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Harper I (w/Apricots) | Proclamation Ale Company

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Harper I (w/Apricots)Harper I (w/Apricots)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Proclamation Ale Company
Rhode Island, United States
proclamationaleco.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by WillieThreebiers on 02-04-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
67
pDev:
7.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
12
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 67 |  Reviews: 13
Reviews by Jslay013:
Photo of Jslay013
5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It is going to be a sad day when others figure out how damn good this is and I won't be able to buy it as easily. Seriously, this one is right up there with Fou.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of moeron90
4.96/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This beer is incredible.

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Photo of Lissa7341
4.94/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Amazing sour! The hint of apricots is subtle. Low carbonation but didn't take anything away from the beer.

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Photo of jlindros
3.97/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Neat, a brewery from Kinsgton, RI making nice sours, wish I could get more of their beers. Shared with rudzud and kyle.

Hazy murky peach orange color, no head, chunks of fruit floating.

Nose is weird, some apricot fruit, a syrupy stone fruit, very candy like, but also a really weird musty dank earthy thing, mushroom popsicle or something.

Taste brings more stone fruit, juicy fruit, little fleshy apricot, nice apricot fruit, light tangy funk, little earthy funk, hint yeasty, mild acidity. Sticky flemmy finish, mild apricot fleshy fruit, little acidity.

Mouth is med bod, little fleshy fruit, lighter carb.

Overall pretty good, not amazing but decent. Enjoyable, esp for a no name brewery.

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Photo of Jwale73
3.53/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle served in a Hill Farmstead taster. Pours a dull orange hue with a hazy clarity and no head. Nose expresses, apricot, brine, tangerines and a slightly medicinal quality that dissipates as the beer warms. Taste consistent with nose, but comes off a bit watered-down. Mouthfeel is light in body and slightly astringent with a bright carbonation. Overall, a good first effort at a sour from Proclamation but a bit watery and not much complexity. Perhaps there might be some improvement with age - might be a bit young.

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Photo of alienlifeforcecube
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesStreet
3.98/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled in Jan 2015. Super funky. Some faint apricot in the nose. Brett really shines through. Lactic taste as well. A bit watery and slightly undercarbed. Overall, a nice wild, funky time.

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Photo of brother_rebus
4.23/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

First rating was fresh bottle in 2014. Current edit and review was from same batch, but opened 12/31/16.

Clear straw gold with hint of strawberry blonde.

Smells like tart stone fruit (mild). Some oak as well. Partially earthen. The wild funk has come out which was virtually undetectable before.

Tastes similar to above. But with some citrusy taste and more sourness. More fruit.

Low carb initially. But this bottle is even lower. Not flat by any means. But its like a belgian gueuze. Subdued. Decently full body. But fades nice and pale with some flavors lingering.

Great brew. Holding up nicely.

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Photo of Roguer
4.19/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy and unappealing, but that was the only aspect of this brew that disappointed. Immediately and sharply tart and sour. I didn't detect much in the way of apricots, but this was supremely enjoyable.

Another fantastic brew my Proclamation.

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Photo of RAlmeida77
4.13/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.34/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Hazy orange body. Minimal white head. Smells really nice. Lots of apricot acidity. A little funky. Taste is quite sour up front. Touch of vinegar. Apricot fruitiness. A bit of a letdown compared to the nose. Low carbonation. Medium light body. Smells much better than it tastes, but it’s pretty good.

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Photo of Mike
4.23/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of vrbulldog22
4.24/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IdrinkGas
4.21/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SebastianOwl
4.23/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of angrybabboon
4.09/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this, consumed 9/27/15

A: Pours a medium honey-orange, with some gold around the edges - small white head, quickly fades to just a few wisps, leaves a small collar and a few spots of lacing

S: Funky, sour, fruity - ripe, rich funk - tart, sharp acidity - apricot flesh and apricot juice - barnyard and some lactic, musty, damp, but again, so sharp and pungent - a musty aroma I can't quite explain - lemon and lime - some light sweetness, pale malts at the base

T: So very sour with some nice fruit - sharp, bright, tart acidity - very acidic overall - some barnyard funk and some musty, damp lactic - some earthy funk as well - the apricot flavor is great with some tart flesh and juice - light vinegar - lots of lemon, hints of lime zest, and some light grassy flavors - some pale malts and some wheat - lightly woody

M: On the light side of medium, very low carbonation, puckering sour and acidity, finishes mostly clean

O: Big sour from a little state

This is sour. More sour than the average sour. I have been quite impressed with beer from Proclamation, and this continues the trend. I imagine this would only get more complex with age.

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Photo of SveNss0N
4.56/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mendvicdog
3.99/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BColton1
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oline73
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NateF90
4.37/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SadMachine
4.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of timotao
4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of snowmageddon
4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of formerpo
4.99/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

These guys keep getting better by the month. Sweet hazy semi sour apricot ale that was smooth as could be.

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Harper I (w/Apricots) from Proclamation Ale Company
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 67 ratings
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