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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sweet, yet dry and tart, apples spiced with coriander, grains of paradise, anise, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger. There is no wrong way to enjoy this Saison Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale!
Hops: Saaz, Tettnang
IBU’s ~16
Release #1 - 7.8% abv…. Release #10 - 7.6% abv
Release #2 - 7.6% abv…. Release #11 - 8.0% abv
Release #3 - 8.0% abv…. Release #12 - 8.4% abv
Release #4 - 8.2% abv…. Release #13 - 8.6% abv
Release #5 - 8.5% abv…. Release #14 - 8.8% abv
Release #6 - 7.8% abv…. Release #15 - 8.4% abv
Release #7 - 6.7% abv…. Release #16 - 8.5% abv
Release #8 - 8.1% abv
Release #9 - 8.1% abv


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oc4111 (119) - USA - FEB 24, 2013
Clear golden pour with slight head and no lacing. Aroma is Belgian yeast, slight alcohol burn and tart green apples. Taste clean and dry with a slight tart kick from the apples at the end. I enjoyed this very much.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drpimento (2883) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2016
Aroma’s the best thing here with traditional saison characteristic and only a hint of the band aids to come. Flavor, on the other hand, isn’t so good. I can pick up the saison, but the apple corrupts it and creates the band aid- blech. Body is a touch on the thin side. Thankfully, the finish isn’t long.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4887) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2016
Pours a golden amber color with big fluffy head. Aromas of fruit, grass, yeast, and some dusty notes. Starts spicy effervescent, then to some grassy funky highlights...nice brett finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (8214) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow with small white head. The aroma is strong apple skin, spice, yeast. Medium mouth, funky, grain, light apple flavor, lingering dry finish, very good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Syzzer (632) - Oregon, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Enjoyed with brother Bryan. poured from a bomber. Taste of a classic Saison Farmhouse ale with cereal and sour fuji apple. Smell of sweet sour apple candy. Nice rich yellow color partially cloudy with white frothy head that lingers. 9.0bry 9.35bd

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Funkatrocious (119) - - JAN 27, 2016
Pour from bottle. Light yellow with medium head. Sweet and bitter. Tastes like a dirty apple rind. Not into it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
paintedmaple (655) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Release#64 abv 7.1%...This is somewhat tart - not sour, but a good balance between sweet - tart - spice - fruit. Refreshing and easy drinking...fairly reminiscent of apple cider.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Armineh (1) - Utah, USA - DEC 27, 2015 does not count
Very crisp and refreshing, color isn’t the best but super tasty and leaves a nice tart taste on your tounge. Overall really good beer!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2250) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Very cloudy yellow with a thin white head. A bit tart, apple and spice, some lemon as well. Nice and punchy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (8847) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 21, 2015
Tap at Ape. Tart apple nose, pilsner malt, cinnamon and lots of spice. Clear gold. Tart apple flavor, saison yeast with a decent saison character, bit basically apple pie with way too much spice in there. Smooth, medium body. No thanks.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (1284) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2015
22 ounce bottle. Release # 63; 7.8% ABV. Pale yellow gold color. Small creamy white head. Yeasty malt nose has obvious notes of Apple, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. Flavor is semi-sweet with crisp apple notes. More cinnamon and cloves in midtaste. Tart and dry fruit as well. Yeasty notes in finish. Some spicy hops with warming alcohol. Comes across a a cross between a Farmhouse Ale and a Cider.


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