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Brewed by Four Winds Brewing
Style: Saison
Delta, Canada
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with aromatic Noble hops, finished with Pacific Northwest Cascade hops for notes of flower and spice, fermented hot for a fruity ester profile.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
griffintainment (13) - - JUN 13, 2016
spruce, citrus, banana, vanilla, golden, cloudy, frothy, white foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium sourness, salty, light body, oily feel, creamy, fizzy, long finish,

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PanMarek (59) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2016
Cloudy, dark golden pour. Thin, persistent foam. Mild spicy nose with touches of fruit. Slightly grassy, but overall less sour and barnyard than expected. A little on the tidy side.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeanF (2227) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 9, 2016
Nice styrofoam head, a bit wet, gold body. Orange juice, sugar, pineapple on the nose. Really good intelligent balance of sweet hops with hazelnut and mango hints. Good, a little sweet but in a well made way.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patricks110 (2390) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 9, 2016
A decent but unbalanced saison with a ton of floral and yeast character. Bright and citrus notes with a pinch of pine hop and a noble grassy note. Effervescent and heady with a golden straw body. Refreshing and crisp with a light pepper note

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (2205) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2016
Tap at craft Edmonton. Pours clear gold some head lots of lacing. Nose is fruity, yeast and grain. Flavours of dough, light lemon, pineapple, grassy. Taste light sweet light bitter hint or tart. Medium sticky body lively carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (1339) - CANADA - FEB 23, 2016
Appearance: hazy pale gold with one finger of rocky ivory head, good retention and lacing. (4/5) Aroma: lemon zest, banana, light dry funky hay. (7/10) Taste: moderate-low sweet, mild bitter, light funky tart. (7/10) Palate: medium-light body, moderate carbonation, drying finish. (3/5) Decent saison. Some fruity esters were not quite what I expected, but otherwise a pleasant example of the style. (14/20)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kobold (27) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2016
Draft at local nectar dispensary. Appearance: A murky, deep straw glow reminiscent of an orange hued late afternoon sun. The foam retention appeared tenuous. Aroma: A wandering effervescence of banana esters and clove phenols. The anticipated barnyard spirit, however, was haunting cups elsewhere. Taste: The earliest stage of ingestion passed like sweetened chlorine followed by an acceptable alcholic petting. The sip then transitioned into a soft whipping of polished leather smoothed by bubblegum and stone. A muffled lemon tang lightly numbed the lips while within a candied sweetness merged with a shadowed sourness to complete the consumption. Palate: A neither prickly nor indifferent carbonation. In all actuality quite a creamy feel. Overall: The booziness seems a tad strong, detrimentally masking the hay of the farmhouse. I do like the lingering tart-sweetness, however.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9970) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - FEB 13, 2016
Bouteille(courtesy of joss!):Golden, hazy, lively carbonation, huge loose white head, that slowly collapses; mild sourish-fruity nose with yeast and some aromatic hoppy edges; moderate bitter-sweet and sourish flavour, medium bodied and soft; almost vinous aromas in the sourish-hoppy finish. Well crafted…

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4834) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 24, 2016
lot of hay, slightly tart, peppery, dry and slightly hoppy. Decent stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (6999) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Nice bubblegum saison. Pours golden with good head. Light citrus and great balance. Love this kind of saison. Light sweet and tangy finish. Some hay and resin. Tap at Drake.


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