Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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.

mikeq215's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikeq215 (69) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2014
pours light gold with a white head. Hoppy aroma with some fruits, and flavors is lemony, sweet, with a bitter finish. Tasty, but not great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (2896) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Now here is where they took a traditional beer, kept the significant parts of it and improved on some others. An amazing combination of old and new. There are the old yeasty, slightly tart, pungent flavors and aromas that are upgraded with the hops that have not degraded in the least. Splendid! Incredibly drinkable. Wish I could get lots more.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2041) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle from Tanakaya. Pours a clear gold with a finger of foam that dissipates fairly quickly. The nose is fantastically complex with good saison yeast character alongside pineapple and lemon. As it warms up the NZ hops shine through with tons of weed and stone fruit as the yeast takes a backseat. Spicy peppery yeast on the palate with some light lemon and dankiness. A slight bit of booze is noticeable mid-palate but the peppery finish covers it up. A slow burner for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrjez (359) - Osaka, JAPAN - MAY 24, 2016
Bottled 03/05/16. Poured into tulip a yellow-gold, thin dish soapy head. Overtly Belgian yeast aroma, a citrus burst, pepper and light funk. Yeast forward with lemongrass on the palate, white wine tinged, and a lasting peppery finish. Dry and slightly tangy, refreshing and seasonable in feel with the wine note reminding you its 7.5 abv. The citrus is tart, the pepper is almost overdone, but it all comes together well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bulk_Carrier (3430) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAY 17, 2016
04/16/16 - bottling date. This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a semi-hazy crisp burnt colored yellow. Rimmed finger’s worth of lacing appears after the head dissipates. The smell starts off with Belgian sweet yeasty to some light Belgian sugars. Sweet grass, light citrus, white pepper and some black pepper. Runs together into the aftertaste and gives off a semi-dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionable feel to it. Carbonation runs fairly light. Some yeasty stickiness hits but isn’t cloying. Overall, an absolutely wonderful saison, boom! Just glad Firestone Walker is in Vermont. I’d definitely have again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shoulderbroken (3452) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 16, 2016
Keyaki. Cloves, boozy, bit fruity. Not very exciting. Worst of the tasting set. Seems I didn’t quite get these beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (2305) - - MAY 15, 2016
Draught at Keyaki. Decently fruity, light floral notes, sweet honey, lemon, pepper, almost too smooth on the finish. Decent brew but not overly impressed, I guess I like saisons a bit more funky and earthy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (1086) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2016
ドライホップ&# ホップが爽や&

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4773) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 12, 2016
Golden color. Frothy white head. Oranges, cracked pepper. Perfume nose. Medium full body. Drunks dry cracked pepper and Brett finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3748) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2016
22oz bottle 5/9/16 (Jewel-Osco Clearance Rack)-42° in Tulip-Pours a cloudy yellow with a nice whitehead. Aroma of spices, yeast, lemon, and grains. Taste of the same with a bit of bitterness and pepper. This light bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvanFriend (471) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Some funk, a bit of citrus, a slight spiciness, and some hop bitterness. Decent saison, certainly worth buying again.

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