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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This ale embodies the spirit of perpetual creative collaboration in conjunction with disciplined brewing endeavor. We trekked to Alaska and helped craft this rustic Saison, bring with us the essence and imagination of our Vermont Farmstead Family. Share. Consider. Enjoy...
Ale Fermented in Oak Tanks with Brettanomyces.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1217) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pours a slightly cloudy golden color with white head. Light fruits, spice, and yeast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a slight tart note and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1520) - Maryland, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Location/Date:Bottle pour on June 7th from Dave.

Appearance: Pours a gold cloud.
Aroma: Aroma of spice, light brett.
Taste: Light spice, yeasty, medium sour.
Palate:Medium light body.

Summary: I appreciate the opportunity to try this. Thanks Dave!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilsnerrogge (2450) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2014
Eye: Muddy yellow with a large, fluffy head.
Nose: Lemon juice, lime, funk.
Mouth: Lively carbonation, somewhat watery body.
Tongue:Lemon, lime, grape fruit and every other citrus fruit you could imagine. Also some funky Brett.
Brain: A very refreshing Orval-inspired Saison. Shame about the thin body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmzl (82) - SLOVENIA - MAY 31, 2014

Look: pours with fizzy, huge, relatively thick, white (with subtle yellow hue) head. It has a fast breakdown via forming big bubbles and breakdown of those. Sticky, medium slow, random retention, lots of random sticky lacing. Leaves a big foamy mountain on top. Cloudy, slightly darker yellow with a bit of orange hue.

Smell: Acetic acid at start, ripe lemon note dominant, also some tropical fruits (ripe mango). Subtle funk with hay and bit of grainy sweetness. Quite fresh and inviting.

Taste: Light-medium sour start, not aggressive, citrus (lemon zest mostly). Grainy pale malts in the middle then come an interesting redcurrant spike towards the end of the middle - very nice. Fine leathery funk (doesn’t go into the barnyard zone) covers the middle and ends with light-medium sourness that stays and stacks up in the after. Also light hay bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel: Light-medium body, dry with lively carbonation - nice and fresh.

Overall: Light, fresh and interesting enough. Too bad it’s kinda expensive, would pour gallons down my throat in this summery weather.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (8776) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle... This beer has 32 inch guns!… Pours cloudy and yellow with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The nose is funky, citrusy, bready and earthy whisper of farmhouse spiciness. Medium to full-bodied with tingly carbonation. The flavor is citrusy with funky acidity, flanked by crusty bitterness. World class effort!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4763) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Sampled from a 750 ml corked brown bottle this beer poured a hazy yellow color with a small foamy white head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was brett, funk, tart, a bit of citrus and bubblegum. The flavor was tart and dry with brett, must, a bit of citrus, yeast and bubblegum. Long dry brett and must finish. Medium body. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1591) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2014
hazy light gold, ample white head with good retention. nose of grains, light must, citrus. taste follows, lightly sweet but basically balanced. light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1090) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014
75 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy yellow with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are brett, citrus, yeast, pepper, and leather - with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1167) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with a large white head. Aroma is hay, citrus zest, tart, funky brett. Taste is tart, sweet ripe fruit in the background, finish is dry grapefrtuit tartness with a bitter note. Light bodied and lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle @ Pre Pale Ale Tasting/ Dolle und Halling Masters Of The Universe Tasting. Thanks to HackoBock. Pours hazy pale yellow with a large white frothy head. Funk, wood, brett and pineapple. Exotic and very dry. Sunny meadowz!

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