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RATINGS: 921   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garito793 (241) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2012
Pours a hazy golden-yellow. The Aroma is very yeasty and peppery with plenty of barnyard spices of all sorts. Tastes of bready malts, without much sweetness. Slightly bitter hops with a faint hint of orange zest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClassyBeagle (374) - USA - AUG 23, 2015
From NOTES. A; A classic saison with earthy, citric, green grape, pare, apple, pepper and a touch of clove. Hints of sweetness. A: Hazy golden/orange with a sturdy, white head. T: Follows the nose with more citrus and grass with some ginger and yeast character. Not a ton of funky flavor. Overall, a little more subdued than the nose would lead you to believe. P: Medium body with a nice, crisp carbonation. O: Well done saison, Belgian yeast carries this beer, wish I got a bit more malt in the taste...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lillunken (55) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2015
Flaska på Pitcher’s i Linköping. Grumlig, ljus med lite skum. Doftar kryddigt, friskt och fruktigt. Väldigt lättdrucken med de typiska jästiga tonerna för en saison. Fruktigheten och kryddigheten går igen i smaken. Mycket bra!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (1330) - GREECE - AUG 1, 2015
750ml bottle. Hazy yellow golden color with off white head. Yeasty spicy, herbal, light citrusy fruity Aroma. Sweet and light bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2281) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Hazy orange pour, several years old sitting in my basement. This is a funky pineapple bomb in the nose and in the taste. Straw, funk and slightly bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
PriorL (2784) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, no head. NOSE: chemical, medicinal, grains, caramel. TASTE: about the same, not my thing...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (1131) - Garching, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 4, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Orange color with small white head. Aroma is ginger, orange peel, spicy. Taste is quite dry and very spicy. Something in this spice mixture is unbalanced. Nevertheless a nice spicy Saison. Crisp as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocMcGrain (42) - Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Not usually my cup of tea, but on a warm summer day with wings, it was pretty good. Cloves up front, the taste lingers on the front of your tongue. Overall, I enjoyed it quite a bit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
abemorsten (3265) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015
Delt 0,75 l flaske. Klar dyp gyllen sprudlende kropp med et høyt off-white skum. Behagelig krydret milde tretoner i nesa. Ikke fullt så god i munnen. Besk bitterhet som av kokt gammelt tre. Medium kropp. Lang finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (4973) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2015
On tap in the Carlsbad Pizza Port on 27th May 2015. Hazy amber pour with a white topping, no idea this was a Saison when I ordered it, thought it would be a red ale or something! Anyway it turned out fine although I not a big fan of this style. Mild orange and yeast notes in both the aroma and taste, some herbal hints too. Mini sourness within the flavours and the dry finish adds to the sour impression the beer has. Decent.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
krumbum (727) - truckee, California, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Delicious fresh straw aromas. Slight hazy golden color with great head. Spiced smooth fruity flavours nice body to carry it all too. Sit back and enjoy the end of a long warm day with this one.

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