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RATINGS: 348   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2968) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Sample at first sunday. Broken out late in the day and worked really well as a palate cleanser. Lots of cuke, refreshing and clean. The fruit is pretty dominant but just what I needed at the time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (3225) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2014
large bottle poured cloudy with a durable off-white head. Both the aroma and the flavor feature cucumber flavor, although it unfortunately comes across as past its prime. Nice mix of sweet, tart and bitter components until the aftertaste which is a tad overly bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (186) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Pours a light straw hazy color with a white head. Cucumber and saison yeast aroma. Flavor matches. I normally donít like cucumbers but this was a nice suprise.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
revolution2718 (360) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Pours a hazy golden with a big fluffy head. Nose is cucumber, lemon, a lot like that cucumber salad with vinegar and onion, maybe a bit of Belgian yeast. Tastes like cucumber salad, has that vinegar acid note, cucumber, citrus. Pretty high carb, lively. It's ok, but tastes too much like straight cucumber salad for me to like it I think. Needs complexity and earthyness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2981) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Pours white cloudy lemon with a nice off white head. Aroma brings big refreshing and lightly sweet cucumbers and the saison yeast under it. The flavor brings huge juicy refreshing cucumber notes so nice and replenishing on a hot summer day. The saison yeast is in the background but enough there to be noticed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (3854) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 23, 2014
22oz bottle thanks to Darrel. Pours out a cloudy pale straw topped with a white head. Nose is tons of cucumber saison yeast and spice. Taste is as the nose with lots of cucumber and spice. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Syndicate (114) - Idaho, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Thanks to fritz123 for this. Poured a light hazy golden color with almost no head. Huge aroma of garden cucumbers with a nice earthiness to it. Cucumber dominates the nose and the palate. I love this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2845) - New York, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours yellowish with puffy big head. Nose is bursting of fresh cucumber. Tastes of lots of cucumber, some yeast, pepper, hay, and grass. Just a bit off odd vegetal aftertaste. Lively and refreshing though Iím a sucker for cucumber beverages though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3582) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2014
22 oz bottle. Misty orange yellow with a lively white cap. Nose is half-sours, hay, cucumber peels and honey. Crisp and long-pull refreshing. Fizzy then creamy. Taste is earthy cucumber; bitterness from the peel and seeds. Slight melon, grass, pith and white pepper. The hops easily could have dominated but here restrained to showcase the cuke. Very close but i would give the nod to the 7venth Sun gose i had last night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (3746) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
4 oz draft pour at ChurchKey during their Sierra Nevada Beer Camp event. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of cucumbers, citrus, light funk. Tastes of cucumbers, citrus, herbs. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Interesting, refreshing with the cucumbers.

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