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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11442) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Draft. Large white head atop cloudy lemon body. Aroma is medium sweet, straw, some bread. Taste is medium sweet, straw, some spicy. Light effervescent body.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (632) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Taster at the source. Pours pale white gold, big white head. Aroma wet hay, belgian yeast, slight pepper. Flavor dry wheat, belgian yeast, pepper. Slight funk in finish. Very crisp.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chalumeaux (41) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Light fresh and crisp nice aroma and mouth feel. Refreshing taste and earthy feeling.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Damico (2553) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2014
On tap at Teresa’s Next Door. Pours golden orange amber with a beautiful creamy frothy head. Aroma brings light springy floral wheat. Flavor brings light zesty lime spritzer that refreshes the palate on a hot summer day.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
growler from the Farrels, blonde pour, medium bodied. spice, pepper, touch of tobacco. nice grisette, refreshing but spicy. easy drinking, very sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (3848) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Pours hazy golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of spicy yeast, pale malts, light wheat and grain notes, hints of bitterness, and light fruits. Flavor the same. Lighter texture. A pretty good saison for how light it is.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
malrubius (1675) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Tap at novare res. Pale gold with small head and lace. Grassy citrus grainy yeast aroma. Mild mango pineapple fruity sweetness with medium assertive herbal citrus dry bitter wheatgrass tangy finish. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1842) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2014
On tap at Prohibition for beer week. Aroma of lime zest, grass, and slight pepper. Pours light canary yellow and hazy with a big fluffy head. Taste is citrus up front with lime zest, lemon seed, grassy hop, and a clean spelt finish. This is a damn good Grissette and a perfect session ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (733) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 2, 2014
32oz growler pours semi clear pale golden yellow with 2 finger head. Nose is rustic fruity yeast spice and malty straw, hay. Taste is earthy hay, straw, subtle fruit, balanced yeast spice. Finish is nice fruity peppery yeast and soft citrus and fruits.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (5700) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Légère odeur de citron et d’épices. Apparence: La couleur est blonde pâle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de citron et de céréale avec une pointe d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de citron en arrière goût. (Rating #5250)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (2653) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2013
FESTIVAL. Golden-yellow body, medium to thin white head, spotty lacing. Bright lemon, light cereals, mild yeast spice, and gentle floral hops. Medium to light bodied, moderate carbonation, refreshing, soft finish.


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