Serve in Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 750   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
Share this beer with friends!
A black rye saison that combines a roasted/smoky malt character in balance with a pepper spice from the yeast. Finishes dry with a refreshing level of carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ContemplateBeer (1553) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Beer #1500 (2012 bottle). An AB-InBev product. Thanks to Rob and Ally for sharing this! Aroma: More smokey than expected, almost peat-like in some way; roast never tends toward coffee. Pepper is hanging around, creeping around the edges; ointment. Appearance: Dark garnet brown with a foamy tan head that settles into a bubbly skin. Flavor: Smokey, peppery, still canít shake that peat note. Pepper ever present, but not powerful. Ointment more apparent toward finish. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, long finish. Overall: Definitely an interesting approach to a Saison. Not sure if I enjoyed it that much, however.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (1057) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 8, 2014
2011 bottle. Dark brown pour with a beige head. Aromas of black pepper and dark fruits with notes of yeast. Flavor is spicy rye with dark fruit and some funk. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2313) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2014
Deep brown in colour with a thin but long lasting beige head, excellent lacing. The aroma is of pepper, light spice, dark fruits, yeast and bread. The flavour is of chocolate, rye bread, malty, yeasty with some citrus tang, fruit. Lightly yeasty mouthfeel, medium body, moderate carbonation. Finishes long and yeasty, good malt bite. A pretty nice dark saison, love the rye in this.

765ml bottle from the LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario.
Bottled on May 28, 2013.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fratto (2649) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle from Ashley. Dark pour with a brown head. Aroma is fruit, sour, and spices. Taste is the same but super toasty. Grape, raisin finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2191) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 15, 2014
From the 2013 bottle dated 21/MAR/13. Gorgeous dark brown to near black pour with long lasting soft tan head. The aroma has some nice dark malts, yeast, light spice, and sour notes to it. Bold body. The taste is sweet and sour actually with the sour notes not too tart and not too off-putting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (371) - - JUN 9, 2014
Definitely the best saison that Iíve ever tasted. A little tart, and incredibly smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
popkow (287) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Khaki top with brown underneath. Yeast bread aroma with anise malt flavor. Slight sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (585) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Draft pour. Pours black with a cream head. Iíve never seen a saison like this before, and almost thought I was poured the wrong beer. Slightly sour fruit aroma. The is beer is so smooth. So so smooth. Really nice peppery flavor with some darker fruit. A little tart at first, with a mild roasted finish. I have nothing but good things to say about this beer. Another solid from these guys.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (308) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2014
ベルギー スタイル ファームハウ&# エール スタウ& 黒にしては、&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deepeary (155) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
765 ml bottle from LCBO, dated 2013. Chestnut brown with tan head. Roasted malt on the nose with sweet cola, herbal (anise) and spicy notes. Taste has some anise or licorice notes, cola, cocoa, herbs. Easy drinking an enjoyable. Not much like any saison Iíve had, but a good beer no less.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 75

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50