La Peche | Marble Brewery

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Marble Brewery
New Mexico, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ONovoMexicano on 10-13-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of bbadger
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.18/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer debuted today (or maybe yesterday) at Marble Brewery's downtown (main) location.
The beer is served in a goblet/snifter style glass and comes with a healthy two finger head. The beer is blonde with tinges of orange and very much resembles an IPA in appearance. According to Marble, they got a hold of about 150 pounds of peaches from local grocer La Montanita Co-Op and blended these with several sours.

The smell is potently peach, but with wheaty and yeasty characteristics that let you know that this isn't simply a fruit beer. The taste is immediately sour, yet the fruit comes in and provides some balance, making it smooth-drinking and refreshing. The beer is a great combination of sweetness and tartness, as it is neither cloying and syrupy or over the top sour.

I had to bite the bullet and pay around $7 for a couple of servings of this because it was so damn good. Marble has now offered about 5-6 sour beers since I've lived in ABQ (now for about a year and a half) and they've proven that they are adept at producing this style. I wish they'd produce more of this and even think about bottling it. For now, I'll just be grateful for living in Albuquerque and having access to such a great beer.

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La Peche from Marble Brewery
4.14 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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