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The Cut: Apricot | Casey Brewing & Blending

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BA SCORE
4.36/5
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62 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Casey Brewing & Blending
Colorado, United States
caseybrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Made with Perfection apricots

Added by Prospero on 06-08-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,918
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
62
pDev:
7.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
67
Gots:
9
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by spoony:
Photo of spoony
4.05/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

From a 750 ml bottle (bottled July 29, 2015) to a tulip.

A-The beer is quite murky and light orange-yellow in color like you would expect. There is no head despite my slightly aggressive pour (and high elevation). The beer is still in the glass and appears a bit flat.

S-The aroma is very tart; almost downright sour. Sweet tarts come to mind. The fruit flavor, however, is very apparent with nice apricot smells. I get a little bit of funkiness and some oak, but the sourness overpowers most of the subtleties.

T-The taste is similar to the smell. Lots of acidity with a little hint of toasty oak and a mild dose of funk. This may be the most sour Casey beer I have tried to date. It is good, and the apricots show nicely, but it doesn't live up to the complexity of his best beers.

M-The beer is damn near flat. (Sad face). I know that Troy had issues getting this one to carb up, and I think the lack of carb really hurts here.

O-I think I, like everyone else, was really excited for this beer. A Colorado Fou Foune! But this one just isn't there. It looks, smells, and tastes good, but it lacks the complexity of Casey's best fruit beers and the lack of carbonation really kills it for me.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of t2grogan
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of acurtis
3.66/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Completely flat, taste was good. Very very sour, no mouth feel.

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Photo of wheresblue
4.55/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sammy
4.01/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Big apricot tartness

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Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.39/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Yellow/orange
S- Peaches, apricots... almost all the stone fruits. Sour makes for salivation
T- Nice level of sourness. Tons of authentic apricot.
F- Medium
O- Great sour with a delicious fruit

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Photo of markcp
3.94/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.37/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

750 mL bottle. Hazy yellow body. Smell is sharp apricot and lemon acidity. A bit of burnt rubber. Taste is quite sour. Sour apricot. White wine. Oak. The burnt rubber flavor isn't as strong here, but still pops up in the finish. Light body with an aggressive sourness. While this one is better than the others from The Cut series, it still has some unpleasant flavors.

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Photo of jws6w7
4.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
4.12/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OnryAndMean
4.19/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of dannyfayy
4.15/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.71/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of Jason91notch
4.46/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SadMachine
4.83/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ucsbmullet
4.13/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The low carbed version. Low carb is definitely noticeable.

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Photo of aaronyoung01
4.39/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of outoffocus
4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of allenson21
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IrishColonial
4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Keananmichael5
4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Thanks to Sheldon I believe for bringing this to March Madness one of those years. Finally getting around to writing a review for my favorite fruit to use in beer: Apricot, this time, from the Cut, the Casey Cut.

Pours a cloudy apricot colored beer, cork had a nice pop to it, carbonation comes in appropriate, fine 1/3" white head on the top. Aroma smacks of a tiny amount of brett, plenty of apricot. Does good.

Taste, plenty sour, plenty of apricot. Firmly entrenches itself in the second tier of apricot wild/lambic ales. Not gonna bump Fou or Westly. But it can bang amongst the Cascade, Filmishmish, Monk's Veloco-whatever, Map of the Moon/Sun Rare Barrel stuff. Doesn't make sense to go after this one though, 'rare' and all, so much easier to get the comparable stuff. Nice and crisp, light body. Oak is mellow.

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

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The Cut: Apricot from Casey Brewing & Blending
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 62 ratings
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