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RATINGS: 1023   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2009
Bottle 75cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #8. ]
Unclear medium yellow orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is fruity, citrus, barnyard, leather, wood notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light to moderate acidic and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090501]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
From bottle, Papsoes blindtasting #8. Pours hazy yellow to orange with a small white head. Hoppy, brett and floral aroma. Classic Orval yet hoppy aroma. Dry fruity and brett flavoured. Crisp and bitter flavoured into a very fruity hoppy flavoured finish. Light sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2009 GABF 2007. A hazy light golden beer with a white head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of citrus as well as brettanomyces. The flavor is sweet with notes of wheat and citrus as well as lighter notes of spices, leading to a dry wheaty and brettanomyces finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle #8 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Hazy yellow coloured with a huge white head. Fruity aroma of bread, spices and hops with notes of barnyard. Fruity flavour of brett, spices, hops, barnyard and pine needles with some sweetness. Bretty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2010
Bottled, bought in Spokane, WA. Cloudy golden, lively head. Grassy hoppy nose with funky sweaty brett underneath. Medium dry with gentle mouthfeel and mildl sparkling carbonation. The Orvallish sweaty bitterorange funky brett character is strong, but it still retains balance. Finishes with evergrowing bitterness. Lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity fresh spicy hoppy brett aroma. Smooth fresh fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor with some sour tart hints and hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty smooth yeasty hoppy brett finish with hints of citrus in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22460) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2011
11th June 2009
Milky gold beer. Thick frothy white head. Soft frothy and semi dry palate. Typically mildly sour saison but balanced perfectly. A little elderflower sweetness offset by hop bitterness in the finish. A little spicy aniseed. A very decent saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle at Chris-Os Pre GBBF tasting 2009 ... light hazy yellow ... big bubbly head ... yeasty lemon nose ... light barnyard ... light lemon ... light hop.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle shared after the Great Alaskan Barleywine Festival. Cloudy yellow color, huge white head, lots of carbonation. Aroma of dusty and funky lemons. Taste is dusty straw, lemons, grapefruit. Very nice.

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