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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   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.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bhensonb (10344) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle from BottleSelect.com. Pours hazy amber with a creamy beige head. Aroma is sort of lightly spiced light stone fruit. Near med body. Flavor is spice and some sort of citrus. Meh. It’s a little gluey in flavor. Maybe even in texture. Finishes a little bit peppery/spicy.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TURDFERGUSON (3912) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Wow. I haven’t had too many gluten free beers so I can’t judge too much, but let’s just say I’m glad The Alchemist dedicates most of their tanks to making heady topper. light golden pour with small white head. Nose is salty, oregano, farty orange juice, and vacuum cleaner. Could not put down more than a Danish samples worth.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Bottle shared by TURDFERGUSON. How can the same brewery that makes Heady Topper produce this beer? I shudder thinking about the experience of drinking it. Orange and menthol nose. Herbal dirt. Tastes as bad. Couldn’t drink more than a tad.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
czar (3783) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2012
bottle at reservoir, waterbury. clear golden with a small white cap, little retention. fruity - odd melons, peach, faint graininess, floral hops, light citrusy. average carbonation, almost aggressive though, light body, little to no finish.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2012
12 oz. bottle courtesy of Pat. Shared with Vincent and Pat. Pours a slightly cloudy golden orange with little head. Nose is light citrus, soiled tampons, oysters, and acetone. Taste is sweet and metallic like Robocop’s taint. Thankfully there was a Heady Topper nearby to wash away this taste.

1.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Gluten Free, made with sorghum. I’m excited for this given the advance of some sorghum beers lately (Widmer really did it right IMO) Bottled: unk Muddled apricot color with a fine light cream sheet of foam. Nice cloudy lace. Smells of flowers, coriander, clay, udder hand lotion, a hint of butter and some orange peel. The yeast is pretty intense in the nose. Flavor is heavily yeasty and has an almost mushy consistency for me, hard for me to get past the yeast here. Some medicinal character and black olive juice flavors. Boom, just realized why I dislike this beer - the yeast reminds me of Unibroue - nasty. Full thickness and slippery with a longer than desired finish for me. I am thankful to have had this, I am thankful to never likely have this again. Serving type: bottle 08-16-2012

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
patrickfannon (1230) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle. 12 oz. Courtesy of my buddy Mark at work. Thanks, Mark. Pours nice clear orange with a thin wisp of white head. Aroma of a band-aid drizzled with honey. Tastes like orange flavored plastic. You know, I just don’t feel this beer deserves the rest of my attention. It’s terrible. Listen to TerdFerg: stick to the Topper. That beer is beyond awesome. Cheers. And on a personal note, please stop with the goddamn gluten-free bullshit. If you’re allergic, don’t drink beer. You don’t see Reese’s making peanut-butter-free cups for people with peanut allergies. Take heed.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
jgb9348 (4488) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Hazy golden honey coloured body with a thin, half a centimetre tall white head. Aroma of something horribly pungent, some wet dog, cardboard, yeast, resin, and perhaps a hint of coriander seed - but this one smells pretty foul. Light-bodied; Sharp pungent cheese and bitter metal flavours at first with an awful medicinal finish and a deep unpleasant bitterness at the end. Aftertaste is just as bad with the bitterness from metal or medicine coming strong and hard, a hint of alcohol and a little bit of coriander seed, but nothing good at all. Overall, a very bad beer - even for a gluten free beer - not sure what award this beer won (from description), but it is one of the worst i’ve ever sampled after spending so much for the bottle! I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from New Beer Distributors in New York, New York on 11-December-2012 for US$3.00 sampled at home in Washington on 27-January-2013.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
SlovakSniper (2810) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, 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?

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
rodenbach99 (2968) - 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 !!


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