Cherry Saison | Epic Ales

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2.86 w/ 2 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Epic Ales
Washington, United States
epicales.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by zeledonia on 09-19-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Avg:
2.86/5
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Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of mactrail
3.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Quite attractive foamy pink brew, actually this is really crazy dark pink. There is some distinct pie cherry flavor, even a touch of malty sweetness. The yeast is out of control, though, I don't think I've tasted a more bitter yeasty flavor. Well, if that's what it is. Wheaty aroma is inviting, however. Pretty much undrinkable after a few sips.

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Photo of zeledonia
2.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Tasted 18 September 2015.

Pours a deep cherry reddish brown. Two fingers of pinkish-white head, great retention and outstanding lacing. Very nice.

Smell is mostly cherries, a little herbal sting behind them. Saison, you say? Not from where I'm standing.

Taste is unpleasantly sharp and bitter. There's an edge to it, a bite that I really don't like. I can't quite put my finger on it, but it's an off taste, something gone awry. There's stuff going on behind that, mostly over-the-top cherry juice concentrate. But I can barely get there thanks to this nastiness up front.

Feel is fine. Prickly carbonation, medium-bodied.

This is no good. I won't be finishing it. The taste is sharp, and just not enjoyable. Maybe it's a weird combination of the fruit and hops? Whatever it is, it's not fun to drink.

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Cherry Saison from Epic Ales
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 2 ratings
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