Apex Predator | Off Color Brewing

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Brewed by:
Off Color Brewing
Illinois, United States
offcolorbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
When you brew as much as we do, sometimes we get tired of telling the yeast what to do. For Apex Predator Farmhouse Ale, we pitch the yeast cold, turn off the temperature control, and let the yeast do it's thing. To our delight, it spat out the sweet scent of juicy fruit wafting from a frothy, white mane. Brewed only with grain and sugar unencumbered by the heat of the kiln, we create a hazy, golden body. Apex Predator gets its teeth from a generous Crystal dry-hopping that completes the dry finish with a fruity bite. Pounce on the opportunity to let it part your lips and you may find yourself at the top of the food chain.

35 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 01-15-2014

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Reviews:
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972
pDev:
8.46%
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12 oz bottle

Pours a cloudy lemon gold. Sugar white head retains indefinitely.

Smells of rose water, coriander, lemongrass, cracker, and white grape.

Tastes of grape, mild citrus tartness, lemon zest, straw grassy malts, cracker, coriander and a light herbal hop bite.

Medium body with stinging carbonation on the tongue.

A very nice tasty saison, lots of great flavor with some nice mild hoppiness to set it apart. Very much worth trying.

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Pours a cloudy, semi-murky orange with a finger and a half of white head. Head retention is fair with good lacing left behind. Aroma is light Belgian yeast, cloves, and biscuit malts. Flavor profile is Belgian yeast spice, cloves, and biscuit malts at the start, but takes a slightly sour dive as the yeast and cloves fade. Mouth feel is medium in thickness, with a slightly fizzy, harsh feel. Overall, a fair farmhouse, but it does feature a slightly harsh finish and feel.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 12oz bottle.

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Apex Predator from Off Color Brewing
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 972 ratings