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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our rich and refreshing Saison fashionably suited the Bad Water identity by complexly adding a new age splash to this traditional style. The dynamic experience of our Saison is deeply rooted in our coveted recipe, developed with equal blend of art and science. Subtle peppery notes over a boatsful but not overpowering European hop yields a truly dynamic nose. A light grain bill of mostly Pilsner malts against an atypical yeast strain maintains the beers lightness for continued enjoyment with a fortifying flavor.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadDogMD (213) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2012
On draft at OHSO. Slightly hazy yellow golden color. Nice aroma of yeast, wheat, faint spice. Flavors similar- big wheat flavors in the middle, a little hoppier than a typical saison. Ends nicely w/ a dry, peppery taste.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DMLINAZ (268) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Nice, light, respectable saison. From a bottle into a tulip style glass. Super foamy at first. Aroma is light but standard saison, slight fruit. Starts like a wheat with hints of saison and citrus. Ends with a pleasant kick with pepper and light spice notes. Some hops throughout.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (1551) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Clear medium amber with a solid, long-lasting head and a thick band of lace. Taste is grassy malt matched by light flowery hops moving together through a lightly pepper-y finish. Unassuming, easy-to-drink, but 6% abv is a little high for such a light entry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ibrew2or3 (6530) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2013
The twist cap low fill “12oz” bottle pours with a clear copper body that supports a thin dirty white head of foam. The modest aroma offers up some sugar sweetness, stale earthy basement and then a bit of pear to apple esters and the odd Saison like spiciness sort of here and there. The taste is a little spicy and getting a touch cracked black pepper too. It then gets sweet with pear and a dash of ripe banana. It leaves behind a faint yeasty film in my mouth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rusty (1533) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours a murky brownish yellow with a thick sticky off white head. Aroma is cereal banana and spices. Flavor is banana cloves metal esthers and spices. Nice to see nimbus crank out this style but it isn’t quite as well put together as I’d hoped.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
KegOstertag (92) - - JAN 18, 2013
Drank from 12 oz bottle poured into snifter. Aroma- beautiful aroma of coriander and spice. Very nice. Appearance- golden orange with light carbonation and light heavy. Taste- very clean. Orange zesty with some pepper. Palate- not a overwhelming taste but still nice. Overall- very good and drinkable saison but not enough umph to get higher score

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (4480) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Sampled at the Tucson Beer Fest. A nice creamy smooth foam over a lightly hazed golden beer. Nice yeast in the aroma that is right. Malt, too. A hint of hop notes are citrus. Cascade? A hint of pepper. Yeast and malts round this out nicely. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sublym (78) - Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2012
ok, as a Saison its great.....not my favorite Saison but very good none the less.................lets just say when my wife gets around to trying this she will rate it a 5 for sure. Im not sure of the abv but it seems pretty low (or its hidden very, very, well!! and its local.......well sortof local about 1 1/2 hrs away.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3170) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Draft at OHSO. Pours brown with a thin white head. Slight sweet note on the tongue. Not getting much hops or funk on the tongue or finish. A bit boring if I’m honest.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (8557) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Lightly hazy gold pour. Small white head. Lightly peppery aroma, wheat, orange, and caramel malt. Flavor starts more like a traditional wheat. Finishes with a light dry peppery note.


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