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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Saison has a golden hue with an ample two finger head. A lemon-citrus aroma fills the nose. Brewed with Belgian specialty malts and a multitude of spices. Starts crisp citrus flavor and leaves a spicy pepper finish.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
whitebear (41) - - MAY 17, 2012
A dark yellow beer with arestraining egg white colored lasting head. Smells of saison and with a lemon zest flavor.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
glennmastrange (2531) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Bottle. Moderate hay and straw for the malt, moderate grass for the hops, soap and sweat for the yeast, with wood and faint unripe pear in the background. Head is huge, frothy, white with good lacing and is fully lasting. Flavor starts moderately to heavily acidic, then finishes moderately to heavily acidic, moderately bitter and a touch sour. Palate is completely wiped out by the overly fizzy carbonation. A fairly good smelling saison, but the flavor is a bit out of balance and the carbonation is rediculous

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (5090) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2015
12oz bottle from Xroads. Poured a medium density clear rusty gold body with rising effervescence and a huge rocky bright white head. Aroma of wet bread, spice, wheat, rotting citrus, apples. Flavor is more grain with light white pepper, some lemon zest and white grape skins. Body is way to big and bubbly, average duration on the aftertaste. Meh.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Clarkdvm (346) - Florida, USA - DEC 6, 2015
Draft. Smells like cleaner. Tastes like lemon wheat lager. Bit more bitter than expected

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (7034) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Bottle. Head is initially enormous, frothy/creamy, rocky, white, fully lasting. Body is hazy light to medium yellow, bottle conditioned. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly hoppy (flowers), with notes of coriander, orange peel, gum, candy sugar. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. What a relief this isn’t infected...gentle pours fill the entire glass with foam, even though it doesn’t gush out of the bottle at all when the cap is removed (Orval and Rayon Vert and that one batch of Moa Imperial Stout are that way too, but this is even more foamy than those). Meringue-like head reminds me of De Dolle Brouwers beers when they’re really on. The beer is nice otherwise, but the spices are too obnoxious for this to be a true saison (at first whiff I laughed to myself, thinking it smelled more like a witbier than anything). But based on this sample, even though this totally misses the mark for the style, it’s clean and pleasant, and I think there could be some potential with this brewer...would like to try other things from them.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
N3lson1 (705) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Drank out of a bottle poured into a pint glass for a sampler, to compare a homebrew saison to this. Homebrew was better. Pours a nice clear yellow color with lots, lots of white head. Has a sour aroma too it. Not a verygood saison

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (4908) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Cloudy bright orange from bottle at Fahlstroms. White fluffy head. Nose is vanilla, tropical, and oranges. Taste is sweet, very tropical fruity, tangy, full flavor. Not bad at all

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
beerguy47 (1) - - SEP 29, 2015 does not count
Undrinkable, very gassy. Actually foams up in your mouth to the point of being a choke hazard. Can’t believe anyone drinks this stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (1034) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2015
小麦っぽい、&#

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (322) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Draft. Opaque with white head. Yeasty and fruit aroma. Fruit and yeast flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2230) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2015
Pours a cloudy/hazy golden color with white head. Raw wheat, spice, slight citrus notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little spice and bready note.


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