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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Vieille meaning “Old” is our artisinal barrel-aged Saison, lightly dry hopped. Each batch release is a diverse blend of Vieille casks that have taken on a soft Brettanomyces character before being lightly dry hopped. Dominated by a floral, citrusy hop character, a subtle herbal note and a tart finish, Vieille’s character exemplifies artisan Saisons.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersorcerer (35) - Armpit of the Panhandle, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Batch 6 bottle from Davidsons Liquors Highlands Ranch, CO When I open a Saison, this is what I expect to find after the pour. And Earthy hay qualities in the aroma with some lemon citrus and ever so slight spice funk tail. The color and appearance what I expect golden yellow with good head and retention. From the carbonation, quite effervescent. Light flavor filled with Brett and tart with touch of hops. Cool & dry a great ale for complementing summertime heat.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beekgeek2000 (2) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
In bottle from Whole Foods Davis. Lovely tart, refreshing low alcohol saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3292) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2014
12.7 oz bottle, batch 8. Misty golden brown with a lacy white head. Nose is yeast, vanilla, grass and light lemon zest. Creamy with a dull sparkle. Taste is lemon juice, bay leaf, vanilla yoghurt and sour pineapple. Classic but simple. Maybe i’m spoiled when it comes to saisons.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontape (228) - Valley Village, California, USA - JUN 25, 2014
2013 bottle, batch 8. Not my favorite of the CS beers I’ve been lucky enough to try, but still a very enjoyable low ABV saison with brett, wood and cereal notes. I think hop notes were more present when I drank this fresher, and I remember liking it a bit more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1202) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2014
Sample at CBC. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma is brett, wheat, hay, lemon, light spicy. Taste is light tart apples, sweet ripe fruits, dry woody notes. Light body, refreshing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kramer (4866) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow gold body under a one finger fizzy white head that faded to a wispy film. The nose is bretty and beautiful with some light delicate spice, floral, oak, and funk notes. Smells exactly like what I’d want a beer like this to smell like. The flavor is super delicate and light with nice brett, floral, funky, and earthy notes that really show off what a subtle delicat Saison can be if you don’t over spice the hell out of it. Perfectly dry, with the oak hints toward the finish adding an additional light tannic note that makes it seem even drier. Light bodied and very thirst quenching on a hot and humid summer day. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (561) - - JUN 17, 2014
2013 bottle. Pours a hazy golden straw with a thin white head. Aroma is vinous, with grape skins and lemon. A little grainy with the barnyard funk. Taste is slightly tart and sour with a barely detectable sweetness. Orange and lemon with an earthy funk. Grape skin bitterness at the end. Mouthfeel is very light and dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
budznsudz (554) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Deep golden orange color, thick white head. Aroma of straw, farm animal dwelling, light citrus, and pineapple. Flavor follows with a smooth juicy finish. Truly a delicious refreshing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marsiblursi (2993) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
(Bottle) Pours hazy pale golden with a white head. The holds citrus, minerals, tart fruits and subtle oak. Fantastic brett profile. The flavour dry, near medium acidic and tiny bitter. Citrus, tart fruit, wheat, crackers, light wood and minerals. The mouthfeel is tart and clean with medium carbonation. Light bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (2616) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle bought @ Bierkompass.de. Pours hazy yellow with a rather thin frothy offwhite head that leaves some spotty trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is slightly sour and fruity with sourdough crackers, lemon juice, lime juice, hay, mineral water, unflavored yoghurt, lemon zest, white peaches, pineapple juice, barnyard and mango. Taste is sour and slightly fruity with sourdough crackers, lemon juice, lime juice, grapefruit juice, hay, dry soil, white pepper corns, peach skins, white grapes, moist wood, star fruit, passion fruit and lemongrass. Mouthfeel is soft, dry, tart, tiny tannic astringent and light bodied. Finish is sour and tiny fruity with crackers, lime juice, hay, dry soil, moist wood, white grapes, white peaches, lemon zest and white pepper corns. Elegant, complex and very very tasty...

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