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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Saison
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 789   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
One of our most refreshing brews, made for those hot summer days, but satisfying year ’round. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F. Goes well with seafood, particularly oysters.

Ingredients: Wheat and lager malt; East Kent Goldings and Crystal hops; Belgian ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

14°P, 25 IBU, 6.5 ABV.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lefossoyeur (553) - Montreal, Quebec, - JAN 24, 2013
Slight haze on this golden straw blonde pour. Minimal head. Zesty lemon and mandarine on the nose with hints of saison yeast. Light to medium body, a bit round in mid palate, herbal hops and citrus. Finishing on a very light and refreshing lemony astringency. Very nice sessionable saison.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
6bottlepack (81) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2016
330ml bottle( brewed 11/0316,best before 11/0316), pours hazy pale gold not much head, aroma typical saison mbanana,fresh bread ,honey & some spice ,the taste includes banana,light citrus,pear , bread & clove , light bodied & drinkable ,quite smooth too, the finish includes more banana,bread ,pear,spicyness with a growing dryness. A decent saison!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (5902) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2016
Bottle from Polet Akers Brygge Oslo cons 2016-04-30 Karlskoga AR: bready, cardboardbox AP: clear coppery, wee thin head F: bready, wee yeasty, sweet and dry

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (688) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
0.5 l bottle from Alko Arkadia, Helsinki. Cloudy yellow colour. Aroma has lactic acid. Taste is malty in a dry spicy way. Hops too. Refreshing with interesting taste. Didn’t have any oysters, but commercial deScription is probably right about the food pairings.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ejh8 (110) - - APR 15, 2016
Interesting very strong scent on this Saison, and it seems Saisons are different depending on the brewery. Rich smell and taste from a brass yellow color. Smooth texture with light foam.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marstonlad (699) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 2, 2016
Bottle from Alko, Helsinki. Pours cloudy golden with a big frothy white head. The aroma features citrus fruitiness, herbal spiciness and Belgian style yeastiness with underlying pale maltiness. Taste is dryish, crisp and fairly malty; citrus, apple, grain and herbs. The palate is medium-bodied, smooth and average in carbonation. Solid saison.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mothroy (91) - - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle at home. Pale golden colour. Subtle wheat, banana, honey in the aroma. Good flavour from the Belgium yeast used giving the beer a delicate wheat malt base with fresh, earthy hops. Smooth, creamy texture and light, fruity finish,

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LazyPyro (374) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2016
0.5L bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours a cloudy pale orange colour with sediment, good white head. Aroma is citrussy, orange and lemon, coriander and spices, yeast, wheat. Taste is fruity, citrus, malt, sweet with a touch of alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hikeg (236) - - MAR 1, 2016
Pours clear light yellow with big fluffy head. Aroma is sweet barnyard, straw, apricot, pepper. Light sweetness, medium bitter, medium acidic. Dry wooden bitter finish. Body is medium, palate is watery, carbonation is average.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokkenrolv (267) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2016
Tap @Pingvinen. Aroma is peach, white pepper, apricot, coriander, orange, bread dough. Golden, hazy, nice white head. Medium sweetness, medium bitter, taste is ripe fruits, typical belgian notes, mango, orange. Medium body, soft carbonation, medium long finish with nice bitterness. Nice saison!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (839) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle - hazy wheat coloured with a creamy, fizzy clean white head. Aroma of lemon, wheat, nutmeg with hints of cinnamon, galangal and flowers. Taste of lemon, malts, herbs and some flowers and roses in the finish. Medium body, low carbonation, oily body.


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