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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
The humble gherkin. Usually we encounter this unassuming green fruit pickled or sliced and flung atop a salad. But the cucumber has so much more to offer us. It is a remarkably refreshing gourd with the power to cool a dry tongue and when just two sliced wheels are placed atop the eyes of a lounging lass in a stock photo ad for a spa the mythical cucumber has the magical ability to justify obscene spa service fees. Truly an amazing botanical gift to the world. We chose to employ the cucumber in a low gravity Saison to create a refreshing seasonal ale redolent with notes of honey, tropical fruit, lemon bitterness, and of course cucumbers. Brewed as a survival tool for the Florida Summer this cucumber creation features Citra and Sorachi Ace hops. So put some cucumber wheels on your eyes, lean back, relax and enjoy. Ahhhhhhh.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (6612) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy yellow with thick frothy white head leaving sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a strong cucumber and wheat. Thin mouthfeel with a strong cucumber, citrus, and honey with light finish. Really enjoyed this saison from Cigar City.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoePeesie (919) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Pours a greenish yellow with a big white head. The nose and taste is all cucumber. The saison yeast comes thru nicely and adds a good balance to the beer. A great summer beer, I enjoyed this on a 90 degree day, and it was a perfect refreshing treat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Wow there is so much cucumber flavor here. Wow this is cool. I really like it, not much of a Saison though

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (6338) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Sampled at Falling Rock in Denver. I was very skeptical. Pours a hazy gold with some cloudy, white head. Smells just like fresh cut cucumbers, fresh fruit, honeydew, lightly herbal. Flavor is like juiced cucumbers, dill, herbs, sweet, earthy. Refreshing, cucumber-y finish. Clearly a gimmick, but also rather refreshing. The wife loved it, so did I a bit...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (11784) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle thanks to MarkWise. Pours cloudy orange yellow with fluffy white head. Nose/taste of cucumber, sea salt, yeast, lemongrass and light spicy hops. Lighter side of medium body. Lots of cucumber. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Had this at the 2012 Great American Beer Fest in Denver, Colorado. Way to weird for me, get lotion like scents.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jmorris45 (13) - - OCT 17, 2012
Pours a light gold color. Cucumber is upfront with lightly spiced nose. Lots of cucumber in the flavor with spices and a little dill. Very enjoyable beer that is money with Greek food. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (1118) - Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Letís start by saying I hate cucumbers... from notes - Pours a crisp light gold with a light haze. Full two finger white head. Nose is liquid salad, cucumber, dill, light spice. Flavor is cucumber up front, grassy, dill, light malt and white pepper. Crisp. Light smooth body. Definitely enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DietPepsican (1560) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - OCT 15, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2013 Hazy yellow pour with a gigantic white head, huge bubbles, really nice to look at really. Belgian yeast notes in the nose, some graininess. Flavor is impressively cucumbery, black pepper, dill, dirt, bubblegum, and a hint of ginger heat oddly enough. Not sure whatís up with that. Lots of carbonation in the finish, but it isnít quite bursting or anything. Not bad for this brewery thatís for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2012

Bottle 750ml. @ The Danish Summer Gathering, TFODRBSG12, Ulfborg.

Clear medium yellow colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy cucumber, cucumber peel, dill. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dill, green cucumber. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. IMO. a very strange beer but pleasent. [20120818]

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