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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A Texas Saison Ale.
The River House is a pale colored and sessionable beer at about 5% abv. We created this beer to satisfy the thirst of both aficionados and novices. The River House Saison is something refreshing and easy drinking, but with an exciting and fascinating flavor. A special yeast blend created by Martin House gives this beer hints pepper and earthiness. Plenty of flavor and aroma hops yield a floral and citrusy essence.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 16, 2013
On tap at BTBF. Pours with a hazed golden hued body with a lasting white head. Aromas are grassy and grainy with medium strong esters (isoamyl acetate a bit strong among those), dry sage, black pepper, lightly leathery. Flavors are dry, fusel alcohol, peppery, a bit of harsh esters. Feels like it is missing a malt back bone (not sweetness, just something else as right now it is watery and a bit thin with some stressed yeast notes). Thin bodied with lively carbonation.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2512) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Can at home. Pours a very hazy yellow with a huge foamy white head. Aroma is yeasty peppery lemony and wheaty. Flavor follows with earthy grassy notes. Lighter bodied and very smooth. Finishes dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (9322) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
On tap at the flying saucer. Peppery aroma. Some lasting head on medium yellow. Apple juice and lactic.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crispy34 (442) - Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Draft. Aroma is a light saison. Appearance is a hazy gold with a lot of carbonation and some lacing. Taste is a muted saison. I am not very fond of saisons so this one is nice since the flavor is not over the top palate is saison yeast. Overall, a decent beer. Would buy for on the river, seems rephreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttutony (759) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Golden color with a white head. Slightly phenolic yeast aroma. Pleasant grain and lighter malt flavors with a nice softness to the mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (2159) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Pours light gold with a foamy white head that quickly fades to a thin cap. Smells like a meadow. Taste is similar with a bit of black pepper on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (852) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Clear yellow pour, explosive rocky head. Nose is yeast and light malt. Bitter. Middle is honey, hint lemon zest, spice, and lightly kilned grain. Finish is dry. Not bad.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
dlihcsnatas (427) - Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pale yellow brew with decent head that didn’t hold long. Very strong smell of something like mustard. Guess that is the pepper they described. Due to aroma was wondering if I even wanted to drink it. Tasted better than the smell. Still a very spicy brew but does have some grainy malts hiding in it. For the price tag on the four 16oz cans this one is a major flop.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZacM612 (281) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2014
At Scardello. Cloudy yellow with fizzy white head. Citrus, wheaty, lively carbonation. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3333) - Panama City, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Can at Scardello tasting. Clear gold color with a white head. Classic saison aroma with some banana ester. Flavor had some earthiness, banana, clove. Nice but maybe a touch thin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jw0406 (883) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2014
16 oz can pours a hazy golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of yeast, light malt, spice. Light bodied, very nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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