Sour Apple Saison
Epic Brewing Company

Sour Apple SaisonSour Apple Saison
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From:
Epic Brewing Company
 
Utah, United States
Style:
Saison
Ranked #676
ABV:
8.1%
Score:
80
Ranked #26,277
Avg:
3.53 | pDev: 15.3%
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
484
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 26, 2023
Added:
Jun 12, 2010
Wants:
  33
Gots:
  60
Sweet, yet dry and tart, apples spiced with coriander, grains of paradise, anise, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger. There is no wrong way to enjoy this Saison Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale!
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Growler from Albertsons. Release 62. Notable that this straight up Saison in aroma and taste, fruit comes in second. Musty, yeasty, bready aroma. Taste follows with floral, yeasty Saison tastes, accented by the sour apples. Saison nature shines through
Jun 26, 2023
 
Rated: 3.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

May 13, 2020
 
Rated: 2.77 by emptyglassagain from Massachusetts

May 29, 2019
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

3.81/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Look - hazy yellow color with a lasting white head and skimming
Smell - sweet light spices and grains slight apple
Taste - slight apple but more than the scent, alot of the rest like the scent
Feel - medium full body and a medium carbonation
Overall - pretty good beer
Feb 24, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by mrcraft from California

Nov 04, 2018
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Reviewed by iguanodon from Utah

3.52/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
[Original rating 2012-07-28] Pours a clear gold with a thick white head. Aroma is apple, nutmeg and clove. Taste is sour apple with a bitter finish, some black pepper in the finish. This is very well done, the apple is noticeable but not over done, the belgian base comes through very nicely.
Oct 03, 2018
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.05/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Slightly foggy sparkling pale gold with a fizzy head that condenses to a persistent thin but fluffy film and creamy collar.

Smell is pear, cinnamon and pie crust with clove and licorice, bringing it to an almost potpourri-like aroma, in a bad way.

The "sour" part is more like grapey-lemon maybe, but it's not very present, as the spicy phenolic yeast takes hold. I find myself repeating myself yet again in an Epic "Saison" review--it's so spice-forward it's almost like cinnamon, and I guess that helps emulate an apple-like flavor with an apple pie-like notes, but it's also kind of pumpkin pie-like actually, which ultimately is too weird to fully enjoy.

A very frothy but also light effervescence disappears off the palate quickly to a thin body with a semi-wet, sparkling finish.
Sep 11, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by axf4129 from Indiana

Oct 18, 2017
 
Rated: 4.7 by MAR_801 from Utah

Sep 27, 2017
 
Rated: 3.21 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey

Jun 06, 2017
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Rated by micropale from Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Too much cinnamon.
Apr 25, 2017
 
Rated: 3.87 by Montanabeerz from Montana

Apr 01, 2017
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Reviewed by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
This beer was a breath of fresh air very different smells and great flavor. Smells of a basic saison with heightened Apple cinnamon and some anise notes. Flavor started off with a pretty strong licorice but drinking it over time mended the funky and wet hey flavors from the style and the tart apple base with a lot of cinnamon flavor. The ginger really brings it all together. Body is pretty good drinks quite light for 8% with a nice smooth sweet finish. Overall quite worth it for $6 a pour with a 16 ounce pint
Mar 18, 2017
 
Rated: 3.28 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland

Jan 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by paulish from New York

Nov 03, 2016
 
Rated: 4.26 by leprechaunandfatman from Ohio

Sep 28, 2016
 
Rated: 3.69 by DCHritz from Pennsylvania

Sep 23, 2016
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Reviewed by KTCamm from New Jersey

4.18/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
8/22....pours thick hazy dirty gold, with foam that settles out completely. Buttery, apple rum, butterscotch nose. Quite pleasant. Taste opens with a tart apple and spills into a funky yeasty Belgian blend. Slight bitter buried in their too. Complex and wonderful.
Sep 11, 2016
 
Rated: 2.66 by ZachT from Canada (BC)

Aug 28, 2016
 
Rated: 3.62 by maz from Illinois

Aug 17, 2016
Sour Apple Saison from Epic Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 484 ratings