Westly | Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Westly is a reinterpretation of on of our favorite beers we make here at SARA, West Ashley. It is also an exercise in folly. We indulged ourselves on question: what would Ashley be like with more fruit and longer aging? Twice the amount of apricots and twice the time in barrels, Westly is the answer. We hope you agree that sometimes more is better. Sometimes folly is the path. Sante!

Added by CheapBeerBuzz on 09-09-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
296
pDev:
6.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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528
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Poured from a 750mL bottle into a Sante Adarius tulip glass. Drank right after tasting West Ashley Thanks Jake for the trade.

Pours a hazy light orange body, looks almost pulpy with a one finger white fizzy head that reduces quickly. Leaves little lacing.

On the nose, it’s very fruit-forward and champagne-like. Tons of stone fruit aromas, very juicy and potent. Psyched to taste this based on the nose!

On the tongue, it’s very tart upfront but the fruit is delicate and balanced. Just enough apricot flavors. Very juicy and crisp, lightly funky, champagne, white wine flavors. Oak barrel flavors show up slightly on the follow through. Mouthfeel is spot on with refreshing, medium-high carbonation.

I’d say this lived up to the hype, it was smoother and more delicate, less sour and more fruity than West Ashley.

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Westly from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
Beer rating: 4.68 out of 5 with 296 ratings