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RATINGS: 706   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our homage to the beers that have quenched the thirst of Belgian farm workers for centuries. Brewed with barley, wheat and rice and fermented at high temperatures with a special blend of four different yeast strains, Saison is fruity and slightly tart, with a dry finish that makes it that rarest of treats–a beer as refreshing as it is complex. 7.3% ABV.
2010 GABF Silver Medal Winner


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jared_Clifton (69) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Pours very light gold and hazy. Light body. Extremely refreshing upfront sweetness, wheat then a slightly tart after taste with more sweet citrus flavors.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1378) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2015
Keg, pours cloudy red gold, small white head. Yeasty, bubblegum, light banana, earthy, light bodied, a bit oily, finish is light bitter with slight alcohol taste. Soft carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (698) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Tap at the source with willyP and wanderkate. Snifter glass. Cloudy appearance with a pineapple like color. Slight froth. Aroma is a slightly muted spiciness with citrus undertones. Tastes like a near perfect representation of the style. Good citrus lemon notes with the saison spice qualities featured. Well balanced. Highly recommended from a really good brewery.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (885) - Iowa, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours crystal clear straw color with a little white head. Nose is big bubblegum. Tastes adds some pepper and a little funk. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ctplt777 (336) - - JUN 20, 2015
Pretty standard when it comes to "farmhouse" ales. Some bubblegum sweetness, breadiness, and no hops to speak of. It’s sweet and pleasant. Not a bad beer just the same as all the others.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (2332) - California, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Pale yellow in color... Bready earthy aroma, light citrus.. Flavor is grains, light citrus, bread, cloves, yeast on finish.... Refreshing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2598) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 31, 2015
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. The pour is a milky pale yellow with a tremendous white head and some sediment deposits in the bottom. Distinctively Belgian aroma of toasted pale malts, bread, yeast, pear, and thin grassy hops. Medium to bold body. The taste is toasty and sweet with a mildly dry finish. Not tart or sour in the last lie some Farmhouse ales can be.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PlinyDad1952 (111) - - MAY 19, 2015
I GOT TWO SIPS OFF THIS AT TWIN PEAKS.I WISH THEY,RE HAD PLINY ONLY THE BEST BARS AND LIUQUORE STORES HAVE PLINY THOU. COLETE IS OK BUT ITS NEEDS MORE HOPS. THESE ARE THE SAME GUYS THAT MAKE THEY DALES PALE TOO SO THAT SHOW U WHAT THEY NOW ABOUT "DO YOUR OWN (HOPS)"

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mittenator (1609) - Michigan, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle at the buckhorn exchange. Excessive clove and banana with a little Brett.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4343) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique 140515. Don’t see many Great Divide beers out this way but the ones that you do are always very good, as is this one. Clear golden colour with a limited white head. Tropical fruit in the nose. The flavour fills the mouth with fruit and alcohol, a great combination.


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