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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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* Malts - Belgian Pilsner, German Pilsner, Vienna, Rye, Oats, Wheat & Corn
* Hops - Styrian Golding & Lavery Estate Cascades
* Yeast - Try to guess!
* ABV - 4.4%
* IBU - 30

A beer for the ladies, crazies and conniseuers. A floral, hoppy and fruity French style saison. Saisons are completely undescribable so we won’t even try. Our interpretation has five types of grain, Lavery Estate hops and three different strains of yeast! The yeast is the star of this show - fruity, spicy, fragrant, alluring and simply delicious. This beer ends dry and crisp and bottled conditioned with Brettanomyces Clausenii, a wild yeast that adds fruity, tart and mildly funky aromas and flavors to ale. This beer is great young but will change considerably with time.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KornDogg (548) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Bottle. Funky brett aroma. Body is hazy yellow with tall lasting head. Flavor begins light with hints of malts, corn and hops. Quickly followed by yeasty tart bite. Notes of spice and fruit with a bitter aftertaste.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gamin (142) - Brockport, New York, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Poured (from a 22 oz bottle) a slightly cloudy, light golden color with a fine head that hung around virtually the entire time. Smells of mild hay. Has a bit of an astringent punch on the tongue as you taste it that mellows out to mild fruit and farm notes. A delicious beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5300) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2015
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear yellow pour with a thick white head. Aroma of bretty funk, passionfruit and malt. Sweet malt flavor with bretty funk character before a fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9326) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
Nice aroma, and nice full head. Competent saison in flavour and easy drinking though not the tastiest saison.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2434) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 22, 2015
I thought this was good but weird. Taste and nose both with dominated by drunken dried apricots. Also there was a weird sour taste. Very different tasting to me from the usual saison, original and good. Would have it again.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PardonMyNuts (6) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2015 does not count
On tap, pours very cloudy with thin white head. Very light with not much in the way of taste. Very poor attempt at a belgain farmhouse style saison ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2491) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2015
22oz bomber (2013) from Artisan’s Tom River. Pours a clear pale yellow color with a thick frothy white head. Aroma of lemon, fruity yeasty esters, grass, hay, grain, and hints of funk. Taste mimics the nose with lots of lemon, grass, and spicy grain.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8837) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2015
Tap at Coles. Pale golden pour. The nose is softly floral and spicy. A bit of light cloviness and a bit of light bitterness. It’s pretty simple, bit approachable and fresh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6755) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2014
draft at Blue Monk, solid saison,slightly cloudy blonde pour, medium bodied. fruity & spicy, citrusy. very drinkable. nice & easy drinking. great sumer saison

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (5360) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle thanks to Graeme. Pours a clear yellow with large frothy white head that lasts leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is citrus, brett, yeast, banana. Medium mouthfeel with nice brett, citrus, spice, light dryness. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1913) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Sample draft at Khyber Pass. Light pour. Fizzy head. Mild, balanced and dry. Lemon. Grass notes. Only softly sour. Need to try again.


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