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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A gluten-free Belgian-inspired Saison made with sorghum. Lightly spiced with a crisp hoppy finish. Celia Saison" Is inspired by the rustic farmhouse ales of Belgium. The spicy flavor of the sorghum is complimented by the unique characteristics of our Belgium yeast, and additions of Curacao orange peel and Celia hops. We proudly offer you this award winning ale, and we warmly welcome you back into the world of beer drinking.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcmisko (352) - New York, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Pours cloudy orange/brown. No head. Almost no smell at all. Taste is fruity, with some spice and a bit of tang. Very light bodied, as most sorghum brews are. Not my thing at all. But it is better than other G free beers I’ve had.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dunt (285) - Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Received as an extra in a box. Pours a cloudy orange in color with a quarter finger worth of white head. Nose is predominately the curacao orange peel with some light belgian yeast. Very peculiar nose for a saison. Tastes disgusting, it tastes of stale hops, dish soap, belgian yeast...it’s extremely offensive and I am struggling putting down each sip. Moderate mouthfeel, moderate carbonation, slightly slick, and a moderate finish. Was excited to try something else from Alchemist, this missed the mark quite a bit. I think I will take my time exploring the rest of their catalogue.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8636) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2012
Its missing some body, , still drinkable. Spicy Vegetable, something I would be Ok with health food, like buckwheat and chia seeds. Pronounced orange peel is a nice touch.Dry finish, carbonation is above average. Saison yeast in aftertaste. Medium yellow, a foamer with a touch of lace.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trevor211 (1305) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Big vegetal notes in this one. Pours a hazy, hazy orange, tastes a little boozy, with some orange citrus. A nice saison, but nothing stellar.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Thanks to Sam for sharing. I think this was actually my first ever gluten-free beer, and now I understand why my friend with Celiac’s just drinks wine instead of settling for these quarter-measures. Slightly herbal aroma, and has the weird taste of yams.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3387) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Peculier Pub, NY bottle ($6): Pour is golden with a quickly dissipating head. Aroma is saison funk. Taste is a bit funky too with citrus touches. It has a little bit of hop bitterness as well. If this wasn’t advertised as such, I would not have known that this was a gluten-free beer, except for perhaps the appearance.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Marheb (2049) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2012
Belle couleur dorée tirant sur l’orangée avec une belle tête pétillante, pour les louanges, ça s’arrête là. L’entrée de bouche caramélisée est pas si mal mais le crescendo final passe du végétal à l’ammoniac en passant par l’amertume d’une gomme de pin. Simplement pas fait pour moi.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottle shared with Charlie in Vineyard Haven, MA. Pours a faintly hazy gold with a weak, white foam head. Aroma is all rough candied sugar, some yeasty dough. Medium sweet flavor with lots of candi sugar, some grainy and doughy malts, some bitter straw, hints of plastic. Medium bodied with average to heavy carbonation. Sweet finish with still more candied, Belgian sugar and an awkward, abrasive bitterness. Subtle notes of licorice. The alcohol is a bit unpleasant. Not a great beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (2509) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle much thanks to Scott for sharing. Pours out a well carbonated orangy amber color with a small white head. Aroma is of fruity, spicy Belgian yeast, orange, and light bitterness. Taste is of orange peel, fruity Belgian yeast, light spice, and a solid dose of citrus hop notes in there also, definitely solid, especially for gluten free.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5334) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle shared with Andrew. Pours an amber body with light lacing. Aroma is mint, herbal, grass and tea. Mouthfeel is light with notes of tea, mint, grain and grass. One of the better, more drinkable gluten-free beers.


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