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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8050) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2015
On tap at the brewery on a visit with Max and Jess in 2014. Pours a faintly hazed gold with a large white head. Soft honey, musk, toast on the nose. Medium bodied, sweet grain, honey. Malt, wheat. Crisp and light. Nice floral notes into a spicy yeast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8856) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Pour out of bottle, hazy golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of grass, herbs, some earthy notes with some husk, dough, touch of grainy malts into some slight orange. Taste was a mix of orange, herbs, some spice into dough, yeast, some grain into a bit of vanilla, slight earth, finishing dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Tap. Golden with small head. Light sweetness with mild honey. Light yeast. Easy drinking Saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (37028) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2014
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is estery and mild spiced. Bitter, estery, spiced and slight soapy. Bitter and slight herbal. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (1109) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Super strong ABV saison. Love the spice and fruit character. It?s subtlety earthy but mainly from the yeast. Hot from the alcohol but not evident. Choppy finish, a bit weedy. I did enjoy it enough to bring a growler home, but if it was all my call it would have been Drift Line.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3313) - Wentzville, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2834) - Ocean County, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (1103) - , 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (8006) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, 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.

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