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Apex Predator - Off Color Brewing

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89
very good

493 Ratings
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Ratings: 493
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 12
Gots: 65 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: emerge077 on 01-15-2014

When you brew as much as we do, sometimes we get tired of telling the yeast what to do. For Apex Predator Farmhouse Ale, we pitch the yeast cold, turn off the temperature control, and let the yeast do it's thing. To our delight, it spat out the sweet scent of juicy fruit wafting from a frothy, white mane. Brewed only with grain and sugar unencumbered by the heat of the kiln, we create a hazy, golden body. Apex Predator gets its teeth from a generous Crystal dry-hopping that completes the dry finish with a fruity bite. Pounce on the opportunity to let it part your lips and you may find yourself at the top of the food chain.

35 IBU
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have been to quite a few breweries from eight cities. I have yet to find something as delicious and consistently worth my time. I know it's only n opinion, but this beer is my number one. By a landslide.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Murky, Golden straw colored, decent 1 finger of soapy head

S-Whoa! This is a fruit bomb. Smells like bubblegum, citrus zest leaning more towards fresh oranges, pears, pepper notes, maybe some cloves as well. This is where the beer truely shines

T-True saison taste, hay, pepper, cloves, maybe some honey? You definately get the fruits from the smell as well as some honey. Really really well done.

M- Very bright, light carbination, almost creamyness, no alcohol at all, In fact you would think you were drinking a 4.5-5% saison not one thats almost 7%

O- I was surprised by how good this was. It's not easy to make a saison of this quality and they really knocked it out of the park with this one. My only problem is I didn't grab more than 1 of these and they don't distribute to Pittsburgh.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bright, cloudy, gold/yellow with puffy white head.

Tangy, earthy, citric. Exactly what I want from a saison.

Could use a tad more emphasis on tart and the finish leaves something to be desired but otherwise delightful. Little spicy and citric, kinda hoppy, fairly musty and bread/biscuity. Gimme more.

Light, bright outdoorsy beer.

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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.

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Apex Predator from Off Color Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 493 ratings.