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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Saison
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This beer is our version of a strong palish Belgian Saison. We have chosen to give this beer a pale and light profile and let the yeast display its full spicy flavors. We have also added some coriander for more complexity. This will develop some tartness given the time.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eczematic (1319) - Adelaide, - DEC 7, 2012
Very nice stuff, delicate malt, delicate floral hops, delicate mango and peach esters, delicate peppery zing from the yeast or the hops or both, nice and dry, bitter enough and well carbed - just a bit soapy from the heavy handed coriander addition.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k92488 (220) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2014
0.5 flasker som nytes hjemme. Flott hvit skum som ettet vert legger seg som en tynn hinne. Masse aroma, gjær frukt, krydder koriander. Smak av gjær malt koriander frisk og fin. Perfekt i solveggen

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
bbertels (24) - NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
Even just uncorked, the fullness of this fantastic saison makes itself apparent. Rich aromas, rich sweetnes, rich and floral hops. A fantastic brew!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Xavalias (50) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2014
Beer tasting at the Bunker, Copenhagen. Pours golden with thick white head. Low carbonation, unfiltered. Sweet, yeasty smell, some

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5210) - ITALY - MAY 22, 2014
dorata buona schiuma piuttosto persistente spezoata lieve nota maltata secca buon amaro finale speziato

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Buongiorgio00 (725) - - MAY 22, 2014
Saison interessante con un gusto dominato da note floreali, molto speziata e con una nota rustica che la rende complessa e allo stesso tempo estremamente beverina. Buona!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (682) - NORWAY - APR 24, 2014
Unclear golden, not much head. Wonderful aroma of noble hops. Some yeast and spices. Similarly superb European hop taste. Perfectly balanced, with good drinkability and complexity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Russo (1650) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 10, 2014
Hazy orange color with a nice white head. Aroma is sweet malt, notes of caramel, honey and yeast. Flavor is like aroma but slightly spicy. High carbonation and medium body with a slightly alcohol finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (4538) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 5, 2014
light spicy aroma,amber, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, light bitter,

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6475) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 5, 2014
Golden coloured and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Spicy, hoppy aroma, grass, coriander, citrus. Flavor starts bread, light bread, malt and sweet, moderate bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1165) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a cloudy light orange colour with a big, creamy, light beige head. Spicy aroma with citrus, hay, pepper, Belgian yeast and grass. The flavour is still spicy with a fresh touch of hay and citrus. Has a silky and slick mouth feel, and a light to medium bitterness. A solid, fresh and tasteful saison.


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