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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The beer you are holding is unique. A special strain of yeast and a warm fermentation produces a beer of exceptional flavor and aroma. An extended secondary maturation and bottle conditioning ensures all these unique qualities are preserved and evolve over time. Serve at 50°F in a tulip glass.

What to expect
This tawny orange beer pours with a rocky white head. Aromas of passion fruit, tangerine, and black pepper hit the nose. Flavor is a cascade of orange, lemon verbena, ginger and pepper. And in a second it is gone, finishing with a dry and lingering bitterness that awaits another sip.

Cellaring Information
Store upright in a dark dry place at cellar temperature (ideally at 50 degree). Cellar limit is 2 years.

Ingredients
* Organic German Pilsner Malt
* Organic American Pilsner Malt
* Organic German Munich II Malt
* Organic German Pale Wheat Malt
* Organic German Opal
* French Saison Yeast

Finished Result
* 1.058 original gravity
* 1.006 final gravity
* 25 IBU
* 4 SRM
* 6.8% ALC/VOL


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (723) - SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2014
750 ml bottle. Hazy yellow with big white head. Smell is light malty with sweet yeast. Taste is sweet and hay hops. Semi dry with low bitterness and medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10455) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2014
A hazed golden saison with a thick lacing frothy white head. In aroma, nice fruity malt with powdery character,, light citrus pulp, smooth Belgian yeast. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with orange peel, grassy hops, silky mouth feel, light banana esters, pleasant.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (7399) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2014
750 ml bottle. Bottled on 2014/08/22. From a trade with jcnielsen. So big thank you Justin!
Hazy yellow golden colour with a big foamy white head. Mild citrus, mild yeast, mild spices and mild malt but all those put together creates a great aroma to this beer. A great saisony aroma. The flavour is dry malt, spices, mild herbal hops and some mild bitterness. Very nice Saison. Not an American style one but a Belgian style Saison.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (834) - Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Excellent straightforward saison. Crisp gold color. Earthy aroma of hay, pepper, grass. Taste has a little bit of citrus and fruitiness up front but still clean grassy and spicy saison. Well done.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (2878) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Hazy yellow 3 finger creamy head. Spicy nose. Very herbal very saison DuPont like. Earthy and spicy finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
maltman53 (386) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Pours a whitish yellow haze and a frothy, which head. Aromas of passion fruit, tangerine, and black pepper hit the nose. Flavor is a cascade of orange, lemon verbena, ginger and pepper. Overall, very good, with a floral, sweet aromatic yeast character.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salmoniform (1001) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2014
GABF. Hazy golden hue with white head. Aroma is straw, peppercorn, lemon, ginger. Medium light body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry with a peppercorn finish. Overall this beer was decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike67 (830) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2014
750 ml bottle from Rare Beer” club. Pours hazy golden with long lasting, foamy white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of fruit, spices and yeast. Body is medium and crisp. Funky yeast, spices, apricots and floral hops fill the mouth. Finish is long and spicy. Delicious brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JDBaker11058 (1359) - Maryland, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Appearance: lemony yellow, lightly hazed, with a frothy, creamy, bright white head and tons of lace, nice threads of carb. Aroma: peppery and delicately sharp, with tart fruit (passion fruit, light pineapple, grapefruit, tangeringe), with an undertone of vanilla and almonds as it warms. Taste: juicy with fruit notes, yet somehow dry and spritzy like champagne, with pepper, citrus, and light wood. Finish: dry and bright, with zingy spice and tart fruit, then a lovely (and expected) yeasty saison funk undertone. Notes: A great example of the style. Would seek out others from this brewery based on this beer alone. Bottle from the Rare Beer Club.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Serving: 750 ml. bottle. Hazy yellow pour. Pleasant grass, lemon, yeast, and hay notes in the nose. Bright flavors with a touch of lemon tartness. Very light yeast with a little pinot grigio, coriander, white pepper, and lemon zest. Light body with plenty of effervescence and a clean finish. Quite nice.


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