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RATINGS: 1131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Fermented with wild yeasts and aged in wine barrels with orange peel, Sofie is a tart, dry, sparkling ale. A subtle, spicy white pepper note, a hint of citrus from the orange peel and a creamy vanilla finish make Sofie an intriguing choice for Champagne drinkers and beer drinkers who are fond of Belgian Saisons.


3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (776) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Fruity and slightly sour smell, taste is smooth and much the same, very slight citrus finish, degrades a touch with age

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1462) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Pours clear blond with high creamy white head, diminishing. Some lacing. Aroma is of wine, oranges, citrus. Taste is of oranges, citrus, malt, wine, sligth acidity. Dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1115) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle to snifter. Funky yeast and crushed wheat malt. Moderate low orange. Clear, pale gold with minimal which head that leaves a collar. Taste is orange and sour tartness. Spritzy carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (261) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2014
2014 BOD 8/7/14. Pours a clear light amber (golden, champagne). Massive head volume, world class lacing and retention. Light, but complex, nose of Belgian like yeast, sweet light fruit (pear, grape, apple) and just a hint of spice. Light medium body with a nice smooth texture made a bit prickly from the above normal carbonation level. .Effervescence is evident throughout. The flavor profile is quite nice. Extremely complex, very well balanced but not overly intense, it allows all flavors of the nose to emerge. It begins with the fruit, then develops a white wine like note in the middle coupled with a bit of dryness. The finish is where the farmhouse character emerges with an ever so slight peppery funk that fades into a mild tart dryness. Outstanding and an excellent entry choice for the Saison style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rnebrija47 (4) - - DEC 4, 2014 does not count
Bottle from Fujioka's. A bit of sourness up front followed by a subtle bitterness. Nose is somewhat peppery with citrus notes. Pretty good overall.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lana5 (29) - Canton, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Really good, has a sweet after taste with a bit of a bitter bite. The orange peel must give the bitter taste. Yum!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bobhund (425) - - DEC 1, 2014
Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flip_soeperman (647) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
Nice spicy peppery aroma with a golden medium bodied hazy beer. Taste is bitter and slightly sour, really refreshing. Some extra citrus in the aroma. Not too complex, but very well made great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5793) - ITALY - NOV 26, 2014
on tap dorata velata lieve funky un tocco speziato scorza agrume ma abbastanza dolce una nota di vaniglia

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
smallfry (89) - - NOV 23, 2014
(Tap) nice farmhouse aroma. But, super astringent and lots of "farm" taste. I don’t like this one.


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