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Saison, the original Farmhouse Ale, was the refreshing invention of thirsty Belgian farmers. Wisconsin pale barleys brewed with Grains of Paradise in this bright new copper hued ale. Deceptively approachable, its complicated fermentation incorporates a blend of three Belgian yeast strains and is fully bottle conditioned. Fresh hops snap with lemon zest and peppery ginger notes, lending to its enigmatic personality. Enjoy, as this sassy Wisconsin Saison is at its best thirst quenching drinkability now.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3173) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Pours golden and hazy. Great aroma of wheat, citrus and spice. Pepper in the flavor as well as some belgian funk. Dry and crisp. Got this from Josh on his trip back from WI.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - SEP 13, 2012
12oz bottle. Rating #60. Hazy dark gold pour with a little orange and a nice white head. Nice fruity aroma, a little bubblegum and a very light spice, very nice. Nice flavor, lightly sweet, more fruit and a little dry. Very good stuff. (2494)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2012
A nice saison by normal standards, but honestly a bit of a let down for new Glarus

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
islay (1327) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 11, 2012
12 oz. bottle, the third of a four-pack that I’ve consumed over the last couple of months. Fresh aroma features apple, white grape juice, sweet cigar, and leather scents. Pours an effervescent, slightly hazy but mostly clear gold. Many small bubbles rise up at a moderate speed. Large amount of long-lasting, thick, uneven, off-white head. Sweet and sharp taste with a dry, minerally finish. Apple cider, lemon, salt, and a touch of vinegar in the flavor. Booze surprisingly noticeable. Medium body. Frothy and silky in the palate. New Glarus Thumbprint Saison is good across the board but not outstanding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2563) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Very Simple no frills saison that is refreshing and lightly hoppy to add a lemon grass type flavor. Drinkable and nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2012
12oz bottle: pours a slightly hazy pale golden with a stringy-lacing white head. Has a lightly sweet biscuity malty nose with lots of clove and a touch of light fruity esters. Starts with lots of effervescent carbonation and a light malty sweetness with a healthy dose of peppery clove and yeasty esters before a drier, slightly warming bittersweet finish. Could be a little smoother with finer carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Yes! Bottle thanks to the awesome Andy and Dennetta. Pours orange-tinted mostly clear gold with a white head. Nose shows grain, pepper, some banana. On the sweet side for a saison, and certainly more of an American-style saison in my estimation, but one of the best. Lively palate. Super solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikem409 (1736) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle. Pours orange with very solid white head. Aroma of clove and banana. Taste life a here. Sweet and spice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhp40219 (329) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Aroma of citrus, lemon, pepper, spice, and hops. Dull orange in color. Taste is crisp with a zest of lemon and citrus up front with a pronounced ginger and sage with a bit of cinnamon. Light and easy on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1669) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Bottle courtesy of ImaWC. Pours a cloudy gold with fluffy white head. Nose is wheat with a light notes of spice and funk. Taste is sweet wheat, banana, with average bitterness.

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