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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (420) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden yellow with white head. Aroma is spicy and tart, some yeast character. Taste is clean and tart. Pretty refreshing beer.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Geokkjer (5341) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a big white head. Aroma of funk, yeast, fruitiness, some citrus, malt and herbs. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some funk, citrus, cellar and yeast. Medium body, lively carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (12682) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle, 75cl corked. An unclear, yellowish-orange colored beer topped by a big, dense, white head leaving lacings. The aroma has a lovely brett and saison combo, with citrus, lemon, pale malts, yeast hints and leather. It’s full to medium bodied and pleasantly carbonated, quite dryish. Some lemon and citrus peel in the flavor. A decent bitterness too, lasting for a good while. A lovely one that I could easily have over and over again. 140418

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (6415) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ yngwie
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, orange, citrus, yeast, brett, pineapple and mango. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with a dry and fruity finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft to fizzy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3219) - Henrietta, New York, USA - APR 16, 2014
(bottle - corked & caged 750 ml) Clear gold with a thick white head. Funky and earthy farmhouse aroma with some mild citrus notes. Citrus and champagne at the start of the flavor. Very dry with a lingering bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Bottle (75 cl) from Systembolaget. Shady golden, medium rocky white head. Fruity, citrucy aroma with some horse stable notes. Light bodied, high carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness, a little acidity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (5869) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by Keir - thanks again, Keir! Pours a hazy, pale gold with a moderate white head. Looks a bit like pineapple juice, but to be fair, I got the last pour. Aroma of bretty funk, pears, dough, lime, grass, pineapple, apple, and faint pepper. The flavor is the same slate of notes. Light-medium bodied, with a funky, dry mouthfeel and moderate to medium carbonation. Very good brett saison, but not quite up to the level of a normal Anchorage or Hill Farmstead one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1085) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 13, 2014
bomber shared. poured out a hazy yellow color...big white fluffy head. the initial aroma is funky, brett and farm fresh saison. the flavor was tart, funky, brett saison. nice meld of flavors with some yeasties. finishes quite dry. really liked this one a lot.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aenima (208) - Askim, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
Funky saison aroma. The taste is refreshing with taste of citrus and funk. Very dry finish. Almost a little to dry...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
furthur (96) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - APR 5, 2014
Lemon yellow, slight head. Aroma of lemon, faint goat, flavor of lemon and lemon rind, vine agar. body nice fine carbo, finish clean.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2151) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 5, 2014
Bottled. Pours golden with an average, lacing, off-white head. Aroma of brett, spice, yeast, citrus and wood. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A great saison..


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