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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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You might not expect a Saison in winter. But the enemy didn’t expect Washington to cross the icy Delaware, either. Expectations be damned, we say. We’re sneaking up on winter with a boatload of bravado and this Belgian-style farmhouse ale. Dry hopped with whole organic cardamom pods, our Saison has an assertive spiciness. In your face, winter.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
burleybrew (44) - - JAN 5, 2014
Out of the can. Decent beer with a good dry finish & good carbonation. At first the spice isn’t overwhelming, but as the beer goes on it becomes a bit too much. I couldn’t drink two in a row.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shag (2622) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JAN 3, 2014
A golden color with a white head. The aroma is floral and spicy with some lemon going on. The flavor is very spicy with a huge lemon presence. Some orange notes in there as well. Aftertaste is somewhat sour. Overall a very well made saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6082) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JAN 2, 2014
1/2/14. 12oz can from Warehouse, a few deep now. Mostly clear golden pour under a small khaki head. Plenty of spicy phenolic aspects in the aroma, hints of fruitiness. Lots of spice in the flavor, savory, touches of tartness and fruitiness. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollinsr (384) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - DEC 31, 2013
Pours clear yellow with ample white head. Aroma is ver effervescent with light citrus and coriander. Flavor is light and sweet with Belgian yeast. Solid and easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1271) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Pours two fingers of head on a cloudy light golden body. The aroma is lemon, grain and cardamom. The taste has a dry cardamom flavor with some mild lemon bitterness bring it to an end. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. It light and airy overall. Mild flavor. Drinkable and sort of interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaBeer1972 (1342) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Single can from Julio’s. Pours out a light hazy yellow color. Medium white head that settles to lace. Nice aromas of bready pear and spice. Flavor is also of pear notes with good spice balance. Dry bready finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (783) - Georgia, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Cloudy gold. Aroma of herbs, lemon, musk. Taste of fairly spicy saison with cinnamon and cardamom added. Doesn't quite work for me but interesting none the less.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WanderinCelt87 (179) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Pours a nice hazy gold with a white head. Has a lovely aroma of lemon and cloves. Has a very herbal aroma. Leaves a citrusy feel at the end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2186) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 11, 2013
From a can. Pours hazy gold with a thin white head. Tastes like sweet herbs, basil, wheat, lemon, grapefruit. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells musky, like wheat, resin, herbs, dry light citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3592) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Can. Pours hazy yellow/gold with creamy white head. Aroma is cereal and biscuit malts, bubblegum, citrus fruit, light floral notes, and some herbs. Flavor is dry malt base with citrus fruit esters and light grassy hop bitterness; dry finish. Light/medium body and low carbonation.


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