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New Holland Monkey King Saison

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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A soft, medium-body saison with subtle pepper character and fruity undertones. Pairings: shellfish, spiced cheeses and citrus-laden vinaigrettes.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slaws1230 (4) - - MAY 2, 2015 does not count
Lighter with a slight spice. Taste of yeast, it is also present in the bottle. Overall not a bad introduction to saison

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4027) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 27, 2015
On tap. Comes a cloudy pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus, fruit, and spice. Taste is apple, lemon, banana, spice, and a bit of funk. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vir4030 (556) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2015
On tap at L Woods in Lincolnwood. Aroma is very fruity, apples and pears. Clear light orange with a healthy head. Flavor is fruity alcohol. Reminds me of a champagne or white wine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (7564) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
On tap @ Farmhouse in Evanston. Hazy medium yellow, white head with good retention. My notes on this one are poor, but I felt it to be quite sweet for a saison. Just ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2443) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange color with white head. Hay, yeast, citrus, spice aromas. Spicy, yeasty, pear, light dry apricot flavors. Solid enough.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TizzleJizzle (726) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2015
12 oz bottle at the Big Texas Beer Fest. Poured a light yellow with a frothy white top. Taste of banana, spice and Belgian eaters. Medium carbonation, medium body. Glad we’ll be seeing more of New Holland in Texas

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cousin_Larry (485) - - MAR 29, 2015
Easily my all-time favorite saison. Has a fruity apple flavor onstead of the typical dry metallic taste. Light and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fidelis83 (2130) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Dark gold pour with a thin white head. Peppery, bready, oily grain, light apricot, wheat and light mineral. Medium , neutral to oily feel, light to medium carbonation. Good stuff.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcr (2286) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle. Golden body with a big, frothy head. Aroma of ear wax, plastic, clove, toasted grain, spice, lemon, wet cement. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery turning syrupy body, lively carbonation. Like a watered-down Golden Monkey in some ways. Very little funky yeast attributes in the flavor. Light peppery taste with clove. Fairly unclean.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MWMBeerguy (174) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Spicy aroma. Highly carbonated with a rocky white head. Very tasty. Despite the high carbonation it has a smooth mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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