Peachfunker
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Style:
American Wild Ale
ABV:
6%
Score:
95
Avg:
4.39 | pDev: 11.16%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
50
From:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  37
Gots
  11
SCORE
95
World-Class
Notes: Ale aged in oak barrels with peaches.
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 50 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of 4lo
4.51/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured into a teku

Pour - Nice opaque golden yellow pour. Slight head that quickly drifts off. Appears to be a bit of pulp / cloudiness at the bottmo of the pour

Smell - Peach up front which smacks you in the face. Citrus picks up afterward from there

Taste - Peach comes on quite strong hit by the sweetness and tart/sour following. Really quiet refreshing in hot weather. Bit of acidity to it, but not nearly what the other reviews communicated. Perhaps a sign of the age.

Mouthfeel - Nice level of carbonation with smooth mouthfeel leading way to the sour of the beer. Nicely done by Pizza Boy

Overall - Appreciate this beer and it's balance between flavor of the peaches and sourness to offset the sweet. Well done and look forward to more PB sours

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Photo of BARFLYB
3.07/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Murky extra pulp orange juice looking in appearance, no head. Smells of peach puree and battery acid/nail polish. Taste is awful and quite acidic, but it may have to do with this murky liquid with yeast/pulp in suspension, not quite sure what's going on here. Does not go down easy, but it went easily down the drain.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.56/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy bright orange. Nowhere near as murky and viscous looking as Apricotfunker.

Smell - Lots of peach. Really intense acidity. Woody and oaky.

Taste - Peach doesn't come out quite as well. Sourness builds up. It gets too intense and slightly acetic. Woody and very sour finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. Very sour.

Overall - Good fruit flavor, but it's really intensely sour. Detracts a little and I vastly prefer Apricotfunker to this.

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Peachfunker from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 50 ratings