Mare Nectaris | Schilling Beer Co.

BA SCORE
81%
Liked This Beer
3.88 w/ 21 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Schilling Beer Co.
New Hampshire, United States
schillingbeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named after a lunar sea, this is a very tart and rich beer, complex in both malt presentation and sourness. Fruit and brandy-like aromas are apparent, while flavors of raspberry and grain play out in the finish.

Added by Satchboogie on 01-16-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,064
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
21
Liked:
17
Avg:
3.88/5
pDev:
14.43%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a ruddy amber color with a finger’s worth of foamy white head. Slightly dissipated to leave some messy lace. The aroma had some tart green apples, raisins, vinous mustiness, dark bread, black cherries, funk/basement, some acidity, mulch, leather, dried leaves and butterscotch. The flavor was semi-sweet and added a little bit of bubblegum with some grassiness. Some acidity. All seemed to blend together to lead into the aftertaste and ride on into the finish. The palate was about medium bodied perhaps just a touch under and having a good carbonation about it. ABV felt as projected. Mild acidic harshness, but wasn’t distracting. Overall, pretty nice American Wild ale that I could come back to.

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Photo of Nichols33
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kdivers
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbarletto
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampled at the Granite State Brewers Fest. Slightly hazy dark brown color. Lightly tart with some faint puckering. Still some sweet bready and caramel malt in there to balance the sour lemon and tart cherry. Pretty tasty.

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Photo of lou50rp
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mcvick
4.32/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

If you like to have your thirst quenched on a hot summers day, then Mare Nectars is a great choice. Poured into a tulip glass. nice brown color, slightly cloudy. This brown sour brought a balanced sour taste to the beer, with a tolerable ABV. I would recommend that everyone try this beer, but try it after a day of activity.

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Photo of jcoleMA66
4.41/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mpmcguire11
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of blisscent
4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjp217
1.87/5  rDev -51.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Budlum
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mendvicdog
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikeypnh
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattycasey
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Streetcore
4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brewhaha
4.72/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I love wild ales and was excited to try this rendition, advertised as a Flemish-style sour brown:
- Lovely ruby/gold color
- Small head, champagne bubbles
- the wild/sour yeast taste fills the palate with joy
- crisp finish

This sour ranks with the best that I have had, and reminds me of some of the more delicious experiments of other local brewers. Cheers!

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Photo of xacidx
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Satchboogie
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mare Nectaris from Schilling Beer Co.
Beer rating: 81% out of 100 with 21 ratings
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