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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A saison for the summer. Made with pilsner malt and Saaz hops…it’s similar to a pilsner with more spice and light fruit. 6.5% abv.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaBeer1972 (1259) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 7, 2012
750 ml bottle from Julios. A light straw colored brew. Nice white head. Good carbonation. Citrus-yeast-spice aromas. Flavor is very smooth. Light and fruity with a great yeast character. Notes of lemon, pear and a little pepper. Very refreshing on this hot muggy summer day. This is like a good Belgian Wit, but a lot more interesting. Mystic really hit the mark with this one! Finishes clean with lingering light honey-spice flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1068) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 5, 2013
In appearances is quite light in yellow color, compounded by a fizzy champagne-like pour. Some citrus on the nose, and maybe apple. Surprisingly full-bodied saison taste and mouthfeel, though, betraying its light appearance. Lemony and peppery saison notes in abundance, with maybe just a hint of apple. Lightness in appearance and fullness in taste combine in peppery lingering notes that are quite short lived. A relatively crisp and delightful saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
Bouteille de 375 ml, avec bouchon de liège, partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Odeur de céréale et d’houblon. Apparence: La couleur est blonde légèrement voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un moyen col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de citron avec une pointe de céréale et d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement sec. (Rating #5190)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
johnnnniee (2139) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Pours a hazy golden lemon color with a huge fluffy white head that persists forever and leaves lots of lace on the way down. Smells of lemon and pepper with a spicy edge. Belgian yeasty phenols and a hint of earthy spicy hops. Sweet and malty flavor with hints of bread caramel and lemon. The flavor has hints of yeasty and spicy but not as much as the nose lead me to believe. Medium body with a spirited level of carbonation and a sweet crisp mouthfeel. That’s a nice saison right there. Its sweet with a bit of tart and a bit of spice but it all works together really well. This has been my favorite so far from the Mystic Saison Brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths (7855) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2013 Multiple samples at GABF 2013, like probably 15-20 ounces. All Pils malt and all Saaz hops on the spec sheet is what intrigued me. I didn’t realize I was in for a beautifully classic rendition of DuPont... floral, lemony, minty even, somewhat tart, mild to moderately phenolic. Pilsner malt gives it a fresh baked bread quality while the juicy, herbal, spicy hops provide a salivating, quenching acidity. Strikingly hop-driven saison with a minty, green, sharp Saaz character but all of softness and rusticity of DuPont.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrymel (1477) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Batch 6 Pours cloudy light yellow with a solid sheet of bone white bubs. Smells of grain, clay yeast, some floral notes and a good hay/squash/butter combo. Flavor is all about this awesome yeast: bread, lemon rind, grass, cornmeal, really nice flavor that is simple, but carries some nuances I just can’t articulate. Medium bodied with moderately hi carb and a semi dry finish. Nice beer. I really dig it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanIHave4Beers (3132) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 24, 2014
808s n FartRates review #3
Pours a pale yellow with a good head and good lacing on the glass.

The aroma is earthy with a good wet limestone character. It’s got a nice bit of hoppiness to it as well.

The beer is nicely bitter, very dry & earthy but not without a touch of fruitiness. The hop level is nice and provides a herbal character that’s well balanced with what’s going on malt & fermentation wise.

Dig it lots.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (912) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Pours a pale hazy urine yellow with a rocky white lacing. Barnyard, bread, earth and horse blanket notes. What a prime example of staying true to style. Aside from from the abv this is a what a saison is to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10405) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle at home in Salisbury. Pours lightly hazy yellow-gold with a wispy, white froth head. Very clean, fresh aroma, some grass, dry dough, a bit of lemon. Light to medium sweet flavor with a very slightly sugary doughy malt character, some bright straw, ripe lemon, faint sweat. Medium bodied with average, massaging carbonation. Great body and mouthfeel. Clean finish with very mellow warmth, pale and doughy malts, touches of yeast and grass, low bitterness. Great balance overall. Super drinkable. For a saison this is just what I want.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
changeup45 (1713) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. This pours a yellow-gold color with a fluffy white head on top. The aroma is very nice: straw, grass, lemon, funky hay. The flavor doesn’t disappoint either. It’s refreshing, delicate, and tasty. There’s sweet floral notes, straw, light herb, melon, pils malt, with a dry hoppy finish that’s all wrapped up in a light package with high drinkability and zippy, active, carbonation. Yum. I like how the brewer doesn’t try to do too much with this and stays mostly true to the style. Great beer for the hot summer months.

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