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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (4450) - Arizona, USA - OCT 31, 2013
On draft at brewery, a bit of a miss here sort of plastic candy, meh it’s not all that good

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 1, 2007
Sampled draught at the Mondial, Montreal (May 2007). Opaque apricot in color, little head, no real lacing....apricots in the nose as well, at first the fruitiness dominates but a bit of earthy funk works its way in eventually....body starts out rather too sweet, dries out a bit midpalate, gets a bit mineralic and salty to finish....somewhat "dirty" or rough on the palate and too sweet and syrupy overall, too much fruit-sugar....drinkable, but a disappointment.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4180) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ ZZTX. Aroma is herbal yeasty notes, murky notes. Flavour is dry and fruity with floral notes and some grains.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (4030) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 21, 2010
On tap at brewpub’s anniversary. Hazy yellow pour, lots of frothy white head. Aroma is quite tart and lemony, a bit of grain and saison yeast. Taste is lemony, some alcohol quite straightforward. Palate is a little slick for the style, I was expecting more from this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3981) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 29, 2013
The Sampler, Brooklyn ($15): Pours orange with a sea foam head. Aroma is tropical fruit and a bit of funk, but it ain’t as saisonesque as many other saisons. Taste is mildly bitter, with a hoppiness that carries over to the aftertaste. A little on the dry side. Somewhat sweet around the middle. Nothing all too impressive.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3895) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3709) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 2, 2011
Bouteille. Le liquide a une robe légèrement orangée et finement voilée. La mousse blanche cassée a une bonne rétention. Au nez, les quelques traces de levure rustre sont rapidement obnubilées par des effluves de pêches, d’oranges et d’épices. Les céréales de seigle rejoignent des parfums de banane qui s’affirment avec allégresse. Les houblons sont en fleurs et sont sucrées. Bouquet intéressant. Le goût est frais, je dirais même très frais avec des saveurs fortement fruitées et épicées et légèrement mielleuses. Les saveurs des houblons sont aussi en fleurs et manifestent une amertume fantomatique. En bouche, le liquide a une tenue somme toute solide avec une effervescence juste et une texture crémeuse. La finale me semble maltée, fruitée et épicée, voire même salée avec une touche franchement métallique.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3678) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2012
Bottle 750 ml. Hazy golden/orange with a small fully lasting white head and fair lacing. Aroma of belgian yeast, bubblegum and fruits. Flavor is medium sweet with spices, fruits, citrus and malt. Slight bitter finish. Mouthfeel is oily and acidic. Medium to full body. Interesting Saison and really enjoyable but medium drinkability due to sourness and heavy body.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (3621) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 12, 2014
750ml bottle. Hazy golden color. Small white head, disappears. Dead yeast, sour, faint fruits, apples in aroma. Buttery, sour, dead yeast in taste. Flat. Dead yeast in aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (3494) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 10, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2011 au fût au vices et versa, belle bière ambrée, nez de seigle, d’épices très raffinée, en bouche les épices dominent, très agréable, finale longue et épicée. Version bouteille: le même agrément, belle mousse blanche, une pointe mordante, très agréable.


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