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Forest & Main Solaire
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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A straw colored, brightly hoppy saison, brewed with malted spelt and wild yeast.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9363) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9059) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8663) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7976) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Draft at F&M. Pours gold, hazy, with white clingy head. Nose is pale malt, funk, earthy yeasty notes. Tastes funky yeasty malty, with cobwebby esters, grainy hops, a smooth finish, and notes of tropical fruit as it warmed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5548) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Draft at Forest and Main with Andrew ad Hubert Jandon Cumberdale. Pours a beautiful glowing, hazy orange body with thin white lacing. Aroma is yeast , spice and citrus fruits. Mouthfeel is dry and spicy with notes of funky citrus fruits, pepper and yeast.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5380) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2012
Hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of spices, honey, grass, and spicy yeast. Taste of honey, toast, some toffee, spices, and a bit of a metal finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3686) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Draft. Golden pour with white head. Light spice, yeast and other mild barnyard aromas. Spelt, light citrus, spice, and yeast flavors.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3346) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2962) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Hazy golden body, foamy white head, streaky lacing. Nose shows a light musty farmhouse funk, and grainy, citric, and peppery yeast notes. Medium bodied, good carbonation, refreshing, dry finish. Quality bretted-saison.


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