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RATINGS: 467   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Brewed with traditional harvest grains. Surette is a provision Saison with a tart and vinous character from extended barrel aging.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ragesaq (71) - Arizona, USA - JAN 3, 2012
Bottle I brought home with me from a trip to Denver. Labeled batch 7/11, bottle 429/1599. Pours a light amber with a white fizzy head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is of light fruity brett funk with a hint of pepper and tartness. Taste is of tart saison with some rustic malt character popping in, then moving on to a light fruitiness with some creamy oat in the finish. Light bitterness and hints of european hops. Palate is tart and quite dry but very refreshing and smooth. Overall this is a good farmhouse beer with a great tartness, mild and balanced funkyness that presents itself as ripe fruit. Delicate in its approach, bright and playful in its flavors and really pleasant to drink. Great beer!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esp0r (2333) - NORWAY - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle from VP CC Vest enjoyed at home
Copper hazy, orange hue, creamy white head. Smell of funk, tart berries, other fruits, barnyard, light malts. Totally quite interesting and inviting. Light sweet, spicy, moderate to medium sour, quite fruity alot of tart berry assosiations, lemon, nice malt base, complex fruity flavors, funky. Moderate bitter finish. Wonderful oak aged saison!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawanna (2568) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 29, 2015
floral, citrus, cereal, basement aromas, barnyard, leaves, golden, hazy, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, heavily sour, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3539) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle @ Dining Room
Pours a hazy straw color with a small head and very little lacing on the glass.

The aroma is very funky with barnyard, oak, some light pear and lemon fruitiness, a bit of hay & composting grass clippings.

Flavor is tart & dry, It’s got a good bit of oak, some lemon... & a very subdued bitterness. It is decently sour & does have a good bit of tart fruit character.

It’s perfectly enjoyable sour beer, if it started life as a Saison, precious few of the characteristics that mark that style are found here aside from being very dry. This isn’t so much a criticism, as I like the beer quite a bit, just more of an observation... I guess.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
atrox (385) - Kraków, POLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Golden colour; nice, white head with lacing. Funky, tart aroma, some white wine, fruits. Tart, fruity taste, herbs, funky notes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joakgust (1094) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden yellow beer with a small white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of citrus, wheat, tomatoes, herbs, garlic and yeast. Flavor is spicy with notes of citrus, green gooseberries, herbs, hay, grass and funky leather. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2413) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle. Moderate aromas all around, with hay for the malt, lemon for the hops, and moderate to heavy barnyard for the yeast, and background notes of granny smith apple, wood and vinegar. Head is small, frothy, white with good lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is murky medium amber. Flavor starts moderately to heavily acidic and acetic, then finishes moderately acidic and bitter, and sour and salty. Head is medium, dry, with a lively carbonation and a very tart finish. Earthy, sour and dry, nice attribute for a tasty Saison.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (854) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Thx to geophagus and Janek_Poducha Golden, hazy, medium white foam, acidic, woody, spicy, yeasty, medium sourness, lightly sweet and bitter, medium body, rather thin feel, average- carbonation, long tartish finish Overall: impressive beer, balanced, complex, very tasty, great aroma

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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
geophagus (533) - Lubin, POLAND - MAY 17, 2015
(Bottle 0.375l/ sample) Golden, murky colour. Small to medium sized,medium fast falling head. Soft lacing. Light body, medium carbonation, watery, moderate oily texture. Aroma: Crisp, complex. Brettanomyces, barnyard, floral, citrus, fresh fruits, wood. Taste: Floral, citrus, citric, Medium strong, increasing sourness. Medium long,tart with red fruits stones finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikeyo1 (385) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
bottle @ home. Pours an hazy yellow liquid and a white head. fruity and spicy aroma with notes of lemon,,coriander, wood, hay, yeast, stone fruits, hints of brett. Lemon tart, lactic and brett like taste. Dry and low to medium bodied. Notes of bread, wet hay, flowers and lemon peel. Nice tart finish with balanced bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1567) - Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Draft at choice city. Hazy gold with a white head. Light citrus, horse blanket, and tannins. Funky, citrus, and dry.


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