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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Stop and smell the petals. Pistil is a summer beer unlike any other, brewed with a combination of dandelion petals, Pale and Acidulated malts, flaked oats, and Apollo and Northern Brewer hops that results in a one-of-a-kind beer with a slightly sour acidity and a smooth malt body. Perfect for taking down deep thirst.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2013
12oz bottle poured into glass. Aroma is just a little strange for me. A mix between flowers and something peppery I canít seem to place. None of that really seems to translate that well in the flavor either. Iíd avoid next time.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jrwhitney6 (279) - - JAN 8, 2013
Nice nose of honey and flowers that helps to offset the ugly appearance (I wondered if I poured into a dirty glass!). Pleasant, but not overly complex. Enjoyable summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
acearl (384) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Cloudy pale hue, white creamy diminishing head, lots of sentiment that dissipates cloudy to clear, smells flowery and perfumey, juicy and sweet, minimal hops, tad of honey, interesting and refreshing. Would drink not buy

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
williamherbert (1262) - Syracuse, New York, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Spicy horseblanket and pollen aroma (maybe itís the name leading me down that road). Tart citrus, like a juicy orange. Good strength. The appearance is straw yellow with an unusual sediment and puffy white head. Interesting. Flavor is lager malt with a severely peppery end. Itís pretty tame, but pleasant enough. Prickly feel, tons of carbonation. A mild but decent Saison-style beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (5969) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle from Heritage Liquors. Hazy light yellow pour with a very carbonated head. Light floral scents, and the very high carbonation masks almost all else. Not very good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (698) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2012
From notes: Poured hazy straw color with a 2-finger white head. Very light floral and citrus aroma with a touch of yeast. Body was light, but with a surprisingly strong flavor consisting of bright citrus with a floral note that becomes stronger as it warms. Interesting idea.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
youdictategood (256) - Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2012
From the Summer Scene pack. Cloudy orange pour - actually, more "floating particles" than cloud. Medium fluffy white head. Aroma is definitely floral, with a swampy earth background and some malty and hops hanging around. Flavor is hard to place - definitely a bitterness coming from something other than the hops, along with a dry mint taste and some grapefruit. a little malty at the end, sort of hurts the effect. This is pretty interesting, just doesnít come together.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
steve1966 (105) - Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Blah Summer beer not supposed to rock the world slight hoppy floral citrus thing going on. Tart finish but pretty weak there are much better summer brews out there. Soapy taste Nice head at first than it was all down hill. Wanted to try the dandelion beer interesting idea but not for me. Sam summer when fresh rocks this could be a month or two older than it should be as most of these kind of beers get bad near the shelf date ) Sam Summer Leinies Shandy....) but I am rating whats in fromt of me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (1582) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Hazy yellow pour under a thin white head. Unusual beer -- grassy aroma and flavor without any hop bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TomTron (367) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Pours a hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aromas of citrus zest, lemon, and light malts. Flavors of citrus, lemon, acidity and a rather dry, almost puckering finish. Honestly not as bad as expected, but still nothing I really cared for.


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