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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Saison
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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 (138) - - 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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TEJA (1520) - 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 (975) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (2004) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015

Lukt: Søtlig gjærduft.
Utseende: Gyllen honning farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Høy, gjær, noe bitter avslutning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP Madla, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting hos Gorm
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@6,5%, Når@28.03.2015

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1602) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015
Noe dunkel mørk gyllen farve med lys beige skum. Lukt av malt, karamell, rosin og gjær. Smak av malt, karamell, frukt rosin, rosin og krydder. Fruktig, bitter og noe sur ettersmak. Vinmonopolet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (979) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2015
Tap @ Fairbar. Light bronze pour with a generous head. Some yeast, spices, herbal notes, pepper, lime and some fruity notes. Decent.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Marduk (3476) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 13, 2015
500ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Clear amber color. Medium size, yellow head, stays. Sweet, hop extract, papery, dead yeast in aroma. Straw, dead yeast, Belgian yeast in taste. Sweet and yeah words are useless here. Not a traditional saison for sure. Actually I don’t know what it is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (1054) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Big foamy white head. Hazy light amber color. Aroma is berries, wine, hops, barn. Taste is sweet berries with wine sourness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wihlan (386) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2015
Flaska från systemet - bärnstensfärgad och något grumlig med vitt skum som stannat ett tag. Fruktiga dofter med inslag av lite belgiska toner. Fruktig i smaken med en lätt beska. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
FatPhil (9979) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 6, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2015 500ml bottle (Koht, Tallinn)
Cookie cutter saison aroma. Wyelabs? Mid orange, decent frothy head. Utterly digusting taste. Some sharpness of lemon. So rough, pretty nasty. Total fuckup of a saison, an insult to the style. Chemicals from a bio lab. Horror. Nope.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lopisar (240) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
Dark golden color with light foam. Aroma floral, herbs, fairly strong. The taste is sweet with some spice.


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