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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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stimulus (86) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2010
12 ounce bottle. A: Pours an unfiltered golden with solid white lacing. S: Very malty with various citrus fruits. T: Herbs and spices complement the citrus fruits present in this brew, incredibly complex for a warm weather style. M: On the lighter side with average carbonation. D: Very nice and goes down easy on a hot day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2010
On tap Beertemple, Amsterdam. A clear yellow colored beer with a thick white head. The aroma of malts with fruits and a little sour in the back. The taste of fruits, some cherry. It has sweetness moving to bitter and a little sour. The taste is bittersweet with a little sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (13373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2010
Tap at Blind Tiger. An excellent Saison. Pours a hazy, yellow-gold with a soft, white head. Lovely aroma of herbs, spices, some grass and wheat. Sweet flavor with light pepper, flowers, hints of citrus and some mild bitters. Light to medium in body, pleasantly fizzy. Refreshing, and with a flavor deep enough to excite. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WakeandBake (549) - Greenville, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2010
Bottle . A hazy golden straw color pour with a big , lasting foamy white head , spotty lacing , lively carbonation . Aroma of corn and rice as promised , grassy hops , cloves , lemon zest and yeast . Flavor is quite wheaty , cloves , lemon , biscuty malt , slightly tart , nice balance , clean refreshing mouthfeel , medium body , grassy yeasty finish . Very drinkable and a quality brew for sure .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottw86 (1140) - Maryland, USA - JUN 17, 2010
Poured a slightly hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast, and bread. Taste is spicy with lemons and pepper. Hints of dough? Finish is grassy with some nutmeg. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3779) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2010
(bottle - 12 oz) Hazy gold pour with a rather thin layer of white head. Yeasty and spicy aroma with some hints of coriander and wheat. Yeasty and sweet at the start with some light hints of bubblegum and cloves. Smooth transition to a yeasty middle and a very clean finish that leaves only a light crispness on the palate. Very dry on the finish as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rader58 (815) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 9, 2010
Pours a cloudy very pale yellow almost with a milky white appearance. Aroma of spices, coriander, citrus. Very nice and intense nose. Flavor is strong citrus and spice. Finish is coriander and nutmeg, but with a full lemon flavor. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
steelcitybrew (430) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 25, 2010
had a 750 oz from pristine liquors. pours a golden yellow with medium white head. sweet, earthy hoppy, and sour. decent. Orange taste, with an earthy yeast taste to it. medium mouthfeel, no warming ability. I love the brewery, but im not crazy about this beer. or the style for that matter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4289) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2010
Pours a very light hazy straw gold with two fingers of moussey white head. Nose is earthy/yeasty, shows some mandarin orange flesh, mild citrsu zest, and a grassy hop character. Flavor is big on yeast, ripe fruit, earthy/funky, creamed corn/DMS, grassy, bready. Palate is overcarbonated with a mild spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (4479) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2010
Location: Tap at Blind Tiger, 4/25/10

Aroma: The nose is fairly yeasty, some spice/pepper, and some citrus notes
Appearance: This beer pours a hazy golden-orange color with lots of lace
Flavor: The taste is a good amount of spice, yeasty, with just a very mild funkiness to it
Palate: It has a pretty smooth feel with a light body
Overall Impression: This was a fairly decent saison. Very drinkable. Another beer from Great Divide that I enjoyed drinking.

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