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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flora(Barrel aged Wheat Saison) is our Wheat Saison (Florence), brewed with Butterworks Farm Organic Vermont Winter Wheat, aged for 8 to 14 months in French Oak wine barrels and complimented by the terroir of our resident microflora... Batch 1: Corked. Blend of barrels. Batch 2: Gold Cap. No cork. Blend. Batch 3: Silver cap. Blend of barrels. Inoculated with culture from our coolship experiments. Batch 4: #4 written in box. Batch 5: Dated. Batch 4: Silver cap. Same brew day/batch as Flora 3 - but the beer progressed/rested longer in the barrels.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10198) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
Bottle @ Warpigs, Copenhagen. Pours hazy yellow with a white head, lacings. Aroma of malt, yeast, barnyard, light dusty, wood, hay, white wine grapes, green grapes, little sweet fruit. Flavor is light sour, yeasty, light brett, wood, oak, hay, tart fruit, white wine, wine grapes. Medium body, average carbonation, dry and light acidic finish. 120516

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Guruhso (413) - Grindsted, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle at warpigs. Aroma of citrus, Lemon and floral. Zesty. The flavour is mainly sour. The body is light and the texture is juicy. Refreshing. Nice one...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (12883) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle at Warpigs. Cloudy yellow with a small white head. Fruity aroma with white wine, oak, vinegar. Dry and tart flavour with wood, fruit, strawberry and a faint touch of yeast.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (2242) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle warpigs. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma of tarty, fruity, sweet, light wheat like notes, flowery. Taste tarty, fruity, flowery, quite complex, light sweet. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (7849) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle at Warpigs. It pours cloudy yellow with a creamy white head. Lovely floral aroma with a clean malty backbone. Light acid. Great acidic balanced flavor containing notes of zesty citrus. Highly bitter finish. A treat!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21559) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle at war pigs.. Hazy Amber.. Thin white lacing.. Soft floral funk fruit nose... Juicy tart fruit.. Light peach funk... Zezty fruits.. Light bitter funk

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (17530) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle @ Warpigs, tap take over. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, bretty, citrus and wood. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 120516

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2016
On tap at RateBeer Best 2016. Pour is hazy yellow with a two finger wide white head. Aroma and flavor of peach, mellow funk, grape vines, brett, and oak.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dfearnley (1805) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 22, 2016
Bottle to taster Consummation: Dregsy pour, so yeasty sour plum. Adjunct: Sweet, fruity aroma, very little sour aromatics. And no plum on the nose either. This is brilliant.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (3712) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Bottled 2016 01 12 and rated as an American Wild Ale, so not to upset scores on here too much. This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a hazy burnt yellow to orange color with a one finger white foamy head that quickly dissipated leaving some light messy lacing sliding right on into the beer. The smell takes on a quick sour grape to bitter grapefruit and then a subtle grapefruit, semi-sweet grassy contour. Beautifully floral and then a lemony sweet to bitter aroma. The taste takes on the same aroma roaming into a florally bittersweet dry aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light allowing the sourness to hit as a good penetrator for the harshness. Overall, when one rates this as an American Wild Ale, you’ll see HF will knock it out of the park. Saison, ppff, no way, man, who put that on here? I hope you’re embarrassed.


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