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RATINGS: 423   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   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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4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chickenflea (350) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2013
750ml bottle that I shared with my friend, Keelan. These Anchorage beers aren’t cheap but if the rest are like this one, I am up for moer. Orange-yellow color, small but visible head and a bit of lace. The nose is really incredible in how intriguing it is. I knew right away I liked it but I just have to keep inhaling away to try and figure out what I smell. This beer sets the standard for complex aromas. Its sort of perfume, candy, a touch of brett hiding in the back, slightly earthy, slight touch of alcohol. After reading the bottle it came to me. It’s the rose hips. The taste is pretty damn crazy too, funky with sweet, sour, and bitter all in equal portions. Unique. Surprisingly pleasant. This one is fit for a very special occasion.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pepsican (1487) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2015
Gold pour white head. Peachy. Urinal cake. Bubblegum. Nectarine. A bit too chewy. Spicing mixes well. Fine, hoping for something a touch drier but beer still reps.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrhoppy (1289) - Santa Clara, California, USA - MAR 8, 2015
whoa! this baby is fruity and delicious. Stirrritup!Stirrritup!Stirrritup!St

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2085) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
Fantastic stuff. Pours a dark hazy golden. Aromas of red wine, oak, funk, Belgian yeast and some spice. Flavors are tart and funky with some nice sweetness and spice. Loved this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mverity (294) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Pours orange/amber with hints of gold. Head in bubbly and off white and faded quickly into faint wisps and a pencil thin collar. Aroma is heavy on the Brett funk, with grass, floral hops, and lightly bready malt sweetness. I also get some orange zest. Taste is again with the brett funk up front, some citrus zestiness, very faint watermelon and fairly floral. There’s a nice deep oakiness that works behind everything; but holds it’s own. Light body, tart and bright on the tongue. Bubbly med-high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (6759) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle - Nice citrus and light grassy notes, with a nice berry like sweetness. Cloudy gold with a decent white head.. Tart and vinous with a bit of bitterness. Red grape and some woody dry notes.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wchesser (1339) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Batch #3. Pretty light plum purple color. Nose is floral botanicals, light red wine when warm. Heavy astringent herbal botanical character, lemon drop citrus, light red wine fruit and barrel, bitter soapy rose, bitter citrus fruit pith finish that lingers. Improved as it warmed, becoming less bitter and astringent. Not chemically astringent, but botanicals reminded me of accidentally getting some cologne or perfume in my mouth until it warmed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3460) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Bouteille partagée. Robe jaune trouble. Un nez de saison avec des bretts, c’est surprenant. Le pinot fait son œuvre. La bouche est piquante avec des saveurs de bretts et de blé. Un peu funky. Le bois apporte une couche de saveurs supplémentaires.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (1047) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 25, 2015
750ml bottle pours toasted cloudy orange with a finger of head. Nose is full of funky floral fruit, juicy tartness, pinot noir notes, and damp wood. Tast has crisp tartness with balanced acidity, funky wet wood, some yeast spice, dark berry, lots of enveloping vinous red grape and wine flavors. Finish is dry, a touch prickly, tart citrus fruit, wet wood, toast, grape, floral fruit and berry, some yeast spice. Wonderful.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1567) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Cloudy darkish orange with a large white head. Aroma is orange blossom, brett funk, citrus peel, oak. Medium bodied, tart on the palate with a hint of bitterness on the finish. Taste is dried peaches, apricot, rose, hint of dry red wine and oak.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrFecesious (1191) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle share. Slightly hazy amber. Aroma of sweet flowers, sweet orange, wine. Taste is sweet, and sour. Smooth, low carbonation, sticky.


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