Nonna's Blend #5 | Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
California, United States
santeadairius.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by illidurit on 10-23-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
66
Reviews:
6
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
5.57%
 
 
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Review #2000. Thanks, Chris.

Pouring a clear light yellow with a dense white head with excellent retention and good lacing. The nose is excellent. Bright and fruity with a blend of peach, apricot, green grapes, some floral honey, a mild grain character - husk, straw and cracker like malt, a moderate funk with barnyard , earth, straw and some rotting lemons, this is exceptional. A pronounced sourness, a blend of lactic and mild lemon and a hint of acetic, this is seriously refreshing stuff.

The palate opens bright, fruity and sour with dry, mineraly and fruity white wine - peach, apricot, grapes, mineral, a little cider - followed by a blend of honey, lemony sourness, lactic and yogurty acidity and straw like and doughy malts. Minimally dusty, mildly earthy, mildly spicy with white pepper and a little clove, this beer is light in body, highly carbonated and with a fantastic finish that's long, funky, fruity and sour, this is excellent. Makes me think of a lower ABV NZ Sauvignon Blanc that's finished with Brett. Highly recommended.

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Nonna's Blend #5 from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
4.31 out of 5 based on 66 ratings.
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