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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobaidan (495) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - MAR 30, 2010
Pours yellow with a medium sized head. Aroma is flowers and wild yeast. Medium in body with a good amount of carbonation. Flavor is nice, like a fruit and flower cocktail with some yeast and funk thrown in for good measure. Alcohol is in the background and the finish is bread like yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rotoguru (126) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Cloudy yellow pour with head that quickly thins to almost nothing. Very much a pineapple nose that is slightly sour and acidic. Flavor is that of musty sour straw and ascorbic acid bite, a bit like my compost pile smells in summer (not surprisingly since it would be musty straw); this is not a good flavor but the finish returns to a mild pineapple. Summary, smells good, tastes like funk, in a bad way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brianprentiss (670) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 20, 2010
pretty good overall, nice clean taste and finish, would definitely be refreshing were I working on a farm. Nothing wonderful but solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3082) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Pour is a cloudy yellow with a large white head. Aroma is nice with lots of funk and cloves. Flavor is an upfront citrus followed by some dry malts and a bit of camomile. Decent take of the style I just wish the flavor was more funky like the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - MAR 18, 2010
Bottle. Poured a yellowish color with a white head. Aroma was pepper, spices, and fruits. Flavor was spicey, fruity, and had some malts. Sweet aftertaste. Very good seasonal beer. Can’t go wrong with a Great Divide.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2010
Dry peppery aroma, little phenolic. Golden/mustard, rocky bright white head. Nectar sweetness, little peppery spice and balance. Very light and refreshing, scary to see it’s 7.3abv

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (7797) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 15, 2010
draft. hazy light yellow body, fine-bubbled white head. saccharine/soap/floral nose, light candy sugar, light note of moldy/sweaty bandaid. artificially sweet (splenda), potpourri/soap notes become overpowering after 4-5 drinks. on-par with all but one or two of their belgian beer, meaning it borders on undrinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigbish (492) - California, USA - MAR 13, 2010
From the tap room. Pours a hazy golden color. Lots of yeasty aroma. The flavor is light an funky with a good bit of cloves. Not a very powerful flavor, I would like a little more strength, but overall a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (4626) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2010
Bottle. Airy, lightly funky nose, tart and tangy lemon. Clean, clear light yellow body with a large, jiggly white head. Taste is very, very dry, tangy with mild yeast notes and bright golden malt overtones. Sort of nice, but wears out its welcome far to quickly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAR 12, 2010
Bottle: Hazy beige color with a full white sticky head. The nose is floral with some grass, herbs and nice citrus and yeast notes. Creamy flavor and a spongy mouthfeel with some lemongrass and coriander notes. Right amount of funk and sweet citrus, I could use a little more sulpher, but it’s nice.

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