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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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mwbrady12 (469) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Aroma of a Belgium with a sparkling appearance, balanced taste and warming mouthfeel with a hint of floral and wine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
darla70 (14) - - APR 14, 2015
Sweet to the palate pours pale yellow with a mild creamy head. So far this is my favorite farmhouse ale/saison

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (1064) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 14, 2015
Hazy straw yellow with fizzy white head. Aroma is Brett, bread year, citrus and spice. Dry beer with a little tart and yeasty flavor. Very nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen (2416) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy golden color with white head. Citrus, sweet bread, yeasty, spicy, lemon zest aromas. Lemon, spicy, yeasty, fresh citrus, bread flavors. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
plaugher (235) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
765 ml into many a chalice. Pours an opaque golden straw with fluffy white head (quickly dissipating). Nose of apple, orange, a bit of peppery; slightly off-putting tart flavour. Like apple juice. Slick and kind of light on the palate. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2446) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
Light cloudy lemon body with fizzy white head and a bit of lacing. Bubblegum and sweet yeasty aroma. Blast of tartness that fades. Taste is semi sweet yeasty with a touch of tartness and a dry finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brigg (530) - Washington DC, USA - APR 4, 2015
(Bottle) Clear, bubbly yellow body. Wispy white head. Aroma of orange peel, vanilla, black pepper, yeast. Medium body. Flavor is bright and tart; orange peel is especially evident on the back end; peppery and yeasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GraffitiVandal (100) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
ENG: 765ml bottle from Liquor Mart in Winnipeg, poured into the Teku. Strongly opalescent, yellow / straw / eggy color with huuuge, white glairy head. Aromas of tropical fruits, citrusy, very subtle bananas and cloves. Taste is very dissapointing, it’s like cheap sparkling wine mixed with lemon+banana juice with added water. Some sour aftertaste. Rather dry, low body, very high carbonation. Overall it is very drinkable, fruity, but I think too watery with very low flavor levels.

PL: Butelka 765ml zakupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg, przelana do Teku. Mocno opalizująca, żółto-jajeczna barwa, z ogromną, jasną, białkową pianą (duże bąbelki). Aromaty owoców tropikalnych, cytrusów, delikatne banany i goździki. W smaku rozczarowanie - przypomina tanie wina musujące, do tego rozwodnione, zmieszane z sokiem cytrynowo-bananowym. Bardzo wodniste. W posmaku dość kwaśne. Raczej wytrawne, niskie odczucie w ustach, bardzo wysokie nasycenie. Podsumowując bardzo pijalne piwo, owocowe, ale jednak wydaje mi się, że jest zbyt wodniste, z niskim poziomem smakowym.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cool_Bond (1841) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
Sweet and sweet fragrance. Much citrus and a little yeast with a light fruity taste. Like this strong. Good bitterness which fills the upper part of the mouth a weak moment. I liked this beer a lot. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (927) - South Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2015
A big 750mL bottle for my 9-double-dougnut rating... haven’t had one of these in a while, but seeing as GIBC was one of the very first craft beers I has when I moved to Chicago 21 years ago, this seemed a worthy beer to rate for the occasion. Pours a pale straw yellow, big white frothy head with decent retention and lacing. Nose is grassy, some mild funk, hints of white vinegar, chardonnay grapes, green apple. Mouth is light-medium bodied, lightly tart, creamy palate, bread dough, fresh cut hay, lemon grass, white pepper. Finishes with a subtle sweetness. Essentially almost everything about this one is subtle, which with all the extremism in the style you see from craft brewers lately, isn’t necessarily a bad thing. 900 bottles of beer on the wall, 900 bottles of beer... take ’em all down, buy me a new liver... 900 bottles of beer on the wall. ;-P

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (831) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle pours gold, white head. Citrus, cloves, pepper, wheat, banana. Moderately bitter. A little sweet. Dry, crisp body.

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