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RATINGS: 554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Pils, Carapils, and wheat malts, Belgian candi sugar
Magnum and Styrian Goldings Hops
This beer is brewed in the Belgian Saison style (country farm house ale). A potent yet delicate ale, brewed with a unique Belgian yeast which develops a spicy, fruity flavor. Enormously complex. Available from May to around August.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
radioseer (298) - Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2011
(12 ounce bottle - snifter) Translucent burnt yellow color with little head. Aroma is of bannana, bubblegum, citrus and wheat. Heavy sweetness and very little bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
574deadzone (885) - North Central, Indiana, USA - APR 16, 2014
Best by December 2013, so a little past its prime according to the brewer. Pours a slightly hazy orange-golden with a fair-sized khaki head that settles to a thinner ring and leaves some soapy lace. Nose involves some spicy, tart yeast with pepper and clove, a bit of green apple, plenty of hearty dough, a bit of lemon, quite zesty and invigorating. Not incredibly sweet, a bit tart, fairly bitter. Medium bodied, very soft, a bit oily, with a quick spicy and fruity finish. Fresh, I’m sure this would pop a little more on the palate, but otherwise I’m totally fine with this. Great yeast influence on the aroma and taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
malkyore (132) - - APR 4, 2014
If I had to pick a saison I’d pick this one! This is far from my favorite beer style, but as far as saisons go, this is a great one. Very fruity, but not offputtingly thick like a lot of saisons! Pirates!! !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2571) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2014
bottle. golden with small head. doesn’t seem very much like a saison, but there’s nice flavor here. sweet with malt and a bit of fruit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear light to light medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, old malt, light caramel, light to moderate yeasty. Flavour is light moderate sweet with a average to long duration, wheat, sweet malt, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131229]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Howlader (422) - - JAN 10, 2014
4oz taster glass at Rustico in Ballston. Pretty good beer - not that saison-ish, but still good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (1764) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Draft at shortys on pearl street NYC . Belgian style saison with a spicy and fruity flavor. Pretty interesting ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate hopy and malty aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. nAverage moderate bitter finish. oily palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (5044) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Johns, Århus newyear tasting. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, hints of yeast, hops. Flavor is rather sweet with malt, caramel, little yeast, sweet ripe fruit. Medium body, soft carbonation. 291213

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (9834) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel and yeast. Flavour is malt, caramel, yeast, medium sweet, toasted and phenols.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (9837) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, heavy yeasty and fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 291213

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