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Le Fat - Silver City Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

17 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 7.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Silver City Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dirtylou on 09-23-2012)
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Ratings: 17 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by snaotheus:
Photo of snaotheus
3.86/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml foil/crown/cork bottle at 41 F poured into a pair of large snifters.

Pours opaque with a fluffy, creamy looking light brown head. Strong retention, not much carbonation. Smell is cherry sour in abundance. Some woody/smokey, but muddled by the fruitiness.

Taste is interesting. Something about it reminds me of fluffy marshmallows. Tart without being jaw-clenching. Some bitterness, like apple skin.

Mouthfeel is fluffy and pleasant. Overall, not bad at all, for a first sour attempt (in a not well known "our category") -- as far as I know, anyway.

snaotheus, May 18, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of jpbebeau
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

jpbebeau, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of dirtylou
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle, split, GO IRISH

appearance: served in a delirium chalice, nice mahogany body, creamy off-white head with light lace

smell: tart sugars hit first, metal, roasted malt

taste: immediately more impressive than my first sampling (tap - belgian beer fest) - a nice tarntess present, smoky malt, sugar, a touch metallic, caramel

mouthfeel: tart, sweet, complex

overall: good stuff - kind of an odd beer- nice sour traits in a scotch body

dirtylou, Sep 23, 2012
Photo of ford0626
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

ford0626, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Kevlee722, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Goosey, Dec 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Cheld, Jul 31, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -0.5%

John_Brewster_III, Sep 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Kurmaraja, May 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

JRod1969, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle opened on 11.1.12.
Bottled 2012

A - Pours a deep dark amber-brown with a one inch light tan head with solid retention.

S - Sour dark fruit, funk, sweet dark malt, oak.

T - Tart fruit, funk, wood, cherry, plum, red grapes.

D - Ok carbonation with a heavier body and a dry finish.

O - Oaky and dark fruit dominate. Mellow and nice.

HuskyinPDX, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of draheim
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750mL into a tulip. Pours a clear cola brown w/ a crackling 1-finger khaki head that settles slowly to a white collar.

Aroma is tart and fruity. Sour cherries, dry vinous oak, a whiff of vinegar.

Taste is wonderfully complex. Sweet fruity fermentable sugars interplay with sour lactic acidity. Wine, oak, fresh bread, sour cherries. Brown sugar and molasses too. Changes with every sip. Reminds me a little bit of Collage.

Mouthfeel is equally complex and balanced. Simultaneously sticky and dry. Finishes smooth and clean.

Overall, one of the best sweet/sour beers I've had. Highly recommended.

draheim, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of Impfan
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Remarkably complex, smooth and balanced sour with lots of red wine tannins, sour cherries, figs(revealing its Scotch Ale beginnings),and the requisite horse blanket and funk. A really big surprise and delight from Silver City. A truly world class brew.

Impfan, Mar 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

SeaAle, Feb 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Axnjxn, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

strongaf, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

beertunes, Jan 12, 2013
Le Fat from Silver City Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.