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Apex Predator - Off Color Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 5
Gots: 30 | 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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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 unclejazz
4/5  rDev +1%

unclejazz, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Beerlover
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Beerlover, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev +1%

woodchip, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of Davepoolesque
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Davepoolesque, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of jbriggs7
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

jbriggs7, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of Cheld
3.84/5  rDev -3%

Cheld, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of alex_hart
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

alex_hart, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of alelover
4/5  rDev +1%

alelover, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of Ondray
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Ondray, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of larbush
4.15/5  rDev +4.8%

larbush, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of LovingCup
4/5  rDev +1%

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.

LovingCup, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of illpass78
4.23/5  rDev +6.8%

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.

illpass78, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Rayoga
4.44/5  rDev +12.1%

Rayoga, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of tykechandler
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

tykechandler, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Dbrag
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Dbrag, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of HoppyBastard2
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

HoppyBastard2, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of RMelyon
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

RMelyon, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev +1%

oriolesfan4, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of MarkyMOD
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

MarkyMOD, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of russpowell
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%

Pours a an effervescent & slightly hazed hay color with 2 fingers of frothy pearl colored head. Stellar
head retention & lacing (4.75)

S: Grassyness, sourness, hay & lemons (4.0)

T: Grapefruit, grassiness, wet hay, & lemons up front. Tartness & grassiness as this warms, some
dryness, more grapefruit (pink). Finishes with grapefruit, slight tartness & sourness, a little pear &
white grapes (4.25


MF: Medium bodied, fluffy carbonation (4.0)

Drinks so easy, well done. So glad these guys are now selling in Arkansas (4.0)

russpowell, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of DaftPatrick
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

DaftPatrick, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of Schlafly33
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Schlafly33, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of VAcrossr
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

VAcrossr, Aug 18, 2014
Apex Predator from Off Color Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.