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RATINGS: 761   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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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


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (772) - New York, USA - JUL 24, 2014
From the pour it produces a big billowy head of white foam over a hazy golden honey colored body. The haze comes from a fine yeast sediment in the body of the beer. Some of the yeast seems to be pushed up towards the head by the aggressive carbonation. This beer looks to be full of life. The aroma is of floral and spicy almost grassy hops with a pale base of biscuity malt. There is a nice balance of spicy yeast with hints of fruit and biscuity maltiness. This has light sweetness that dries out for a snappy dry finish. The carbonation is lively and the palate is crisp.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AAEA (266) - California, USA - APR 1, 2015
12 Fl OZ ($12 6pack) an absolute great beer for the hot weather. Has a high ABV and is super drinkable. Flavor is very good, has the right farmhouse hops and yeast to produce the perfect taste. First beer I’ve had from the maker and it is excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vestlake (279) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 24, 2015
Bottle pours a hazy, light orange. Aroma is funky, yeasty, and slightly fruity. Taste is great, fruity, spicy, yeasty. Loved it. Will be buying again.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arne91 (31) - - JUL 25, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2015 Veldig god øl, bra smak uten å få en overdøvende smak av alkoholprosenten. Verdt å prøve

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2011
Fairly hazy, golden yellow, poured into a Duvel tulip, rocky white head, crazy lacing, very cavernous head... Mild funk, saison yeast, light fruits, bright aroma, inviting... Slightly fruity, sliightly yeasty, a little peppery... Medium body with an airy quality, lively, gets a little yeasty as it warms... I really liked this...

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nayho (17) - - AUG 7, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2012 Cloudy straw color, bright white head. Mild aroma of pilsner hay. Flavors reminiscent of classic saisons, but over 7abv its a bit strong. Mouthful creamy and full of wheat, maybe a bit big for a summer beer. Phenols at a nice level. A little bit cloying for style.Overall though a well made beer that ill get again. Tough style to interpret, so props to G D.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mensch (289) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JAN 30, 2013
I love it. Just the right amount of funk. I let it settle, so it poured only slightly cloudy straw yellow, could have a lot more sediment if you like. Strong lemon and yeasty bread dough aroma. Sweet and tart with lots of fruit- lemon, apricot, tart apple - and a little spice. Lots of yeast character, sour funk, tartness, and that spiciness. Fairly quick dry finish. I’d put it in the biere de garde category rather than saison.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JMCtime (83) - Washington, USA - APR 25, 2015
Light with a mild spice and hints of apple and a slight tartness. Crisp dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
paintedmaple (671) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - SEP 29, 2015
12oz can...Pale yellow with a nice funky aroma. Yeast, earth, funk, and spice greet your tastebuds and a pleasant tartness develops on the swallow. Finishes clean, crisp and dry. Excellent example of the style.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (2280) - Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, USA - APR 4, 2010
12 oz bottle into tulip. Aroma is of grain--you know, it kind of smells like a farm, minus the cowshit. That’s a compliment. Simple, crisp, and refreshing. Pours a hazy light gold with minimal head or lacework. Keeps a collar of foam throughout. Taste is spicy, thirst-quenching, delicious. I’ve been on an Imperial Stout kick since September or so of last year, but these kinds of beers are becoming increasingly attractive to me. I don’t know if it’s just the longing for summer, or just the wanting of less heavy beers, but this tastes absolutely fantastic at the moment. It does taste very similar to a Belgian wit, like some other users have said. An extremely tasty wit if I must say so. Carbonation is high, agreeable. Kind of slick. I can imagine myself gulping this down by the case during the summer--if I could afford it.


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