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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A sort of Saison, fermented with Botrytis-infected Viognier and Pinot Gris grapes. This beer is brewed with Pils malt, organic Hard Red Winter Wheat malt, Warrior hops, Willamette hops, Liberty hops, Saison yeast and Botrytis wine must.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Godofthecellar (597) - NYC, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2012
pours a crips light hazy apricot. strong smell of grapes. sweet grape juice, nice sour funk, good carb drinks more like a reisling wine than beer but none the less it was delicious to share, probably too sweet for me to drink more than a glass.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (2488) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear golden yellow with a short white head. Aroma of white wine, grapes and some spices. Flavor was tart fruit, grape skins, white wine, yeast and floral hops with a nice dry finish. Decent brew

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (5341) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
750 ml bottle @ vPBF 2012.
Pours a clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is very close to a white wine with grapes and some wood. Flavour of dry grapes, malts, floral hops, orange and some tartness. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a dryish, vineous, grape-like finish. Very close to a white wine.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11905) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
Bottled 750ml (vPBF)
Clear golden color, small white head, lace. White wine and rubber aroma. Light-bodied. Acidic, apple, white wineous. Champagne, Deus-like. Not very complex.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tiong (3071) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
750ml bottle @ vPBF

Pours clear light yellow with a tiny head. Aroma of light fruity notes, some berries, hints of grapes and spices. Taste is fruity and spicy with notes of white wine, grapes, apples, yeast and earthy notes Finish is sweetish and spicy with white wine notes. A bit unbalanced, reminds me a lot more of a white wine than a beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (4945) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
75 cl bottle @ vPBF, bottled 2012
Quite pale appearance. Aroma feels like a pale lager with grainy malt and hints of butter. Also hints of yeast and citron. Flavour is rather tart and somewhat sour with very strong white wine notes and some sour apples. A disappointment.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (5272) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
75 cl bottle @ vPBF. Bottled 2012.
Pours hazy pale golden color with small head. Aroma of yeast, herbs, yeast, spice notes, some citrus fruits and some white wine notes. Flavor of white wine, citrus fruits, grape fruit, herbs and grass. Very dry palate and very white wine dominant. Odd.
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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
Bottled@vPBF2012. Hazy yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is white wine, some green apples, and slight earthy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, quite Deus like. Rather dry.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (5929) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 20, 2012
750, capped. Pours a crystal clear medium gold with a nice dense creamy white head. Solid eggy lace. Mild bright vinous lemony nose, clearly influenced by the white wine grapes, but still fairly subdued. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Lemony tang, sweet floral notes, almost dandelion-esque, showing plenty of white wine on the mid palate. Enjoyable, and actually rather well done, but skewing a bit too heavily toward the sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (7110) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle shared with Yanick. Pours clear gold with white head. Nose/taste of grape seed, peaches, white grapes, wheat malt, banana and apple. Medium body.


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