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West Ashley | 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): 7.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Orange, lactic, and bursting with apricot aroma, West Ashley is built for consideration and conversation. While Ashley starts as a simple Saison, careful aging in French Oak Pinot Noir barrels with apricots, our house microbes, and warm encouragement transform her into a tart, complex and delectable beer.

Added by illidurit on 08-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#64
Reviews:
96
Ratings:
1,032
pDev:
6.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
941
Gots:
140
Trade:
15
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4.55/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Philcassella
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RNbeerfan
4.59/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pmarlowe
4.55/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle is about 2.5 years old.

A: Orange tinted pale with fizzy white head that quickly disappears to nothingness.

S: Funky barnyard and earth alongside a good dose of tart apricot, earth, orange, and light oak.

T: Hay, sour apricot, grainy wheat, a touch of citrus and new oak, and a whiff of tartness that grows to medium-light through the long finish. Sourness is firm but not excessive. The fruit component is noticeable but pretty light at this point.

M: Medium-light body and medium-high carbonation.

O: An excellent fruited sour, one of the better American versions; sort of Fou Foune-ish. Doesn’t quite hit the complexity of the Belgians but it’s still damn good.

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Photo of TheBeerTruck
4.24/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mibowers
4.83/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CoryR
4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bigdoc91
4.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.22/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ivan52
4.83/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.79/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stevem68
4.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a nice peach amber color. Aroma is tart, funky and stone fruit. Flavor is fantastic. Nice tartness with stone fruit sweet and sour on the finish. Has a nice body and overall a delicious beer.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.61/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nicolaiw
4.46/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours pale hazy yellow, white thick frothy head.
Aroma has tons of apricots, sour lemon tart, hay,
Taste is lots of apricots, sour lemons, tart, raspberry, hay, little funk. Dry finish. Very drinkable

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4.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.66/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.35/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of loganburgh
4.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RealDeal
4.56/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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West Ashley from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
Beer rating: 4.57 out of 5 with 1,032 ratings
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