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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   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.

hopscotch's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10426) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle... Murky amber pour with a large, frothy, white head that never fully dissolves. The bouquet is bursting-at-the-seams with fresh, juicy peaches and pears. Medium-bodied with soft carbonation. The flavor is quite tart, but has some spicy farmhouse yeast characteristics that I can’t entirely sink my teeth into. Finishes tart, raspy and bone dry. The firm acidity saves this one for me. Bottle courtesy of ctipping!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (6101) - 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 (237) - 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 (2768) - 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 (9799) - 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 (3165) - 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 (710) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (8628) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 10, 2015
Bottle, from SlovakSniper (thanks Pat!). Reddish orange, very lively off white head. Tart, but with a light honey sweetness, unripened stonefruits, light citrus. Light lactic acidity. A tart saison, but one that I really enjoyed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2749) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Poured from a 750ml bottle, thanks to brokensail. There is a musty funk, lemon, apple, malty, a soft acetic note. This is a tasty beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MacBoost (1647) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Almost flat, very low carb. Pours a murky Amber with zero head. Aroma of foggy wet dough. Lightly tart. A touch of funk. Thin mouthfeel. Low carb kills this beer. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (4340) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2015
Une dégustation offerte par M-A B. Merci! Date sur l’étiquette: 2015/06/25. La couleur est brune/orange ou ambrée un peu sale. Au versement, la mousse est inexistante. Les arômes fermiers combinés aux esters fruités et aux grains caramélisés sont bien plaisants. Le goût m’est toutefois moins intéressant avec ses saveurs maltées, poussiéreuses et surettes qui passent trop rapidement. En bouche, le corps est mort et cela est bien navrant. Le liquide est flasque. Pourtant, la bouteille a été maintenue à 55°F. L’arrière-goût est court, chancelant mais citronné.

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