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Cask 200 | Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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4.41/5
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339 Ratings
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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): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Solera-Style Saison.

Added by largadeer on 08-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#367
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
339
pDev:
6.12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
195
Gots:
61
Trade:
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.94/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Another stand out by SARA. Cask 200 such an amazing beer.

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4.83/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.8/5  rDev +8.8%

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4.8/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The beer offers tons of funk, wet hay, a touch of horse blanket, then onto lots of stone fruit. A medium minus tart quality, apricot, and a really wonderful dry finish.

A hugely complex beer and one of the best wild saisons.

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4.79/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.78/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This pours a clear gold with loose billowy foam. I get an aroma that’s part funky wet hay, straw, and crisp berries. The flavor is funky and floral with a long finish at the end. My review does not do this beer justice as it is an absolutely amazing creation of art.

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4.76/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a hard beer to give a blanket rating to.

There have been five(?) bottled batches thus far and they have all been different. That's kind of the point of this beer. To bottle the current state of the cask, to document where the ale once was. For this to only have one score seems a bit silly to me, yet here we are.

Recently, a few friends and I drank all of the versions (including variants) so I feel uniquely qualified to pass judgement here.

Batch one: near perfect. hints of vanilla, not overly sour. The most 'honest' if you will.
Batch two: I think this was my favorite, surpassed one in complexity, but that's expected with the style. Feels a bit more like an american wild than batch one (which is a rant for another time [this beer is not an american wild])
Batch three: after batch two, this let me down. A bit more champagne-like than expected, very dry, certainly not bad, just felt less like a sante saison than I'm used to.
Batch four: not sure what's up with the even number batches, but this was nearly as good as two.
Batch five: felt too young, but I won't be surprised when it's up to par with batch four.

I like this beer.

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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Cask 200 from Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 339 ratings
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