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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.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joes (90) - Oirschot, - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle (2011 vintage). White head, clear (light) golden color. Very nice, soft and rounded aroma. Like Orval, but fruitier and with some (more) pine. Taste is fruity (ripe, yellow fruit), flowers and bret of course. A bit more body and this would be a + 4.5. As an Orval-fan, I say this is a great beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (3915) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared by the "King of Anchorage" at tasting in Jun ’15: Poured a jello yellow orange with a fluffy white head. Aroma is peppery and dirty funk. Taste was nice fruit and peppery funk.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rosskyle (146) - - JUN 14, 2015
750 ml bottle. Lightly hazy golden color with a light fluffy white head. Citrus wheat aroma. Medium body carbonated mouth feel. Initial citrus with a a little funk at the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrWinterHappy (5) - Røyken, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2015 does not count
Bottle from "vinmonopolet", vintage 14, nice hoppy aroma, somewhat floral with a dry slightly sour finish. Color is light yellow...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (2709) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is very floral, moderate lemon, some light tropical fruit and brett. Tastes like liquid flowers with light brett, lemon, and pepper. I think I’d like this much better with a couple years in the cellar to bring out the brett more

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikesaum (630) - Newark, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Pours a darker yellow with a very fluffy white head that hangs around. Aroma is slightly peppery, funky horse blanket, fruity esters. Taste is about the same, pepper, horse blanket farmhouse funk, and slightly grassy hop background. Over all a fantastic brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmongoose (1645) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Draft to glass and this beer is amazing. Slightly cloudy yellow with white head. Huge wet horse blanket nose with a pure saison underlying flavor. The flavor is just the opposite you get the pure goodness of the saison with that wet horse blanket of the Brett. Totally amazing beer how they got the two flavors to blend so well together.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Haavard (22) - NORWAY - JUN 4, 2015
Poors with a thick yellowy head Aroma: sour, some barn Taste: sour, funky, barn, some hops ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1050) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2015
2014 Bottle opened May 2015, poured a hazy yellow hue w/ enormous white fizzy head. Moderate sweet floral aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are pepper corns, lemon peel, coriander, sage and barnyard funk. Light bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (717) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Light, hazy orange color with medium fluffy white head and nice lacing. Aroma has strong Belgian yeasts, bretty, floral, coriander, and light citrus notes. Flavor has great yeastiness, smooth hoppiness that’s slightly bitter, earthy and dry. Very good overall

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (2805) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 26, 2015
On Tap at Bier:Thirty hazy deep golden. Funky spicy peppery and spritzy. Nce light beer, but not so light at 8.5 ABV


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