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Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: Saison
Beechworth, Australia
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Saison is the hoppy, crisp and refreshing result of a north south collaboration between Norwegian craft brewery Nonge-O & Bridge Road Brewers.A specialty Saison yeast strain and Australian Galaxy and Stella hop varieties have been used in crafting this beer. Serve chilled and enjoy with cheeses and charcuterie.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 8, 2011
On tap at Biero. Exceptional, complex and very well balanced. Aromas of grass, caramel, flowers, and grapefruit. Taste is sweet, sour, and bitter; with very long length. Palate is creamy, and full bodied. Yellow, with a frothy head.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1897) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 4, 2011
Pours pale amber with a small head. Nose shows abundant amounts of tropical fruit with passionfruit, pineapple, grapes, peaches, etc, etc, etc....... Underneath are big spicy notes and soft clean malt. Similar fruit as flavours, before transitioning to sweet light malt. After that things really dry out as the hops and spicy characters return for an aggressive finish. Carbonation seems a little full-on. Really captures both styles.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 25, 2012
Keg at Brewdog. Hazy yellow with a full white head. Aroma of Funky yeast and brett. Flavour is spicy, yeasty with lemon and grapefruit and a sharp bitterness. A lovely saison.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1660) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2012
On draft at Kraftwork. Pour light, clean gold with thick white head and ring lacing. Nose of sweet malts and hints of citrusy hops. Citrus comes though once tasted with some sweetness and good hop bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1620) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 22, 2013
A nice pseudo Saison style with a blend of tropical hops and peppery saison flavours. The pour is a cloudy, hazy golden yellow with a massive foamy white mess of a head. The nose is multi faceted with a pale ale esque tropical and fruity hop aroma and a traditional peppery and earthy saison backbone. Light toasted bready malts and honey sweetness are also noted in the aroma. The mid palate has a mild toasty bread malt with a hint of lemon zest and overly fruity notes. A mild bitterness pervades the flavour profile into the finish. Moderate spice flavours with pepper and coriander on the finish give a noted Saison style flavour. This beer has a very unique flavour and as an experimental beer this is a tasty blend of a pale ale and a saison.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bif (1411) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 7, 2012
On tap at the Brige Road Brewery. Served a nice pale golden color with a good head that fades quite slowly to ample lacing. Aroma is a mix of citrus and pine with a nice funk. Spice and an interesting fruit mix in the background. Taste is a changing mix of citrus, pine, a mild malt sweetness with a bit of spice, fruit and a nice dose of funk. There is a nice bitterness with a slightly spicy finish. Medium body, with an original robust flair that makes this beer stand out. Not a typical saison as this one has a bit of an IPA personality without being overbearing. An ineresting and very enjoyable beer. Well worth checking out.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lunkie (1401) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 15, 2014
Citrus hopak hop malt aroma. Murky yellow colour fantastic head & lacing. Malt orange herbal hop flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1294) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUL 3, 2013
Pours a cloudy yellow with a tall frothy white head. Aroma is malt, citrus, fruit, yeast and some hops. Taste is sweet and yeasty leading to a hoppy and yeasty finish. Nice.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VictorStr (1259) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2013
Lite jstig, mycket citrus. Hade lite svrt fr smaken. Knns lite som len inte sjlv vet vad den vill. Fr ljus och ltt i kroppen.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanvenlo (1208) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - FEB 20, 2012
Local, Ontap, Pronounced fruit citrus, hrrbal hop aroma, light amber colour, decent head lacing. Big herbal grass, light citrus flavour. Big pine grass bitter finish with grassy aftertaste that needs a bit more complexity


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