Sans Pagaie | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sans Pagaie translates to “without a paddle” and is our take on the Belgian-style kriek, a sour blonde ale aged in barrels with cherries. The base beer has a subtle funk that melds gently with the fruit giving this beer flavors reminiscent of coconut, vanilla yogurt and of course, fresh cherries. A complex beer, perfect for a warm California day in the park with a slice of home made chocolate cake.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 03-18-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
742
Reviews:
119
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
9.02%
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
190
For Trade:
24
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Ratings: 742 |  Reviews: 119
Photo of Keananmichael5
4.53/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

So good!!! Super super sour and great cherry taste. One of the most sour beers I have ever had and i really enjoyed it. Great sour feel and smell as well

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Photo of kmanjohnson
3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattMorin
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ronricorossi
3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2015 bottles, served cold and allowed to warm. Pours a pink/red, medium head that dissipates quickly. Smells funky, tart, cherry. Taste follows exactly. Tart, but not too much. Would like just a slight more cherry in the flavor, but it is good none the less.

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Photo of domdomdomdom
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cortical835
4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Btip1969
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stillyman11
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GhostMilk
4.56/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of t2grogan
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rhong187
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of facefox
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Slatetank
4.57/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The color is cherry red and the smell has a lot of tart cherry aroma wtih slight sour scent of wild yeast.

The flavor has a great balance of cherry in the taste with the wild yeast adding some acidity and dry quality in the finish -recommend this as it is a very good cherry flavored wild ale.

a glowing rose color with light white head. The aroma has a tart cherry smell like sour cherry candy. The feel is tangy with sour acidity and light woody texture with heavy fruity tannic with light malt and sour puckering finish.

The taste is great with full cherry tartness and semi-sweet stone fruit with tart cherry and slight malt support of the sourness from the yeast and cherries with slight fruity floral quality of cherry skin flavor. Overall I found this to be a wonderful sour ale with lots of intensity

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Photo of sillyhed8
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chefbrady
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Brilliantly bright red , familiar bruery sour aroma of musty funk. Pleasantly surprised it's not overly sour as bruery beers tend to be. A fair amount of tart and sour cherry flavor, however mellow, somewhat dry finish. Agree with other posts not very "krieky" but tasty sour blond none the less. Drank the whole bottle.

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Photo of freshflesh
4.54/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of epyon396
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SourAddict
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty tart beer. Tart cherry flavor comes through. A little too sour for my taste. Still decent though.

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Photo of Fusslord
3.15/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Sans Pagaie from The Bruery
4.1 out of 5 based on 742 ratings.
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