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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Spring Saison brewed with honey and dandelions.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2012
750 ml bottle; slight haze, straw gold with thick egg white head; white wheat, lemon, fresh cut grass, dry wildflowers; heavy carbonation and first sip is a little tough and spritzy; crisp and fruity with some dried fruit and flowers; not as complex and full as some of the other HF farmhouse beers, but I dig the dryness here; carbonation is a little heavy to me; get a big dose of sulfur and soap too; decent but doesnít really come together this time


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (1086) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Slightly funky slightly tart, nice bitter and piney finish. Tasty but a bit bland.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (3142) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle, thnx to kermis. Pours a hazy golden beer with a big white head. Massive aroma of barnyard funk, horse mineur, fecal matter, in a good way of course. Flavour is light tart, grainy, citric, fruity. Good carbonation going on with a nice aftertaste of citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6866) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma has nice HF funk upfront, with honey, citrus, floral notes, vinous aspects and light tart fruits. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate acidic. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2670) - New York, USA - MAY 31, 2015
At WTWBA. Hazy golden orange pour soapy head. Nose is greens and citrus. Tastes of apricots, grassy, lemon and the dandelions at bitter green note. Didnít notice any honey. Medium bodied.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (4417) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - APR 26, 2015
750 ml bottle with a bottling date of 7 /2014. Aroma is mild crushed dandelion, yeast and very mild citrus hints.

I have never had dandelion tea before and this is a very interesting and innovative brew. Flavor shows a good lasting honey through the sip with a light tone of floral hints and very mild tartness. The tartness is subdued by the honey. Sweet for sure but not overly so, real nice balance between the ingredients. The mouthfeel is lighter with a drying texture over the tongue. I love how balanced the flavor is, never thought I would drink a beer made with dandelions in it. Very nice with a high level of drinkability.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5589) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Courtesy of tectactoe

Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate florals, light honey, faint lemon peel, and a touch of herbal notes. It pours a hazy dull golden-orange with a small white heat that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a thin soapy ring. The flavor starts with with a quick dose of citrus. There is some light florals in the background. The finish has light-moderate lemon and lemon peel. Itís light bodied with light-moderate carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (3099) - Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle: Thanks, Alex. Super murky, cloudy bright golden body with a sudsy, foamy white head that hangs around for a few moments before receding to a small collar. Aroma loaded with that familiar Hill terroir; loads of floral notes, musty cotton, mild barnyard funkiness, stone fruit, a touch of wood, faint lemon, plenty of grassiness. Very soft flavor. A nice wet cotton blanket funk explosion with a solid backing of minerals, modest stone fruit skins, wet hay, a touch of lemon, faint cobweb & barn stall funk, & a nice finish of grass & straw. Crispy mouth feel; light, yet full. Lovely saison.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Tasted on 1/7/12 from a capped 750mL bottle. Pours a hazy yellow/orange with a thick, rocky white head that slowly recedes to fluffy lace, leaving thick residue along the inside of the glass. The nose is floral and herbal, pollen dandelion, honey, spicy yeast and pale malt. The flavor is pale malt, bitter dandelion, lemon peel, a lightly honeyed note, and spicy/dusty yeast. The body is light with lively carbonation and a long pale malt, spicy yeast, and lightly bitter floral finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PartyFowle (592) - - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle poured in a snifter. Made with spelt from Vermont, American hops, wildflower honey, dandelion flowers. Hazy apricot hue with one inch of dense, cottony head. Nose is a blend of lemon peel, light funky hay, dandelion, wet grass, floral. Canít stop smelling it. Complex as potpourri, but subtle. A bit of sweet pear, a splash of vinegar, a touch of apple juice and some lemonade tartness in the flavor. Floral notes settle into the sides of the tongue, with a zesty lemon-lime character up front. Slightly dry, very quenching. The light body is silk on the tongue. Zesty carbonation; champagne-like. Not peppery; more lemony and tart. Very refreshing, complex but not combative.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4921) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Yellow color with a good sized white head and lacing foam. Earthy, brett aroma. Dry flavor with more yeast, as well as flowers and leaves. I got the dandelion but not the honey. Dry, lightly spiced finish.


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