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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
An Amber Saison brewed on the Summer Solstice. Our great friends Peter (Flying Couch) and Christian (Beer Here) joined us from Denmark in celebrating the solstice and brewing this summer saison.

mikem409's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikem409 (1964) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle thanks Ernesto. Pours yellow with fluffy head. Big Brett aroma. Taste is funky tart and slight bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Abner (314) - Michigan, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a slight, weak head. Smells of HF yeast. Taste is light to moderately tart. Light+ bodied; significantly under carbonated; drying finish. Tartness lingers... Very nice taste, but I really wish it wasn’t so under carbonated. Can’t imagine that was what Shaun was going for here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (6193) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy Amber, small beige head, decent lacing. Aroma is funk, caramel, grass, Brett, lemon. Flavor is light tart, light funk, hint of dark sugar, Brett and lemon. Light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9169) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2016
Gorgeous thick creamy head over a hazy golden/Amber pour. The aroma is really earthy and herbal with a bit of vanilla and some light fruitiness. There is a lactic sort of sourdough character and a bit of grassiness. As it warms - the funkier notes really rise to the fore. There is a bit of light fruitiness and a touch of oakiness on the back. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5100) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 26, 2016
750 ml. shared bottle. Pours a somewhat hazy amber with a nice off-white head. Aroma of fruit and funk. Taste is citrus, stone fruit, malt, and funk. Nice tart Saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (6503) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear gold to amber in color with a thin white head. Aroma of malt, funk, tart fruit and apricot. Malty and funky flavor with sour citrus before an apricot finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heather_B (246) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Amber pour with no head on 3.24.14 and a few more times after. Smell is sour and yeasty. Flavor is the same - fairly tart. Not much to it but the sourness is nice. Very drinkable and seems to be best after aging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (3116) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2015
November 22, 2015. Bottle at home, bottled august 2012. Received in a trade with Leighton, thanks!
Hazy amber with a large fizzy white head. Aroma is funky with a toffee overnote, hay, earthy woody and herbal notes, grape and apple skins, lemon juice, some minerals as well. Taste is very light sweet biscuity, sour lemon character and some dry wood and grape skins. Finish sour with lemon juice, grape skins, dry earthy herbal notes, biscuity toffee notes, minerals and funky barnyard. Light to medium bodied, average carbonation.
Great funky saison with a nice sweet toffee touch, has developed well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (10779) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle - Sweet, floral and grassy notes. Cloudy gold with a nice white head. Tart, funky, white grape and a nice sweet tartness. Not sure what the "Amber" means, no hints here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (3253) - Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle. Clear amber pour with an off white head. Mild stone fruit and caramel bouquet. A bit water with vinegar, malt, cereal, and faint apricot highlights. Not overly sour. Average body and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ctipping (1007) - Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2015
750 mL bottle. Reviewed from notes. Big head. Great retention. Chunky surface foam. Mostly clear amber body. Bretty aroma. Lemony acidity. Earthy notes from the brett. Bready malts in the nose, be even more prominent in the taste. Some tang from the brett. Lemony. Grainy malt and a little caramel. Well carbonated. Easy drinking. Medium light body. Good saison characteristics, but nothing extraordinary. The light tanginess keeps it interesting.

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