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Hopfenstark Boson de Higgs

Brewed by Hopfenstark
Style: Saison
L’Assomption, Canada
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
It’s not a smoke beer. It’s not a tart Berliner Weisse. It’s maybe a weird saison. BerlinerRauchSaison. Yes! Low gravity beer with good presence of wheat. A small layer of smoke malt disappears after a few sips. And light tartness and spice from the Saison yeast. Refreshing and flavourful at the same time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ScipioA (405) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Pours out a pale hazy yellow with a small white head up top. Aroma is faint saison, most similar to the one grisette I have tried. Yeasty byproducts and slight smoke. Much more of that smoke in the flavor when you actually drink it, but still a delicate profile. The "blend" of rauch/saison/berliner works really well here, as the smoke is joined by fruity yeast and tart wheat. Light but sharp mouthfeel with plenty of carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6170) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2015
Bottle from Firma Bier, dated 07/14, large sample. Clear golden color, short frothy head. Aroma of slight woody smoke, bit campfire, minerally, slight spicy notes, grainy wheat. Spicy and dry in taste, wheat, slight minerally, touch of tartness. Quite flavorful for this low ABV. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2015

Bottle 750ml. @ [ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2015 (TEODRBSG15) ] - fonefan & Brugmansia House, Denmark.

[ As Hopfenstark Boson de Higgs ].
Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat - pale malt, moderate yeasty, smoke, light meat. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, smoke, meat, yeast - saison yeast. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150829]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vells (1241) - Rīga, Latvija, LATVIA - OCT 25, 2015
Interesting brew. At first it starts really refreshing citrus fruity "saisony", then comes some wheatiness and smoked in finish completes it. Quite a rich content for this low ABV. Worked perfectly between bold IMP stouts. Moderate to light sweetness, light bitterness, light tartness. Well balanced and enjoyable brew, nothin outstanding tho

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (3569) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2015
Bottled. Pours clear golden with an average lacing white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast and quite spicy. Sweet flavor that ends up tart and with bitter notes. Light bodied, watery to oily texture and soft carbonation. An interesting Saison.🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (842) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 9, 2015
750ml bottle from Flaveurs d’ici. Thanks Guillaume for buying. Aroma: Smoked bacon, malted cereals, maybe a bit of honey and also peppery. App: hazy pale, medium white head with good retention and great lacing. Taste and palate: light body, soft carbonation but a quite lively carbonation, light dry acidity and smoked finish. Overall: a good Saison, don’t like that much the smoked but I guess that makes it stand out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (8739) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle @ Jacobs, courtesy of Fonefan, Thanks! Pours yellow with a white head, loads of lively bubbles. Aroma of light malt, yeast, light smoke, fruit, apples, pear. Flavor is light sweet, light malt, siason yeast, light tart, light spice, pepper, fruit, green apples, a hint of smoke. Thin to medium body, average carbonation, light tart finish. 041015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4317) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2015
Clear sparkling golden colour, white head. Smoky aroma, yeasty banana, smoked sausage. Sweet malty flavour, smoke, ash. Quite full body. Sweet finish, ash, rookworst. Nice. Heavy cheers to the Higgs boson!
(from 75 cL bottle @ home)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (8485) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle at Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2015, Ulfborg. Pours clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma of light fruits, citrus and peppery saison yeast. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (23913) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Draught@Moeder Lambic, Brussels. Hazy yellow colour with a mediumsized white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, earthy and some floral and mild funky notes. Flavour is fruity, citrusy, some funkiness as well as some yeasty and mild herbal notes.

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