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Ballast Point Brother Levonian Saison

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Ballast Point Brother Levonian Saison is named for the late Dave Levonian, a San Diegan who was a great homebrewer, an avid beer enthusiast and generally just a really good person. Ballast Point is donating all of the money from the beer to his daughter’s college fund.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3740) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 14, 2013
On draft at Tap 25. It pours a nice yellow color with a white head. The aroma is floral with some light funky yeast and spice. The flavor is a good balance of spicy yeast and light, grainy malts. Very subdued in every way… malt, yeast and spice, but very pleasant as well. Drinkable. Theres some light fruitiness and bubblegum sweetness if you look for it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thome50 (1160) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - DEC 8, 2013
George’s Bachelor Party September 2013. Pours an odd hazy golden. Honey and some other stuff. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11919) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Earthy/fruity aroma. Med minus body. Flavor is earth/fruit. Finish is yeast, earth, fruit. Very tasty. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11475) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Draft sample. Poured clear golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate yeast balanced aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2013
A lightly hazed blonde saison with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with white grapes skin, powdery mineral notes, light sulfur notes. In mouth, a nice fruity malt with light curacao, coriander, citrus, sweet finish. On tap at Downtown Brew fest LV 2013.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (7800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2013
On tap at Dutch’s. The keg we received is labeled 5.5%. Mildly hazy golden color. Thin white head. Some ropes and dots of lace. Medium body. Smooth, sort of softer crisp lighter carbonation, with a dry finish. Nice herbal spice flavor, some lemon citrus. Easy drinking and refreshing. Moderate bitter taste, light savory. Tasty light sessionable saison. I wish there more beers like this readily available.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (6450) - Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Draft at Dutch’s. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head that disappeared quickly. The aroma and flavor have some yeast, floral notes, coriander and light peppery spice, hints of banana and light citrus. Decent enough, but as a saison it’s not very exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (6157) - Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Draft to taster at Dutch’s. Looks solid; a slightly hazy fuller gold with white lacing. Smells yeasty and spicy. Tastes like it smells, only better and with a bit of hops. Nice on the palate. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4153) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2013
Tap @ brewery. Pours clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is yesty grainy fruity spicy green apples. Flavor similar to aroma, nice bitterness and subtile astrngent spicyness. Refeeshng.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9102) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Tap at Mohawk Bend. Clear straw. Medium foam, good lace. Sticky nose, pineapple gummy bears. Taste is white grape juice. Cheap white wine and gummy bears. Strange.

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