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RATINGS: 921   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - MAY 26, 2009
Corked and baled 750. Pours pale amber with a lacy white head. Aroma and taste of lemon, grass, yeast and brett. Medium-light body, carbonation. Smooth, refreshing.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
alagnak (467) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAY 25, 2009
750 Bottles from Theisti and Tipsys. Big fluffy head, just a phenomenal nose - flowers, brett and spicy saison goodness. Taste is dominated by the funky brett, with the light, spicy, hoppy saison behind. Just awesome. Thanks Tim (note: this one’s in Denver now).

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
waolsen (1369) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAY 25, 2009
bottle. no 6457. pours hazy golden with thick frothy white head with rocky lacing. nice aroma of light cider and funk and brett. light and peppery. solid saison made special with the brett. some citrus. great balance. love it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2009
Bottle, courtesy sebletitje. Light golden pour, massive white cloud-like head, rocky lacing. Huge brett nose, citrus, barnyard, some dry cider. Barnyard flavors, dry grain, tons of brett, some chalk and dry yeast. Medium-bodied, balanced. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
aaronhaywood (74) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 21, 2009
The holy grail of boulevards. This stuff is truly elixir of the gods. A nice fruity, light saison. Nice brett flavor as well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Great bottle. Love the design. Pours a hazy, light honey amber with - no joke - the largest head I’ve ever seen on a beer. A side pour resulted in a three-inch monster of a head - thick and pillowy - and it’s still there. Really nice, mellow aroma - citrus (lemon and mandarin), some other, fleshier fruits (a bit of peach, maybe), spices, some yeast and just a bit of funk. Refreshing flavor - a bit of lime, even, which offsets a good amount of citrus / herbal hops, white pepper, and lots of fruity esters. It’s really bright, but doesn’t have as lively of a mouthfeel as I thought it would given the head (which I appreciated). Really nice brew, especially on a gorgeous sunny day like today.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4304) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2009
Bottle 07572 thanks to Bman1113vr. The smell is spices, fruits, brett, yeast, and funky. The look is cloudy, golden in color, and has a decent white head. The taste is malts, tart, funk, fruits, and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a tall and lively shaving foam style head leaving laces. Dry and citrusy Brett aroma. Medium body, dry Brett accents and some sweet fruits. Dry finish. Explosive - the cork shot out by itself once the wire was removed! 010509

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAY 6, 2009
750 ml bottle shared at one of Hellbilly’s tastings - Pours a hazy light golden color with a one finger thick white head. Light spotty lacing. Aroma and flavor is mostly esters and spice. There is a light amount of sourness to this beer. A nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
#08 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 01-Maj-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Soapy (orval hoppy), yeasty, brett, sharpness, sweetness, toasted notes, white sugar, elderflowery notes, peppery, spicy, barnyard. OK.


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