Fantasia | Upright Brewing Company

FantasiaFantasia
BA SCORE
4.39/5
500 Ratings
FantasiaFantasia
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
Ranking:
#362
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
500
pDev:
8.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
626
Gots:
77
Trade:
14
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4.06/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gehille
4.55/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Knapp85
4.37/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

#8000: Fantasia pours out as a hazy orange colored beer with a fizzy white head that fades rather quickly. The smell of the beer is very nice, lots of tart ripe funky peaches on the nose, very enticing aroma. The taste is getting better as it warms, the flavors seemed a little off at first but now they're opening up into a juicy sour peach. The mouthfeel is very easy going, thinner with a subtle carbonation. No lingering sweetness in the finish. Overall it's a fine beer no real complaints, happy to have saved it for this moment.

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Photo of Stofko1992
4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of South2NW
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ctt8410
4.51/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of victory4me
4.56/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jkrug5
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of shoegueuze
4.68/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MaximumYuks
4.71/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TboneRN
3.84/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadhiker
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CraftFan5
4.34/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Whatup14
4.05/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
4.32/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of billab914
3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
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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4.37/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GDawgs34
4.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cyrushire
4.3/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dddddddd
4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of belgbeerdrinker
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nachojon
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
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
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 500 ratings
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