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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Saison brewed with spices and aged in French oak Pinot Noir barrels.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (5837) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 6, 2012
750ml bottle

Pours dark orange with a large sticky and foamy white head. Tart, fruity aroma with notes of spices, malts and earthy notes. Taste is fruity with some tart notes and hints of spices and malts. Finish is slightly tart and bitter. Not your typical saison, but still quite tasty one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewDad (5324) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 2, 2012
Straw golden in color, hazy with a thin white head. Big yeast and oak barrel aroma. Nice dry laced flavor you do get a spice and wine like flavors. This was a near perfect Saison.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (5072) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle compliments of Tom at the Ruskie River Event. Poured a cloudy orange color. Aroma and taste of sour lemons and orange coriander notes. Sour grapes, and other funky lactic qualities from the pinot noir barrel. Heavily carbonated and refreshing just not into saisons at the moment.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (3214) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Really fantastic saison that doesnt quite reach the level of the HF saisons. Pours an orange/gold color with fluffy mirangue type head. Aroma is citrus, light vanilla, and earthy yeast. Taste is crisp and dry with nice spicy oak notes and oranges. Theres a slight bit of cardboard and acid on the finish that drop it a tiny bit. Still great.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2012
750ml bottle shared by jsprime with me and joel. hazy light brown rose with anoff white head. nice spicey saison bret aroma. great funky saison with a balanced barrel influence. great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ernesto987 (5289) - Arizona, USA - MAR 23, 2012
750, a lot like flora. A little acetic on the finish. Sweet body, High carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Pours clear and golden yellow with a thick white head. Nose is sour that only Brett can deliver. Smells pink. Spices. Ginger, cloves and coriander. Peppery. Flavor is sweet but tons of bitter and sour mix in half way through to finish with a great bitter long aftertaste. Mouthfeel is smooth and silky yet lots of fizzy pop. Good but not as much as fantome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2012
750 ml corked & caged; medium orange with a dusty suspended haze and eggy white head lingering slowly; white sugar, sharp lemon peel, some pepper and dates too; plenty of body with his one even with the dry, peppery finish; get some oak and vanilla mixed with a little stale flowers and dry brett; has an intense mix of bitter spice and sweet fruit helped by the added texture; more pepper as it warms; pretty damn yummy; kind of has this chewy apricot or peach thin going on; after a few glasses the strength becomes more obvious with a silky, textured oaky profile that is just a tad heavy to me; a complex, but a little bit too intense saison; texture and flavors a little muddied by the end

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
linsulte (1) - - MAR 15, 2012 does not count
Cette bière livre tous ce que j’esperais d’elle. Une union parfaite entre les saveures poivrées du brett avec les tanins du pinot noir. Definitivement dans mon top 10

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (4189) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Sur papier, c’est un brassin extrêmement excitant et brillant. Les arômes sont celles d’une saison épicé et sauvage avec un caractère vineux très frais. En bouche c’est un effet domino déclenché par l’armature malté, le poivre, les agrumes, la levure sauvage pour conclure avec les tannins du vieillissement en baril. Ce qui me frappe le plus, c’est à quel point je peux littéralement goûter le Pinot noir. Une façon ingénieuse d’utiliser le Brett par Anchorage...Encore une fois.


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