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White Grape Taste?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by papat444, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. papat444

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    Been a while since i've posted a "in search of a specific flavor in a beer" thread (whew!) but i'm on a white grape kick these days which reminded me of the Derneire Volonte Aged in Pinot that had that specific flavor (there it is :D) . Sadly, there hasn't been any around in a while. Anything in the Northeastern that i'm missing? Thanks!
     
  2. FosterJM

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    Hmmmm. If you can find it on tap. I had it at Bavarian lodge in IL
    Saison D'erpe Zymatore

    Its there saison aged in Gin/chardonnay barrels. Super damn good.

    Cheers!
     
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    Noble Rot from Dogfishhead? I'm not sure what type of grapes they used, but it was supposed to be a pretty good one.
     
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    I think McDonald's has white grapes but I'm not sure. Call their customer service line and ask.
     
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    What about DFH Red and White? Think that was pinot noir grapes and more readily available (there is a Noble Rot release coming up though).
     
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    Also DFH Midas Touch if I remember correctly
     
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    Noble Rot is made with Viognier grapes that have Botrytis cinerea infection that I guess is somewhat rare and adds a desirable flavor to wine. Anyway, the beer from DFH is quite good and tastes more like wine than beer.
     
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    Yep. Midas Touch is strong on the white grape notes.. really good beer..
     
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    Aside from beers brewed with grapes or aged in wine barrels, beers brewed with Nelson Sauvin hops give off a distinct and delicious white grape flavor. The name Nelson Sauvin comes from Sauvignon Blanc.
     
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    DFH Midas touch
     
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    Sui Generis From Avery had wine grapes in it as well from what i remember, and aged in wine barrels. I'm sure their more limited sours will often have white wine character. - at least the ones they age in those barrels.
     
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    Noble Rot is a great beer. Very white wine forward.
     
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    My current favorite is Russian River Temptation which is aged in Chardonnay Barrels and so picks up the grape and the oak. I'm working through a case of 12, drinking one every few weeks as a special treat and to get a sense of how it changes over time in the bottle.
     
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    GI Sofie has a nice white grape flavor to it too IMO
     
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    Waiting patiently
     
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    I get a white grape/grape juice aroma and flavor from some Belgian and German beers.
     
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    To each his own. In my opinion, that beer was disgusting. I've also had He'Brew's sad attempt at grape beer and it was also bad.

    I got a nice white grape taste from a can of Wet this year. Maybe next year?
     
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    After having Midas Touch, I decided I'm not too big on grape flavor in beer (unless you consider certain sour ales as having grape flavor.)
     
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    Seems like it comes up a few times. I'll have to check it out. Been awhile since i've revisited DFH.
     
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  22. papat444

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    Haven't had that one from RR. I'll have to seek it out next time i'm in Philly.
     
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    Midas Touch seems pretty polarizing. More of a collision of beer, wine, and mead. I happen to like it, but it seems it is a love/hate thing.
     
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    Widmer Brothers Lemongrass Wheat
     
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    Love me a challenge :D
     
  26. papat444

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    That looks tasty! Too bad it doesn't come in bottles :(
     
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    Ill say midas touch as well. Cellar it for a year and the grape flavors really come forward.
     
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