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RATINGS: 752   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (3843) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 17, 2015
bottle @ Jungle Jim’s / Eastgate OH --- Cloudy dirty light amber color, fluffy white head, clouds of lace. Taste is semi-sweet malt that adds a burst of carbonation in the swallow, followed by spice and yeast on the way to a very lightly hopped finish. More a witbier than a saison, but still balanced and interesting. I like it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (22997) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2015
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Hazy golden, small head. Grainy pear aroma. Mid dry with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Pears and grains, lots of marzipan. Mid bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (1055) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2015
It pours a golden color with some hazing. It has a large, pillow head with minimal lacing. It has aromas of citrus fruit spices, a bit of floral, yeast, and a hint of lemon. It has initial citrus flavors with lemon, tart sensation after the first tastes, earthly elements, and some hints of salt. It is highly carbonated, has a light moderate feel, and a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dermi (1079) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 5, 2016
Tap@Kuikka. Hazy yellow with decent white head. Aroma: Fermented smell, yeasty smell. Notes of citrus. Taste: Med sweet, notes of acidity. Fruity flavours. Some malt. Palate: Medium body, notable carbonation. Good saison.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (20712) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Orlando... Golden yellow amber.. Thin white lacing... Soft sweet bready fruits nose... Soft sweet fruits.. Long dry Light zezty brett.. Light brett orange

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2009
bottled on 4/15 - This brew pours a pale golden body with a relatively short-lived white cap of head. The aroma is very yeasty, spicy and phenolic with a lot of fruity esters. A lot of clove, banana, some band-aid rubbery-ness, very grassy and buttered biscuit maltyness. I could crush this beer like I would a Belgian Witt. I do suspect a Belgian Wit Ale yeast and a German Hefe yeast are two of the yeasts here, as it has so many similarities. Nice beer, but not as fused as many Saisons, and for $6.99 a 22oz, I can think of a few other Saison styles I may pick up before this one… but once more, still a Nice indulgence!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Damico (3137) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2009
I wish there was a stronger aroma, it has a pleasing smell but not strong enough. It’s color is also not strong enough, a light yellow color. The flavor is good, but not potent enough for my personal palate. It tasted delicious though on a hot May Day of gardening.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 19, 2009
pours a cloudy yellow with a big white head that disapates rather quickly. notes of bread, grass, spices, lemon, wheat, and some faint belgian yeast. very smooth and easy drinkin. No off flavors, just not the flavor punch I was looking for.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdoge (26) - Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2009
(on tap at Trinity in Colorado Springs). Pours a cloudy, yellow color. Small head. Citrus and spice aroma. Thin texture, soft carbonation, average duration, and a light, sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robforbes (2168) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2009
pours a hazy yellow with a large bubbly head that dissipates rapidly, and some lacing. smell is of sweet fruit, sour malt, some grain, and lemon. taste is crisp yet thick, somewhat tangy, sweet fruit, banana, and sour malt, ends oily and slightly bitter.


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