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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10076) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 18, 2012
Bottle. Poured a hazy golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate spice, citrus and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium pepper sweet flavor with a medium spice sweet finish of moderate duration. Interesting spice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (9833) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2013
Bottle at the Funky 8, Brooklyn, NYC. Quite spicy and herbal. Just a bit too sweet to be really good. Drinkable stuff as it is.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9427) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
A hazed golden saison with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice perfumey malt with light white pepper, citrus pulp, very nice. In mouth, a nice smooth sweet incense malt, with light peppery notes, vanilla, nice and smooth. On tap at Istmus Beer and Cheese Fest, Jan 21 2012.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7001) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Bottled. Poured apple juice yellow with a short, spotty white head. The aroma picked up bright cloves, lemon rind, and floral notes over a bready base.. too skewed toward the lemon stuff. The flavor found bright lemon and black pepper throughout.. some cloves and floral notes too, but the lemon and pepper dominated.. finished very peppery over a touch of honey and bready malt. Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation on the palate.. sharp and a bit unbalanced.. not a very good saison.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (6343) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
500ml bottle. Light zippy, some pepper and citrus. Typical higher-gravity american saison.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (5953) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 21, 2012
8/11/12. GTMW. Dark golden pour, lightly hazy, with a fluffy off-white head. Light citrus, spice, and esters on the aroma. More citrus, especially lemon, on the flavor with some pales malts and spicy Belgian yeast. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (5613) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 3, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Bottle. Hazy yellow pour with a white head. Very nice aroma and taste of coriander and citrus. Yummy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5192) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 9, 2013
Jacksonville, Fl. - Grassroots Natural Market - pint bottle. Hazy medium pour, sticky eggshell colored head, sticky lacing. Aroma has some light lemony accents, some yeasty notes. Flavor is very quaffable with some light sweet doughy notes, light saffron-likespiciness, some nectarine-like fruitiness. Mouthfeel is nice and thick. Pretty solid - thanks for the tip drowland!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - APR 22, 2012
Sampled on draught at the Hinterland brewery.brewpub in downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin. Pours a clear golden pale saison with a creamy off-white head that has some excellent retention and lacing, Aroma of light yeast, golden grain malt, a hint of Ivory soap and herbal spices. Taste is full bodied, with flavors of yeast, white pepper, golden grain malt and plenty of herbal spices. Finish continues the spicy aftertaste, medium bite bitterness that quickly disappears and leaves behind more spice aftertaste. This is one solid farmhouse saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Bottle. Hazy bright amber brew with a thin bright white head. The nose is funky and leathery with some apples and citrus. There is also a definite herbal note. The taste is dry and leathery up through the finish. There is also a bit of orange peel and floral notes. A decent big saison.


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