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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Funk and tartness abound in this dry, golden, “old” saison aged for months in oak barrels. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally carbonated through re-fermentation in the bottle.

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.002 ABV: 6.5%
Water: Hill Country Well Water
Malts: Organic Pilsner, Organic Two Row, Organic Wheat, Organic Caramunich
Hops: Czech Saaz, East Kent Goldings and/or other varieties depending on availability
Yeast: Farmhouse Yeast, Wild Yeast from the Texas Hill County.
Bacteria: Lactobacillus and Pediococcus.


AZBennett's rating

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - APR 9, 2013
Oh yes, this is that good, maybe better. Pours cloudy golden color. Aromas of funk, spice and apricot. The flavors are similar to the aromas with some bread and just a hint of butter or cream. The mouthfeel is lovely with lots of effervescence and just the right body. Overall this is a truly solid beer, I had it aged as well and it only gets better with time. Seriously good!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1331) - GREECE - AUG 1, 2015
From tap. Light hazy yellow golden color with white head. Yeasty, spicy, funky fruity aroma, light malty straw notes. Sweet light bitter and acidic funky citrusy fruity taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (3743) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 19, 2015
75CL stored upright for 6 months. bottled early 2014. Great clarity. crystal clear golden pour. aroma was tart, wheat, hay, grassy with some kiwi and other tropical fruits. Taste was fantastic. great tart taste and almost champagne like in the mouthfeel. enjoyed this a lot!.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2855) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 9, 2015
Bottle thanks to errl. Clear gold pour with a small head that fades to a thin ring. Aroma is really nice. Lemon, leather, figs, honey, musty hay, and vinegar. Tastes very dry and leathery. Pretty tart too. Lemon peel, leather, hay, vinegar, apple skins, and earth. Medium body. Pretty interesting. Kinda wish it wasn’t so dry but I still really liked it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy with golden edges & an orange, sunburned center. Foamy white cap piles up nicely, leaving decent lacing behind. Aroma of tart green apple, zesty lemon & citrus, mild farmhouse twinges with some wet hay, funky cork, & some damp mustiness. Flavor follows through with lemon zest, ripe apple sourness, oaky tannins, a touch of acetic apple cider-like vinegar, & a strong backlog of musky hay & some damp farmhouse flavor. An intentionally soured saison. A touch of funky cork in the finish as the acidity grows with time, sharp & tart ending. Thin-medium, snappy mouth feel. Really nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2671) - Crestview, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Deep golden/straw colored pour. Slight white head. No lacing. Aroma of malt and hops with a very nice sourness beneath it. Some bready notes as well. Taste is the same with some lemon notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (3284) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Une saison bien florale avec bon mordant acétique qui voit ses céréales littéralement craquer sous la dent. Le vieillissement en barriques est pas trop musclé mais laisse quand même ses traces tanniques qui contribuent à la sécheresse.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
drainpour (30) - Santa Rosa, USA - SEP 25, 2014
I love the taste, lemon-lime with funk, nice mouth viscous mouth feel, dry finish with some tannins and wood. The nose is very lacto heavy to me, thus the slightly lower score there. Enjoy it. I’d drink a second.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (11057) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours grapefruit white head. Nose and taste of sour grain, lactose, sour wheat, tropical fruit and wild saison yeast. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2347) - California, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Clear golden orange in color... Aroma of citrus, funk, earth, spices.... Flavor is light and earthy with big citrus tartness, funky mineraly finish... Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fluffy (1957) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2014
sampled at bottle share. honestly didnt think much of this one, in the end pretty forgettable.


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