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Brewed by Brasserie Dunham
Style: Saison
Dunham, Canada
Serve in Tulip

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison rustique aux délicats arômes de houblons herbacés et épicés.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15194) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2015
On tap at Novare Res, Portland, Maine. A hazy, golden beer with a dense, finger-thick light beige head. The aroma is quite fruity, with a grassy, peppery touch. Peaches. There’s some bitterness in the flavor, along with what’s known from the aroma. It’s super smooth, semi dry and with a pleasant carbonation. Full to medium body. Lasting fruity finish. Feels a bit sweet this one, good thing it isn’t, and it’s a very easy drinkable beer. 150609

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11017) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
A golden saison with a very thin white head. In aroma, smooth and sweet fruity malt with light orange peel, rosewater, very smooth and perfumy. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with orange pulp, cloves, fruity esters, oily mouth feel, nice. On tap at vices et versa.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10675) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle. Thanks to Pierre. Pours yellow gold white head. nose/taste of flaked oats, lemongrass, rustic farmhouse notes, spicy peppercorn, light sour lemon and dry lightly herbal rye. Medium body. Dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10351) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
Michig trübes dunkelgelbes Bier mit ordentlicher beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, hefig, malzig. Geschmack fruchtig, hefig, reife Früchte.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9452) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2015
Draught @ Novare Res Bier Café, Portland, ME
Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, citrus and peach. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long yeasty, pepper, citrus and peach finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9451) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2012
On tap at Bar Volo. Orange tinged yellow body, wth some lace. Fresh, though funy aroma. Smooth though medium mouthfeel. Not very complex yet decent drinkability.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (8491) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 My Bottom Line:
This authentic Saison lays out citrusy fruitiness, delicate banana esters and persistent herbal hop bitterness in a dry, comfy, and very drinkable vehicle.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sizeable head of foam stays atop the misty straw gold.
-The mouthfeel is nicely dry and airy.
-Can’t say I would have detected the rye and oats if they hadn’t been on the label, but the spiciness is obvious once noted.
-The flavor profile is intricate yet rustic.

Bottles.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8423) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2012
2012-07-31. Hazy bright orange body with a modest off white head. 3+ Flavour is dry, with a sort of spicy lightly floral character, hints at lemon. Aroma is dry and lightly yeasty, lightly peppery. Dry pale malt character. Average plus palate. Decent but not my favorite. On tap at Volo, Toronto

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (7889) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Lovely bright yellow body with a very lively head that demanded an incremental pour. Aroma is lightly funky with earthy and lemon peel notes. Crackery pale malts allow the delicate funky and yeasty notes to shine, some lemon peel, some peppery spice in the finish (I just noticed there is rye in here-- makes sense). A delicious quaffable saison.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (7419) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2012
Bottle bonused by biere_froide- thanks again, Yannick! Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aroma of bready malts, Band-Aid, banana, straw, citrus, and a super dry, yeasty, grainy quality throughout. The flavor is the same, really dry, with some pear, citrus, and banana fruit, and some bready and sugary sweetness. Light-bodied, with a dry mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Some mild peppery spice throughout, too.


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