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Brewed by Beaus All Natural Brewing Co.
Style: Saison
Vankleek Hill, Canada
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gorbalev (2912) - Ontario, - DEC 25, 2012
Best of Beaus 2012 4 pack. Cloudy yellow-orange, huge head. Pleasant yet mild yeast aroma. Taste is a refreshing yeasty dry wheat taste - refreshing. I have had others that offered more flavour, and this time of year does not do this one justice, but as is, it is a well made saison. Alcohol present as well.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (10542) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft. Hazy straw color, massive fluffy white head. Aroma of lightly spiced hay. Taste is spiced, funky, fruity. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BreWedge (309) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
600 ml bottle. Pours a lightly hazy yellow (poured to the dregs so some sediment suspended in there as well) with a big pillowy white head. Aromas are zesty citrus (lemon or orange), pepper, banana, and a little cotton candy. Aroma is dominant spice (pepper), get a little bit of yeast, and some of the banana tastes typical of a wheat beer. Nice bite on the palate from the pepper and the carbonation, long bitter finish. Really nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dandeman (505) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
On tap at the Ottawa Beer Fest. Brassée avec du zeste d’orange et des fleurs de sureau. Orange et houblons herbacés au nez. Le visuel est doré tirant sur le orangé, la mousse est superbe, témoignant de la fraicheur du produit. En bouche, les levures sont actives. Le zeste d’orange est également bien intégré avec un bon houblonnage herbacé et légèrement résineux avec quelques notes de foin. Une bière très fraiche, très campagnarde, mais manque légèrement de complexité.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1856) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2014
On tap at bar volo. A mild spicy banana estery nose on a solid copper pour with biscuity light malts. The taste is zesty light malts, citrus & earthy yeast notes. It is a solid saison that is yeast forward.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1094) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
light amber colour with decent clarity and a pillowy white head. Esters, fruit and some banana mixed with kitchen spices on the aroma. On the palate it is well carbonated, which enhances the spice kick and bitter components mixed with yeasty esters and a fairly fast finish. Decent enough stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickTheRick (361) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Blonde et trouble, une mousse intense se pose sur le dessus de la bière. Le nez me rappelle un beau une weizen, avec ses effluves de pain aux bananes et de miel. Étrangement, on déroge complètement du bouquet et je fus surpris par le goût citronné très prononcé de la Patio. Très douce et facile à boire, la finale est un peu poivrée. Pas mal.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scottbmunro (4) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 3, 2014 does not count
Bottle from Boew's brewery. Refreshing, peppery, long drive back for another one, but would be willing some day. Light mouthfeel just right for a saison. Nice long lasting bitter peppery aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flip_soeperman (580) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2014
Aroma is more like a wheat beer, with some banana, little bit of spiciness in their. Medium bodied, relatively dry with a nice subtle lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6018) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
[Bottle (600ml)] Pours a hazy, bubbly golden-orange with a huge lasting rocky white head. Aroma is sweet, grassy and herbal along with Belgian yeast, citrus, other fruit and wheat. Spicy, yeasty flavour along with citrus fruit, some light sweetness and herbs. Spicy bitter finish. Medium bodied. A pretty good version of the style -- it’s quite spicy which I like.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (3804) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle - Wheat, grass, banana and some spice. Cloudy gold with a rich white head. Banana, light hop bitterness, citrus and some grass. Refreshing and a nice bitterness.


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