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Oxbow Space Cowboy Country Ale

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
A nod to the traditional provision beers of England (mild ales) and Belgium (saisons), here’s the crushable country ale brewed for our hardworking locals. 4% abv

Mash: Oats, US Pale, Vienna, Crystal
Hops: American
Fermentation: Saison Yeast
Flavor Profile: Grainy Bread, Subtle Hops, Rustic Yeast

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6326) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Draft at Pizzeria Paradiso. Poured a hazy copper color, with a small white head. Aroma funky yeast notes, some sweet flowers and honey notes. Very easy to drink due to low alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (3268) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Growler from the source. Lightly hazy dark golden color with a decent sized white head. Bready, cereal grains, earthy lightly funky with hints of fruit and light sugar. Crushable flavorful ale, I’m surprised this isn’t rated higher, I could enjoy drinking this all night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Draft at the taproom. Pours a hazy amber with thick diminishing off white head. Aroma of oats, funky farmhouse yeast, clove. Medium light body. Taste dominated by oats and yeast. Nice beer. Could drink this all day

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 25, 2014
murky amber, thin white ring, wispy oily head. Very dusty nose, light manure and melon. Hay and playdoh palate mid, very dry, faint sulfur, lightly metallic and very watery, but if carbonation spikes higher would draw out esters even more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Smell and taste of lemon, bready yeast and malt. Biscuit with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (12131) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Draft at Brouwerij Lane. Pours gold with white head. Nose and taste of florals, lemon, candied fruit and saison yeast. Lighter bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8949) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Draft at Whole Foods. Pours turbid dark straw with off-white head. Nose was pale malt, dry hops, mild funk. Tasted pale malty, somewhat tart and funky, with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6728) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2013
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de blé avec une pointe de pomme verte. Apparence: La couleur est orangée voilée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de céréale avec une pointe d’agrume et d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrume en arrière goût. (Rating #5251)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 5, 2013
In short: A very smooth mildly rustic light Saison. Good session beer.
How: Tap at Three Penny taproom, Montpelier VT.
The look: Clear golden-amber body topped by a small beige head.
In long: The soft nose is pleasantly rustic & clean, like a breeze from a countryside field. Taste is more malty than expected for a 4% Saison. Oily toasted hay and biscuits, a bit of caramel, fruity flavor of juicy red apples, a mild citric acidity in the finish, an overall soft rustic character. Obviously this is a highly drinkable beer (d’uh, it’s a 4% Saison) and it is also very soft, low-intensity beer, only large sips can stimulate the taste buds. I liked this one but it is very very smooth, even for the session beer lover that I am. Also, drinking this beer raised an important question that needs to be answered, since we call a movie with regular cowboys a Western should we call a movie with space cowboys an Uptern?... please advise, I’m losing sleeping over this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 1, 2013
On tap at Worthy Burger with Max, Andy, and Pearl. Pours a mostly clear amber with a thin white head. Very light musk a bit of wheat. Medium bodied, crisp, toast, light tang into a gentle bitter finish. Not a lot of musk like I would like, but still drinks very well.

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