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Hopfenstark Boson de Higgs

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (960) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle, 115 13. A slow, to a somewhat geological extent, gusher that pours hazy light yellow with a nice dense creamy head. Aroma is quite tart and yeasty, with whiffs of smoky bonfire and sausage water, as well as nice fruity hops with passion fruits and apricots. Full body with average carbonation. Flavour is tart with spicy yeast, roasted malts with wood and smoke as well as hoppy apricots and orange peel. Nice lingering yeasty finish.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OOKPIKABLE (88) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Purchased at a Duchesse d’Aiguillon in Quebec City. Franmly, there’s not a lot going on here: apperance is simu to a saison or like a Berlinerweiss. Little aroma or flavour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2092) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
On tap at Vices et Versa. God I love the name on this beer. it is a cloudy light straw gold. It has a mild fruity earthy aroma.  The taste is earthy, lots of maple, smokey, honey glazed ham - good stuff. Very good stuff especially when you consider the low ABV.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (10720) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Mild rauchiger Antrunk mit säuerlichen Noten, die schnell verschwunden sind. Dafür im Mittelteil vollmundig, etwas hefig, leicht herb. Eher langweiliger Nachgeschmack mit einer Mischung aller vorherigen Aromen in ihrer milden Form. 11/11/8/9/8/10

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5326) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle from Vaaland. Pours unclear weak golden with a huge frothy white head. Aroma is surprisingly some smoked and cured meat,weak fruits. Taste is light sweet, very subdued smoke, more fresh fruits, high carbonated, dry yet creamy mouthfeel, lots of spicy undernotes towards the lingering finish, a very good summer beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3416) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Station Ho. St., Montreal tap: Pours whitish, cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma is light bits of funk, a bit of smoke, and some of that sour tart smell, whatever that is. Taste was not as sour as I expected that it would be, and it was actually more sweet than I thought it would be. The body was also fuller. There was also some spiciness in there.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1220) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2014
Dunkel strågul farve med lyst skum. Lukt av banan, gjær, røyk og krydder. Smak av krydder, gress, banan, og gjær. Fruktig. Supermarked.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (1428) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2014
Syrlig duft av røykt gres og gjær. dunkel lys gulbrun farge. tynt dekkende hvitt skum. Frisk litt syrlig smak av citron og gress.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (6232) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2014
75 cl bottle. Bottled on 10/2013.
Pours pale hazy golden color with a huge head, somewhat of a gusher this one. Quite weird but pleasant yeasty, spicy and smoky aroma, some lemon. Lemony fruits and yeast on the flavor, spices, some faint toffee notes and earth. A bit of a surprise this one, very pleasant in a way, and very flavourful with such a low abv. Weird but nice.
3335

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6267) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy pale golden colour with a small head. Aroma is very interesting with smoked wood, white bread and herbal notes. Flavour of smoked wood, clove, pale malts, grassy bitterness, white bread and some herbal notes. Light bodied and soft carbonation. I’d say this is a smoked witbier. Easy, but weird.


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