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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Spring Saison brewed with honey and dandelions.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (4991) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle shared at RBSG. The beer is a clear gold with a white head of foam. Grass, honey, citrus, juicy. Sweet and refreshing. Medium body and medium carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bursprak (2300) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle @ "Where is Rasmus? v. 1.0". Cloudy golden pour with a frothy head. Tons of floral notes, dandelions, elderflowers, lavender, crisp, light honey sweetness, funk and a subtle tartness. Surprisingly good!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ClarkVV (5559) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 8, 2016
750mL bottled 7/9/15, drunk with Nelson on 6/3/16.
Big white head despite the dandelions (which I would think would inhibit retention/formation). Blonde-golden body with a touch of deeper brass and a high clarity.
Divine nose blooming with heavy, heavy minerality. Is this a glass of wine?? My mineral descriptors arenít very good, but this is bursting with well water and white Burgundy wine notes. Light to moderate souring agents show through, as well as a delightfully dainty black pepper phenol character. Soft wheat and/or base malt delicateness behind it adds very light biscuit/cracker. Just incredibly understated with light floral notes on the finish and no alcohol or flaw.
The flavor mirrors the aroma, lending floral notes to the stone-like minerality and with yeast (and maybe the dandelion?) adding very easygoing, mildly tart nectarine/unripened apricot. Very low sweetness, but plenty of body, with a tight carbonation, as always and peppery phenols on the end. Really the perfect storm of fruity esters, tart acids, pepper phenols, minerals and biscuit/cracker/honey-like maltiness. As with many of their beers, they grow on you considerably during the course of the bottle and by the end youíre left pretty stupefied at just how subtle and good the beers are. A great beer, right up there with my favorites (Ann, Anna, Art, Norma, Edith, Clara....)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (1605) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2016 Bottle thanks to bursprak. Pours hazy orange with a big white head. Aroma is very floral, honey, tea, esters, citrussy, elderflower. Taste is estery, straw, citrussy, elderflower, honey sweetness, herbal.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GIJOE (1077) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Pours a pale orange color with a thin white head; copious lacing. Nose is a touch musty with lemon, honey, bread, and some floral notes. Taste is moderately sweet, but exquisitely balanced. Nice tartness in the finish. Medium bodied; soft carbonation. Loved it!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
knickskicks (1132) - - MAY 14, 2016
Golden pour, whispy white head. Nose is very floral, lemon, funk, fresh water. Taste is tart and lemony, honey, oaky, floral.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
haukur (1665) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - MAR 27, 2016
Coudy pale yellow with a firm head. Some hint of dandelion milk in the aroma, usual lemony HF character, some funk notes. Very vinous. Very nice again from HF

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (5354) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy golden pour, with a white head. Strong floral, dandelions, herbal, grassy, mildly sweet, mildly bitter, earthy funk, yeast, and some tart citrus. Well done.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MacBoost (1735) - Penfield, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy straw color with minimal head. Aroma of some green vegetal matter, some funk. Taste is tart and dry. Soft carb. Signature HF taste. Quenching. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heather_B (246) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Aroma is herbal tea and floral. Hazy golden. Minimal white head. Taste is green tea central. Iím getting weeds, mildew, and flowers. Itís such a dynamic and different beer but the flavors are balanced well. I love this. Will continue the annual dandelion picking.


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