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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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.

JBPortland's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (1205) - 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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopwine (556) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2015
nose is pear, sauv blanc, mild pepper. Flavor is same plus lemon zest, mild pine, pineapple, crackery malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yonny (45) - - AUG 7, 2015
Draft pour at Upstairs. Aroma of spices (cannot discern) with faint hint of citrus . Refreshing taste of lemon and spices (pepper). Good summer drink!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1268) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Tap at Munich tap House, 6th August 15. 35 degrees in town and this one hits the spot, very refreshing, clean, slight yeast, good complexity. Liked it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1254) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Not sure how I’ve never rated this before. On tap at Liberty Hound in Buffalo, NY. Solid beer, as expected....light golden color, crisp, little bit of yeast and spice. Pretty much exactly what you’d think...a nice take on an American saison.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryrpat (214) - Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Dry finish with a peppery and citrus taste. Very flavorful though not sure I would purchase this on my own ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11225) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2015
A hazed blonde saison with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with light mineral notes. In mouth, sweet fruity malt with light grassy hops, lemon, banana, cloves, esters. On tap at Vermont brewfest 2015.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hman43 (620) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Light golden in color. Aromas of lemon, and grass. Flavors of lemon and grass with floral elements and a bit creamy. Fairly smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (997) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Hazy pale gold color. Small creamy white head. Lemon peel and yeast nose. Tart citrus malt upfront with peppery notes. Spicy hops are balanced by the complex fruity, yeasty malt. Crisp dry finish. Nice clinging lace. A wonderful example of the Saison Farmhouse style. Kudos to Allagash.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wittales (725) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Appearaance was clear yellow straw-like with white fizzy diminishing 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are citrus, clove, spicy rye and peppery yeasts. Taste are lemon, soft grapefruit, hints of pepper, clove and pils sweetness. Palate was soft creamy CO2 with light-medium body, then average length soft drying balanced finish. Overall a wonderful Saison, try it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (1129) - Garching, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2015
Golden color with white head. Aroma of nice fresh funk, some spices, lemons, some more sweeter fruits. Taste has that typical cookie-dough-biscuit feeling. Some esters, a bit boozy, peppery finish with some bitterness. A silky mouthfeel, more like a good Kellerbier in that respect. A very nice Saison, albeit not on the crisp side and more delicate. Great balance.

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