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Meerts - Apricot | Funk Factory Geuzeria

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4.43/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funk Factory Geuzeria
Wisconsin, United States
funkfactorygeuzeria.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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3
Ratings:
6
pDev:
6.09%
 
 
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Sabtos
4.36/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hazy pale gold-yellow with a moderate fuzzy white head settling to a creamy film and thick collar.

This is quite sour but that's mitigated by the soft, fluffy body and mild farmhouse funk. The apricot is floral and fruity of stone fruit beauty--it's full on super peach on the nose and wildly herbal and puckeringly tingly on the palate with a semi-dry finish.

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Photo of mattreitz49
4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrinkBeard
5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of REVZEB
4.32/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap. Would put more into lambic than AWA but all well. The aromas were wonderful, full of apricot, with accents of belgian yeast, grass and light fruits like lemon, along with some floral notes. Look was little cloudy but cleared up quick. Just felt like a finely crafted ale, not trying to overwhelm the palate, just soft and delicious

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Photo of Tobin776
4.26/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stevedore
4.16/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy yellow-orange body, one finger white head, short retention, fair bit of lacing. Smell is underripe, fresh and crisp apricot and stone fruit flesh, moderate acetic acidity, minimal grain, touch of lactate as well. Flavour is a moderately hefty apricot flavour, very enjoyable with a moderate acetic and mild lactic acidity; befitting the base Meerts beer. Trace oak. Mouthfeel is lighter medium bodied, good carbonation, mild apricot fruit sweetness on the finish, moderately acetic. One of the better fruited Meerts variants; the only one I think I prefer is the Peach and Pluot variant; this is a very nice expression of apricot in a straightforward sour beer.

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Meerts - Apricot from Funk Factory Geuzeria
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 6 ratings