Brewed by Driftwood Brewery (Canada)
Style: Saison
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A traditional Belgian-style Saison. Originally produced on the farm for seasonal workers during harvest. Tart malt is balanced with flavors of fruit and spice from our unique strain of Belgian yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
climberbob (240) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle. Bright golden color. Minimal aroma. Tartness on the front. Some bready yeast notes. Mild hops. Grassy aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
manuelMTL (220) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 23, 2014
Pour is crystal clear golden with a thin head. Sweet apple and apricot aromas and Belgian yeast. Very subtle aromas. Taste is yeasty with a low to medium bitterness. Dry from the beginning to the end. There is a good amount of malts and a light balancing fruitiness. Mainly citrus and pear. Very smooth saison. Some peppery but decent spiciness. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (6783) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
Draft - Apricot and fruity esters with a bit of pepper. Clear copper with a decent white head. Fruity esters, light banana and a sweet yeasty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Listigovers (420) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
Nice amber colour, clear. Funky smell, summery, grainy. Very nice mouthfeel, not the greatest aftertaste, kind of, muddled, hard to decipher. Good flavour up front, needs a bit of work.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kbudd19 (823) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle. Golden apricot pour with light white head. Aroma is citrus, fruity esters, and some light spice. Taste is light bitterness up front, lively carbonation with a hint of spice and citrus, dry finish with some lingering bitterness that tastes slightly off. It’s refreshing but lacking in the complexity department.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChewyBeer (121) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 15, 2014
Pours good clear amber with medium head. Good nose with Orange that comes through well in the taste. Good medium mouthfeel and carbonation

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (1845) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a fast dimishing head that subsides to leave you with only a small white rim that leaves some lacing. Nose is of pepper, fruits (citrusy) and quite noticeable sulfur. There is also a grain husk feel to it. Taste is completely dry with some fresh cereals flavors. There is an astringent grainy finish/aftertaste that I’m not really fond of. Body is light, carbonation high. Mouthfeel impression is that it is slightly lacking. Overall this is a slightly flawed saison, I’ve tasted worse but I’ve tasted a whole lot better too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1157) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle to shaker like glass Barnyard funk, hay, horse blanket, and nondescript fruit. Clear, light amber, with a thin white head. Taste is citrus, pepper, yeast, and a little oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nealblind (983) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Amber pour pretty good yellowy head. Very fruity aroma, cherries, bretta, pepper. Flavor is more savory, briny. Beer is not sweet, but also watery. Hints at a dry finish but doesn’t quite pull it off.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (1151) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
Pours a hazy copper with a small white head and spotty lace. Aroma is zesty citrus, peppery, yeasty, and light fruity notes. Flavour is zesty citrus, pepper, spicy Belgian yeast, toasted malts, mild bitterness and a very light tartness. Nice sessionable saison.

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