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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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Apiary is a farmhouse Saison brewed with wildflower honey from Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Added at the end of the boil, the honey adds aromatics and flavors to a malt bill featuring traditional grains like oat, spelt, and rye. Saison yeast lends a proper rustic feel with notes of fruit and spice while finishing dry for a refreshing yet complex ale. In the farmhouse tradition, Apiary was brewed to enjoy during the summer and early fall.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Sampled at the RBSG 2014. It poured a hazy burnt orange color with a white head. The aroma was funky, with citrus, hay and grass. The taste was of lemons, oranges, honey, funk, grass and hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2492) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours out a moderate golden color with a fluffy white head. Aroma is of peppery earthy notes, sweet honey, lemon and some mild spices. Taste is complex and clean, earthy grains, light pepper, lemon peel, sweet honey and some lingering bitterness on a rather dry finish. Tasty Saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (939) - , Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
bottle from ed5388? one of the better saisons I have had. nice aroma - malt grain, slight citrys. hazy pour. decent palate - honey. Taste was slight citrus, flora, malt with a nice hop drying finish. good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6295) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
750 ml bottle at the RBWG Grand Tasting, and I believe its apperance was the handiwork of MaxxDaddy. If it was or not, thanks, Max, for being you. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a white head. Notes of straw, honey, bread, funk, grass, and florals. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a dry, funky mouthfeel. Good, but not quite as good as the Brett version.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8283) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 25, 2014
[ Bottle ][ RBWG Asheville Grand Tasting ][ 750mL ][ Globe ][ Free ][ 2/8/14 ]
>> Pours a low haze straw, weaker foam. Nose is fresh pale grist, farmy, raw, more of the grain forward farmhouse ale that seems to me lost in most saisons. Taste is fresh grain, no nonsense biscuit and cracker, fresh orange. Simple, but very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5342) - Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle shared by Maxdaddy at RBWG. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have dry herbal notes, hay, floral hops, citrus, mild funk, bready malts. Light/medium bodied with prickly mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6514) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle shared by Max at the RBWG Grand tasting, thanks! Pours a hazy yellow with a white head that dissipates slowly ot the edges. Aroma has a bit of honey with some sweet fruit, light bitterness, citrus and a hint of flora. Flavor has more of a grass and citrus note with a bit of flora and light fruits.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1478) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle generously shared at the RBWG grand tasting. Really sweet with syrupy honey nectar notes to go with a dry spiciness. Sort of like an overly sweet honey mead mixed with a nice saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10543) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle at RBWG Asheville Grand Tasting. Pours hazy yellow with a bubbly white head. Nose has some citric lemon tang, pale bread. Light sweet flavor, slight funk, dry dough, melon and lemon. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Pretty clean to finish, mild tangy citrus, some funk, straw, pale dough. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3555) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle shared by jcwattsrugger: Poured a hazy yellow to orange with white head. Nice funky aroma with hints of floral and honey. Nice smooth citrus feel that I think comes from the honey, some spice undertones, and a dry rye finish.


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