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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Traditional, sour, low gravity saison aged in oak wine and whiskey barrels with naturally occurring wild yeast and bacteria from the Texas Hill Country.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (2523) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Had with Bruce from a bottle he picked up at a gas station in Austin and generously shared. Pours a clear golden with two fingers of foamy head. Aroma is yeasty with lots of citrus and some funk. Really nice aroma. Flavor follows with lots of citrus, especially orange peel, and nice bitterness. More funk. Very light and refreshing and bursting with flavor. Really nice beer. Enjoyed this almost as much as the company of Bruce.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2087) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle, blended on August 14, 2014, poured into a glass. Clear golden with small/medium white head. Aroma is dry yeasty aroma, medium/light body, medium/light carbonation, and some medium-bubble lacing. Taste is yeasty, some funk, a little oak, little complexities, and dry finish. Saison, not a sour.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2021) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2015
Sampled @ ACBF 2015. Pours a pale, golden yellow with an off-white head. The nose is grain, spice and fruit. The taste is spice tart fruit, ending dry, spicy and crisp. Light in body and effervescent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierridder_S (224) - BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2015
07/03/2015 sample from 750 ml bottle @ ACBF 2015, Vichte. Hazy orangr. Aroma : lemon, hops, funky. Taste : lemon, citrus, hops. This is not my favorite taste but I could imagine opening a bottle on a hot summer’s day and I would be glad with it.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (5091) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2015
Sampled 750 ml. bottle @ ACBF 2015. Hazy orange, little head. Nose is huge lemon, citrus, lemon, peel zest sour mixed with delicious fruity hops. Taste is lemon, hay, funk, lots of hops, funk, crazily drinkable, in part thanks to the sourness. Outstanding beer. Really loved it. (Thanks for sharing people!!!)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (7492) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle sample @ ACBF 2015. Dorée, col blanc. Arôme offre un beau bouquet fleuri et de brett, léger en boisé avec un agréable rétro de whisky. Je note presque une présence torréfiée. Palais garde ce profil étrange qui allie un malté grillé, quoique la bière reste claire avec un léger boisé. Le côté suret du brett reste présent et se marie bien avec les notes de vin et de whisky qui ne sont pas surfaites.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1664) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2015
Sampled at ACBF 2015. Rich in flavor with a well balanced game between sourness, malt notes and hoppy notes. The bitterness is also mellow. Overall well hopped and refreshing . Good thirst quencher. I enjoy hoppy and delicately sour beers and this one is a good example.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElManana (988) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle at ACBF. Smells like fecies sorry, but tastes good. Citrus, sour, berries. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (714) - CANADA - FEB 4, 2015
Pours hazy straw with one finger of rocky white head, excellent retention and lacing. (5/5) Nose is complex - wet hay and barnyard funk, woody oak, apples and pears, grapes, stone fruit, vinegar. (7/10) Taste is mild sweet, mild bitter, mild tart. (6/10) Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, dry finish. (3/5) Well, that’s different! Dunno how "saison" it is, but there’s loads of wild funk flavour there, along with some mild tartness and even a slight saltiness. Not to mention, oaky white wine and whiskey flavours. Bit of a kitchen sink, really, and takes some getting used to, but ultimately interesting and not at all unpleasant. A tad pricey for an interesting experiment, mind you... (12/20)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dr_Fellini (778) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow color with an off white head. Slightly hay. Smooth, drinkable barnyard hay character tasty. Very nice.


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