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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Our interpretation of the rustic Wallonian Saison style is a harmonious blend of rustic grains, spicy yeast and unique sauvignon blanc tones. Inviting lemon grass and gooseberry meet peppery spice and fresh grain aromas. Spicy Belgian yeast create a complex yet dry and refreshing canvas with splashes of citrus and stone fruit with a bright tropical white wine finish. Hop bitterness is assertive yet harmonious rounding out slightly tart and refreshing.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kansascityCW (109) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Hazy yellow color on the pour. White head that dissipated very quickly. Aroma isn’t the best; banana, touch of clove, and unfortunately, some kind of medicinal, almost vegetable smell. Taste is much better. No veggies, but a light pepper flavor, some citrus, clove. Average body that doesn’t really pop. Overall I’m a little let down by this beer, but it’s not too bad. Would probably pass on purchasing again, even at the $6.19 price I got the bomber for.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2215) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2015
On tap at Piece. Pours hazed pale golden with a white head. Aromas of light funk, yeast, light spice, and a little citra hop note. Flavor is yeasr, spices, light grain, banana, small amount of citrus and hop bitterness. Very nice saison with good drinkablity.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (1938) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Spicy, yeasty, and fruity. Smells fruity and yeasty. Had a draft pour at public house pours yellowish orange with a white head.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madchemist83 (164) - USA - JUL 16, 2015
White wine and funky belgian yeast in aroma. Golden cloudy. Spritzy, dry and thirst quenching. Very good example of classic saison.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeevan (115) - SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle from Brewdog AGM 2015. Enjoyed in allmyvinyl’s back garden. Pours a golden haze. Nice creamy head. Citra hop and Saison yeast aroma. Taste is a perfect balance of hop, saison yeast and malt; with the sugars just right. Perfectly pitched. Really enjoyed this.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6307) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2015
650ml bottle from Brewdog Agm, shared with jeevan. Pours clear golden, light haze, thick white head. Aromas of lemon, grapefruit, saison yeast character. Taste is more citrus and bready yeast. Refreshing, bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1156) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Tap at BrewDog Manchester. Hazy golden shade. Thin white head. Nose is banana, lemon, slight tropical pineapple hop. Taste is similar. Bit grassy with white grape. Not bad, but something about it seems really rudimentary when compared to some of the complexities this style can offer. Some of the Firestone beers that have landed recently seem far from fresh and maybe this suffers there too.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1705) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2015
With Z, pours a hazy light golden color with a nice white ephemeral head. Nose is yeast, cloves and spices. Taste is lemony, grassy with come barnyard funk! Finishes on lemony, banana and cloves with a dry finish. Very refreshing and drinkable. A nice saison from the boys in Paso Rables !! Quaff Score 8 / 10

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1629) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bomber. Pours a golden yellow with a white head and spiced, hoppy aroma with cloves. Taste is spiced as well, with clove and banana, with lemongrass, yeast, and hoppy notes into the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mysticbrew (74) - - JUL 2, 2015
Pour a golden yellow with a white head that dissipates quickly; however, there is nice lacing and continued effervescence. The aroma is lemon and subtle malt. The flavor is lemon and crisp malt with a floral finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (6212) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2015
21/VI/15 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ ElManana’s Massaman Curry Tasting - BB: n/a (2015-787) Thanks to ElManana + 1 for sharing the bottle!

Clear pale yellow beer, small aery white head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: some brett, sweet touch, floral notes, fruity touch. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: bit of brett, refreshingly sourish, fruity touch, bitter and funky. Aftertaste: hoppy, some citrus, bit grassy, brett, funky, bitter, lemon peel.


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