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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Ale with Strawberries, Honey, and White Pepper Aged in Wine Barrels

Inspired by an amuse bouche often prepared by the wife of one of our brewers, Scully brings white pepper, strawberry, and honey to a harmonious blend of ďmouth amusementĒ. The ingredients are added at different stages to a Saison, and fermented with a normal Belgian yeast as well as a Champagne yeast.

Formerly known as "Scully"


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2652) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Beautiful golden crisp almost no head. Very peppery nose. Great mouthfeel. Strawberry is very present but the pepper really detracts. Tingly and effervescent. Lemonade sweetness, nice tart pleasent but spicy finish

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (3223) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 14, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pale straw color with no carbonation. Aroma is honey, funky berry, spice and horse manure.

Flavor has a vinous note upfront with a pale grain body. Barnyard notes through the middle with a artificial berry note. It doesnít give a natural berry flavor at all. It also displays a huge pepper note in the finish that is rather distracting. Texture is crisp but far from refreshing. Iím glad I didnít spend $29.99 from this. Epic fail Adam, epic fail buddy.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
htzpah (96) - - JUN 7, 2014
Grapefruit aroma, Very sour, it's almost unbearable...don't think they tried very hard.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3310) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow with a small head.

The aroma is bright tart fruit up front with some earthiness and funkiness. Itís defiantly got some strawberry to it.

The flavor is tart fruit but is also pretty peppery. Itís lightly sweet up front, dry in the finish with a nice but not overbearing sourness all around.

A really fun beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (6562) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014
750mL bottle, pours a hazy blonde with a off-white head. Aroma brings out loads of strawberries upfront, followed by a little champagne, followed by champagne yeast, and Belgian yeast. Flavour is very complex, with loads of strawberries, a touch of pepper, and Belgian yeast. Finishes on light notes of wine and lots of strawberries. Crazy how forward the strawberries are. ABV is completely hidden. An excellent elegant sipper.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Astathedog (2) - New York, USA - MAY 28, 2014 does not count
Not a saison. Too sour. Oddly sweet. Not nearly enough carbonation for a saison. The strawberry sweetness which predominates is out of place in a true Belgian saison, as is the lambic tartness. No funk at all, which is what I look for in a saison.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fishonmyplane (446) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Like Juliet, this is a very tart brew with some sweet berry flavors that provide balance and depth. But compared to Juliet, this one is a little bit bigger: higher ABV, more sour, and more full in the palate. The honey is very delicate, but itís there. Despite being a very strong beer, it is still quite drinkable and quenching. Best beer Iíve had yet - sorry Westy 12.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brigg (513) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2014
(Bottle) Cloudy gold body, medium off-white head that disappears rapidly. Very tart, berry aroma; a vinegar burn. Light to medium bodied, very carbonated, sticky mouthfeel. Flavor is tart, though not quite as much as the aroma would have you believe; honey; hint of strawberry; acidic; yeasty wood character. Dry finish. Strawberry is more evident in the aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16789) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity sour tart strawberry aroma. Fruity sour tart honey and strawberry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart strawberry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (3220) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pour is a murky reddish with a small white head. Aroma is a bit lactic with some berry and a nice yeasty ester. Flavor is sweet and fruity with a bit of white wine and candi sugar. Finish is a bit tart but nothing over the top. Not as good as Halia but still this is a fine beer. The perfect mix of fruit, yeast and barrel aging.


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