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Brewed by Brasserie Dunham
Style: Specialty Grain
Dunham, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Specialty grain blanche/saison hybrid. Brewed with rye, wheat and oat + a small amount of fall honey. Unfiltered. Bière de grain spéciaux, hybride entre une blanche et une saison. Brassée avec seigle, blé et avoine + une petite portion de miel d’automne. Non-filtrée.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle from Julien_Huxley, thanks! Blonde, foamy head. Honey, citrus and soft vegetable notes in the aroma. Almost dry, yet fruity. Floral, almost soapy flavor. Honey and citrus. Gooseberries. Nice one!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10485) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2013
A golden blonde ale with a thin white head. in aroma, a nice fruity malt with light wood extract, clover, grass, phenolics, nice. In mouth, a nice Belgian style ale with fruity esters, clovers, eugenol, woody feel, dry in mouth, well made. On tap at Vices et Versa, Feb. 22 2013.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8964) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle at weekly tasting. Pours cloudy gold white head. Nose/taste of lemon, cake malt, saison yeast, rye, toasted oats and light spice. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8947) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 21, 2014
saison more than farmhouse. Ageing helped. Very good tasty drinking saison.Yellow body and big foam. Smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartinT (8135) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 24, 2013
My Bottom Line:
A dollop of honey swiftly moves into wheat, light wilderness and green hop bitterness in this engaging quencher.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the clear blond.
-Mouthfeel is dry and polished.
-Drinkability is through the roof.
-This is actually reminiscent of Trou du Diable beers mouthfeel-wise and also in the delicate complexity which resides in the flavor profile.
-Looking forward to having bottles of this at home!

On tap at Vices et Versa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8073) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2014 2014-01-21.Crisp yellow body with a large foamy white head. 3++ Aroma is yeasty and lightly flowery, reminds me of Unibroue but I can’t put my finger on why. Flavour is pleasant, pale malt, dry floral hops, good amount of bitterness, relatively bitter. Average bodied palate, good amount of carbonation. Not super complex but quite quaffable. Enjoyable. Bottle shared by Blankboy

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7037) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle, shared with Robbie. Bright yellow body capped by a thick white head. Aroma is honey and yeasty esters. Austere pale malts, floral honey, yeast. Very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (6840) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
[6133-20140121] Bottle. Mild grassy lemon grains aroma. Slightly hazy, pale yellow orange body with an initially large medium-lasting foamy white head. Light grassy lemon grains flavour. Medium body is effervescent. Good, simple. (7/4/7/4/14) 3.6
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, HogTownHarry, jercraigs)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6277) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2014
[My bottle (750ml) shared with HogTownHarry, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o Glouglouburp] Pours a hazy bubbly gold with a huge long-lasting fluffy white head. Aroma is yeasty along with herbs & spices, light grassy hops, lemon and a hint of honey. Nice flavour, citrusy, yeasty and herbal along with a good amount of spices in the dry finish. Medium bodied. Really tasty, a very good Saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6031) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 13, 2013
Bouteille de 750 ml partagée lors du party 2e anniversaire de la brasserie. Arôme: Légère odeur d’agrume et de céréale. Apparence: La couleur est blonde voilée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût d’agrume avec une pointe de seigle et de miel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrume en arrière goût. (Rating #5013)


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