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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
As the flat farmlands of central Ohio evoke visions of southern Belgium , the farmhouse ale refreshes and soothes after a hard day. Bright and effervescent, The Reaper satisfies the palate with hints of orange, grapefruit, coriander, and black pepper . A saison ss suitable in Wallonia as on your table, The Reaper has arrived, bringing its bounty of flavors.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2013
opened with a loud "psst" and was expecting an overflow, thankfully none. an orange oak color with an initial very large head that diminishes quickly to lacing, very small bubbles. strong black pepper aroma and taste with good traditional yeast spices. a very nice example.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2015
5oz on tap at Cat’s Den. Interesting aroma up front. toasted fish skin, some caramel, toast malt, bit of graininess. Mild spice and pepperiness. Moderate to bigger bitterness. Lighter to moderate sweet. Nice mild dry finish. Clear kinda darker orange color. Thin off-white head. Some loose ropes of lace. Medium-plus body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. An alright, kind of maltier, caramelly saison

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (5469) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft pour. Pours a clear copper with a white head of foam. The aroma is spice and toffee. Pretty sweet and spicy taste. Heavy body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (12193) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle shared by Travlr. Pours hazy orange with a medium, creamy off-white head, long retention with light lacing. Aroma is spicy and herbal hops, black pepper, ginger, nutmeg, earthy cereal and wheat malt with pear and apple esters. Flavor is heavy spices, light buttery diacetyl notes, pear and apple esters, earthy and spicy wheat malt with a dry finish. Medium body and heavy carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (21654) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle found in the rolling farmland hills of Belgian southern Ohio. Cloudy straw color, fine white head, solid lacing. Aroma of white pepper, citrus, butter. Taste is peppery and herbal lemon butter. Pretty grim. Get it! Haha.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (4809) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2013
From a bottle. Pours hazy orange copper with a frothy who the head. Tastes very much like citrus, herbs, spices, tart and sour. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like malt, musk, light sourness, and light bitternes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (5145) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle shared by beerandblues2. Pours mostly clear amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma is spice, biscuit and cereal malts, orange peel, floral notes, and light citrus. Flavor is bready malts, light citrus esters, faint caramel, light toast, and faint alcohol spice; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fitwitchik (433) - Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Poured from a bomber directly delivered from the brewer batch#17.Said to sit on it a bit as he knew it would be highly carbonated and flavor would improve over a couple of months. Poured golden amber with a thin head. Scent of grassy hops & sweet yeast? Taste is floral & hoppy. Nice mixture. A bit too carbonated as the head on this brew almost overflowed the glass. Overall a better than average Saison greatly enjoyed with a Rueben sandwich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (3038) - Gray, Maine, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Bottle thanks to Jstax ! Pours a nice golden color with a big foamy head. Lots of grainy earthiness, spicy peppered yeast, citrus and a grassy bitterness on the finish. Nothing crazy but a solid saison offering !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11609) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Sample from batch #6 at the HSC July 4th beer tasting. Pours a clear bright gold-copper color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops and citrus. Medium-bodied with flavors of herbal hops, yeast and grapefruit. The finish is spicy with a grassy hops aftertaste. Above average overall.

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