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RATINGS: 957   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
skeils (10) - Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2015
750 ml bottle from Wegman’s in Downingtown, PA. This is basically Tank 7’s interesting, funky, older sister who attends art school and goes hiking a lot. Aroma is yeasty, earthy and tranquillo lemon. More earthy compared to Tank 7’s floral. Strong carbonation, rather fizzy and pours with and solid 1/4 inch head and attractive lacing. Taste is citrus and earthy with a nice dry, pinch of pepper finish. Complex, yet fun and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (1225) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2015
2013 bottle. Hazy, pale yellow with foamy white head. Dry aroma and taste of oak, grapefruit with heavy brett notes. Slightly grassy barnyard. Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chadmasontx (9) - - AUG 5, 2015 does not count
Not my thing. Cellared for 2 years, may have been too long. Overly bitter for a farmhouse ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4891) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 31, 2015
750ml corked bottle pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a huge white head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is lemon and yeast with some earthy notes. Taste is a lemon tartness with a spicy and earthy hop bitterness and a dry yeasty finish. Light to medium bodied with generous carbonation that pleases the palate. Overall, a solid saison that is quite tasty and nicely balanced and recommended.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gringo332 (573) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Foamy white head that quickly left a small ring and light lace. Fuller-bodied than expected for a Saison. Complex mix of earthy citrus flavors. Blood oranges. Passionfruit. Chanterelle mushrooms. Mandarin pips. Fruitifully wonderful! Wow, actually a really nice full blend for a Saison. Touch sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4183) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Bright yellowish orange pour from draft at Temple Bar. Has the "diaper" aroma I usually get from Brett beers. Very good though. Yeast and fruits. Super refreshing on a hot day

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mysticbrew (83) - - JUL 21, 2015
A very effervescent pour of light gold with a dense tight bubbled white head that is quite persistent. The nose is amazing with the sweet Belgian Brett yeast and subtleties of citrus and spice. A subtle flavor of lemon on a rich, crisp palate finishes with a hint of spice and caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bkcaldwell (24) - - JUL 15, 2015
Not my favourite style. Had an aftertaste that limited the enjoyment. Person that shared it definitely liked it but I was not as big a fan. Not a beer that I would revisit; however, for people who like the style worth the experience.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjuf1853 (1285) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a billowing white head. Cork shot out of the bottle during the opening and hit the ceiling. Aroma has a nice funkiness to it along with some herbal saison notes. Lively carbonation that just dances on the tongue. Flavor is excellent with an abundance of barnyard funk and horse blanket followed by a pleasant amount of hoppy bitterness in the finish. Very nice beer!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (1116) - Alabama, USA - JUL 6, 2015
On tap at JL Beers on July 4th -- Good looking Saison, golden with lots of pillowy foam. Aroma is sweet and bretty. That’s a good bretty-saison. Really best way to describe it is a Saison who’s sweetness was dried out by brett. yum.


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