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Peachy King - RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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86
very good

44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jaswilson2 on 02-08-2014)
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Brandy3423


5/5  rDev +30.5%

06-29-2014 02:55:43 | More by Brandy3423
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Bernerdawg

Georgia

4.86/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Tried at the brewery. Normally not a fan of fruit/vegetable brews but this was exceptional. Color and smell were amazing. Taste is the equivalent of a mouthful of ripe peaches; what's surprising is the depth: thick but not syrupy, with a big note of honeysuckle that embraces both the fruit and the 9% abv perfectly.

Not something I'd drink year round but on a balmy spring afternoon, a spicy dip or plate of jerked chicken washes down well with a growler of this stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

03-15-2014 18:25:56 | More by Bernerdawg
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PapaRottman

South Carolina

4.65/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This was called Impeachment. Year to Year this beer may vary - this year's release was spectacular. Way more peach flavor than the Son of Peach which is a good thing - it tastes natural and makes this strong 10% go down way too easy. If they make beer candles one day - this would have to be one of them, easily one of the best smelling beers on the market.

Serving type: on-tap

02-22-2014 13:10:17 | More by PapaRottman
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Laulau

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

04-22-2014 03:05:23 | More by Laulau
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shawn1976

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

07-13-2014 22:43:58 | More by shawn1976
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greyghost86

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-10-2014 03:07:44 | More by greyghost86
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +11%

03-11-2014 01:15:07 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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Dilbert65

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11%

04-18-2014 00:39:11 | More by Dilbert65
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11%

02-08-2014 19:42:47 | More by jaswilson2
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rramsey

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11%

03-09-2014 21:32:27 | More by rramsey
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am still reducing and eradicating my backlog of bottles, but I have been mostly impressed so far with this brewery's beers. My thanks to the Friendly Greek Bottle Shop for making them available to us.

From the bottle: "Stop by & visit us in Spartanburg[,]SC"; "Drink Smart"; "Handcrafted Every [Bottle,] [Drop,] [Time]"; "Ruthless to the pit, the King is a tasty tyrant to be feared and revered. Cloaked in gold with an air of fresh South Carolina peaches, it's easy to fall prey to is majesty's palatable charms. Respect the power of the peach, or it's off with your head." Is it me, or does the King resemble Felonious Monk IRL?

I am ruthless when it comes to aggro pours! I love watching the pseudo-cascade occur, the development of two fingers of tawny head with decent retention and finally, the release of the esters. Once more, a beer smelled like preserves in my kitchen. I really miss my grandmothers, both of whom were well versed in the culinary arts. They were the ones who taught me to can fruits and vegetables during the summer months so that they would be available in the wintertime. Beyond simple canning was the production of jams, jellies and preserves and that is what this beer reminded me of. Color was a hazy deep-amber (SRM = > 9, < 13). Once the head settled, I leaned in for a better sniff and then it really hit me - peach brandy! There was a group of us on the USS Fulton (AS-11) in 1985 that were all in our early 20s while Connecticut's drinking age was still 20 y/o. We did not have a lot of money, so we would have the evening meal on the mess decks, then go to a nearby liquor store and get a couple of cases of cheap beer and some fruit brandy, usually blackberry, but occasionally peach, and listen to the radio from local WCNI-FM while throwing frisbees. Man, I had not thought about those days in years! Mouthfeel was medium-to-full. Taste was peachy keen, but with a real heat to go with it. Phew! Man, I was totally digging this action. Imperial Wheat, eh? Whoda thunk it? Lay this on some of the chicks who profess not to like beer and see what happens ... Sure, it had a slight burn on the finish, but the peach flavor trumped all.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 20:07:03 | More by woodychandler
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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 17:20:06 | More by briandaube
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-30-2014 14:42:17 | More by atlbravsrno1
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-01-2014 14:26:01 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-24-2014 01:01:24 | More by IdrinkGas
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-14-2014 16:32:03 | More by JMUbrewz
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LancetherealLeader

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-03-2014 22:31:42 | More by LancetherealLeader
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psdonnelly

Alabama

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-15-2014 21:59:21 | More by psdonnelly
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-29-2014 22:38:07 | More by Knapp85
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GallowsThief

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-27-2014 23:03:58 | More by GallowsThief
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-05-2014 02:18:20 | More by kylehay2004
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-21-2014 11:43:25 | More by ADTaber
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-04-2014 18:10:57 | More by Casey3236
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sagefool

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not usually a fan of "imperial" anything, as they tend to be too sticky.

This is very good.

Pours amber and semi-cloudy.

Nose is peach and vanilla.

Taste is reminiscent of peach marmalade and southern comfort/bourbon. Boozy but zero burn.

Overall, a very nice beer that would go well with a dessert or rich cheese. Not a thirst quencher, but most definitely an after dinner sipper.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 19:41:41 | More by sagefool
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seedyone

New York

3.95/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap. Full bodied & full taste. I've been big on the barrel aged stuff lately and this plucks my heart strings, for sure. I've had skillet roasted peaches on a plate before and this is giving much the same enjoyment. The slight caramelization mingles nicely with a not too sweet peachyness. I'd love to try this cooked in with some pork dish or other.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2014 20:53:50 | More by seedyone
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Peachy King from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.