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

bottled
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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10268) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2013 Bottle. Pours gold. Nose and taste of lightly tart fruit, smoked apple, smoked banana, smoked malt and yeast. Lighter bodied. Very mild acidity. Good balance.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11055) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 24, 2015
bottle from kihoskh, clear yellow, smooth small white head. aroma is mild smoked, the smoke is meaty. flavor is wheaty, notes of smoke, notes of belgian yeast, a little salty notes, also some sweet fruity notes. qutie nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (918) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 7, 2015
Couleur blonde legerement trouble avec un col blanc resistant. Aromes de cereales, legerement floral, fumer, legerement sure. Bizarrement balancer. Pas tout a fait mon genre!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
domienS (203) - Oostakker, BELGIUM - APR 2, 2015
Pours a clear blond beer with a medium white head, no saturation. Smells smoky, some spices, some orange, some grass. Really interesting stuff. Tastes smokey, gentle bitterness. Leaves a gentle bitter, smoked palate, beer is a bit flat but the mouth feel is great for its abv. I love this beer!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1634) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2015
Butelka 75cl. OCZY : na dnie butelki jest osad ale piwo jest całkowicie przejrzyste przy starannym wlaniu. Piana jest malutka ale cienki, biały kożuch jest nie chce zniknąć. NOS : po otwarciu przystawiając nos do butelki poczułem szynkę wędzoną. Po przelaniu do szklanki nuty wędzone przypominają delikatny zapach chrupek bekonowych. Do tego, gdzieś w tyle, wyczuwam podobny zapach jak woda po gotowaniu golonki. Do tego nasiona, obora, siano i nuty cytrynowe. USTA : piwo jest wodniste i dobrze nagazowane. Ogólnie wytrawne o wyczuwalnych nutach drożdży i surowego ciasta. Delikatna słodkość wyjawia się w podobny ale nie tak intensywny sposób jak trawa jęczmienna dopiero w posmaku. Gorzkość jest bardzo delikatna. Razem z kwaskowatością przypomina smakiem żelazo. Wszystko całkiem wyważone i bez błędu. ODCZUCIA : za oknem szaro, zimno i deszcz. W mieszkaniu również chłodno. To nie jest idealny moment na to piwo. Piwo jest ciekawe i świetnie pasuje do stylu Saison. Mam wrażenie, że to jest jedno z najbardziej Saison piw jakie spróbowałem. To właśnie takim piwem wyobrażam sobie częstować ciężko pracujących w polu na ochłodzenie.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nealblind (983) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Cloudy dark yellow pour. Aroma tangy yeast some smoke. Tastes mostly smoke, meaty, slight wheat. not really all that sour, but very palatable. crisp and light and very sessionable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (950) - - MAR 8, 2015
Draught at brewpub. One of the flagship creations of this talented brewery. Highly drinkable, tasty hybrid brew balancing nicely between smoked,and earthy fruit notes with a sour edge.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
manuelMTL (220) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours a clear straw yellow with a thin head. Nose is light smoked ham. Taste a bit sour, citrus with a long lasting smokiness. Light mouthfeel. Light and easy drinkable smoked beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer4000 (4928) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2015
750 ml bottle @ Schouskjelleren May 2014. Unclear yellow body with a small, lacing white head. Qite strong aroma of smoke and bacon with mild malt. Flavor is surprisingly refreshing, light malty, fruity, smoke and salt. Medium body and decent aftertaste. An unusually beer, both weird and refreshing. Difficult to rate actually, but I kind of like it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11913) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle. Golden -yellow - orange colour with a white head. Aroma is yeast, smoked, malt, grain. Flavour is yeast, malt, hop, citrus, smoked, coriander, spices, grain, grass. Medium body. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
twistedtxb (62) - - NOV 14, 2014
Bouteille de 750ml. Quel heureux mélange. Le fumé est très bien dosé par rapport au coté sur. Dommage qu’elle ne reste pas longtemps en bouche. J’aurais pris une version plus forte en alcool.


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