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Brewed by Ilkley
Style: Saison
Ilkley, England
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Keg: Regular. Also available in bottle.
Rhubarb Saison
Brewed with renowned writer, Melissa Cole, author of bestseller "Let Me Tell You About Beer". We have used world famous Yorkshire rhubarb to add a hint of sourness. There is earthy spice from the Saison yeast, and fresh vanilla to bring out the sweet notes from a blend of Noble Central European hops. A rich golden colour, this naturally hazy Saison is truly a world beer, refreshing on the palate, with a long, satisfying bittersweet finish. Due to popular demand, Siberia will now join our permanent list in bottle and keg. Siberia is now exported and available in the US


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2640) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2014
From the growler. Pours a dark gold with little head. Earthy, spicy, Belgian yeast notes and noble hops in aroma. Smooth clean malt with tart, spicy notes in the taste. Clean and tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (2134) - Hirakata, JAPAN - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle from Village Wine and Spirits. Light caramel nose, gentle ripe peaches, and a touch a farmy stuff. Clear bright gold straw, thin filmy head. Sweet fruity initial, soft bready notes, some sugar, and mild grass/hay in finish. Medium body. The saison character is quite muted; seems more like a bitterish blonde. Don’t get the rhubarb, really. Very sweet for a saison.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Foxchop (3) - Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014 does not count
A nice light flavored beer I wouldn’t say it’s my type of style it hasn’t got a big enough hit for me, but it’s not unpleasant at all and the 5.9% is masked very well

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2250) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Orange tinted golden color. Small white head. No lacing. Malty aroma with a yeasty note. Taste is sweet malt with a slight bitter bite. No rhubarb.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2095) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle@Yesprs (21/03/2014) - golden coloured pour with white head. Sweet malty yeasty, grassy, floral, lemongrass.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (4211) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
Draft - Toast and jam. Clearish gold with a nice white head. Banana and light nondescript fruit tartness. I get some lacto creaminess and pale malts. Not enough oomph in this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1783) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Tap at Mother Kelly's. Pours a gold colour with a white head. Slightly dusty, dry aroma with a little caramel. Light body, medium carbonation. A little lemon, some berries, a hint of butterscotch... Just OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6865) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Keg at Mother Kelly’s. It pours clear golden-amber with a small white head. The nose is soft, fruity, red berry, rhubarb, jam and candy. The taste is crisp, bitter, creamy, soft fruits, berry, light candy and grain with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Nice soft fruits. Pretty nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (2992) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Light golden, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - some wheat and sweetish aroma, some caramel and light floral fruitiness, faint citrus and sourness, faint hoppyness. Body is medium, malty - lightly wheaty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light fruitiness, light citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, some caramel and light fruitiness with light notes of wood, light - some citrus hoppyness. Caramel sweetish saison. I do not get any rhubarb here - just caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinylightsrecs (189) - - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle from Glug Newcastle. Pours light amber colour - light white head. Good strong earthy flavour - bready, sourness, rhubarb. Very enjoyable


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