Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale | Epic Brewing Company

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Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style AleBrainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company
Utah, United States
epicbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We took our double gold medal winning Brainless Belgian, added organic peach puree and aged it in French Chardonnay casks from Sawtooth Winery. Drink from a Pinot glass, serve on the warm side of cold, it develops nicely as it warms displaying more fruit and wine.

Added by JohnGalt1 on 10-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
640
Reviews:
158
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
16.01%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
111
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 640 |  Reviews: 158
Photo of HankSingle
3.8/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This is a very nice belgian...something? Pale Ale, I suppose. But no peaches, at all, for me. A light, white wine sweetness, a touch of almost lactic tart - it absolutely buries its alcohol, and drinks real, real easy for being 11%+.

This beer would probably taste better if they hadn't so emphasized the peaches in the name and on the label - the expectation really gets in the way of the taste.

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Photo of costanzo_mike
4.18/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear, gold color with a light white head that dissipates, slight lacing. Smell is white wine and loads of peaches. Tastes reflect the same, nice balanced tart from the wine and sweet from the peaches. Smooth feel with some carbonation. Not sure why this hasn't received higher ratings.

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Photo of Flounder57
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass. Batch 74.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to nothing quickly. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and vision of tiny bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Definitely peach up front on the nose, toasted, pale malts, Belgian yeast, vanilla, apple, grapes, and oak.

Taste: Peach puree sweetness and deliciousness, banana, apple, grapes, oak, vanilla, toasted, pale malts, and Belgian yeast. Slight chewy notes, dry, and warm boozy alcohol. Definitely a sipper.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied, medium to high carbonation, a little dry, warm alcohol, and a little chewy.

Overall: Got to say this beer grew on me and warmed me up in this negative degree weather here in Boston. This beer reminds me of a beefed up tripel with peaches. Pretty cool.

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Photo of liquorpig
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jheimbigner
2.1/5  rDev -41%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of gonzo000
3.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jamison85
3.18/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Howlader
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roybert
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matt141
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of capnamerica
3.34/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
1.93/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Underwear, sweat, body odor, with an opened but forgotten days old fruit salad container in the corner of the locker room.

Offensively funky, seems warm and goopy even while it just flowed cold and bubbly from the tap.

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Photo of orangesol
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwarren82
3.82/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pollocwr
4.64/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Yellow pour, hazy, white head; aroma was lots of oak, chardonnay, and peaches. Yeast impact was minimal.

Taste I thought was going to be bretty, but its a straightforward peach, belgian pale ale/tripel pretty much with a cleaner yeast profile than most in that style. I enjoyed it, but the price was a little much ($10 range).

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Photo of cragg326
4.93/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best beers I have ever had. Love it, but have not been able to find it here in the midwest, only CA.

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Photo of Svingjo
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sheenisgod
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BillRoth
4.13/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at Bagby Beer Co in Oceanside

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Photo of bgold86
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Elicoleman
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of awesomekittens
2.19/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Tastes basically like a watered down peach schnapps with a beery aftertaste. Can definitely feel the alcoholic bite with an almost floral feel.

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Photo of khargro2
4.04/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Brainless On Peaches Belgian-Style Ale from Epic Brewing Company
3.56 out of 5 based on 640 ratings.
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