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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
timfoolery (1126) - California, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle from trade. Aroma of Belgian yeast, slight banana, and even slighter lager funk. Flavor is some white pepper, banana, and light bittering hops. Always an excellent palate from Daniel Carey's brews, even though they have odd slants for some genres. Still, a very good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2012
hazed gold body, white head, thick lacing.
wonderfully rustic yeast in the nose.
black pepper, starchy grains, mild dried banana.
silky texture and velvety carbonation.
dried banana and tropical fruit in low amounts.
strong calcium and mineral presence.
a wonderful unadulterated american-made saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpringsLicker (3454) - Tennessee, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Thanks to Steasy66 for the trade! Pours a clear dark yellow under one of those soapy heads that leaves nice lace. The aroma is a mix of fruit, herbs and lemon rind. The flavor is lightly sweet and fruity with a very soft herbal dryness in the finish. Lively and spritzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle thanks to phaleslu, NOT failslu. Thanks! Aroma of toasted toasted dough, wet grass, herbs. Taste is soft bitter herbal grass, rustic dough. High carbonation. More doughy than expected, but works. Nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MacDouglass (88) - Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Aroma: alcohol, maybe some banana, barley, actually somewhat muted; Appearance: a ever so slightly hazy golden, bordering on orange, after the pour, the slightest ring of carbonation settles on the edges by the glass, good bubble action after the pour; Taste: some clove, some banana cream, something doughy, some citrus rind, quite complex, extremely tasty; Palate: something sweet lingers, decent bitter that lingers, good nose feel in the carbonation; Overall: I really like this beer, I canít say exactly why, but Iím guessing its mostly because it tastes awesome and without any one flavor/aspect dominating, Iím not an expert taster by any means, but I swear that this beer is one of the more complex Iíve had in a while, Iíd definately recommend it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2827) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. Big spicy/ fruity yeast nose. The flavor is spicy yeast and hops, sweet grains, fruity, yeasty. This is a solid saison. Very well crafted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (4122) - California, USA - SEP 28, 2012
28 sept 2012, bottle. Faintly cloudy yellow. Nose is definitely saison; light coriander, white grape juice, straw. Thin body and lightly fizzy. Lemon rind and straw. Slightly sweet, twinge on lemon rind finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8107) - Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Bottle to snifter (thanks alexsdad06). Looks good; a semi-transparent orange with white lacing. Smells solid; tropical citrus with white pepper notes. Tastes the same with a nice mouthfeel. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Had this one bottled thanks to Wyl! Saisons are just not my style, and this was not much different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1854) - Granville, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2012
slightly cloudy pour with a thick white head. Aroma is mild lemon and yeast. Taste is yeasty, little pepper, lemon at the end. A lot of flavore come at you at once.

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