RateBeer
overall
97
94
style
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (766) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Bottle pours cloudy gold with quickly dissipating white head. Aromas of bread, raisins, pepper, cloves, straw. Light sweetness. Moderately bitter. LIght crispness over medium body. A little bit astringent.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROBC3366 (615) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Pours a golden yellow with a medium white head. Smells of a white wine and tastes of pepper and a little sweet crisp finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1558) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle. Hazy yellow with a large creamy white head. Good retention and lace. White pepper, light estery, dusty, bark, citrus, dry grass. Light brett towards the finish. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Light/medium sweet and bitter. Light and easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (1812) - USA - NOV 30, 2013
Clear yellow golden in color... Aroma of a crisp, Chardonnay wine... Flavor is light and crisp, hints of pepper, earthy grains, grape sweetness on finish... Not terribly complex, thin mouthfeel... Decent, definitely drinkable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3255) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle. Light golden pour with white head. Grape, yeast, spice and Brett aromas. Light wine, spice, yeast and Brett flavors .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Haslinger (865) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2013
375mL corked bottle shared with kegbear, great looking bottle and artwork. Good white wine aroma. Slightly acidic smell, good brett flavor finish very peppery grape taste, solid beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13373) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle at home. Clear golden - white head. Ok bretty, sweet aroma, white peppery, notes of grapes, ok crispy, light malty, fruity hoppy notes, lemon/citrus, nice bretty aroma - light bretty and sweet taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9055) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Very clear gold with a bright and fluffy white head. Peppery and yeasty with hints of grapes. Almost a wild grape flavor. Lightly bitte finish. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1679) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - NOV 24, 2013
375 ml bottle open with a massive pop. pours hazy gold with a massive crater rock off white head that required a three stage pour. nose of crackers, grass, black pepper. taste begins balanced that mold to undertones of sweetness. raisins come in as it warms. black pepper finish all wrapped in a solid body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hair6a11 (1351) - Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle; Pour is murky gold with a frothy, two finger white head into this glass. It retains very well, with some spotting present. The nose is cut grasses, peppery spicing, raisin bread provides some sweetness, with a hint of citrus and peach present here. The flavor profile is bittering, spicy hops initial, sweet bread and citrus, moving to softer fruits , with pepper spicing and mild funk. It is bright, but this brew has issues, in that it’s somewhat muddled, more bittering than you’d like for the style, and lacking in the proper finish line I’d prefer. Interesting, though


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 10 11 12  13  14 15 16 » 22


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50