is medium to light with semi-crisp, active carbonation. A nice example of the style.

O-This is a very enjoyable beer. Like the other offerings I have had from Off Color, this beer drinks well without trying too hard to impress with a bunch of alcohol or odd flavors. I would happily drink this again, preferably sitting outside in the sunshine of a warm summer day.

spoony, Jul 28, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours into my Hennepin stemmed glass a slight hazed lemon yellow with just a tinge of orange,a great looking one finger bone white head that settled slowly into a frothy mass.Alot of lemon and orange oils in the nose wich gives off some tartness,mild funk in the background.Dry with a little toasted grain upfront on the palate with a little tartness from lemon-like notes,not much funk or phenols to be found wich I like.Very drinkable and dry with refreshing tartness,awesome summer beer here,my first Off Color beer is a hit.

oberon, May 26, 2014
Photo of braugon
4/5  rDev +1%

braugon, May 09, 2014
Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

kuishinbo_tantei, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of DaftPatrick
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

DaftPatrick, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of Jared14
4/5  rDev +1%

Jared14, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of 77apm
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

77apm, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of Guinnsslvr
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Guinnsslvr, May 15, 2014
Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Nose: fruit, a little light sour funk, spice, saison nose.
Pours hazy gold, 2” very finely bubbled foam cap, descends to a thick ½” moussey foam cap that persists.
Starts creamy, fruit, funk, saison, hop finish, very fine carbonation, very light for the amount of flavor packed into the glass, lemony, very airy and moussey, herbal, spice – sage?
The texture is outrageously good. Medium to medium light body, effervescent, very nicely done.

pat61, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Cynic-ale, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of KirkFrancis
4/5  rDev +1%

KirkFrancis, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

JuniperJesus, Feb 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

CLCardinal84, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of Schlafly33
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Schlafly33, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

acurtis, May 26, 2014
Photo of JasonSiedman
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

JasonSiedman, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

mdaschaf, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

mrjedi299, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Beezee, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of schmidtmattsays
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

schmidtmattsays, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of riotontheroad
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

really good funky smell.
nice frothy head and cloudy golden body.
refreshing farmhouse flavor.
bonus for the hand drawn label.
overall, good representation of the style.
will drink again.

riotontheroad, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of mason22d
5/5  rDev +26.3%

mason22d, Jun 18, 2014
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Apex Predator from Off Color Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.