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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Trustees Series. Brewed with 100% floor malted grain this is a single malt, single hop, beer made in the French Saison style.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2487) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2011
22 from the greens. I would expect nothing less than this guy to nail a style to a tee and that is what you get right here. Nice effervescent, bubbly texture gives way to a banana and clove flavor and touch of a grassy finish. Pours a clear yellow with a head that doesn’t quit. Aroma is a little grape and lemon. Reminds me a bit of champagne. Well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3121) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 4, 2011
Pours a dusty yellow with an average sized white head. The aroma is sweet with candy and fruit notes. Some spice as well. Along with the sweetness that was expected comes a fruit tartness. Decent Saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4135) - Georgia, USA - JUN 30, 2011
22oz bottle. Light haze, pale straw yellow, white head w/ huge bubbles. Aroma of lemons and honey, with a slight breadiness. Tastes of bread dough, floral spices, and a good amount of lemon zest. Soft and crisp, a textbook offering of a Farmhouse style Saison. This would bare nicely with some soft cheese. Yum. 7,3,7,5,14

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1165) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 27, 2011
22 oz. bottle. Pours a pale straw color with a huge, white head. The aroma is hay, lemon peels, and musty yeast. The flavor is sweet with a little tartness in the finish. The body is medium. The palate is slightly acidic, thick, and acerbic in the finish. Overall, a flavorful and drinkable beer, but lacks the complexity of most saisons.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rajendra82 (947) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2011
The hazy body was golden yellow in color, and exhibited a two finger thick head, fed by some lively carbonation streamers. The aroma was floral, earthy, and a bit like honey, and was very pleasingly rustic. The taste was light and airy, with a clean and simple wheat sweetness, a lemony sourness, and a slightly spicy finish, with a touch of clove and pepper. This was much more evocative of a quenching summer drink served to farmhands, than a typical Saison of today. The body felt thin and runny, but I think this was exactly the intended effect. A great effort by the local boys.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2011
Very bubbly carbonation. The first sip is very tart, but this mostly goes away as the beer warms. There is a yeasty straw flavor laced with coriander.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3228) - Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Strong aroma is wheaty, yeasty, malty, and a little bit - but not unpleasantly - rubbery with sweet lemon and cheesy undertones. It pours a clear solar yellow with a fairly thick, if not persistent, white head. Malty, cheesy flavor is slightly sweet, a little yeasty and wheaty, with a sweet citrus hint - refreshing and lip-smacking, perfect at the end of a freaking hot day (and it’s not yet officially summer!). Fizzy texture leaves behind a nice, rather persistent tingle and a tasty cheesy finish. I love cheese!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
craftbeerdesign (2167) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 3, 2011
sample at Ale Atlanta on 6/2/11. very clear golden pour with a slim white head. lemon, spice, banana and clove through the nose. medium to full body with lots of sweet fruit notes and some residual sugar. a very fruit forward Saison. smooth. one dimensional. sweet apple finish with some orange zest.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ChainGangGuy (4354) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 1, 2011
22 ounce bottle - $7.99 at Olde Crabapple Bottle Shoppe in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, pale straw-hued body with a fine, medium-sized, white head.

Smell: Sweetish, floral, and hinting of orange blossom honey on the nose with a dull, subtle note of spice.

Taste: Sweet, lightly sugary malts with a thin drizzle of pear juice and a small spoonful of orange marmalade. The malts give a faint hint of crustless white bread. Faintly spicy hops with a low bitterness. A bit of honeysuckle and Prosecco on the tongue for the fast, crisp finish. Rather moreish for me.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light bodied. Medium-high carbonation. Moves rather ably across the palette.

Overall: A single malt and a single hop variety makes for a somewhat simplistic saison experience, but when considered as a supremely refreshing, summertime beer, it’s tops. I just wish the cost wasn’t eight bucks per bottle, giving my wallet a reprieve from its cash. Maybe one day this could see its way to sensibly-priced six-packs.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 31, 2011
A: The pour is a pale and cloudy straw color with a finger of white head. S: Like with their stout, there is a bit of diacetyl on the nose. Some mild spice, primarily pepper, with a bit of earthy hops. Light fruits (mostly apple), with some pale malts and bread. T: Starts off with a bit of sweet malt and bread. Pears and apples give a bit of sweetness as well. A fair amount of yeast contribution such as pepper and spice. Just a bit of earthiness. M: Light to medium in body with a medium level of carbonation. O: Surprisingly okay after the nose, which didn’t excite me much.


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