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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A farmhouse-style Festbier. Malty but dry, creamy yet crushable. A gentle hint of noble hops and an enigmatic Saison aura.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slipstream (1932) - USA - FEB 24, 2014
On draft at Alewife. This is a sweet, juicy saison-like brew, one of the best tasting saisons/festbiers I’ve had. Plum, raisin, yeasty bread, and apricot. The aroma gets nice & sweet as it warms.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godofthecellar (597) - NYC, New York, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Smell was Smokey. Flavor of malt, yeast with a suttle smokiness. Pretty good representation of the style

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5031) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Draft at Proletariat with Linh and Andy. Pours a clear amber body with white head. Aroma is meat, earthy character and wood. Mouthfeel is medium with nice notes of meat, smoke and wood. On the verge of showcasing some band-aid character, but thankfully not really.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (418) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Tap at 3 Penny. Pours on the red side of amber with a beige head. Scent of barn, yeast, peppery spice. Flavor is wheat, citrus and pepper. Slightly soapy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5546) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Légère odeur de fumée et de céréale grillée. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée voilée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de fumée et de caramel avec une pointe d’orange. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de fumée en arrière goût. (Rating #5252)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seth_lfod (322) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Growlette from the source. Pours a semi opaque amber color with no head. Smell is very saison like, peppery, yeast, and smoke. Taste is very smoke and spice forward. Good beer, just too much smoke.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (2272) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2013
Hazy golden-yellow body, smallish white head, spotty lacing. Smoke, light toasted grains, a little must and citric and lactic acidity. Medium bodied, gentle carbonation, soft finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4200) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2013
12oz at Meridian Pint. Pours a hazy orange with some thin, white head. Nose os a nice blend of malt, cracker, orange, biscuit, but also a nice, appealing smoke, applewood, smoked oyster, a little sausage. Flavor is well blended too, malty, sweet, orange juice, some honey, smoke is lighter, grass, burnt hay, a little smoked salmon. Crisp, dry finish. A nice riff on a fall beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2012
A golden amber smoked ale with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity malt with light smokey notes, OK. in mouth, a nice fruity malt with nice smoked character, nice and balanced. On tap at Snallygaster DC, Oct. 13 2012.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pastor (790) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - NOV 8, 2012
on tap at the Lions pride this thing should be called a smoked beer. the smoke and malt sweetness blend perfectly


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