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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Our grisette, a rustic blonde ale brewed with spelt grown at a draft horse farm in Pittston, Maine.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
4 oz. served into a wine glass at ChurchKey. From notes. A: Pours a golden straw color with only a small white film for a head. It’s not quite as hazy as I like my saisons to look. S: I notice fresh apples, cherries, and some wheat. It’s nicely fruity - especially for 4% - nor is it weighed down by overdone yeastiness. So maybe the clarity in the appearance was for the best? T: Drier than the aroma suggested. A fruity opening is very brief before spicy, herbal notes dry out the middle, leading to a white grape finish. Simplistic, yet satisfying. M: It’s everything you’d expect from such a small saison: very light, dry, and easy to drink. Carbonation could be more lively, otherwise there’s nothing really to complain about here. O: Compared with some of the masterpieces I had earlier today, this one fell quite a ways short. But for what it is? It’s pretty solid. I would entertain the thought of having it again, at least.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (2764) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Hazy pale yellow pour with a slight white head. Slight wheat on the nose. Crisp, dry, straw, hop bitterness. Some earthy and herbal notes in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (456) - Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Draft at Eventide Oyster Co., Portland, ME on 5/17/2016. Appearance is bright yellow and hazy with a fluffy white head. Aroma of citrus, lemon and funk. Taste is citrus, yeast, funk, wheat, and spice. Light-bodied and refreshing. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (3213) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2016
July 22, 2015. On tap at Novare Res Bier Café.
Cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is citrus, minerals, slight spicy, grain, hints of ginger and white pepper. Taste is light sweet, fruity, grainy, some spicy notes, light dry spicy bitterness with some minerals and citrus in the finish. Light to medium bodied, average, a bit fizzy carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mortlach (1850) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 13, 2016
On tap @Bir&Fud (Rome). Pours pale yellow, a bit unclear, with a medium white head. Aroma of barnyard, lemongrass, floral notes, grass, nice. Flavour is medium sour with a nice dry and light bitter end. Medium body, medium carbonation. Wow!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6301) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Tap. Pours hazy pale golden, small white head, decent lacing. Aroma is Citrus, hay, fields grass, black pepper. Flavor is very light sweet, light bitter, faint now of citric tartness, lemon, passionfruit, wet field grass. Light body. Refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (12572) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2016
A hazed golden saison with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with light perfumy notes, talcum, light and smooth. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with light lemon notes, light Brett, light lactic notes, superb ground cherry, nice and smooth. On tap at Bir & Fud.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (7721) - ITALY - JAN 5, 2016
on tap chiara torbida buona schiuma un po di cereale discreta secchezza buona beva non molto amara

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (7058) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Where and how: on tap at Birch
Aroma: mild nose, gentle with mild hint of citrus. Felt muted.
Appearance :
Top: small, white yet lasting.
Base: hazy, gold
Palate : medium bodied, semi dry. Frisky carbonation. Average finish.
Taste: nice lighter Belgian ale . Mild zest, hint of orange.
other notes easy going, refreshing brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2173) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - NOV 1, 2015
Draught. This is a nice little saison with good grain brightness and a little bit of mustyness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (16284) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 11, 2015
Trocken bitterer Antrunk ohne große Aromen. Geringe Würzigkeit, mildes helles Malz, langweilig. 10/8/8/8//8


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