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

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (899) - - MAR 30, 2013
Cloudy gold pour, huge head. Aroma of funk, cloves, very yeasty. Taste is reminiscent of a tripel, belgian yeast, clove, slight pepper, banana, saison barnyard funk. Fairly tart. Getting lots of rye as well. Medium body. I’ll call is a saison hybrid, and one thats very refreshing after a long day of runnng errands.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1461) - Oregon, USA - MAR 28, 2013
On draught at Apex. Deep hazy golden color. Tart fruit aroma. Taste is banana, peach, pepper. Full-bodied for a saison.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamsBeer (12) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2013
delightfully smooth and tastes best when accompanied by gangstarr over the loudspeakers at bar volo. "down the gullet."

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuillaumeCL (344) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2013
Pours a hazy dark yellow-brown with a small amount of white head that lingers for a while. Smell is fairly sweet, with some vanilla, some spice, and maybe a hint of funk. Palate is medium bodied with good carbonation. Taste is a bit weird, this is much more of a tripel than a belgian saison. Quite sweet at first then follows with a bit of bitter and a bit of sour, the aftertaste is slightly better and balanced with sweetness. Interesting overall, but not really what I think when I hear "rye saison."

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3196) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 23, 2013
Bottle - 750ml. Beautiful cloudy golden body with a thin white foamy head. Fresh, well balanced malty/hoppy aroma with yeasty and flowery hints. its sharp hoppy taste carries grainy, yeasty, and coriander notes. Ends with a sharp bitter/sour finish. Well done.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (8347) - Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Tangy and tart yet sweet and yet unbalanced. A pretty messy beer, the yeast is there too adding sligth phenolics. Messy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (6398) - Brier, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2013
750, capped. Pours a slightly hazy burnished medium gold with a loose white head that doesn’t stick around. Wet grass and some oregano on the nose. Flabby medium body. Floral notes, grass, and oregano on the mid palate. Not their best stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Bottle shared by Drew. Thanks! Pours a paler gold with a big white head that falls. Nose is full of citrus. Also some black tea and orange blossom. Clean pils and vanilla. On tasting, it’s a bit flabby. Peach and vanilla, more tea and citrus. Medium bitterness but has a pilsner sweetness that keeps it from drying out. Solid but not quite there.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3885) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear small white head. Aroma sweet grain, hay, white pepper flavors sweet tangerine, candy sugar, lemon, hay, boozy thin bodied. Sprizy, not much but sugar and booze left.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6988) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle from City Beer. Pours murky golden with a decent white head and a sharp fruity aroma. There is a slightly sour fruit and light malt flavor, with a dry finish. Not much of a yeast presence and a bit light on flavor, but easy to drink.


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