Unit 101 | Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
California, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by illidurit on 02-17-2013

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 51
Photo of Kurmaraja
4.24/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The variability of ratings on SARA hops is fascinating. Being new to the peninsula I need to drink more to understand if it's simply a variability of the product or if it's a style preference. So far, I've got nothing to complain about with the product. I've enjoyed all the hoppy beers I've had from them. They definitely veer a bit more to the bitter, a watery body (which I like - almost a merger of their saison feel with hops), and a blended hop profile rather than single hop juice bombs. There's usually a grain note to them as well. That rusticity man!

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Photo of cherche
2.5/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This tastes like it has a cinnamon roll in it. Lots of sweetness with nothing to balance it out and really not much in terms of hops presence. yet to have an IPA from SARA that I really like...they seem very unbalanced and overdone.

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Photo of elNopalero
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Straw ran color with tightly laced foam.
Aroma of grass and straw.
Drying finish with a grassy straw dank hop basis.

I guess I don’t have much more to add to this review right now.

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Photo of scottfrie
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at TRB.

A: Served a cloudy lemon color with a thick and dense bright white head. Head slowly faded into a fuzzy collar that left a network of sticky lace down the glass.
S: The nose is a bit dank and a bit tropical, but doesn't blow me away. There's a note or two of citrus as well.
T: Herbal hops hit up front followed by notes of tropical fruits, slight citrus, and dank and spicy hops. The finish has a touch of pine and balancing bready malt.
M: Medium body, slick, greasy, and oily mouthfeel. The carbonation is low, soft, and smooth.
O: A very clean and flavorful ipa. It's nothing exceptional, but I could drink this all day.

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Photo of illidurit
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orangey gold with a firm white head. Nice citric hop aroma, big on grapefruit and tangerine. Flavor brings a crackery malt base with unripe grapefruit notes and a smooth creamy mouthfeel. Carbonation is really fine, combining with the mouthfeel to give it an airy, pillowy texture. Dry finish with a sneaky bitterness.

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Unit 101 from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
3.83 out of 5 based on 51 ratings.
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