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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Saison
Kastrup, Denmark
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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Danish: Saisoner er in. Saisoner er hippe. Simpelthen. Endnu har ingen givet den helt gode forklaring på, at denne uhyre traditionelle belgiske ølstil pludselig nyder en voldsom opblomstring blandt toneangivede ølnørder. Bortset fra selvfølgelig, at det er en uhyre delikat drik i al sin forfinede enkelhed. Men vi har begået en synd. Vi kunne ikke lade være. Vi har nemlig hældt vores Amager-variant af en Saison på et træfad. Vi håber, at de bløde tanniner fra træet og de noble Pinot Noir-druer giver et saftspændt ekstra twist. Vi ved, at vi måske påkalder os Saison-fundamentalisterne vrede med denne gavtyvestreg. Men ærlig talt, så er vi ligeglade.
Vi er ikke stolte over at være syndere, men i det mindste er vi åbne omkring det...

English: Saisons are in. Saisons are hip. It’s as simple as that. So far, no one has come up with a good explanation as to why this very traditional Belgian farmhouse style has suddenly skyrocketed in popularity amongst the in- crowd of the beer geek nation. Except, of course, for the fact it’s simply a very delicate drink in all of its refined simplicity. But we’ve committed a sin. We couldn’t resist. We poured our Amager Saison variety into a barrel. We hope the soft tannins from the wood and the noble Pinot Noir grapes add a juicy extra twist. By doing so, we may bring the wrath of Saison fundamentalists upon ourselves. But frankly, we don’t give a damn!
We’re not proud to be sinners, but at least we’re open about it…


PalCabral's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
PalCabral (143) - - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours dirty dark amber with a frothy heads that dissipates but leaves a nich scum layer on the surface. The aroma is yeasty sweet and citrusy. Delicious. The taste brings on the complexity of the wood, which means mowe bitterness. It tips the balance over to the hoppy side and disguises some of the malt. It’s a good beer, but he sour and bitter wins over the malty and sweet. It’s a soft beer, though, and an excellent appetizer.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TorbenJensen (89) - Valby, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2015
Beautiful dark red beer with moderate foam layer. Lovely refreshing aroma of berries (raspberries) and a little caramel. The taste is good and round and tastes a bit of oak. Ripe berries and a little caramel fight for attention and it’s all nice hoppy with long persistent aftertaste. A beer I will definately buy again some day..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoNrRiI (718) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2015
0.5 bottle. Clear, coppery color with a humungous, creamy, off-white head. Aroma of malts, spices, lemon, cinnamon, coriander, and yeasts. Taste is sweet, marked by the same set of spices as the aroma, lemon, and a delicate hint of red wine. Medium body, creamy texture, and soft carbonation. Finish introduces a refined, buttery flavor as well as a soft touch of wood. Overall a nice beer, definitely deserves a higher average score than the current 3.33.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lodgewick (32) - Finland, Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Dark orange drink with a thick a bit beigeish white head. Aroma is fresh fruit, redcurrant, lemon and yeast. Taste is mainly yeast and some malts with woodenlike bitter finish. Palate is medium. Good saison with bitter notes but nothing special though.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jamaty (1144) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 7, 2015
Color caramelo, cobriza. Buena espuma. Aroma poco marcado, algo lacteo. Ligera de cuerpo, plana de sabor, algo watery. Sabor malteado, un poco de cereza, un poco lacteo y algo ahumada.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flemmingwillum (1098) - Nysted, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
Rating #1082, flaske fra Sydhavsdruen

Sød, karamelliseret og maltet aroma. Smagen er slet ikke så træpræget som forventet af en trælagret saison, men derimod dejlig sød, karamelliseret og slik-agtig. Øllen læner sig mere op ad en lysmaltet belgian strong ale, end en saison, umiddelbart. Der er noter af salt, peber, appelsinskal og andre krydderier i smagen. God bitter finish. Tyk og cremet mundfølelse. En ganske udmærket øl!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9437) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 25, 2015
Brown tinged body. Above average mouthfeel. Private order. Saison, drinkable but different for the style. Not for everybody.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6884) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2015
(Bottle) Reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head, leaving traces of lacing. Malty, fruity nose with red fruit, toffee, spicy yeast, hints of red wine and a touch of chocolate. Malty, fruity taste with red fruit, red wine, spicy hints of yeast, dark bread, orange peel and a fairly dry finish with a balanced earthy bitterness. Medium body, mainly dry. Tasty and different saison with an interesting red wine twist. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (1105) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Sample at En Öl- och Whiskymässa, Göteborg 2015. Bitter fruity with herbs, grapefruit, wine and spices.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TEJA (1537) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
semilasting big bubbbly beige head. Light clowdy amber color. Small caramell aroma with a small smokey tuch. The smokey and caramell is also present in the taste. Medium but hard bitterness. Malty finnish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StilleStorm (1038) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 4, 2015
DWG; Bottle 50 cl. Batch 714. Pours large, hazy amber, creamy, lasting and lacing off-white. Nose is heavy yeast and farmhouse, moderate malt, light berries, oak and spice. Taste is medium sweet and bitter with a lasting spice finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to avarage.


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