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RATINGS: 482   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AxlLives (288) - Maryland, USA - FEB 16, 2012
25.7 oz bottle - Pours brilliant clear golden-yellow with white, lasting head, nice lacing. Aromas of spicy yeast, faint bananas and pepper, and a touch of sour cherry. Initial taste is a bombast of tart lime and lemon, citrus zing, finishing with round berry notes. Medium-lighter bodied with round middle-end. Long finish, keeps giving, lemon on the lips. Sweet-tart. Cool new DFH raised logo on the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
beerhan (1) - Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2012 does not count
pours very carbnated with a foamy head. golden, hazy, clear, frothy, not that impressive

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1788) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Pours a clear piss yellow with small white head. Smell is sharp white grapes, yeast and some tart funk. Taste is small funk, bright white grape citrus, some yeast and faint citrus hops. I say faint as the white grapes really overtake the hops. The finish has a champagne like finish; crisp, clean and semi-dry. If they were going for a wine/beer combo they nailed it. Whatever style this is I am enjoying it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LinusStick (2870) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Meh...this is an alright beer. Aroma was pretty good. Smelled like a white sparkling wine. White grape, funk and a small hint of yeast. Pour was a thin clear piss yellow with a one finger white head. No bubbles rising. Taste was very thin and watery. Heavy on the grape/wine flavor with not much else going on. Light on the carbonation. Finish is wet, slightly bitter with a nice sourness from the grapes but not very full. One thing this beer does is hide the alcohol perfectly.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2012
Bomber pours a clear fizzy pale yellow with a bubbly white head. Aromas of grapes sour citrus white wine and a bit of flural notes. Flavor is dry and tastes alot like champagne and white wine with a bit of alcohol also. Body is thin and very fizzy which goes with the style. Finish leaves a sour white grape flavor. I liked this beer alot better than wine/champagne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10820) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2012
Draft. Poured a clear golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate grape, complex hop and yeast aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectation where exceeded.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
merb (18) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Very nice starter to a night, couldn’t drink two of them but a can’t knock it. Great fruity almost champagnie carbonation to it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3786) - - FEB 11, 2012
bottle. crystal clear and very pale gold, almost white, under a large fizzy white head that dissipates quickly, corn and white grape nose. grainy pale malt flavors and mildy sour grape. not very sweet. clean and light body. easy to drink regarding the abv. i kind of like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4091) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2012
750 ml bottle thanks to Jimmie. Poured a thin looking golden straw body under a foamy bright white head that leaves some serious gobs of lace on my New Belgium tulip. Aroma is nice with some serious Saison notes, lots of black and white pepper, Belgian yeast, lemons, dough, fruitiness. Body is thin to medium with average carbonatio that becomes stronger towards the end, odd sweet vinous notes linger on the end. Flavor is very much white wine crossed with champagne and green grapes, not Saison or beer like at all. Interesting but give me a good Saison over this any day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sisuspeed (62) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Poured into a wine glass. Clear straw-yellow head with a thin white head that maintains well. Leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Sweet maltiness on the nose with a touch of grape. Quite sweet and little earthy. Not really digging the malt notes on the nose, but not bad. Slightly soured grapes on the tongue, sweet malts and a touch of booze. Pretty cool. Somewhat earthy with light hay. Carbonation is spot on and the body fits the beer well. Not too heavy or light. Overall, this is a pretty cool beer. Digging the fermented grape notes. Probably won’t pick it up again, but it’s worth trying.

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