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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   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. Brigidís 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14937) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2016
Draught at Mikkeller&Friends. Clear yellow - white head. Spicy. Light bitterness. Ok dryness. Light malty. Light fatness. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (6216) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at yespr, 20151126.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, citrus, caramel, grass, a bit floral.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, fruit, citrus, hops, grass, floral, some spices.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (3918) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2015
26-NOV-2015, bottle @Yespr tasting. Slightly hazy golden with a low, lasting, lacing, White head. Spice and yeast. Malt, some floral hops. Refreshing and tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32883) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2015
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (10163) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2015
75 cl. bottle. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, fruit, herbal, hops, malt and honey.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11248) - SÝborg, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2015
bottled. orange coloured. unclear. dense off white head. aroma. yeast, sweetness, fruits, citrus, flavour. yeast, sterin, fruits, vague sourness. medium bodied. ends citric, fruity and light sour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (38500) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2015
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, light wineous. Fruity, light wineous. Smooth fruity. Crisp hoppy. Lingering fruity. Smooth fruity lasting finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
popery (1850) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 30, 2015
The beer is a bright yellow gold color. Itís fairly clear at least in this initial pour from the bottle. Huge, puffy, white head. Gobs of bubbles stick to the glass. Good retention. The aroma is big on green apples with some raisin, pepper, grapes, a little lemon and mild orange juice. Thereís a light to medium medicinal note. Itís bright and fairly clean for all of that but still a bit of mess to me. A good bit of simple malt character, not particularly well executed. The taste is mildly sweet. I think this beer would be significantly better if it was drier. The sweetness is simple and not too oppressive, but the overall package has far too messy of a Belgian yeast profile. Bitter finish. Medium-light mouthfeel with some slickness. I expected a light, fresh saison, but this is more like a mediocre Belgian table beer. The flavors donít sit right or go together particularly well.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (42424) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2015

Bottle 750ml. @ [ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2015 (TEODRBSG15) ] - fonefan & Brugmansia House, Denmark.

[ As Mystic Mary of the Gael ].
Clear medium yellow orange color with a small, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity malt, sweet malt, tart, grapes, funky notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light light acidic with a long duration, tart fruit - grape, sweet yeast. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150829]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hanoi (751) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle. Nose is floral, light funk, yeast. Taste is floral, honey, the pilsner note is pronounced, leading to a floral note. There is some spice and floral notes, very faint funk drowned out by the honey and floral tones, some coriander in the dry finish. Itís too floral for me, and is a very ordinary beer. Itís my second Mystic river after the the transcendent table beer, and is a real let down.


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