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Brouwerij West 6 Saison Extra

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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We use only imported Belgian malt, German noble hops and our brouwerij west yeast. We chose not to duplicate the standard "peppery/spicy" saison profile and instead go after bubble gum esters and noble hop aroma. Extra is Bright and malty, with a firm bitterness and a dry finish. Hazy gold in color. 6.5% ALC/VOL and of course no spices added.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leafs93 (1697) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Pours golden yellow with a thin wispy white head. Aroma is earthy, pear, bubblegum and hint of floral. Taste is sweet with a touch of tartness, none of the usual spicy saison characteristics. Medium bodied with a dry clean finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (5987) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2014
bottle, wasnt so crazy about this. liked most of their other beers though, amberish pour, cereal, noble hops, light bubblegum. OK

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2300) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours a hazy golden color with a small lacy off white head. Notes of milk chocolate and bubblegum, honey, and clover. Highly carbonated mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
georger (7) - - JUL 21, 2014 does not count
Aroma - bready, yeasty. Citrus hop notes secondary. Straw color with some haze. Bitter taste. Not sweet. No floral notes when tasting. I dig it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (3557) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
500ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Nice saison this one. You donít see many of their beers here in Australia and I grab them when I can. Rating from 2013.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (5463) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Brendan at his CFAII celebration. Pours a hazy amber body with thin white lacing. Aroma is very yeast-forward with additional notes of spice, malt and cereal. Mouthfeel is on the lighter side and pretty refreshing; flavors of spicy yeast, sweet malt, cleaner, bubblegum and light earthy hop.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5034) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear gold body under a one finger frothy white head that left some delicate lacing. The nose is rather light and delicate with some pale malt, light hoppiness, and a nice delicate yeastiness. The flavor isnít as great as I was expecting, itís a bit bland and boring with just a light bit of spiciness from the yeast. Itís fairly light bodied and dry though, making it rather easy drinking and refreshing. Nice soft gentle natural carbonation. Not the most complex tasting, but the light spiciness is all from the yeast instead of using spices. Pretty decent stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scarletfire65 (968) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle at home. Hazy gold pour, small head which quickly dissipates to nothing. Aroma of sweet malt, overripe pineapple, banana. Tastes very malty, with ripe tropical fruits, bubble gum, heavy yeast, wheatty. Hi carbonation. Lacking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
curepute (140) - New York, USA - APR 5, 2014
Nose of clove, banana and orange. Light golden, no head. Big banana taste, slightly bready, wheat. Finishes with Belgian yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JustDrinkIt (261) - Arizona, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Hazy golden orange pour with abundant rocky white head. Soft aromas of citrus peel, spice and yeasty funk. Flavors follow the aroma, much more yeast and citrus... canned peaches.


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