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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Saison
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   IBU: 41   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Saison is the hoppy, crisp and refreshing result of a north south collaboration. Classic Belgian malts and yeast, pungent Australian new hop varieties and clean Norwegian water. Served chilled and enjoy with cheeses and charcuterie. This product is bottle conditioned and has a slight sediment at the bottom of the bottle.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The Etruscan (528) - Tuscany, - SEP 9, 2013
Thiny white head. Bright yellow colour. Aroma is moderately malty with fruity (apple) and hoppy notes, slighty spicy. Flavor is malty too with fruity (not ripe pear and apple) with ginger tones, ending in an hoppy, pleasant spicy finish. Light to medium bodied.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4625) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 10, 2014
Cloudy dark yellow. Delicate white head and lace. Moderate light hop nose. Strong smooth tasty hop, hint of Apple and nice. Belgian yeast spice mingle towards the finish and long aftertaste. Very drinkable. Saison character picks up with each sip. Bit of a sour note in the gums.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UXO (209) - CANADA - SEP 3, 2014
Pours a cloudy pale gold with a short white head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, light lacing. Nose is Belgian yeast, citrus and piney hops, light hay and barnyard funk. Taste is mildly sweet, bitter and slightly sour and spicy. Medium body and slightly creamy, with low carbonation and an intensely bitter lingering dry finish. A sort of strange beer, that grew on me after an initial period of bafflement. Ultimately, though, it’s exactly what it says on the label, having characteristics of both IPA and saison. I think I want another one...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angelkostvo (608) - CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 1, 2014
Yellow colour, 2 fingers white head. Aroma of spices, lime, lemon. Taste is ligt to medium sweet, light bitter, light sour. Light body, slick texture, average carbonation. Nice

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
motelpogo (6698) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 28, 2014
on tap at braukunst live 2014 at my favourite stall for the day. lightly hazed orange colour with a lasting white head; aroma of chalk, haybale, lemon menthol; some fresh grassiness, lemon meringue, green pepper, good whack of bitterness; interesting and unpredictable but still clean

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (328) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - AUG 19, 2014
Draught at Beer Temple, Amsterdam. Orange, hazy body, with a big, creamy, rocky, white head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, apple, orange, spices, grass, some bubblegum and candy like sweetness. Taste is bitter, sour, spicy and dry, but still smooth because of the good balance, with about the same aromas. Mouthfeel is medium, creamy, with almost no carbonation and it finishes bitter, dry, spicy and a bit sour. Very good! Refreshing, crisp and both Belgian spicy and hoppy citric.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jur (299) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Draught @ BeerTemple, Amsterdam. Like a summer meadow: grassy, buttercups, little piss... Nice full head, hazy yellow. Heavy hop finish. Nice!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pkomar (44) - Poznan, POLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle into glass, bought @ Centrala Piwna, Poznań. Review from beginning of June. Hoppy aroma, citrus fruits mixed with belgian aroma - very enjoyable. Pours clear yellow with rich, white head. Medium bitterness, a bit spicy. Drinkable beer - hard to believe it’s 7.5%. Amazing stuff - would love to drink it again.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
giorgos_gtc (95) - GREECE - AUG 15, 2014
Clear sense of hop in the aroma and lotmore in the taste. Very good body and appearance. Thin ringed foam. Very very good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vadie (709) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
Jaune brumeux avec une grande mousse blanche. L’arôme de poivre, levure et agrumes. Très unique. Le goût est d’abord des épices, comme du poivre, puis c’est un peu fruitée avec une finale d’agrumes d’une amertume moyenne. Haute carbonatation avec les bulles douces. Très bonne!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
migajos (161) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Very tall thick, white, long lasting head. Aroma citrusy, grapefruity, lemony, fresh,hoppy. Taste: nice long bitterness. Honey sweetness and of course typical sourness. Again lemon and grapefruit. Dry.


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