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RATINGS: 957   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
This Farmhouse Ale traces its roots to the small rustic breweries of Southern Belgium. The word Saison comes to us from the French language and it means Season. Lightly spiced with Organic Ginger, Orange Peels, Black Pepper and Grains of Paradise, this brew promises to quench your thirst on the hottest Southern California days or wherever your travels may take you. Available in 750 ml bottles and on draft at select inspired locations.

Editor's note. This is a new incarnation of SPF 45, previously brewed at Pizza Port Solana Beach

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (4228) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2016
12-FEB-2016, bottle @Ulkløbben meeting, @Morten. Hazy golden with a lasting, lacing, White head. Funk, yeast, spice. Creamy, high carbonation. Very well-made.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (9592) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 12, 2016
On tap @ the brewery. Hazy light gold, large dense white head that laces thickly. Lightly spicy, rustic yeast, light lemon, musty basement, peppery finish. This was great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (5018) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle at Beergeek Bar. Pretty classic saison interpretation. Basementy yeasty spicy aromas and flavours, quite intense. Really good but just about that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rusos (595) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle from beer geek.yelllow a bit hazy colour. Stable white head. Aroma is hops and "farmhouse". Quite intense. Taste is yeast, belgian, hops. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (7815) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle at BeerGeek Bar. Golden color with huge white head. Aroma of weed, hops, spices. Taste, malt, spices, light sourness,. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (559) - - OCT 21, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2015 Pours a golden body with a thin head. Very nice saison aroma with complex tones. Rich and creamy taste that lays very nice in my mouth. Top notch!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fluffy (2389) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2015
An above average Saison, lots of big flavors of citrus and a bit of funk and tang. Really great stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (8210) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2015
750 ml. bottle split by 2 @ Delirium Hoppy Loft. Presumably some years on the bottle but I cannot find any date so… Hazy golden, creamy white head. Nose is sweetish milky yeast, sugar and light candy with an interesting zesty quality, lemonade lemon & light Sprite even. Taste is oddly Sprite upfront, zest, yeasty, light meringue, lemon, sugary, sweet yeast but also a touch almost funky. Thick, creamy body. Odd, unusual & pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scirtes (439) - POLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle. Pours deep yellow, honey-colored beer with extensive white head with perfect retention. Aromas are rather subtle and include peaches, citrus fruits, and some phenolic notes. Taste is lightly bitter, a bit peppery, slightly sweet, fruity. Lively carbonated, medium bodied. Very good but rather well balanced and not very spicy saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrOrla (2304) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange with a white head. Aroma of yeast, spice, orange, light ginger, hoppy. Taste is light bitter leading to a sweet lingerin taste. Texture is sticky oily. Kinda messy sbd over carbonated.

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