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Maggie's Peach Farmhouse

Judges Rating: 
86
Aroma: 
20 / 24
Appearance: 
5 / 6
Flavor: 
36 / 40
Mouthfeel: 
8 / 10
Overall Impression: 
17 / 20

Peaches initially leap out from this beer with a sugary, candylike quality. As the aroma opens up, some spicy/peppery yeast character and grainy/bready malt join in. The flavor continues the peach-first theme, buttressed by apricot and tangerine notes. The fruit is supported by bready malt with just a hint of peppery, spicy yeast character. Low hop presence allows the fruit to shine, but the underlying beer has a deceptively fi rm malt character that integrates well with the added fruit. This beer will appeal to both novice and sophisticated beer drinkers though for different reasons.

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