Side Project Brewing Abricot du Fermier

Abricot du Fermier

 

Side Project Brewing in Maplewood, Missouri, United States 🇺🇸

Farmhouse - Sour Saison Rotating
Score
7.63
ABV: 8.0% IBU: - Ticks: 10
Abricot du Fermier is our delicate and aromatic Saison du Fermier aged with apricots in French Oak wine barrels. The brightness, depth, and rustic character are created by the wild yeast native to our family's Missouri farm. This Apricot Saison was fermented in and aged in wine barrels for several months.
 

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7.4
Appearance - 7 | Aroma - 7.5 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 7 | Overall - 7

Pours unclear blonde. Smell is lactic , typical US funk. Very mild apricot. Taste is sharp, medium fullbodied. Lactic acid, very mild acetic acid. Mild buttery notes. Doughy . Apricot is well recognizable and works well with the (doughy) character of the beer. Nice!

Tried on 30 Jan 2020 at 12:57


8.8
Appearance - 10 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 10 | Overall - 9

Bottle shared @ Grote Dorst pre Quintessence share. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Notes of sweet apricots, lactic acidity, lots of sweet esters, vinous, citrussy, lemony, oaky.

Tried from Bottle on 06 Nov 2019 at 16:55


7.5
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 7 | Flavor - 7 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 8

thnx to Bart. Pours unclear blonde, good, creamy, stable, medium sized white head. Smell is fruity, apricot, sharp tartness. Taste is sharp, tart ( intensely sour ) , intense, very dry, sour backbone. Good, not great.

Tried on 04 Dec 2018 at 23:40


8.8
Appearance - 10 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 10 | Overall - 9

From 750ml bottle at the brewery. Hazy golden orange color with white head. Yeasty aroma, funk, stone fruits, tart apricot, wood, light citrus. Sweet and acidic taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

Tried from Bottle on 31 Aug 2018 at 13:43


7.5
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 6 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 8

Bottle courtesy of Carl. Hazy vibrant pour with a frothy goldenish white head. Heavy fruity apricot nose with cracker malts, lemon, white pepper corns, light brett & light rubber. Sour, fruity & tiny funky taste. Dry, tart & slightly puckering mouthfeel. Sour apricot-heavy finish. rubber smell bugs me but there’s some awesome apricot character here.

Tried from Bottle on 06 Mar 2017 at 08:22


8

Light rubbery apricot nose. Heavy apricot taste with hints of dry wood and funk. Hints if apple cider vinegar. Tasty...

Tried on 22 Jul 2016 at 19:02


7.6
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 7 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 7.5

How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Taphouse 2015-11-17.
Appearance: Orange colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Apricot, fruit, citrus, sour.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, sour, tart, barn, apricots, fruit.

Tried from Bottle on 24 Jan 2016 at 06:49


7.5
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 7 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 7

Sample shared with friends. Thin ring white head. Low carbonation. Cloudy light orange pour. Light apricot with some sourness

Tried on 14 Nov 2015 at 08:37


7.5
Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 8

Bottle shared. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma of light funk, apricot, vinous notes and light barrel wood. Flavour is above light sweet and moderate sour. Medium bodied with a slight lactic burn and light carbonation.

Tried from Bottle on 14 Nov 2015 at 08:34


8.5
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 9 | Flavor - 9 | Texture - 8 | Overall - 8

Bottle at tasting. Pours gold white head. Nose/taste of fresh apricot, pit and all, oak, white wine. Sour stone fruit. Soft carbonation. Medium body.

Tried from Bottle on 22 Nov 2014 at 14:50