Brewery: The Ale Apothecary
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels
Brewer Description: (from tag on bottle) the beer formerly known as La Tache. (* wild & open fermented in the woods of OR. * Mecca Grade Estate Malt + wheat + Goshie Farms hops. * barrel-ages over a year & dry-hopped in oak. * OR honey + sour wort + our yeast = 100% natural carbonation from bottle fermentation.)
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.34
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2
Intro: A 750ml bottle, batch bottled on June 23rd 2017. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy golden orange colour with a big almost three finger white head that had good retention and left lots of nice lacing.
Aroma: Tart, peach, apricot, oak, funk and citrusy lemon.
Taste: Tart and sour, stone fruit, peach, apricot, white grape, oak, funk and lemon.
Mouthfeel: Dry, medium to light bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: Very nice and refreshing with good complex flavours.