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

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The Saison is a classic Belgian style, not often seen outside of its homeland. It was traditionally brewed by farmers and their workers as a beverage to consume during the summer months. Bridge Road Brewers have crafted their own Saison to add to their Chevalier range. This beer is quite unique, light straw in colour, with a tight bright white head. Aromas are dominated by esters and phenolic characters, owing to the Saison yeast strain, which also gives the beer its characteristic tart, dry and acidic profile. This citrus character combined with grassy hop flavours make this a great food beer, try it with anything from seafood to blue cheese.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10286) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 11, 2012
Botella. Hazy yellow, white head, smallFruity bit citrus spice/herbal aroma, bit yeasty too. Good mouthfeel. Fruity citrus like and herbal/spice flavour with some yeast.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PotjeBier (1778) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2012
On tap @ Beer Temple. Pale blonde color, somewhat hazy. Firm white head. Aroma’s: sour, grassy, retronasal also somewhat sweet, some brett, anise. Flavor is medium sour, light sweet. Light bodied. Finishes medium bitter. Neh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borresteijn (5060) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2012
On tap at Beer Temple. Slightly hazy golden orange colour, white head. Aroma is quite sweet, ripe fruits, light tart/tangy, yeasty. Flavour is sweet, fruity, yeasty, tangy, light bitter finish. Light bodied. Too sweet for a saison imo, more of a Belgian blond ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13976) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Cloudy yellow - white head. Wheaty, fruity, peppery, apples, pears, ok hoppy notes, light malty, citrus, herbal notes. Plain.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21938) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of spices, pepper and citrus with notes of caramel. Fruity flavcour of spices, caramel and citrus. Citric finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (10531) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
Bottled. Yellow coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. ARoma: Yeast, sweetness, citrus, light herbs. Flavour : Herbs, sweetness, yeast, spice, fruits. Medium bodied. Ends on a yeast and fruity note.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10998) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
cloudy yellow, smooth white head. malty, flowery, bretty aroma. flavor is saison yeasty, flowery, belgian yeasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
Bottled. A hazy light yellow beer with a huge white head. The aroma has notes of yeast, brettanomyces, malt, and wheat. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, wheat, brettanomyces, and straw, leading to a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33187) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
75 cL bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, light estery and mild peppery yeasty. Smooth fruity. Citrusy, bitter and crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity and citrusy into the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a dense and lacing white head. Spicy, metallic and yeasty nose. Medium body, rich carbonation, sweet fruit, yeast and heavy phenols, vitamins. Ends dry but not overly bitter. A Saison very much to the yeasty side. 100912


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