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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Allagash Saison is our interpretation of a classic Belgian farmhouse style. It is a golden hued beer, brewed with a 2-Row blend, malted rye, oats and dark Belgian candi sugar. It was hopped with Tettnang, Bravo and Cascade hops. Fermented with a traditional saison yeast strain, this beer exhibits notes of spice and tropical fruit in the aroma. Citrus and a peppery spice dominate the flavor and make way for a pleasant malt character. Saison is full bodied with a remarkably dry finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (1468) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 30, 2014
12oz bottle pours hazy pale golden straw with a finger of head. Nose is musty fruity yeast, banana, lemon, cereal, grain, doughy malt. Tate is hay, lemon, banana, dough, grains, peppery spice. Finish is dry cereal grain, wheat, subtle lemon, spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (456) - Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Draft at the source on 5/17/2016. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of mild citrus, yeast, hay, and tropical fruit. Similar taste. Finish is fairly dry. Perhaps a bit bland overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (7721) - ITALY - JUN 5, 2016
Bottled on 8/26/15 chiara velata buona schiuma abbastanza persistente naso piuttosto rustico speziato erbaceo buona secchezza finale leggermente citrico discreto amaro

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4914) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Pours a golden amber color with big fluffy head. Aromas of citrus, grass, yeast, and some dusty notes. Starts spicy effervescent, then to some grassy funky highlights...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ByTheirLimpin (263) - New York, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Bottle to tulip. Cloudy straw yellow. Quick head. Nose is light lemon citrus with a tease of banana. Palate is all wheat with a dance of the citrus from the nose. Clean finishing. More fizzy than I prefer. None the less yummy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (14974) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
Hazy pale, thin head. Basic saison yeast nose, bit musty, light esters. Has moderate bitterness, light honeyish notes, touch of floral hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (3523) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2016
On tap at Brixie’s Beer Bar & Grill in Brookfield, IL., dispensed to a 7 oz. hi-ball glass showing a clear & bright, golden hue, with a frothy layer of white head foam, and clingy patches, ribbons, and spots of lacing. The nose was fruity, with a mild blend of citrus, pit fruit, tropical scent, a hint of banana, and some spicy phenols. Light bodied, uplifted by lively carbonation, the taste was similar notes, with some citrusy tartness, and a bit of dryness, with modest, earthy bitterness. Benchmark crisp & clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (3213) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2016
July 22, 2015. On tap at Great Lost Bear.
Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is light spicy, grain, slight metalllic, herbs and citrus. Taste is light sweet, spicy, some citrus peel, some minerals in the finish with some herbs, citrus and grain notes. Light bodied, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5292) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2016
On tap at Flora Cafe. Pale gold body with medium, fast-receding head. Nose is hoppy, rye, slight spices. Taste is citrus, floral, some spices Rye in there. Very well done!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McGarnigle (607) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 9, 2016
4-pack bottles. Pretty straightforward saison, in a time where they are often the source for experimentation among US breweries. Straw colored, lightly fizzy. Fruity and peppery yeast flavors, but no barnyard or funk. Hops dry it out at the end. Light and easy-drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rocbyter (2067) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - APR 8, 2016
Not so dirty yeast aroma. Clear yellow color with a small white head. Sweet beginning that fades in the finish. Typical saison bitterness in the finish.

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