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RATINGS: 947   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.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Chef Chad (104) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 1, 2009
It helps when you are a fan of this style of beer and getting into beers with brett at the same time.. Believe it or not I bought a bottle of this in Downtown Salt lake City at the Bayou!! Smells of lovely fruit and spice with some spice on the nose. Pours A hazed blonde with some nice white head that was frothy!!! The Carbonation and Mouthfeel on this is maybe the best I have ever had on a beer. Fantastic balance and Crispness to it WOW!!! Brett, Sugar, Spice, earth, some hops and bot o honey.. These flavors really worked.. This is even more proof that this brewery is one of the best we have!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PilsnerPeter (3029) - Flushing, New York, USA - JUN 1, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2009 Bottle: Generously given to me by beastiefan2k. Hazy yellow with a dense white head. Great aroma- horsey, leathery, farmhouse- just all bretty greatness. Fluffy feel- great dry/spicy flavor. Horsey, white peppery notes, dry phenolics. Dry, spicy, complex. Filled with rustic nuances. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3725) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2009
bottle at Ft Wayne tasting - Pours hazy yellow with a huge white head. The aroma is of citrus hops, some alcohol, and a hint of brett. The taste is moderately hopped with some spices and grassy notes along with mild brett funkiness. It’s medium bodied and the alcohol is somewhat noticeable. Interesting beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
MeisterBrew (138) - Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA - MAY 31, 2009
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a very large foamy white head. Great lacing. Fantastic spicy citrus and brett aroma. Flavor is absolutely amazing. The brett really compliments the spicy saison flavor. Absolutely fantastic! If I could I would drink this everyday...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewombat (112) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2009
Pours a creamy yellow-green with a full head. The aroma is fresh and medical office-y Flavor is sweet, full, and creamy with a bitter floral aftertaste. refreshing and crisp.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Totochtin (73) - Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2009
Big fluffy white head. Pours a cloudy golden color with some floating sediment. The aroma is citrus, resin, spice, and some dustiness. The flavor is lightly sweet and lightly tart with grapfruity hops, belgian fruity esters, spice, and brett funk. The carbonation is lively and it finishes with lightly bitter hops. This with the tartness keeps it quite drinkable. Overall: crisp, delicious, refreshing, and complex.

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.


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