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Apex Predator - Off Color Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

287 Ratings
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Ratings: 287
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 8.63%
Wants: 4
Gots: 28 | 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)
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blue-dream

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

09-02-2014 11:03:51 | More by blue-dream
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.91/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a murky light yellow with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, earth, spice, yeast, funk, and fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly tart grain, yeast, spice, and citrus and tropical fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle.

09-02-2014 04:01:14 | More by UCLABrewN84
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CSO

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-01-2014 23:36:40 | More by CSO
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

09-01-2014 23:00:45 | More by mpalestino
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Vonerichs

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

Hazy and glowing gold. Great frothy head and retention.

Lemony smell with sine clove and funk. Grassy hops.

A nice combo of funk, peppery spice and citrus flavors of lemon and orange. Lightly phenolic with some overripe banana.

Good carbonation, medium body. Clean mouthfeel.

A very good saison that's true to style. Refreshing on a hot summer day.

09-01-2014 19:25:12 | More by Vonerichs
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JPortillo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

08-31-2014 00:21:02 | More by JPortillo
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CCutch

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-31-2014 00:04:36 | More by CCutch
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jmbot4371

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-30-2014 13:12:00 | More by jmbot4371
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AaronBurr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

08-30-2014 01:24:44 | More by AaronBurr
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Nordbier

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

08-30-2014 01:22:44 | More by Nordbier
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dbschoo


4.41/5  rDev +11.9%

08-29-2014 23:07:35 | More by dbschoo
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Ilovelampandbeer

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-29-2014 07:49:26 | More by Ilovelampandbeer
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riotontheroad

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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.

08-29-2014 05:26:27 | More by riotontheroad
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unclejazz

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-29-2014 00:39:43 | More by unclejazz
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Beerlover

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

08-28-2014 22:48:15 | More by Beerlover
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woodchip

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-28-2014 21:30:30 | More by woodchip
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

08-27-2014 14:12:17 | More by Davepoolesque
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

08-26-2014 16:09:48 | More by jbriggs7
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Cheld

Maine

3.84/5  rDev -2.5%

08-26-2014 12:09:02 | More by Cheld
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

08-26-2014 11:34:15 | More by alex_hart
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alelover

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-26-2014 00:09:13 | More by alelover
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Ondray

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

08-25-2014 15:36:51 | More by Ondray
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larbush

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +5.3%

08-25-2014 02:16:29 | More by larbush
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LovingCup

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

Personal notes: After trying "Fierce" by Off Color today, and going back and forth between a 3.75 and 4 I look back on "Apex Predator," a beer I need to revisit but have a endearing memory of, as rating a 3.75 and it just seems that the rating for this beer should not be the lower of the two and so I'm bumping this up to a 4. i shall revisit this one and update then. For some reason when I rate out of five I seem to end up rating lower. 4/5 just seems better than 80 out of 100 or 8 out of 10...but i digress.

08-24-2014 22:19:08 | More by LovingCup
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illpass78

Maine

4.23/5  rDev +7.4%

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip,

Appearance: Pours a hazy bright gold. Carbonation is heavy. Nice 1.5-finger white head that hangs around a bit. Slightly more than minimal lacing.

Aroma: Smells of spices, lemon, some citrus, zest, and some dry hops.

Taste: Really nice dry flavor with some spices and lemon mixed in. Very appealing saison. Little more alcoholic kick than some of its peers.

Mouthfeel: Just right for a saison. Well balanced.

Overall: I don't know much about this brewery or Midwestern craft beer in general, but this beer is a real hit. I like the funky bottle design, too. Will recommend to saison fans.

08-24-2014 22:01:45 | More by illpass78
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Apex Predator from Off Color Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 287 ratings.