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Grassroots/Tired Hands Wachu Saison

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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English: Asian inspired saison brewed with Thai Red rice, Schezuan peppercorns, and yuzu.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4071) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: BB 2012: Almost foamy gusher. Massive foam in glass and also finally in bottle... When it’s all settled: a medium sized vast thick creamy snowy white foamy head on top of a beautiful hazy dark yellow to more hazy orange colored beer. Aromas are a lovely mix of spices, yeast/brett, wood, flowers, some soap, some fruit, some vanilla and sweeter floral/light herbal tones. Awesome aroma! Flavours of spices, some white pepper, cloves, other spices, bitters, fruits (yellow and orange), citrus, peach, orange, wood, yeast/brett, some manure, some hops, some flowers and a crispy leave/grass tone. Aftertaste is a mix of wood, spices, yeast/brett, malts and herbs. Low to medium carbo, silky creamy mouthfeel, full bodied and a thick creamy texture. One hell of an awesome beer!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186 (1749) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thick White Head, Some Head S: Pineapple, Floral, Black Pepper, Mild Star Fruit T: Floral, Hybiscus, Star Fruit, Peppercorn, Mild Yeast M: Great Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Floral, Mildly Yeasty Overall, Hill Farmstead has nothing on Grassroots saisons (sarcasm).... solid, solid, solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5336) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2013
bottle at Blue Monk, very unique saison, tons of new flavor, lightly peppered, tartness, medium bodied, loved this beer

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6367) - Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2013
Not as spicy as it could have been heat wise but it has a spiced taste, def interplays with the saison yeast.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (2642) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2013
Pours a straw color with a white had of foam. Lots of lemon zest and earthy tartness. Sort of a dry sourness. Light and dry spicy pepprcorn.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (2851) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle with Janine, Pat, and some weird bearded brah dude. Notes of crazy florals, light peppercorn, brett, wet musky wood, and dry fruits yo. Not a whole lot of peppercorn. This is damn fine for a saison. Thit.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1259) - DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
Tap. Golden yellow with a thick nicely lacing frothy white head. Aroma is grass, hay, barnyard, something like candystore and citrus notes I can't recognise, but must be that fancy yuzu. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation. Finish is light dry and bitter with brett.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5048) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar. Pours hazy golden with a creamy white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, spice, herbs, fruit and green grapes. Flavor is malt, yeast, fruity, spice, yeast. Medium body, lively carbonation, refreshing dry finish. 070313

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pentaz (952) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
Draft. Pours opaque orange with a medium lacing and semi lasting frothy off white medium head. Aroma is very tangerine juicy, grain, light peppery, grassy hoppy, grapefruit, lemon, spicy and barnyard . Taste is near medium sweet, bitter and light tangy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is average. Finishes fruity, bretty and light sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3438) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 18, 2014
11.2oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a big, white head. Aroma of light tartness, some spicy yeast, some fruits, light pepper, and a nice pale malt character. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not bad but not like what I now know Grassroots to make.


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