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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (5882) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 12, 2015
Bottle at Pauls 2015 tasting. Pours a light yellow body with white lacing. Mouthfeel is thin and a bit papery with lots of yeast upfront; additional notes of grass, lemon, spice, light fruit, ginger/pepper character and zest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (9999) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours yellow gold white head. Nose/taste of lemongrass, lemon, toasty bread. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (4318) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Spice, fruit, yeast aromas. Flavors are nice saison yeast, light fruit and spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (2804) - Athens, Georgia, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange from the bottle with bubbly white head that dissipates to leave moderate lace. Aroma of funky Belgian farmhouse yeast, hints of grass and lemon. Taste is more toward malt, slightly oxidized, not sure how this was treated or how old it is down here in Georgia. Not bad, sure it was better fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (3532) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle (12 oz). From Rich, thanks! Cloudy golden/orange with a medium white head and good lacing. Aroma is quite fruity with grainy, honeyed sweetness and some spices. Taste is also fruity and grain with spices and moderate sweetness. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Oily mouthfeel. Spicy finish. Not bad, but not easily drinkable/quenching and really nothing to crave for. Boring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (441) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Smell is honey and generic saison smell. Taste follows the nose with a pleasant honey note. Good medium to high carbonation with light foam that compliments the honey note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daknole (10041) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Hazy gold pour. White head. Fruity, sweet, light grainy notes, bubblegum. Not overly saison-like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kbudd19 (817) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle from Tom10101. Golden pour with some white frothy head. Aroma is grass, spices, cloves and a bit of fruity esters. Taste is hmmm, a bit of spice, grass, drops off a cliff real quick, very basic, light carbonation, with a watery palate. Disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JulienHuxley (3851) - Trois-Rivičres, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle. Clear gold pour with thin white head. Aroma is grainy, light banana, musty grain, bready notes. Taste is grrainy, very straightforward, light bready notes. Palate is a bit sweet, light carbonation. Pretty boring saison, I didn’t dig this at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1733) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with white fizzy head. Funk, light fruits, and some spice on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a raw wheat note.

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