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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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Corked 750. Pours a hazy, sedimenty, golden yellow color with a big foamy white head. Nose is grassy hops, a nice earthy and lightly barny Brett note, light alcohol. Palate is pretty full and stinging, lovely layers left on the tongue. Flavors of grassy hops, farmyard notes, fairly in your face and I like it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bozoNZ (730) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 26, 2015
Fluffy yellow. Ballooning head. Lovely lemon merague notes. Sweet balanced not too spicy. Lovely drinking

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerconnaiseur (163) - BELGIUM - MAR 24, 2015
Creamy citrus barnyard.. Triple-ish honey flavour, too sweet, lacks depth, but it’s far better than most ’belgian’ fake triples. Beautiful hoppy honey aftersmell, linking to a mellow sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartzluke (40) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 19, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2015 10 oz pour from room-temp 2014 bomber into a stemmed tulip glass. Ridiculously fluffy head. Light golden-yellow. Very carbonated. A little creamy. Nose is nice- orange, floral. Taste is candied ginger, faint pine, some citrus. Refreshing. One of three best saisons I?ve had. Not my favorite style though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (2868) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle at Seattle Share. Part of the blind brett saison tasting. Huge creamy head. Lemony haze. Bright brett, gorgeous clean, bright beer. A little green. Classic.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrMeadMan (33) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours a light cloudy straw yellow with a thick white head that persists. Nice grapefruit notes, background bitterness that complements the light malt. A good sour tang balances the whole brew out. Overall a great beer consistent with the style!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
veronneaupy (207) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
un nez rafraichissant d’agrumes, de funk et de pêches. En bouche, cest frais, fruité et minéral. on goute bien la levure et un petit piquant sur la langue qui nous vient des brett. En finale, le côté mineral, pétillant et le caractère sauvage des brett s’estompent tranquillement pour nous donner le gout de prendre une autre gorgée.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
manuelMTL (215) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 22, 2015
Pours a clear golden with a huge frothy white head. Nose is spicy yeast with lots of Brett. Great barnyard notes with fruity esthers. In the mouth, it’s first fruity with peach and apricot followed by a long leathery Brett finish. Light bitterness at the end. Excellent Saison with lots of Brett notes.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTheRick (528) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
Une mousse gigantesque voire nucléaire se forme lors du versement, celle-ci émanant d’un liquide blond et doré assez limpide permettant de bien voir les bulles très excitées s’activer. Le bouquet est beaucoup plus fruité que funky, les houblons légèrement résineux accomplissant une besogne exemplaire en dégageant des arômes d’agrumes alléchants. En bouche, cette impression fruitée est décuplée par la présence de céréales mielleuses. Je détecte de la cantaloup, du melon au miel et du citron, et le tout est supporté par un aspect sauvage discret. Un peu trop carbonatée, mais quelle bière spectaculaire tout de même.

4.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dodskenta (32) - Rönninge, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2015
Sample at SBWF 2014. This is probably the best saison I’ve had so far, it’s simply outstanding, as all beer in the smokestack series are. The aroma is dominated by brett, super funky barnyard, quite a bit of hops aswell and bisquity malts. Flavour is really bretty and dry with floral fruity hop notes. It coats the mouth and leaves you lingering for more finishing off really dry with a hoppy bite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (765) - West Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Stupidly foamy. Took forever to get it from the bottle to the glass. But it was good, in a really funky kind of way. More funk than sour.


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