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RATINGS: 678   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CampesinoTino (798) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Bottle. Appearance is a bright pale yellow and gold color with an inch of off-white foam. Aroma is sharp and yeasty with notes of citrus peel, pear and clove. The taste starts out tart and acidic with a blend of lemon, white grape, green apple and honey malt sweetness. Also a bit of pepper and spice from the yeast. As expected, there’s lots of lively carbonation in the body along with a dry, tart finish. Gets the job done as a thirst quencher.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1149) - Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Old rating. Nice fruity saison. Big grapefruit, spice, orange peel, yeast. Very fruity overall. Drinkable, but slightly heavy for a saison.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartzluke (36) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 26, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated bottle into stemmed tulip. Hazy/opaque. Dark straw/yellow. Moderate pour produces strong head; dissipates fairly quickly. No lacing. Nose is citrus, floral, maybe hay or grass. Mouthfeel, surprisingly creamy for a farmhouse. For the style, moderate-to-low carbonation. Taste is nice. Strong orange citrus, floral, a little strawberry, and a bitter hops aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Savage_Night (19) - California, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Immediately right after opening the bottle you get citrus, grapefruit and spices aroma. Pours clear , gold hue with a good white head. Head retention is ok, dissipates rather quick. Taste of citrus, grapefruit, spices, yeast, slightly bitter/sour and Orange zest. Crisp feel in the mouth with a slight dryness at the end. As a saison it’s not my favorite but it’s within my top 5. This is definitely a brew that can be enjoyed year round. Glad I was able to get a few packs.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NikkTwist (1840) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Draft at Good Dog. Tulip. Very hazy yellow orange pour with a foamy white head. Lots or orange and grapefruit here. Feels more like a fruity wheat beer. Hints of passionfruit and chanterelle mushrooms.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (867) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Smells and looks like a wheat beer with the cloudy color, smell and taste are fruitier than normal though...quite good! Diminishes with time though...gets more of something (yeasty?)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kjc51478 (436) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - FEB 24, 2015
12 oz Bottle. Appearance is hazy, golden color with light, off-white head. Aroma is heavy on the yeast and citrus with some banana and spice notes. Taste is fruity, sweet with balancing tartness with an earthy complexity. Palate is medium-bodied, thin texture, mild carbonation, and a tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3733) - Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Growler. Pours hazy golden with a decent, frothy eggshell head. Aroma has fruity and yeasty notes riding a malty undertone. Crisp flavor has a strong fruity core of pear, banana and apple with tart citrus and wheaty hints. Texture is firm, though fizz is not strong or persistent. Brings a bit of summer into a chilly winter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sevenlee (1505) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2015
Pours hazy yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is dry, and light wheaty flavoured with citrus and estery. Taste is dry, citric and slight spiced. Light peppery and yeasty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2368) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle. Moderate malt and hops aromas of hay, grass and lemon, with hints of pear and vinegar. Head is small, fizzy, white with spots of lacing and good legs, and is fully diminishing. Color is sparkling clear light amber. Flavor starts slightly sweet and moderately acidic, then finishes slightly sweet and lightly to moderately acidic. Palate is on the lighter side of medium, slick with a fizzy carbonation. Great flavors and aromas, with a pleasant palate make this a perfect go-to Saison.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2661) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Decent saison. Straw color with fizzy head. Aroma is spices, light citrus, grainy malts, and lightly vinous. Taste is mildly swwet and lightly mineral. Decent.


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