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RATINGS: 920   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Saison-Brett, based on our very popular Tank 7, is assertively dry hopped, then bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces, a wild strain that imparts a distinctive earthy quality. Though this farmhouse ale was given three months of bottle age prior to release, further cellaring will continue to enhance the “Brett” character, if that’s what you’re after.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Headbanger (3472) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2009
750ml bottle 1468/11950 (Wine and Cheese Place-St. Louis)-Pours a hazy yellow with a husge white head. Aroma of yeast, spices, brett, and grains. Taste of the same with the spices and brett coming through a lot more in the middle of the mouthfull. This medium bodied brew is very well balanced and done very well. Great brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
alraicercsu (166) - Ft.Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 19, 2009
Bottle. Pours a hazy light orange color. Smell is spice and some funk. Flavor is mostly spice with some subtle funk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
paiste2002 (185) - Saugus, California, USA - AUG 18, 2009
750ml corked and caged bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma is spicy, earthy funkiness, lemon zest. Flavor is spicy, malty, earthy funky brett, touch of honey and grassy. Great farmhouse ale. I’d love to have a few more bottles of this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smith4498 (3167) - Miami, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Bottle shared by GodOfThunder @ otakuden’s Vero Beach Throwdown. Pours hazy straw color with white ehad. Lots of brett in the aroma. Spicy and bretty flavor with yeast and some tart lemon. Light body with effervescent carbonation. Very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2009
Bottle at the legend of chriso’s pre GBBF09 tasting. Alround rating: Massive carbonation, spicey and yeasty, touch of lemon, dusty unclean mouthfeel. Not hot.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 14, 2009
Sweet lemon peel, lemonade and sweet malts on the nose. Pours cloudy yellow gold with no head. Spicy yeasty flavors, cinnamon, clove, sweet malts, funky brett, farmy, slightly tart, greay brett complexity with classic farmhouse qualities. Excellent!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - AUG 11, 2009
2006 / 2007 Bottle, thanks to EDA. Gold pour with some white head. Dry grain aroma, some corn, light sweetness, herbal yeast. Not much overall of the brett, a little bit of tart lemony flavor. Flavor is the same as the aroma; and it didn’t really come together for me. Too herbal, not as sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3362) - Branson, Missouri, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Bottle; poured a cloudy gold/yellow color with a nice white head. ARoma of yeast and wheat, with a dash of brett and herbs. Flavor was bretty and herbal, lacking great balance. Not as good as expected, and got better with time, but alright.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5688) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2009
(750ml corked and caged, Batch 2009-1, 6402/11925) Pours a clear yellow with huge head. Nose is spicy hops, lemon zest, coriander, grass and plastic. Tsate is bitter sweet malts, earthy and has some sour and brett in the back. Palette is oily thick, well carbonated, slight bitter finish. Could use a little more sweetness and this one would be fantastic. Love how it smelled more than how it tasted.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2770) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2009
Bottle from Soonah, the lynchpin of the trade we did. A nice summer beer that went well on 4th of july. Full bodied, grassy hops, slight yeast aroma but not incredibly sour. Think I like the regular better unless this guy needs a little more time to let the brett get happy.


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