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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This Saison is a farmhouse ale made from malt, hops, water and yeast. No fruit or spice on this traditional Belgian style Epic beer.
Release #1 - 6.3% ABV
Releases #2, #4, #8 - 6.8% ABV
Releases #3, #5, #6, #9 - 7% ABV
Release #7 - 7.2% ABV


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2919) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 5, 2015
Bottle at the brewery. Pours hazy gold with a thick, fizzy off white head. Tastes like herbs, thyme, rosemary, dry cracker malt, lemon, grapefruit, citrus hops. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like thyme, rosemary, lavender, dry cracker malt, and light citrus hops.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1489) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAR 25, 2015
A good saison. Slightly sweet and fruit-forward for the style. But, enjoyable. Would have again.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1577) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Not a bad saison. The interesting part is it has an aroma of a gose. Thin fading head. Flavor is typical saison yeast with very light sour. Good mouthfeel and carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RedSox2004 (1392) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Cloudy gold with a fluffy white head and very nice lace. Lemon, grass, banana, clove. Zesty citrus flavors, yeast, bitter grassy hops. Light body, high carbonation, fizzy mouthfeel and a crisp clean finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3616) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle from Hazel’s beverage world. Pours yellow with two inches of white foam. lots of funk on the nose. Lots of barnyard on the tongue. hides the alcohol well. This is a saison!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (1212) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
A good saison. Pours an ugly yellow. Not as good as their sage, but well balanced. Smells and tastes basic. Not very memorable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6543) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Doesn’t pull of the higher abv(for a saison) as good as Opal does, but that’s the beers only fault...a little tiny bit to sweet and heavy. But, the yeasty fruitiness and light floral hops are very pleasant and this is a good brew

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
brinehart (212) - Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Bomber of release 15. Big white head atop a clear straw beer. Good lacing. Great drinking beer. Not too funky or rustic....good toasty malt flavors, lots of Belgian spice, and a balance. Sweeter finish. Not very noteworthy as a saison, primarily due to sweetness, but good all around Belgian beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2037) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle from Hazel’s beverage world. Hazy yellow color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, earthy notes, peach, grass and a bit of resin. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, earthy notes and peach. Very nice saison.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (872) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Release #15. 7.1 ABV. Cloudy yellow gold. Thick bubbly white head. Perfumy yeasty wheat malt aroma. Notes of bubblegum and lemon peel. Upfront, earthy wheat malt with hints of lemon, clove and hay. Very smooth and refreshing. There is that underlying funky barnyard touch that lingers throughout. Finish is slightly dry and peppery. Overall, very good and true to the Saison style.


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