Peche Du Fermier
Side Project Brewing

Peche Du FermierPeche Du Fermier
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From:
Side Project Brewing
 
Missouri, United States
Style:
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
Ranked #15
ABV:
8%
Score:
99
Ranked #222
Avg:
4.51 | pDev: 5.32%
Ratings:
226
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 08, 2022
Added:
Aug 24, 2014
Wants:
  213
Gots:
  12
SCORE
99
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Peche Du FermierPeche Du Fermier
Notes: Saison du Fermier that, after maturity, was racked to French oak Cabernet barrels with Peaches and allowed to re-ferment to dryness.
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4.24 by acurtis from New Jersey on May 08, 2022
 
4.25 by Affinity from Missouri on May 02, 2022
 
4.5 by Sweffin from Wisconsin on Mar 29, 2022
 
4.71 by beersgud from Kansas on Mar 25, 2022
 
4.23 by Argento from Rhode Island on Feb 06, 2022
 
4.25 by ADTaber from South Carolina on Feb 06, 2022
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4.55/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Harrison8 from Missouri

Pours bright orange with a foggy transparency. Head is a finger and a half of snow-white foam. A few particulates sit at the bottom of the glass, but not much after pouring the first half of the bottle into the glass. The level of suspended particulate changes when the last 1/5th of the bottle is poured into the glass- it develops a more murky appearance, with visible silt and particulate in the bottom of the glass. Aroma is immediate peaches, but they're soft and delicate. It leans slightly into tart, but is otherwise well balanced thanks to the subtle peach sweetness. Faint cellar stone, oak, and grass occupy the rest of the nose, rounding out the depth. Peaches seem to swell in intensity as the beer warms towards room temperature. Flavor profile leads with peaches again, but leans into tart more so than the nose. It's a pretty quick transition from sweet peach to tart fruits, cellar stone, grass, lemon zest, and soft wood. Front third is fruited, with the back third being all base saison. The middle is a blend of the start and finish. Just like the nose, the peaches swell up in intensity as the beer warms to room temperature, and with that, it brings those underlying tart qualities forward. Still no puckering sourness, but it does create more contrast between tart and non-tart. No puckering or tart finish, with the finale wrapping up with a moderate dryness. Mouth feel is medium in thickness. It nearly falls flat on the tongue, with the initial portion being crisp. Overall, peach addition is wonderful, with the rest of the profile being a steadfast, focused, and balanced saison. It's not overly acidic or tart, providing just enough tartness to offer contrast, without forcing it into sour territory.

Blend #2. Served in a 15.5oz Speigalau tulip from a 750mL bottle.

Jan 27, 2022
 
4.66 by notchucknorris from California on Jan 22, 2022
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4.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by bret27 from California

Bottle shared by Hopelessly0.

Jan 22, 2022
 
4.73 by Hopelessly0 from California on Jan 22, 2022
 
4.52 by Shogun250 from Vermont on Jan 21, 2022
 
4.5 by eddie5721 from Illinois on Jan 18, 2022
 
4.75 by Virby44 from Wisconsin on Jan 17, 2022
 
4.54 by RAlmeida77 from Massachusetts on Jan 15, 2022
 
4.5 by not2quick from Missouri on Jan 12, 2022
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4.59/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by JohnG190 from New York

Pours orange gold with a slight head that dissipates immediately. On the nose, faint peach, earthy funk, white pepper, and slight oakiness. On the palate, a little peach, white wine, pepper with a puckering sour finish. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Very refreshing! Overall, even though I expected a little more peach flavor, this is a very nice variant on a classic saison!

Jan 09, 2022
 
4.81 by Gtwreck45 from Missouri on Jan 06, 2022
 
4.75 by rstump24 from Ohio on Jan 05, 2022
 
4 by Dharms from Pennsylvania on Jan 03, 2022
 
4.76 by CraftFan5 from New Jersey on Dec 20, 2021
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3.43/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by Alieniloquium from Florida

750 mL bottle. Clear golden. Smells of peach and strong stone fruit acidity. Tastes of just about all stone fruit sourness. Sour peach. Oak. A little earthy and fruity yeast in the finish. Just about as sour as I can handle. Good peach flavor, but not much else to it.

Aug 28, 2021
 
4.79 by rarapacz from Minnesota on Aug 11, 2021
 
4.46 by rbrefbeerman from California on Jul 20, 2021
 
4.56 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota on Jul 17, 2021
 
4.44 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on May 14, 2021
 
5 by TallGuyCM from California on Apr 12, 2021
 
4.37 by chepi141 from Missouri on Mar 16, 2021
 
4.5 by paulish from New York on Mar 04, 2021
 
4.42 by Original_Gravity from Washington on Feb 14, 2021
 
4.44 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut on Feb 08, 2021
 
4.54 by lorenwhite7 from Virginia on Feb 02, 2021
 
4.52 by pconn10 from Illinois on Jan 10, 2021
 
4.39 by Chilmer from Iowa on Jan 03, 2021
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4.18/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by eppie82 from Illinois

Blend 3, from bottle.

Deep yellow-orange (like a peach) color appearance with foam which quickly dissipates. This smells like peach already, but a lot of barnyard funk too in the aroma. Flavor is plenty fruity, with overripe peaches throughout. Tart and acidic (not as acidic as some of the other Side Project beers but more than most would expect). Tart and dry finish.

Dec 24, 2020
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4.3/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Sabtos from Ohio

Foggy dull burnt orange with a short but persistent white blanket leaving some solid sheeting with a tilt.

Having had a Framboise du Fermier earlier in the day, this has a relatively toastier sesame seed cracker malt and oak interplay that is likely assisted by not being anywhere nearly as sour. The frothy medium body is so much more balanced, with a just lightly tart herbal peach skin presence accented by a nutty funk.

This is actually delicate by comparison to FdF, and as such, so much more enjoyable. However, we also had a few de Garde brews before this, and the comparison to the kings of stone fruit out in the Pacific Northwest is a stark one, no matter how formidable the challenger.

Jul 06, 2020
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4.49/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Blend #2

Nov 16, 2019
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3.92/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by aleigator from Germany

Pours a clouded orange color with a medium, froth head.

Smells of riper peaches, old wood and bread dough among a lighter, stony pith quality. Got a lighter glue and blue cheese funkiness underneath, giving the fruit in this a nice little twist.

Drinks light, with an omnipresent acidity, balanced by a higher, refreshing carbonation.

Tastes of sun ripened peaches, not yet to the point of getting jammy though, due to a present acidic sourness, hitting the palate uncompromising. Turns a tad effervescent then, with a noteable mineralic note, wrapped up by older, oaken wood, adding a pleasant, funk accompanied complexity to the flavors. Finishes calmer, with maintaining sweet peaches, building a well working counterpart to the teeth numbing sourness in this, which the peaches manage to overcome during the aftertaste.

Very well rounded, fruited sour with a great balance to it, pushing successfully further than most other AWAs.

Oct 27, 2019
 
4.22 by vfgccp from New York on Sep 22, 2019
 
4.33 by edthehead from New York on Aug 09, 2019
 
4.27 by Kmkapalka from Delaware on Jul 14, 2019
Peche Du Fermier from Side Project Brewing
Beer rating: 99 out of 100 with 226 ratings