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RATINGS: 768   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 14, 2010
THOUGHTS: A very nice saison. Not as funky as some, but it was very refreshing and easy to drink for the ABV. Hid alcohol well. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a lightly cloudy, medium golden with very nice carbonation and a large, nearly white head that mostly diminished but left excellent lacing. The aroma was light to moderate hay and straw; moderate to heavy doughy, earthy and cobwebby yeast; citrus and other fruit, and wheat. The initial flavor was lightly sweet and acidic; while the finish was sweet, acidic and lightly sour with an average duration. There was wheat, white bread, lots of yeast, fruit, citrus, dough and sour lemon. The light to medium body was fairly dry with rather fizzy carbonation and a dry and lightly astringent finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petronius (55) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 17, 2012
Very enjoyable saisson. Refreshing, yeasty, citrusy, slightly spicy and tart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lawman357 (93) - Missouri, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Great saison, farmhouse ale. Pours just cloudy with a nice head,honestly, it’s also great from the bottle. Soured hay, hoppy spruce and a scoshe of barnyard take you right into those Flemish fields. Those aromas translate nicely into the taste and palate with the malty grains and citrus/herbs from the hops predominating. The tartness of the style is evident in the light drying of the palate in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (5831) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Aroma is spicy yeast, bananas and a hint of sweetness. The flavor is complex spices, orange/citrus, complex bread from the different malts and a tart/tangy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Hazy honey color with a tall head. A bit of funk and yeasty esters on the nose - a bit of apricot. Taste is a nice balance of caramel sweetness, spice, and fruity hops. Dry, crisp finish. A winner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpgibbon (533) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
Great saison with that GD kick. Lovely pale yellow, fizzy and straw, grass, after the rain yards. Tart, zingy, boozy. Lots going on here behind a regular looking saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lupulucid (189) - - JUL 17, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2013 The moniker ’farmhouse" seems a bit of a stretch for this somewhat polished and balanced beer. No rustic elements are manifest, intensity is restrained and the abv is a bit high for anyone trying to "work". Nevertheless, this is an appealing remedy for thirst with a good bit of flavor from yeast and some notes of honey without much distracting sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
foyle (395) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Appearance: very cloudy deep golden color with a thin head that recedes quickly with miniscule lacing. Lots of yeast sediment floating in suspension, moderate carbonation. Aroma: wheat and mild toasted barley dominated by a fruity aroma and significant yeast presence. Mouthfeel: between light and medium bodied, finish is somewhat dry. Flavor: very bready -- like eating a slice of bread that contains fruit and nuts. Alcohol is completely concealed -- therefore at 7.3% this beer could easily sneak up on you. Overall: just an excellent, easily drinkable, refreshing, and delicious farmhouse ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevintenney (4) - Colorado, USA - SEP 1, 2013 does not count
I love this beer. Fruity and dry. Perfect porch pounder on a hot, dry Colorado summer day. Goes down very fast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (1100) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2013
From bottles and on tap. Pours a straw yellow with significant head. Aromas of spices and slight funkiness. Moderate carbonation and significant mouthfeel. Flavors of straw hops, Italian herbs, citrus zest, white pepper, orange, coriander, clove, cereal malts. Overall very refreshing with a farmhouse feel.

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