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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A straw colored, brightly hoppy saison, brewed with malted spelt and wild yeast.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2014
4oz pour at the Fare. This was a treat. Aroma of banana, lemon, cornmeal, and barnyard. Pours really murky with a weird peach blonde color, almost like an unfiltered apple cider. Taste is lemon zest, barnyard, banana, slight nutmeg, and pepper. Very light and nice with some kickass taste. Reminds me of a really well-made grissette.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2568) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 29, 2014
Aroma: Herbal, Grassy, Mildly Floral Appearance: Mildly Hazy Golden Straw/Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Thick White Head, Decent Lacing Taste: Cereal Grains, Mildly Floral, Mild Bittering Hops, Mildly Grassy Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Drying

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10082) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle... Hazy light-yellow pour with a small, creamy, white head. Decent retention. The bouquet is a spicy, grainy fusion of coriander, wheat and grains of paradise. Medium-bodied with jazzy carbonation. The flavor is almost painfully bitter with only a trace of acidity. Bone-dry finish. Bottle courtesy of biggsbowler!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boxofrane (2417) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Shared bottle at craft ale house. Pours hazy yellow with a huge white head. The aroma has pear, some peach, a bit of tropical fruit and some yeast notes. The taste is pear, light pineapple, dry, and medium sweet. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a cloudy gold with bubbly white head and webbed lace. Nose of pepper, spice, citrus, hay, slightly funky. Medium body, with a spicy, dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9854) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2013
On tap at the F&M Brew Pub. Poured a cloudy straw color with a white head. Grassy, citrus, spiciness, and some graininess.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 27, 2013
transparent gold, puffy white head, light lacing. Soapy nose is sage and honey, white pepper and orange peel dominates with warmth. Flavor is sage, white pepper, and orange up front, lightly sweet throughout with zesty carbonation. Bit of root and anise late.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (9359) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Tap at forest and main. Sparkling clear golden pour. Medium to weak foam. Nose is soft and juicy fruits, marshmallow, juicy fruit gum, fresh esters. Taste is minty, minerally, tart starfruit. Palate is very dry, herbal bitter. Very nice. A tad powdery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Draft at brewery. Love the name. Pours a clear gold. Cereal and hops in the nose. Slightly hoppy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2013
On tap at the source last weekend, and then served from a growler into a Forest & Main pint glass. Pours a clear golden with visible carbonation. Nice white head with a good retention time and nice lacing on the way down. The nose is slightly grainy and backed by a bit of pepper and spice. The flavor is crisp and grainy, backed with subtle spice and yeast notes. Light body and fairly-heavy carbonation. Really easy to drink. Mild, but fantastic for the session saison that it is.


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