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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Brewed with traditional harvest grains. Surette is a provision Saison with a tart and vinous character from extended barrel aging.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (103) - New York, USA - SEP 12, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2014 Golden and orange pretty clear, fantastic orange tart aroma, light carbonation silky head that dissipates rapidly, fantastic pear like flavor and fresh orange tartness, great dry finish absolutely wonderful. A+++++

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ceck82 (51) - SPAIN - FEB 5, 2015
Botella en el XXXII. Una experiencia única, entre una saison y un lambic, a la vista es rubia con espuma blanca y poco persistente, en aroma es intensa, fina y elegante, prevalen los esteres de levadura, quizás brettanomyces, En boca es afrutada, el poco cuerpo esta compensado por el acidez muy fresca para terminar con un retrogusto mas agrio y un final seco. El 5 se lo lleva por la experiencia única y la gana de repetir hasta beberla sin parar sino fuera el precio (10€) un poco elevado.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (996) - truckee, California, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Amazing tart sour light grain smell. A beautiful see though but full golden copper. A sharp tartness that blends to a light grain sour, smooth delicious. Great mouth feel coats and leaves a lasting sour after the liquid fades.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
javiercrasher (296) - Granada, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2015
De color naranja con una suave capa de espuma blanca con escasa retención. Aromas a brett (granja y heno) y barrica de vino blanco. Bastante cuerpo, oleosa y con poco gas. En boca aparece la manzana ácida y el agrio del pomelo, sigue el dulce de la malta, como a pera y termina con las notas vinosas de la barrica. Final agrio y un poco seco. Cervezón!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MrSquash (79) - Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Very fresh and citrus nose which is unexpected for a saison base style. Taste has hints of lemon and a lingering sourness. Overall a great tasting beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheJestersBeer (2393) - SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2014
375ml bottle. Pours a beautiful medium amber, slightly hazy, with a creamy white head. Complex, funky, vinous aroma, citrus, straw, brett, oak, vanilla, malt, dried fruit, apple, cider, Dry, medium bodied, low to medium bitterness, creamy CO2. Funky, sour, complex, beautifully balanced taste, malt, citrus peel, wood, earth, prunes, apricot, faint notes of red berries, oxidized apples, cider. Long, elegant, balanced finished, with a lingering acidity that cleans the palate. Truly awesome, a masterpiece! (2014-02-07)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doofgoblin (496) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle 2014--batch 11. This is such a great beer: tart and funky with plenty of that aged quality! Pours a hazy golden color with a fleeting head. Aroma is basement, oak, tart floral fruit and wine. Taste is lemon zest, tart, funky, some vinegar with a faint yeast or spice. Finish is mostly tart and lactic with a subtle bitter note that clips the end.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UrbanCaveman (193) - Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2014
12.7 oz bottle, poured into a tulip glass at approximately 45 degrees F. A: Pours a dark, hazy gold, the color of honey left sitting at room temperature until it crystallizes solid. Forms a relatively thin white head, which dies to a cap and ring fairly quickly. Patchy lacing clings to the glass in the wake of the beer. S: The aroma opens with fresh wheat, grass, and hone, before hints of light fruit waft in - melon and pear. There’s a faint mustiness present as well, though no wood character. T: Tart and sour, this beer bites at the tongue on the opening and doesn’t relent until well after the swallow. Citrus and melon flavors roll through the sharpness, above a wheaten plain, before yielding way to a funk that seems not unlike mildewed oak and grass just before the finish. Said finish is quite dry, possibly the driest I’ve experienced from a beer. There’s a distinct coppery metallic tang in the aftertaste, as if the flavor tartness were sharp enough to draw blood from the tongue. M: Sharp and light, with bite from both the flavors and the carbonation. This seems like a light, drinkable beer, but trying to quaff it quickly would bring tears to the eyes. O: An excellent saison, delivering a complex flavor profile with a strong sour bite that seems less reliant on hops and more on yeast. Will repeat.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MetalNHopHead (1463) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - SEP 7, 2015
This is a beer I’ll need to revisit (and soon) because I was a few sheets to the wind when I sampled this. I won’t be able to do this the justice it deserves because my note-taking skills were compromised. Mostly I remember that Surette tasted especially good on a sweltering day because of the sour yeast, subtle wine notes, fruity character, spices, and sweet malt. That’s the best I can do for now, but I’ll update this if we cross paths again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jamboo (1) - - JUN 25, 2013 does not count
Tart drinker smooth from aging. Would be good with spicy food. Would recommend as a fine sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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