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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   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.


0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
SlovakSniper (3347) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2012 Une petite bouteille qui provient d’un échange. Un liquide orangé et son anneau de mousse. Un nez étrange de savon à vaisselle parfumé à l’orange. Des saveurs détestables de détergent et de choses synthétiques. Une bouche qui manque de corps. Une finale qui est pénible. Une bière qui est difficile à boire. Heureusement, nous étions deux sur la bouteille. Et, malheureusement, j’écris ce texte en direct de l’unité d’observation de l’hôpital Charles-Lemoyne : l’interniste cherche encore le meilleur traitement pour ce type d’empoisonnement alimentaire. Des idées, quelqu’un?

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SrSilliGose (3269) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 13, 2013
UPDATED: APR 14, 2013 Weird herbal vegetal dough and Budweiser aroma. Not too good. Cooked vegetables. Asparagus. Ham.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
rodenbach99 (3255) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 23, 2012
Bouteille de 341ml. Cette bière a été bue en compagnie de Patrick. Bière blonde jaune avec un anneau de mousse. Le nez sent l’écorce d’orange. En bouche cette bière sans gluten goute les carottes. C’est franchement mauvais. Si vous soufrez de la maladie de cœliaque buvez du vin !!

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
auerbrau (3178) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 30, 2012
12oz Bottle, purchased at the Brattleboro Food Coop - Brattleboro, VT. I want to be nice to this, because I know how difficult the gluten-free brewing conditions can be, but I also want to be somewhat objective. The aroma isn’t helping. This smells like a hospital bathroom. It’s insanely chemical and strong. Part fermented sorghum (and I know how disgusting baijiu is), part too much orange, part really catty, pungent hops. The flavors are somehow more doable.The orange is less like cleaning solution, the hops take on a cleaner bitterness, and the sorghum settles into a softer grain character. However, it’s still harsh, strong, and out of whack. If I were celiac, I’d be switching to tequila after this.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
callmemickey (3005) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Pale golden body, moderate off-white head, spotty lacing. Nose is peppery, with some orange, grapefruit, bubblegum and a grainy presence. Not bad. Flavor just doesn’t do it for me. Prickly with an astringent characteristic from the spicy sorghum notes. Orange peel and Belgian can’t mask a lacking base profile. Medium bodied, astringent, dry, spicy, prickly, and a lingering finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2878) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 7, 2012
The aroma is spicy, orange peel, citrus, light soapy water. The appearance is slightly hazy gold/orange, white head. Slightly grainy and funky as well. The flavor is orange peel, spicy, peppery, grapefruit bitter. The finish is spicy, pepper, citrus. Medium in body, if not slightly thin. Interesting to finally try a beer with sorghum. This beer is really not bad, actually refreshing on a hot night. I don’t know why it’s rated so low. Although it does seem like the orange peel and pepper is meant to overpower in this beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamJackson (2870) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Picked up a 4-Pack from the Alchemist Cannery on Thursday. My GF loves Gluten Free beers and Saisons. Poured into a Hill Farmstead Glass.

A - Holy moly. This beer is GORGEOUS! SRM of 12. Deep bright and clear golden orange. This beer is BEAUTIFUL. I had to take a photo. No head on the pour.

S - Honeysuckle, flowers, fresh cut grass and a huge orange presence. Very zesty and covers up the sorghum smell well.

T - Oranges is what you get first and there’s almost a cough syrup taste. LIke cherry cough syrup. mellow finish of sorghum and lemons.

M - 50/50 carbonation on the mouth swish. Light body and semi-dry finish.

O - This is an okay beer. The only other gluten beer I’ve head is DFH Tweasonale and this is certainly better but not fantastic. Glad I don’t have allergies that keep me from drinking other beers.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2680) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Pours orange hazy beautiful in the sunlight, but with a small white head that dissipates quickly.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kerenmk (2549) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle. Hazy orange. Candy, fruity aroma, bitter, alcoholic, plastic taste. Plastic aftertaste, medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (2539) - 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.


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