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RATINGS: 466   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


Bov's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bov (9275) - Bienne, - FEB 10, 2013
from Erzbierschof - slightly hazy golden beer under a huge white foam; a fair presence of bretts, notes of old apples, pear, wood and barnyard; medium-bodied, lively and gently acidic, some bitterness and long fruity and woody notes in the finish - complex and refreshing


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (743) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2014
On tap, poured a hazy golden hue w/ big fizzy white lasting head. Big spicy and funky aromas. Initial flavor is light sour w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are peppercorn, hay, straw, grass, horse sweat, and lime. Medium bodied and very lively carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2049) - GERMANY - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle from Biervana cereal, spruce, herbs, dough, barnyard, basement aromas, golden, cloudy, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, heavily sour, medium body, oily feel, lively, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (697) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
750 ml bomber. Yellow in color with sustained 2 finger head practically the whole cup full. Mild spice, clove, grass and other earth things, banana, lemon/orange peel, grapefruit, or I could just say fruit salad. But it isn’t too sugary or too fruity. Duration is medium. Medium bubbles. Good texture. Solid brew

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (1570) - FINLAND - JUL 8, 2014
A yellow beer with a soapy and big bubbled, blond head. The head is decreasing to normal and medium. The nose is fruitfull, spicy, some sweet fruits, also some unfamiliar citrusfruits. Taste is strongly spicy, fruits, sourness and citrusfruits. Medium bodied, slightly sparkling and fresh carbonation. Strong and spicy saison. Good but not a brilliant.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RedSox2004 (1210) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Hazy golden orange with a foamy white head and moderate lace. Aromas of citrus - mostly orange -, yeast, banana, and floral hops. Some barnyard funk accompanies a modestly sweet malt profile that includes orange rind and floral hop bitterness. Medium to full body, brightly carbonated, soft and smooth and slightly slick mouthfeel, and a bright brett finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (366) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle. Straw golden with a dark hue. Aroma is yeasty with spice, and wheat. The taste adds some earthy hops and a sweet finish. The carb is very high which adds to the complexity. This is a very nice, refreshing saison. Good stuff ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mgajdaczewa (448) - Katowice, POLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Bardzo owocowy aromat, winogrona, brzoskwinia, grejpfrut, lekka dzikość, świetnie skomponowany. W smaku bardzo orzeźwiające, goryczka wysoka, może ciut przesadzona i lekko zalegająca. Nuty owocowe fajnie komponują się z chmielem. Świetnie pijalne.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (413) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Some lemon yeasty aromas with banana and nutty as well. Slight sweet finish, some slight lemongrass in there as well. Full bodied and enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3660) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Coriander adn lots of floral yeast. Pours cloudy orange with good head and lacing. Sweet finish, excellent for style, great in palate and body. Light citrus. Tap at Nodding Head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (931) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle at share from Dan. Thanks! Pours an orange-yellow with a thin white head that lasted for about 60 seconds. Slight lacing. Overall aroma was light citrus, apple, pear, and kiwi fruits with a funkiness. Also some bread and spices. The taste is rather fruity with citrus (lemon, orange, pear, and apples), funk, yeasts and bread/cereal. Very easy drinking light body. Moderate to heavy carbonation. Finish is crisp, fruity, and clean with fruit and funk.


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