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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeanDip (117) - Florida, USA - AUG 13, 2012
I personally love the infusion of cucumber in my refreshing beverages and this one did not disappoint. Was a saison with a hint of cucumber. Little sour, little bitter, little cucumber. Was nicely spicy and citrusy with that hint of cucumber. Had on tap at the Independent in Tampa. Worked well as a nice, refreshing summer brew. Golden and hazy in appearance. No real head to speak of but could have been the pour. I considered this a nice twist on a standard that might have seemed gimicky but it worked! Nice combo. I would certainly enjoy having this again


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9667) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours lightly hazy yellow with a large, frothy white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is fresh cucumber, light black pepper, earthy hops and wheat malt. Flavor is fresh cucumber, light earthy spices, wheat malt and earthy hops, light bitterness and a dry finish. Light body, moderate carbonation and very refreshing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berntholer (917) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
ivorywhite head leaves no lacing. darkyellow colour. aroma is aspargus, cucumber, brocolli. taste like aroma pickles, dilll. medium body and carbonation. special for sure, but not my thing. bottle 75cl

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
pras (463) - Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Pale hazy yellow appearance. Aroma of cucumber for sure. Flavor was cucumber, but in a pickle sort of way. This was the dominant flavor. Very interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2558) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (1857) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (105) - 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 don’t like cucumbers but this was a nice suprise.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
revolution2718 (228) - 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

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2579) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2708) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Syndicate (89) - 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.


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