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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Complex flavors and aromas come from a variety of sources. Barley malt and wheat help create a smooth body and attribute a pleasant golden hue while the addition of malted rye and oats brings out a solid earthy flavor. Czech Saaz Hops help create a citrus nose. What makes this beer truly special is the Saison Ale yeast strain used to ferment this beer. The subtle hints of tangerine, peach and licorice are the hallmarks of this particular yeast.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Creamy head, light amber, very cloudy, fruity nose, mild banana, no hops. Medium carbonation. Sweet and and fruity, bubblegum with lots of caramel, sour aftertaste

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (135) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 7, 2014
pours a murky rich gold with a medium lacy head. There’s some spice in the aroma, like coriander. Must be the licorice. Interesting taste. Complex. Slight citrus with licorice. Creamy mouth feel. Pleasant long finish. A pretty good beer.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
esoxangler (100) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 28, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2013 For me, undrinkable. Awefully strong malted taste with no freshness from any hops crispness or anything. Just a heavy, malty disgusting beer with that belgian clove and earthy flavor. I’d rather drink boxer lager

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
whitebear (41) - - MAY 27, 2012
Dark gold color. A smell of belgiany yeast. Served at 60 degrees, I can appreciate the beer but the Belgian smell is a little too much for me. It’s a simple beer that may need a little more temperature control.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonnyMadison (38) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Very zesty, with lots of citrus flavor, but felt fizzy and unsubstantial. Good on flavor, but lacks body.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
EvilPuppet99 (37) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 5, 2013
As soon as I smelled it I knew I wasnt going to be something I enjoyed. Unfinishable for me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slegar (26) - Green bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 27, 2012
This beer has so many tastes coming at you. Some of them dont seem to mix with each other. But pretty good on a hot day like today.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boothead (26) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Sharp aroma typical of Saison. Nothing special about the appearance but slightly darker for this style of beer. The rye flavor is neither overwhelming or unpleasant. Clean finish!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nr706 (11) - Evanston, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Bottle into a 16 oz. snifter. Pours copper/orange with frothy head that dissipates somewhat quickly. Earthy, saison-appropriate aroma with hints of citrus. Medium-full body with some bitterness lingering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmmjunkmail (10) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Light amber color with a slight citrus flavor. Very tasty. I would recommend this. Mmm.


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