2nd Shift Unicorn Killer Saison II-III
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Saison with Styrian Goldings and Centennial hops. No spices added.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours orange gold with white head. Nose/taste of lemon zest, saison yeast, citrus fruits, herbs, white pepper and spiced breads. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle (courtesy of xmarcnolanx - thanks). Musty orange/lemon malt aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Musty-sweet orange malt and mildly bitter flavor. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle @ B.R.A.D. Fest, courtesy of jcnielsen. Pours a hazy dull orange appearance with an off white head. Chewy, bready yeasty, white pepper, blood orange, a bit musty aroma. Tangy, tangerine/blood orange fruity, citrusy, well carbonated, a bit spicy flavor. Fairly high carbonation. Pretty average.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9565) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Bottle at a tasting at Paul’s. Pours a hazed golden amber with a thin white head. Musky with a touch of sage on the nose, very faint hints of lemon. Medium bodied, light musk and a touch of lemon, wheat and a bit of bitterness. Long musky finish with a touch more citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9426) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2012
750 ml bottle. Pours a mostly clear gold with a big, rocky white head that leaves some lace in the glass. Aroma of herbal and floral hops, peppery spices, sweet malts, bread, hay, and farmhouse funk. Flavor of floral and grassy hops, spices, bready malts, funk, apricot, and citrus. Medium-bodied, with a spicy, funky mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Another solid saison from these guys.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (6731) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Bottle. Golden orange pour with white head. Light spice, herbal ad earthy aroma tones. Spice, white wheat, and herbal flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (6096) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Pourslight honey-gold with an off-white head. Scent is initial vinegar and citrus sweet mix. Taste is slightly banana and musty. Soft and light with a slight bitter finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (5892) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Sampled at STL Microfest 2012 - Pours golden / light amber with an off-white head. The aroma has light toasted malt, fruitiness, earthy and piny hops. Medium crisp body with semi-sharp carbonation. The flavor starts with lots of hoppiness, ripe nectar fruitness, malt for balance and earthy / funky saison yeast. The finish has earthy piney hops and they are in full effect. I’ve liked the other Unicorn Killers, but having one that is extra hopped with no spices is pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle. Bready fruity yeast, musty lemon aroma. Hazy golden with a large white head, nice lacing. Citrus, bready malt, clove flavor, and an herbal bitter finish. Light carbonated body, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3597) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle-purchased at Wine and Cheese Place Clayton, MO June 2012-pours lightly hazy bright orange with a lovely fluffy eggshell head that lasts the entire time of the beer. Nose is fruity, estery, phenolic, lite funk, but lots of esters here-banana, lite ginger, corriander. smells more like a big wit beer than anything. definately not bad. Flavors take the shape of the nose-phenolic bright fruits, lite funk, lite sourness, with a very tart finish. perfect for the style. However, its a bit too phenolic for me to consider it in my top range of Saisons however, its definately solid. big slick body here with medium carbonation. I like the palate here- not overly carbonated like alot of american saisons. A tasty Missouri Saison!

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