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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   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.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Vorlauf (4) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2012 does not count
From a bottle into a pint glass; pours a deep white lacy head with strong carbonation. A complex ale with lemony, phenolic nose and pepper feeling finish. Good blend of spices with Belgian yeast flavor characteristics. A cool feeling beer to have such a high ABV. A good spring offering that would work all summer.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
seuinoz (225) - Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2016
The Aroma is lemon with hints of ground black pepper. Appearance no visible head on this beer dark yellow in color with an unfiltered haze. Taste. Black pepper with lemon zest. No bitterness with this beer. Pepper stays with you well after beer is sipped.medium body. Will try again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skyview (5477) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2459) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (1325) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Pours a hazy honey gold color topped by a massive pillowy white head that stays around. Yeasty malt nose has bready notes. Flavor is sharp bready malt and hay. Some bitterness. Some clove and vanilla. Complex and spicy with earthy notes. Spicy hops in finish have grassy, citrus notes. I liked this a lot. Don’t understand why ratings are so low. Excellent example of a Farmhouse Ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - APR 29, 2012
Sampled the cherry version of this at Casanovas. Light, fruity, easy drinking. Very pleasant ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Particulate laden golden yellow with a large slowly dissipating tan topper. Aroma is grassy and spicy with yeast, pepper, citrus, lemon, bready malt and faintly skunked hops. Taste is citrusy with orange, yeast, bready malt, white pepper, mild sugar and finishes up a touch sweeter than most saisons. Better than most saisons too.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElGaucho (2388) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft at heartland. Somewhat faint aroma. Muddy yellowish orange body. Really attractive. Nice, fruity saison with a hint of funk. Really enjoyable brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (6773) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber pour with a thick white head. Aroma of sweet malt, herbs and pepper. Malty flavor with a nice herbal character before a dry finish. Nice saison.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (6377) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAY 4, 2012
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Bottle: The aroma consists of floral notes, lemon grass, yeast, and a hint of banana. It pours a hazy gold with lots of sediment and a small white head that quickly fades to a film. The flavor starts with citrus and banana. The finish has some lemon grass, pepper, and faint herbal notes. It’s light-medium bodied with mild carbonation and a soft mouthfeel. Overall, too sweet for a saison, but still pretty tasty.


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