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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2009
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pine, eucalyptus, pepper, and resiny. Flavor of pine, herbal, eucalyptus, yeast, pepper, and subtle orange peel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Name: Saison Poivue
Date: September 17, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub, Tangletown
Appearance: muddy rusty brown, creamy beige head, heavy sheets of lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma with a spicy character that quite peppery
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of fruity character, plenty of herbal spicyness, nice peppery finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daknole (8941) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 22, 2012
GABF. Hazy yellow pour. Odd. Lots of black pepper, some christmas tree and hops. Nothing blends too well in this. Weird brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8406) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2014
its the us so you have to list it to the common man as pear ale. spicy with some pear. surprisingly tasty and drinkable.lacy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8314) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2009
Tap at Blind Tiger. Deep amber pour. The nose is lightly spicy with a bit of fresh malt and a kiss of black pepper as well. Fairly lean with a nice crackery maltiness and a touch of flinty hoppiness. A lightly wild nose with a fairly floral component as well. There is an almost bretty component underneath the spiciness. Hops are here and show a kiss of citrus and a bit of herbal character. Nice and fresh and lightly floral. Not really a saison, but it’s a nice spiced Belgian ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6100) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Pour on tap, hazy yellow pour with white head, aroma brought pepper, white fruit, grainy notes with some pear, slight white grape, hints of biscuit, bread, slight spicy tones as well. Taste is a mix of white fruit, biscuit, bread, mostly pear and peach, slight white grape into a grassy, spicy, and peppery finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6089) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Draft at the pike street. Pours a cloudy burnished medium amber with a loose white head that doesnt really stick around. Little bit of stringy lace. Hugely phenolic peppery nose, almost a little varnishy. Hesitate to rate...this seems a little farther down the yeasty aromatics path than they might have intended to travel. Big white pepper and pink peppercorn nose. Creamy mexium body with lively carb. Some pink grapefruit, caramel, and lots of peppery phenols on the mid palate. Bring this a little bit back toward balanced and its something special. Right now it comes across as a brawny imperialized treatment of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5666) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 31, 2013
draft at Blue monk, golden pour with pinkish/red hues. saisony sweetness, floral fruity notes & then a pretty big pepper hit. Pepper sits in the throat for a bit, but i liked this. Pepper wasn’t a horrible addition but unique. Liked it

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5657) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 19, 2009
hazy amber color with a tan head. Interesting fresh baked dark bread, vanilla aromas. Medium body with light carbonation. Flavor is spicy coriander with a fresh baked bread maltiness, and nutty vanilla bean.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5591) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 28, 2009
Really interesting saison. Strong peppery nose, fruity yeast notes, soft wheat malt notes as well I though. Pours golden orange with a thin head. Initial fruity flavors followed by some spicy yeast notes, sweet malty notes on the mid palate and then strong peppercorn flavors in the finish that linger for a long while. Nice mix of soft and fruit and assertive and interesting. I really loved the long peppery finish on this one.


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