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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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American hopped saison.

Editor’s note: The 2009+ versions are spiked with Brett at bottling. Bottles from 2009 are marked as such, although 2010 and 2011 bottles appear to not note the vintage on the label, but might be printed on the neck or base.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (633) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Tap at brewery. Straw yellow with white head. Mild sweet and spicy nose. Very drinkable and a clean yeast funk underlying. Great balance. Finish is clean. Nice representation of the style. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosskyle (145) - - MAY 25, 2015
Served on tap at lost abbey. Citrus hops and a little funk. Medium light body. Citrus funk flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2498) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle. Beermoth, Manchester. Hazy, green gold. Thick, glossy topped, lasting, white head. Toast, and honey, according to the Missus. Some grassy hop. Taste is chewy sweet. Bit of dry. Tad (which is one level below "bit") of bitter. Smooth, airy, creamy palate. Finishes creamy sweet, with a light, dry, and gentle bitter close.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (2061) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Draft at Apex. Fruity, lightly funky brett, soft carbonation, apricots. Ok.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1562) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
75cl bottle shared at home. Hazy yellow with a medium white soapy head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Well balanced body with sweet and bitter tones. Citrus, lemon, herbs, hay, yeast, peacht and brett. A very tasty brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABT_S54 (265) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015
75cl bottle served in a pint glass. Light straw colour with a massive white head. Aroma is very hoppy and funky. Taste is juicy hops and initially quite a severe sharpness which disappears after a while of breathing. A little watery for a Lost Abbey beer and a massive disappointment to me given the wonderful Avantgarde and my love of American hoppy beers - luckily for me the Brett is not very evident however, some people may be disappointed by this.. This just falls a little flat and I expected much more from this brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (9089) - Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Draft. Golden pour nice pithy grapefruit and spice notes dry and nice. Good one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (816) - New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2015
Pours yellow with heavy white head. Has a strong citrus, wheat and yeast aroma. Has a strong citrus, dry wheat, yeast, light fruit, and some spices and pine. A very dry aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1252) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 29, 2015
Bottle. Pours yellow, with a big creamy head. Aroma is fruity yeast with citrus and peach, as well as brett and some hoppy notes. Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is yeasty and tart, with brett, oak, notes of farmhouse and fruity apple cider vinegar. Lingering tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ESPh (99) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2015
Nice floral fruity aroma. Very smooth, not too carbonated. Nice fruity flavor but not sweet. Delicious.


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