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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
peteinSD (1362) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle. Slightly murky yellow/golden pour with a massive white head of rocky foam and aggressive carbonation. Smells like cucumber with yeast esters and dry, minimally bitter hops in the background. Taste is cumcumber, honey, light lemon, some hop bitterness, and minimal malt sweetness. Fairly clean mouthfeel although it’s certainly not dry. I like this beer although if it was dryer and more precise in the mouth it would be even better.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3318) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (1190) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (3842) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Cucumber mixed in really well with other elements here. Pours golden with decent head and lacing. Light hay. Understated and well balanced. Thanks to Jerry for a taste of this at Churchkey.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
lb4lb (2520) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Smell is like cucumber and tart. Kind of pickle like. Taste is similar with saison yeast flavor and noticeable cucumber. Over carbonated. Interesting but a sample size is plenty of this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3151) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2014
On draft at Churchkey DC. Pours a hazy gold with an off white head. Cucumber and onion aroma. Flavors of cucumber and white pepper. Crisp slightly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ineedbeer (697) - Oakland, California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
From a 22 oz bottle. Aroma has a light phenolic note with a hint of honey and type some fruit. Nice cucumber forward note with some light malt notes. Pours a cloudy, golden yellow with a large, moderately thick, fluffy white head that displays decent retention as it recedes to the edges. Flavor is slightly acidic with some moderate honey and cracker malt notes. Some tropical and some fruit notes with a moderately strong cucumber note. Medium bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied worth medium carbonation. Low astringency and low also warmth. Overall, I am not a huge fan of this beer. The malt and body are too strong for the refreshing cucumber notes. A really light Berliner might work well with cucumber or a drier Saison.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2014
An excellent saison that had a very balanced amount of cucumber. Really excited to try and lived up to expectations! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
WanderinCelt87 (168) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Pour from a bottle is a nice clear golden with a white head. Aroma had a hint of cucumber and some spice. Taste is nice and smooth with a little cucumber taste. Leaves a clean after taste.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonutSeducer (34) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 2, 2014
I respect what they went for here. Cucumber is a strong flavor and This beer has it. A beautiful summer bouquet of cucumbers before you even take a sip. I found the beer to be remarkably plain though. Essentially a pilsner taste with a ton of cucumber. It didnt seem overly complex.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (623) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours a golden color with foamy white head. Aroma is mostly cucumber with some spices. Flavor is predominantly cucumber with some spices in the background. Maybe a bit too much cucumber for my tastes, but not bad at all.


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