Fantasia | Upright Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
uprightbrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A barrel fermented beer using fresh peaches from Baird Family Orchards. The Fantasia is firmly tart and hugely aromatic with a character not unlike Belgian fruit lambics. Minimum one year on oak before an extended bottle conditioning prior to release.

More on the process: http://uprightbrewingblog.blogspot.com/2012/01/fantasia-blend-love.html

Released in 750ml bottles (96 cases) - January 2012
Released in 750ml bottles (85 cases) - January 2013

Added by msubulldog25 on 01-16-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
496
Reviews:
87
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.07%
 
 
Wants:
626
Gots:
77
For Trade:
14
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Photo of Lingenbrau
4.49/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is an amazing beverage. Everything is perfectly balanced. Just the right amount of sour and peach in the aroma and flavor, balanced by a light feel with no harshness anywhere. Very little oak, zero head, low carbonation...all the focus is on the smell and taste. This is a must try. Cheers!

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On draft at Upright. What a fucking pleasure to relax in the taproom and walk around with this beaut. Beautiful apricot, nice aroma. The peaches here aren't as prevalent as I would expect but they are used well, just making this beer very deep in flavor. The level of sour is great and man this beer is delcious and man I wish I had a bottle and mannn..

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Fantasia from Upright Brewing Company
4.3 out of 5 based on 496 ratings.
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