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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Saison aged for 14 months in French (75%) and American (25%) oak barrels with Brettanomyces lambicus and Lactobacillus brevis.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (4278) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
Draft - Funky orange and melon. Cloudy gold with a thin white head. Slight tart lemon, grape and a dry finish. Great intro sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
birdmachine (165) - San Jose / San Luis Obispo, California, USA - FEB 8, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2014 On draft at the Barrelworks – reviewed from notes (10 Nov 13). Aroma is surprisingly peach forward with some citrus and white grape must. Some BA saisons tend to be lemon forward but this has a nice tropical and stone fruit aroma to mix with the doughy, hay like yeast. There is a slight lactic quality as well. Pours pale hazy yellow with an insane huge cloud-like head. Took a few minutes to settle down before taking some sips. Taste is mellow lemon, grain, some must, white wine, peach, with light funk. Body is light with carbonation on the higher side. The aftertaste has some tannic quality. Overall a really nice wine/tropical saison with light funk and lighter sour quality. Impressive!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2264) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Had on draft at Barrelworks. I got green apple, lemon rind, dusty, soft and fruity, amazing, tropical fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (7616) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
Draught @ Firestone Walker Barrelworks, Buellton, CA
Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, brett, citrus and oak. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with a long dry, brett, oak, vanilla finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5750) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
On tap at the Barrelworks. Pours pale yellow with as small white head. Aroma of fruity yeast, some funk, malt and lemon. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some peppery notes , funk , oak and some sour notes . Dry finish . Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (13575) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
On tap at Firestone Walker Barrelworks. A lightly unclear orange to golden beer with a small, white head. Weak fruity aroma, pleasant, with some lemon and pale malts. The flavor is more interesting, but not much. Dry, with lemon some bitterness and pale malt notes. Lasting finish. Boring in a way, but sure refreshing and quenching. 130809

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2626) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 8, 2013
keg at BCTC. Looks great in the glass. hazy almost orange juice appearance. OOOH wow smells awesome.Nose is loads of brett, leathery and spicy. I get clementines just fresh fruit salad. Taste is sigh. grapefruit rind and some cherry but not much going on in the taste. disappointing cause the smell was so awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
A juicy, delicious, complex, but incredibly drinkable beer. Peach and apricot character combine nicely with mild funk and grass, a little bit of oak, and some citrus zest. Somewhat dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2614) - California, USA - JUL 26, 2013
26 July 2013, tap at Firestone Walker Barrelworks in Buelton, CA. Yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is oaky white wine and a bit tart. Thin body and mildly fizzy. Lots if white wine, some funky/basement notes. I kind of like this for a saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (4362) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Draft at Stone Sour Fest 2013. Golden pour, slightly haze, with a white head. Dry malt, grain, fruit, lemon grass, tart, and quite oaky. Decent, nicely drinkable sourish.

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