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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
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The first of our three part Saison series. Saison’s were traditionally brewed on farms in the French speaking region of Belgium for their workers. Ferme de La Ville or “City Farm 15” is brewed with Belgian Pilsner, malted wheat, and locally gathered honey. French Farmhouse yeast brings aromas of spice and earth. The body is light with complex flavors and a dry refreshing finish. 6.75%alc/vol 25 IBU’s


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2012
750 ml bottle from MVW and shared with friends. Pours a rich hazy golden hue, darker with some orange flashes, darkness and rich haze. A frothy brighter white head sits atop, laces ok overall. Sticks around as a thorough film. Aromas are rich brett, tart lemon, and zest. Touches of sourness, cobwebs, and barnyard. Straw, pale malts, bread, dough. Gentle yeast, wet oak, touches of vanillin. Some grass. Rich powerful sour wild aroma is a pleasant surprise. Touches of fruits, gentle sweetness. Initial is fuller on the palate, yet lighter end of medium bodied offering tart lemons, gentle spice, and some dry grass. Zesty lemony life, gentle fruit, dryness and light quaffable body, prickly body that is silky over the palate. Middle preaches a touch of sweetness, tartness and dryness into the finish, lots of lemon, gentle apple and pear, touches of oak linger on, with bretty funk, dryness. Really well done beer here.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5626) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Sweet estery nose with notes of honey, wheat, and a little feety funk. Hazy golden orange brown pour, no head or lace. The flavor is wheaty with notes of yeasty esters, black pepper, honey, earthy notes, a touch of hay and bread. Light alcohol notes. Lingering wheaty notes, light esters, a little bitterness. Interesting beer with noticeable honey presence throughout. This beer changes throughout the experience and is nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (5100) - Utah, USA - APR 14, 2013
750ml bottle brought down by the Boise guys, thanks
Appearance: Cloudy golden with a small white head and some lacing
Aroma and flavors of wet blanket, citrus, spices and dry
Nice and tasty

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5077) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2012
From the 11/2012 3R6P tasting. +++ Sampled from a 750 ml corked brown bottle this beer poured a murky orange-apricot color with a large foamy yellow-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was musty and dusty peach, orange and pear. The flavor was dry and bretty with notes of peach and orange. Medium finish and body. Tasty - like a fruity Orval.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle shared by Brad at Jackie O’s. Cloudy orange pour with a thick white head. Aroma of tart oranges and malt. Tart fruit flavor with some funk and orange before a bitter orange peel finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Thanks, Aaron! Served in a cervoise. Huge head and lacing. Strong saison nose followed by light acidic twang and wheat in the flavor. Very dry with light oak.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4679) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
bottle shared by mathieuc, many thanks dawg. pours hazy pale yellow with a very nice creamy white head showing a good retention and lacing. dusty bretts, bright citrus and mint, flowers, honeyed maltiness if not honey and pale maltiness - hint of sweetness, quite fruity too, light acidity - mostly lactic, yet never linear, wood and herbs. lively carbonation, light body, relatively dry bretty, very chalky, lightly astringent and grassy-citrusy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4171) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 22, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2011 Hand bottled courtesy of Block 15, thanks to Angeloregon for sharing... Poured a hazy golden/yellow with a pasty, frothy white head. A little funk and yeast spiciness mixed with lemon, citrus, and a mild floral hop tone. Very earthy, light, quenching, and highly drinkable while still retaining a strong Belgian yeast spice and ester complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4155) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Big bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of light funk, light fruits, tart/sour notes, and pale and caramel malts adding sweetness. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer but not the best of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernesto987 (3923) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 26, 2014
750, this one is wrong, infected maybe? Tastes of pledge and lemons, not sour or tart just chemically in a wrong way. Kinda bad.


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