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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
From the flames, escaped a great mind. Out of the smoke, a wild spirit was set free. An intellectual by day, the original flapper by night, one great AVL alum celebrated the grand elegance of Parisian spectacle. Our homage is an imperial tribute to the classic golden saison of Wallonia, where European wheat and French-grown hops forge a depiction of herb gardens, citrus fruit and blended peppercorns. Its grandeur is deserved of your wildest spirit – so let it all out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14584) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle shared at 411 room tasting by me. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of apple, lemon candy, grain and saison yeast. A bit of alcohol in the finish. Medium body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
3fourths (9054) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Sugar sugar sugar. Sugar syrup and sugar. Flowers, sugar, honey, sugar, pepper, sugar. Sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8678) - Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2014
22 oz bottle shared by?? Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have a sweet Belgian yeast, sweet esters, some fruity notes, slight hay, not as herbal as most saisons. Good, not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12101) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle - Gold malts and yeast. Cloudy fold with a thin head. Big boozy light malts and a ton of yeast. I am not a fan of this style but it is done well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (2233) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle pour light gold. Nose rose, floral, sweet and some ester. Taste sweet up front, some bubble gum sweet, minimal spice, some floral. Very set finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Pours a light amber with a nice white head. Smells strongly of saison yeast. Fruit esters abound by the mouthful. Nice hop aftertaste! Nice job Burial!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
firedog23 (73) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Great beer and representation of the style. Poured from the bottle and at the brewery. Pours a nice, deep straw color with a good head. Notes of fruit, French hops and a strong yeast character. Lovely beer for any time of the year. I am holding one for the summertime to see how it ages.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bubbleflubber (2154) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Pours orange-amber into the glass, with a wispy head that reduces to nothing, leaving trace lacing. The nose is of French yeasty esters, what Burial Beer is known for. Lots of melons, yeasty esters, tangerine citrus, orange and finishing with a touch of ABV heat and mildly bittering hops. The grains and yeast make the palate full and slick, semi-oily and sticky, with a full-body and easy drinkability. What a gorgerous Impy Saison!

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