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Brewed by Half Pints Brewing Co.
Style: Saison
Winnipeg, Canada
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Savourez une biere brassee a la francaise a partir d’orge et de ble maltes, du houblon Goldind et d’une levure speciale.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4745) - Edmonton, Alberta, - FEB 10, 2013
650ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a finger and a half of white head that settles to a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is lemon and orange rind with hints of grains and yeast. Taste is a blend of citrus rinds for bitterness and some malty and fruity sweetness with a dry yeasty finish. A nicely done brew for the style and quite enjoyable.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlainG (1491) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
Blonde d’apparence trouble arborant une fine mousse. Des arômes fruités et poivrés dès les premières inspirations. L’effervescence et le côté poivré égratignent un peu au passage, avant de nous imprégner d’une touche sucrée et fruitée qui ressemble à de la confiture un peu acidulée et amer sur les bords. C’est bon, ça ne casse pas la baraque, mais bien agréable. (1412-180415)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kathouse (1234) - Nevada, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle trade with cards04. Thanks Steve! Orange with a thick haze and a foamy head that dissipates to a thin film. Aroma has a combination of citrus, malt, and tobacco. Pepper spice on the palate and the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GraffitiVandal (143) - Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
ENG: 650ml bottle from Liquor Mart Winnipeg, poured into the tulip. Orange, opaque color with medium, tan head and some lacing. Aromas of cloves in front, then bananas, spices, with hints of sweety grapefruit and other citrus. Tastes sweety, like champagne but without that characteristic booze, lemon, cloves, cereals, pepper. A little bit medium-dry finish. Sweety, clovy bitter aftertaste. Medium body with medium carbonation. Overall palate isn’t too complex, it’s delicate and more balanced (and very drinkable!), but it’s a still interesting beer.

PL: Butelka 650ml kupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg, przelana do kieliszka. Barwa pomarańczowa, delikatnie opalizująca, średnia, jasna piana i nieco lejsingu. Aromaty początkowo mocno goździkowe, po chwili banany, przyprawy połączone z nutą słodkiego grejfruta i innych cytrusów. W smaku słodkawe, jak szampan ale bez tego charakterystycznego booze’a, cytryna, goździki, zboża, pieprz. Nieco półwytrawne zakończenie. Słodkawy - goździkowy, goryczkowy posmak. Średnie odczucie w ustach, średnie nasycenie. Podsumowując paleta smaków może nie jest zbytnio uwydatniona, piwo jest dość zbalansowane i delikatne (i bardzo pijalne!), mimo to jest całkiem interesujące.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3775) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle (650 ml). From Andrew, thanks! Hazy golden/orange with a frothy white head and good lacing. Aroma is yeasty with citrus, cereals, moderate spiciness and earthy presence. Taste is slightly fruity with citrus, some spiciness, earthy notes, cereals and light alcohol. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Slightly dry finish. Light lingering spiciness. Good Saison. Interesting balance. Easily drinkable, quenching. Nothing outstanding, but well executed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1653) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
Light orange with a creamy white head, lots of visible carbonation. Aroma is honey, apricot, wheat. Creamy mouthfeel, spicy on the palate, dry finish. Flavours are apricot, pepper, citrus. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maltser85 (338) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Poured a dark golden with a large white foamy head. Very well carbonated, very effervescent. Nice aroma’s upfront. Some peppery notes, barnyard notes, some lemon grass as well. As it warms, more banana and slight clove notes emerge. Lemony citrus notes as well. Taste is similar. Some hop bitterness and spice on the back end. Very effervescent, but a bit heavy at times. Would have enjoyed a bit brighter beer. Still solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (698) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy peach pour with a large white head. Aroma of soft fruits, bread and yeast, and some light spicy notes. Flavour is fruity, apricot and soft citrus, with wheat, yeast, subtle hops and a bit of spice. A little tart, and a little metallic. Could have used a little more sweetness in my opinion, but still great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4762) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2013
(650ml bottle) Courtesy of Ferris. Pours a huge, frothy head atop a highly carbonated, deep golden body. Nose of first yeast, mild vanilla and green leaf. Flavour is nicely crisp, solid tart hops and coriander. Very refreshing and lasting bitter alkaline finish through the finish. Enjoyable... Did Dave embroider the belt on the label?

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blackmetal (175) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 22, 2013
Surprisingly frothy with a wheaty & fruity aroma. Very smooth drinking and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (7560) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle - Grassy and some barnyard and citrus lemon grass. Cloudy gold with a bubbly head that dissipates. Effervescent with some fruit esters, a little banana and herbs, and some spice. Not bad for the Peg, I would prefer a little brighter but still a good showing.


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