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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by crisp white wines, Saison Blanc features New Zealand hops, golden raisins and white pepper for a decidedly bright, spicy, and robust low ABV beer. Finished with Brettanomyces at packaging, this beer will evolve for many more years to come.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
serjaymz (125) - Istanbul, TURKEY - JUL 2, 2015
02/07/2015 Istanbul. İçindeki mayayıda katınca bulanan portakal rengi Saison türündeki biranın köpüğü latte köpüğü kıvamında dolgun ve beyaz. Bardakta gazlılık yüksek. Koku tam bir cümbüş; maya, ekşilik, yaş üzüm, Saison türüne uygun ferahlık biraz daha beyaz şarap tınılarını yaklaşacak şekilde konumlandırılmış. Tadım vurucu, ekşilik var, hafif üzüm, limoni tatlar. Kalıcılık yüksek, damakta burukluk var.. Harika yemek eşlikçisi olabilecek bir bira..

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamChandler (3590) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 15, 2015
18 Month bottle thanks Brian for sharing this 375ML bundle of joy. Love Saison rates!!! Hazy golden orange 3 finger solid white dense head. Lots of bread dough aroma, peppercorn, celery, bread. Faded malt, a little bit sweet, some copper taste at the finish with peaches. certainly has some age on it. still distinctively a saison

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3934) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared at Anchorage tasting group Jun ’15: Poured a hazy milky yellow with a white head. Aroma is peppery and coriander. Taste is fruity, coriander, peppery and light funky finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chalumeaux (385) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Poured from bottle thanks Willrunforbeer. Light lemony color with a foamy one finger white head. Aromas of belgian yeast lemon and spice. Taste is sour and tart with hints of funk.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4530) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle thanks to Brian. Bottle is at least a year and a half old. Slightly hazy color with still good carbonation level, aroma is straw, light barnyard, pale grain, yes indeed there is golden raisins. Interesting. Flavor also reflects the golden raisins with weak Belgian yeast through the center.

. The mouthfeel is heavy with sweetness. The malt has for sure taken over with yeast nearly dead at this point. But with that said; it has held up really well. The raisins make this different.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (1432) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 13, 2015
375mL bottle. Gotta clear the palette between meads. At least 18 months on this. Pours yellow gold with a white head. Aroma is lemon, wet hay, pepper. Flavor is straw, barnyard funk, lemon, apricot and dry oak in the finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (828) - Genova, ITALY - MAY 17, 2015
Bottiglia 375ml comprata da hoppines e bevuta a casa. Chiara torbida con schiuma non troppo persistente. Secca, acidula davvero ottima, ricorda un vino bianco ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
King_Alex_II (643) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Golden cloudy color. Light funky, saison like smell. The taste is salty, spicy and a little to much lively carbonation bubbles. Very dry in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (439) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is musty, old wood, meadow, white wine, grape skins. Taste is mild white wine, some grapes, light lemon, dry oak. Interesting but was hoping for a little more funk and depth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1285) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Well I had to get the cork out using my teeth! After that, aromas of meadow with sporadic wildflowers. Slight lemon and pepper became more apparent as it warmed. Hazy golden-orange with full white head of soapy bubbles that are retained. Taste is moderate spice and citric squeeze of lemon. Slight grittiness of sheathed wheat field. Finishes nicely dry. A little bit of barn but not too much. Very pleasant to drink.


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