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RATINGS: 1154   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerJonScott (69) - Ontario, - MAY 16, 2013
Pours a hazy pale straw colour with foamy white head. Aromas of sour lacto, farmy yeast and a bit woody. Really taste the lacto balanced by sweetness. Nice fruit and slight oak. Champagne mouth feel. Good beer!


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (629) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Pours a hazy, effervescent yellow with a foamy, long-lasting white head. Aroma is citrus and spice. Flavor is tart citrus and spice, with some creamy vanilla in the finish. Has a medium body feel. Very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stephane_Houle (167) - - MAR 2, 2015
Apparence: D?une couleur jaune paille partiellement opaque, elle est coiffée d?une bonne mousse d?une bonne durée. Excellente effervescence avec des bulles de taille moyenne. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des arômes de malt frais avec des notes d’agrumes ( orange) Saveurs: En bouche, c’est un corps moyen. Au goût, c’est un goût de malt frais avec des notes d’agrumes (orange). Finale moyenne, avec beaucoup d’effervescence qui rappelle le champagne. Aucune amertume. Fiche technique Style: Saison Format: 765 ml Taux d?alcool : 6,5%

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4506) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Foggy blonde with a white head. Nice, sweet, Belgian aroma. Sweet, yeasty, lightly hopped. Medium to slightly light body. Not terribly unique but drinkable. Thanks to PorterPounder.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardbeerman (199) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a hazy straw holding decent effervescence and showing good retention and lacing properties. The nose is mostly yeasty (but also grainy) with orange peel, nice floral and earthy elements. The taste bold and fresh with the yeast at the frontline giving nice acidity to the brew. Citrusy, floral, a touch resinous with a light grassy finish. Very nice beer to enjoy with light dishes like salads or fish. Cheers!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ordybill (334) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a tulip glass. Aroma- Has a great "beer" aroma of yeast and spice Appearance- This is a light golden color with some haziness visible. Pours a thick white head; Taste- Incredible, citrus yeast and spice, a fantastic experience Palate- A light to medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation, A dry finish Overall- One of the best beers I have ever had

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andrew3366 (10) - - FEB 19, 2015
Nice refreshing beer, a very subdued sour. Kind of lacking anything that makes you go wow, slightly thin mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (578) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Pours a very light golden color. Has a nice but subtle aroma. Taste flowery but is refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
twistedtxb (42) - - FEB 14, 2015
Bouteille de 765ml. Arôme très agrume. Belle couleur orangée vive et rafraîchissante. En bouche, c’est très acide. Manque d’amertume pour balancer le côté Brett.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SG111 (304) - New York, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottled. Pour into a tulip, hazy yellow golden color with a white fluffy head. Aroma is orange, citrus, lemon, banana, wheat, coriander. Flavor is lemon, citrus, orange, sour and funk. Actually really nice. But it is the most sour I’d enjoy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerInHeaven (194) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 6, 2015
pours a murky straw gold with a medium bubbly white head. Aroma is complex. some hay/grass, some spice like coriander, hint of citrus. The taste is refreshing. Slight citrus, but also some warming spice fades in. Quick dry finish with some pleasant alcohol warming on the end. Really a good beer!


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