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RATINGS: 381   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Saison brewed with spices and aged in French oak Pinot Noir barrels.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fidelis83 (1910) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Cloudy gold pour with a 3 finger, fluffy beige head. Aroma has lots of fruity funky brett, but in a pretty mild way, hay, lots of floral and citrus hops, hints of untoasted oak. Flavor is pretty amazing, nice funk, lots of berry, vinous and citrus notes, sweet cereal, lemon grass, sweet floral notes and just a hint of oak to the finish. Light to medium body with a slightly creamy entry turning juicy from there out to a slightly more dry finish, with some light, but sharp and blanketing carbonation. Really amazing stuff, right up there with my favorite Saisons, possibly the best I have had. Easily the best at hiding a high ABV%.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (858) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear dark golden with a finger thick off white head. Aroma is tart and fruity yeast, with sour apples and hoppy apricots. Full creamy body with soft to average carbonation. Flavour is tart yeast and sour fruit with unripe apples and brett, as well as some sweet hops with apricots and honey. Finishes off with a nice long tartness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1265) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Had a tasting: Pours a cloudy golden color with white head. Notes of oak, spice, and barnyard on the nose; follows onto the palate. Not bad, medium-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SirLimpsalot (2084) - SWEDEN - APR 2, 2014
@ Mikkeller Bar Stockholm: mycket fin och fruktig med tydlig brett och en fin balans. Gott. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndySnow (2942) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Mikkeller Bar, Stockholm.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, yeast, citrus, grass.
Body: Full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, sour, citrus, grapefruit. Refreshing and easy to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stoutnick (456) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle at The Ginger Man, NYC. Golden. Aroma is mild fruit. Taste is a bit subdued to begin - began to wonder if bottle had lost some of its zing with age. Nice tang from Brett (Tide and its Takers) but funk doesn’t overrule everything. These guys know how to balance the Brett with the core beer style. Finishes with some sweetness and citrus; very lovely. As far as Saisons go this isn’t crazy with the carbonation. Don’t feel like I’m going to float off into the atmosphere. As it warms the fruitiness comes out even more lovelier. Not sticky, not too bubbly, nice funkiness. Overall, definitely the best Saison I’ve yet had.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solros (88) - stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
Doft: lime. Smak: sur, bitter som att dricka crape frukt och skal vita. Eftersmak bitter och torr öl. Helt ok i mindre mängder.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1202) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller Bar Stockholm. Pours light hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is fruity and tart with citrus, sea buckthorn, peppery, vinous, leather, hay, woody notes. Taste is sweet and tart fruity, vinous, leather, dry refreshing finish. Medium body and soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1054) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle shared at california 10k event. Pours peach Color. Taste was esters, flowers, and slight straw.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EricTeusink (678) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Loved, loved, loved this brew. Pours cloudy pear with nice white head. Scent is citrus and seasoning. Sweet with a wine finish. Lively and medium bodied. Bottle - Source Unknown

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12477) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Keg@CBC2013 Clear golden color, small white head. Tart, bretta, citrusy aroma. Medium-bodied. Citric, tart, a bit spicey. Decent.


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