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Bacchus Hibiscus Saison


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Formerly brewed at Bacchus Brewing Company (Australia)
Style: Saison
Capalaba, Australia
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
Champagne like, rich berry aromas, lead into silky flavours of cranberry, blackcurrant and cherry, giving way to a mango nectar. The beautifully balanced finish is dry and refreshingly tart.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
winkle (478) - Brisbane, - DEC 23, 2011
Beautiful deep clear red/brown, claret like colour. Sweet fruit aroma with a possble earthy note. Surprisingly full mouthfeel considering its a saison. Flavour dominated by complex sweetish berry fruit esters followed by a tart dry finish. Who’d a thought that dried hibiscus flowers would give a result like this. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1740) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2014
The Local StKilda (27-Feb-2014)Big sweet rose syrup herbal aroma.Herbal rose sweet spice malt flavour.Sweet lingering spice rose fruit finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (1537) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2014
On tap at the Tipplers Tap. Deep red in colour with a very rich fruity aroma, flavours of black current and cherry. Quite strong at 10.3% (on tap), could have come out like medicine but the witch doctors at Bacchus have made another great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (15490) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 1, 2014
Mostly red with a hint of pink. Aroma is full of hibiscus, very nectar-like, sweet and floral. Sweet, fairly strong hibiscus taste, and a bit sticky. If if wasn’t for the sweet malts and low carbonation this could be one of those Mexican jamaica sodas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeliriumT (485) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 22, 2012
5L keg from craftbrewer in capalaba. Beautiful deep red colour with a strong flavour of jam. Deliciously sweet head and aftertaste. Hibiscus is generally a strong, overwhelming taste but Bacchus have found a good balance here. A very interesting take on a classic saison.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (5099) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2011
On tap at Archive. Poured a bright red to pink with a thin white head. Berry aromas and a tart finish but I think this missed the mark a bit. Tasted like creaming soda.

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