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Fuzzy - Side Project Brewing

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280 Ratings
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Ratings: 280
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 604
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Blonde American Wild Ale that was fermented and aged in Chardonnay barrels with Missouri grown White Peaches. The Batch 1 cocktail for fermentation includes both spontaneously captured yeast and bacteria from our family's farm and our house wild blend.

(Beer added by: coryking on 11-07-2013)
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Reviews by bahnfire:
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle into HF stem.

A: Bright opaque orange/yellow/gold. I suppose you could say peach colored. Bright white 1 finger head on pour that recedes to a ring of white bubbles around the edges of the surface.

S: Peaches and funk.

T: Pretty darn sour, but not overly so. Funky peaches and I get apricots too. Reminds me of Almanac Valley of the Hearts Delight but not quite as sour, which is a good thing IMO.

M: Great carbonation, light and lively. Slick on the tongue.

O: I had hoped I would enjoy this given the cost to acquire, and I'm pleasantly surprised it lives up to the hype. (taste wise) I still think some of the trade offers are out of control, but if you can get a reasonable trade for it (like I did), I would recommend seeking it out.

bahnfire, May 02, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of macrosmatic
4.63/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

**REVIEW NUMBER 700**

Big thanks to dujayhawk for sending this one down! Reviewed from notes. Poured from 375 mL bottle into a Tampa Bay Brewing Company snifter.

A: Pours a hazy light gold, with a thin white head and medium visible carbonation.

S: Big funk, barnyard and horseblanket, less stone fruit, and some lactic tartness. Mild vinous character as it opens up during the drink.

T: Funky tartness, lactic acid, an incredibly natural peach flavor. Some barnyard, milder barrel tannins, hints of the white wine. Nicely attenuated light malts, and puckeringly dry funky tartness. Finishes with some lingering stone fruit and bone dryness.

M: Light body, good carbonation sensation, and an alcohol content that is VERY well-hidden for the listed ABV.

O: This was really, truly, very good. Drinkable, but maintains the tart, funk and fruit that you're looking for. I truly don't know if it would be worth what it seems to be trading for, especially since it disappears from your glass before you realize it's gone. But it's really yummy.

macrosmatic, Jun 10, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev -4.1%

From 08/19/14 notes. 375 ml bottle poured into my Lost Abby stemware. Big thanks to BeerLawyer85 for sharing this one; thanks Ross!

Pours a murky bright yellow color with one inch of bright white head. Super sour nose and taste, peaches, sour white wine, oak, floral notes. Taste is very vinegary and has more sour fruits and oak. Acedic , light to medium body.

Overall a really good sour. Way more sour and vinegary than fruity, but really great. Worth seeking out for sure.

mdfb79, Aug 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

jono0101, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of Jared14
4.96/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Bought a pour at the release day. Poured from a 375ml bottle.

A- poured a golden yellow with little head, settles beautifully.
S- reminds me of a warhead from when I was little. Sour but with hints of peaches.
T- Very sour at first comparable to Sang Noir in tartness but lightens up and the peach notes come through wonderfully with dry wine and a hint of oak notes at the finish.
M- very light, goes down smooth and with no objections.

Overall this is one of the best sours, and more complex beers, I have had and easily ranks near the top of my list, which includes several Cascade beers, Almanac, and the sisters from GI. Try it if you can get your hands on it. Glad to have traded my bottles to friends for them to enjoy and experience.

Jared14, Apr 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

mikehighplains, Nov 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

BrandonDZ, Apr 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

fo1ksguitar, Jun 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

jaminjohnson, Apr 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

Cynic-ale, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -8%

Schlafly33, Apr 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of SpeedwayJim
4/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

375ml bottle into 3F stemware. Reviewed at a tasting 5/3/14

Pours very little head that dissipates quickly. Spotty lace with little cling. Beer is a slightly cloudy lemon. Average.

Nose is tart peach, light funk, cobwebs and a touch of wood. Crisp and accented.

Opens super tart peach. Very fruit forward. Sweet and tart in the middle with notes of peach flesh and skin. Funky towards the end but the sour never subsides. Peach skin aftertaste. Solid but pretty one dimensional. Very in your face.

Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Filmy and puckering in the mouth and dry going down. Dry finish with a lingering aftertaste that really coats the palate. Really drinkable.

A very solid beer overall but not close to deserving of the perfect score it gets. Look and nose are pretty average although this is quite tasty and drinkable.

SpeedwayJim, May 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

brewnic, Oct 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

huskermike12, Apr 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

Gonzoillini, Nov 26, 2013
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4.79/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

pours bright golden yellow. bottle started to gush however never did, head quickly dissipated once poured however still lively.

nose is peach. imagine sticking your nose into a peach cobbler. yeah, it's like that.

taste was quite sour, far more sour up from than i was expecting. once you get past the deep tart sour, the peaches emerge to provide a sweet peachy candy.

mild to moderate carbonation and seriously lip and mouth puckering.

yeah, this is pretty insane. i love peaches. the song sucked but fuzzy does not, fuzzy rules.

hooliganlife, Apr 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

markcp, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.81/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy yellow body. Small chunky white head. Thick collar.

Smell - Lots of peach. White wine. Light acidity. Yeasty. Oak. Dynamic!

Taste - Really sour. Intense peach, but it's more sour than anything. White wine. Oak. Yeasty.

Mouthfeel - Overly sour. Well carbonated.

Overall - This has a really fantastic aroma, but it's so sour. Just overwhelms all other flavors.

Alieniloquium, Jun 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

Thurgoft, Oct 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

incubuscience, Nov 17, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev -9.1%

sfr26, Monday at 03:11 AM
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Jarpo, Apr 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

cmdmzmjm, Apr 20, 2014
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Fuzzy from Side Project Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.