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RATINGS: 477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Saison brewed with spices and aged in French oak Pinot Noir barrels.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer (4770) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 25, 2015
750 ml.pours hazy golden with a spongy foam on top. Smells are spicy grapefruit, white grape must, resin, honey and a hint of cheese. Tastes of grapefruit, honey, white wine, berries and vanilla. Finish has oak with hints of coriander and heather. Near-medium body has medium-plus carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2015
Keg at the CP&K, 19/11/15. Golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is funky, light brett sticky tropical fruits, trace of yeast, farmyard light, pissy wood. Taste comprises tarte citric rinds, funk, light floral effect, well integrated brett strokes, damp hay, barnyard, on the turn oranges, rotting peach, light acidity and balsa wood. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close laced with subtle brett pin pricks. Solid stuff, great balance and use of brett.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (5742) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Keg at CPK as ’Anchorage Love Buzz with brettanomyces’, 8%. Hazy dark orange, opaque, small dense off-white head. Aroma is bretty, sherbet dibdab and lemon. Body is light, spritzy but not foamy. Taste is dry cardboard up front, tangy citrus, brett, sherbety lemon, sour Skittles, breathy and dusty finish with some red wine tannins. Tasty fruits and has a nice dry spiciness to it. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (1605) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bursprak! Pours hazy dark orange with a small white head. Aromas of vinegar, sour cherries, oak, brett, spices, light funk, grapefruit. Taste is oaky, vinegary, tart, tannic, white pepper, lactic tart, esters, grapefruit bitterness, vinous.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
teorn88 (6038) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
75cl bottle from MKBS, London. It pours a clean golden color with a large soapy off-white head. Aroma is strongly funky, with notes of brett, lemon, apricots, galaxy hops, white wine, lychee. Taste is lightly sweet then medium tart then lightly bitter. Quite dry. More notes of basement, lemon, apricots, galaxy hops, funk, white wine, oak. Medium bodied with creamy mouthfeel and good carbonation. Overall, complex US style saison at its best

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bursprak (2277) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Pours hazy golden with a frothy head. Notes of white grapes, lemon rind, brett, oily, leather, oak with a citric mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (1398) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 16, 2015
cobrizo limpio y espuma blanca ligera. Aromas de manzana oxidada, ciruela verde, uva, pimienta negra y mohoso ligero. Cuerpo medio, inicio dulce breve que pronto pasa a un sabor cítrico de brett. ligeramente picante y final seco duradero. Es una lámbica, en realidad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (1577) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle thanks to Bursprak. Pours a hazy reddish amber with a medium sized, frothy white head. Aroma has lots of oak! Spicy, dry yeast, funk, acidic, slight cheesy, peppery spicy. Taste is tart, but with a big, wheaty sweetness, dry spice, lots of oak, slight cheese again, and a bit of hops near the end. Lots of barrel character. High carbonation, but a soft, smooth body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nealblind (1648) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - OCT 10, 2015
batch 4 may 2015. Amber pour plenty of foam. Aroma lemons, white wine, and brettanomyces. tastes like musty lemons, slight cheese dusty bretta. nice minerality. black pepper peeks out over the top. a little sharp in flavor but the alcohol is well hidden. brisk light effervescence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3337) - Salida, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2015
750 ml. corked and caged bottle. Pours a thick, gradually collapsing fluffy, white head, with slight lacing, over a slightly hazy orange amber (SRM 9) body.....nose is light barnyard funk, slight cereal malts, hints of spice........taste is moderate barnyard, slight tart sourness, light malts, allspice, light vinous hints, mild hop/spice bitterness on the finish......mouth feel, light of medium body, mild alcohol warmth, high carbonation. The barrels are quite hidden and the spices were used with a light enough hand to produce intrigue without dominance. The Brett adds sourness and funk. The net result is a complex, refreshing beer that is thoroughly enjoyable. It is really not quite a Saison, but more of a Wild Specialty Beer (28C) under the new 2015 BJCP guidelines. BJCP 7/3/9/4/6

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