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Brewed by Bad Seed
Style: Saison
Malton, England
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Saison, a refreshing drink originally popular with Belgian farm workers known as ‘les saisonners’. We use honey, ginger and seeds of paradise to give a modern and zesty twist to this classic ale.
5.7% ABV
Ingredients: Malt – Lager, Wheat


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1071) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Aroma: sweet caramel, bread malts. Appearance: clear gold, small white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light malty sweets continue, some dry bitters coming up. Overall: nice Saison, great taste and palate. Bottle at Smokehouse, Islington.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3767) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
23rd Aug 2014 in Sophie’s Creperie, 330ml bottle. Hazy yellow pour with a white topping. Yeasty, citrusy and spicy in both the nose and taste. Orangey feel as a taste backbone, sweet and sour feel overall. Interesting blend of flavours with the wheat content coming through as well as those orange hints. Different.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (2864) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
330ml bottle from Alesela, Glasgow - hazy pale golden, no head, yeasty floral citrus aroma, honey, yeasty flavour, low carbonation, very sweet for a Saison, oily feel

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8047) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
Half pint from the keg menu at York Tap. A remaining low white head to a cloudy golden body. Lemony hops and coriander on the nose. Fruity taste joined by a spice touch, subdued hints of ginger. Nice fruity ending. Soft carbonation. A very refreshing summer ale (York 10.07.2014).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
keg at CASC, ABZ, 20/06/14. Clear golden with a decent off white covering that dissipates some then retains. Nose is tangy citrics, spicey vibes, bitter orange, mandarin, tarte fruit wash, straw. Taste comprises yeast esters, candied orange peel, light spice, damp hay, tarte mandarin. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1164) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
330ml bottle. 6.0% abv. Bright golden colour, no head and aroma of ginger, spice, lemony, yeast. Taste is grain, zesty lemon, with honey, ginger, yeast and spicy, light bitterness. Medium bodied, low carbonation, dry peppery finish. Quite drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stuartyboy (646) - SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2014
On tap at Drygate brewery bar a cloudy golden ale limited aroma yeasty hint of spice and honey sweet and very nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10226) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2014
Bottled, 330ml from House of Trembling Madness, York. Hazy straw with white head. There is a lemony, yeasty nose to this leading to a fresh, slightly sweet, fresh citric flavour with hints of spice and pear drop. Zesty to the close, very pleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2979) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle from alesela
Slightly hazy mid blonde, fluffy white head collapsing to a lacing. Fruity yeast esters,warming spices, sparkly carbonation, medium body, herbal corriander, peppery dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1631) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
330ml bottle from Cotteridge Wines, thanks to Simon F. Pours golden yellow, nice floral aroma. Creamy, spicy saison, a little lemon, a touch of ginger and some funky yeast. Nice and refreshing in a flowery park on a sunny day.


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