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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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Named after a distinctive New Zealand hop, this single-hop saison has a subtle aroma of white grapes and a hint of spice from our house saison yeast. An addition of Muscat grape must during fermentation plays into the grape aromas from the hops and helps dry out the finish. This dry, refreshing saison pairs perfectly with warm weather!


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (740) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Tap. Hazy yellow with a thin white head that laces. Aromas of lemon, citrus, grape, light yeast and spice. Flavor is the same with a slight warmth in the end. Light bodied dry finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3066) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2014
From a bottle served at the Funkwerks beer dinner at Birch and Barley, DC. Pours a clear pale yellow-gold with and off white head. Flavors of banana, white pepper and white wine. Smooth and aromatic. Crisp, fry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ModeEngage (149) - Lowell, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Tap at the source. Pours clear straw with white head that lasts and laces. Smells of esthers, citrus, and wheat. Drinks smoothly with mild lingering bitterness. Light to medium bodied. Tastes of citrus, bread, slight pine, bread, and white grape.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9550) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2014
On tap at Colorado Plus poured a hazy orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of straw, white grapes, light citrus and light pepper. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, pepper and light white grapes with a smooth dry lingering peppery finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TH28 (103) - - FEB 28, 2014
Appearance is a cloudy pale yellow with a creamy white foam cap. Aroma is peppery, grapefruit, apricots, with Belgian yeast esters of clove. Taste is a slightly tart citrus, white grape juice, and peppery saison yeast. Mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated. Finishes very dry with peppery spice and a vinous grape taste. Overall a really light, citrus forward and refreshing saison that doesn’t overpower with spice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HIGHB4LL (449) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at Funkwerks. Appearance: two fingers of white head that lasts, good lacing, straw color, clear. Aroma: leaves and leaves yeasty, light floral notes. Palate: light body, lively carbonation, thin texture. Taste: fruity sweetness. Overall, very drinkable and simple. Enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaross (27) - - FEB 18, 2014
Smells of grapefruit, white grape and guava. Taste is boozy and sweet with white grape and guava. Light on the palate, light mouthfeel -distinctively funkwerks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beaver (1274) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 14, 2014
750 ml bottle, bottled on 11/6/2013. Pours slightly hazy straw gold with a huge fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is tropical fruits and some dry vinous grape with some earthy yeast and perfumey malt.

The flavor is bready malts with tropical fruits, a little spicy funk and some grape. The finish has a decent amount of dry bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with slightly sharp carbonation.

Overall, a very nice beer. I like tropical fruit from the nelson sauvin hops and what the grape must adds.

4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drtbrewster (40) - Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Great beer, sour and tart like it should be. Highly recommended, if u like sours, you will enjoy this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
notalush (4795) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Tap at Funkwerks - hazy gold - soapy lace - nose is highly floral, with the spice and fruitiness of the nelson very forward and complimented well by the addition of the muscat grape juice - smells very much like a dry white wine - nice texture - well attenuated - dry, flinty, spicy - strong mineral bite - spicy, peppery - moderate peppery phenols - mango, peach, melon rind - dry finish,with strong white grape - delicious.


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