Mystic Mary of the Gael
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Mary of the Gael Saison-Style Farmhouse Ale. Spring Saison. St. Brigid’s Day (AKA Mary of the Gael) is celebrated in Ireland at the time of the Imbolic, a once pagan celebration of "Summer in the belly of winter." This release in our series of seasonal saisons is a refreshingly hoppy take on saison for springtime. Mary of the Gael has a simple base of pilsener malt, a touch of honey malt and is dry-hopped with a copious amount of floral hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7868) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 10, 2014
2014 Bottle. Pours with a hazy golden orange hued body with a retentive white head. Aromas are of floral hops, grassy and mildly funky notes, low esters, very green, a touch of suntan lotion. Delicate, floral phenols, low malt. Flavors have a light apricot like fruit ester up front, somewhat doughy malt character, floral and lightly citrus hop character. Yeasty. Mild bitterness, dry finish. Lightly acidic. High carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3701) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
750 ml. bottle. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, spice, and malt. Taste is lemon, yeast, spice, malt, and floral. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (4131) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Pours brownish orange with a small wispy beige head. The aroma has nectar fruit, peppery spice, earthy husky saison yeastiness, herbs, leaves and light must. It has a medium / light crisp body with a boatload of sharp micro carbonation. The flavor starts with earthy funk, dried fruit, lots of pepper and barnyard. The finish dries out and had dried herbal and leafy characteristics. Good saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2440) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Nice beer. Aroma is very floral and spicy. Reminds me of holiday spices. Taste is pretty sweet with a bit of a rustic floral finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcox90 (1588) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 16, 2014
On tap at Pro Pig, half pour. Pours cloudy gold with a rocky white head. Aroma is floral hops, spice and honey. Flavor has a sweetness about it, from the honey malt, no doubt, which blends nicely with the slight farmhouse funk the beer has. A bit grainy. Light bodied and crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (3923) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 15, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2014 On draft at propig, tons of spices and dryness. It’s decent I like it. A little thick. The Mystic saisons all are ust about hte same, malty thick body, light fruit esters, semi dry finish. Some wheat tones, plain.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6326) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with an off white head. Light pale malts, spicy yeasty notes, faint sweetness, and a pretty good dose of floral hoppiness. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5619) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Jay at Max’s. Pours a light amber body with nice white lacing. Aroma is fruit, spice, yeast and a nice floral character. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of soap, yeast, flower petals, light hop and some fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
j12601 (6743) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Bottle I took to Max’s tasting. Pours a hazed amber gold with a large white head. Big fuzzy musk and a bit of pineapple on the nose, spicy, perfume, musk. Medium-bodied, lots of nice musk. Long musky finish, a touch of tropical fruit. Super musky, absolutely beautiful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle at Max’s tasting. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of brett, yeast, lemongrass, grassy hops, light spice, white pepper and orange peel. Lively carbonation. Medium body.

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