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Brewed by Partizan
Style: Saison
London, England
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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamestulloch (1513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 17, 2013
Aroma: Custard, lemon, vine tomatoes and white pepper.

Appearance: Hazy pale golden body with a medium white head. Light carbonation. Nice lacing.

Taste: Lemon, orange, grapefruit, white grape and yeast. Sharp and juicy with a hint of peppery spice in the finish. Lovely.

Palate: Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft carbonation fizz.

Overall: Bright, fresh and fruity - this beer is outstanding. It seems like Partizan’s speciality style is Saison. The three I’ve had from this brewery have all been fantastic, but this one tops the lot. As a side note, it reminds me of a yeasty, peppery version of Buxton’s SPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11664) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle at home in London - picked up at Borough Wines Wilton Way. Pours mostly clear yellow, highly effervescent, with a huge, frothy white head. Delicate dry dough in the nose, plenty of lemony citrus zest, hints of hay. Light sweet flavor with light biscuity pale malts, bitter lemon rind, a bit of spicy yeast, citrus zest. Light bodied with average to lively carbonation. Clean, moderately dry finish, more delicate and dry doughy pale malts, some bitter citrus rind and straw, slight flinty minerals. Delicious stuff. Effortlessly drinkable. Another winning grisette from Partizan.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9729) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle at home, 03/08/13. Lightly hazed golden yellow with a mahoosive white head which thins but retains as a soild covering - looks the bollocks ! Nose is grass, burnt lemon rind, spice, bitter orange, lemon curd, herbal qualities, juicy citrus notes. Taste comprises bitter citric fruit, lemon rind, grass, farmy, light mineral notes, earthy tartened fruit. Lighter end of medium bodied, soft carbonation, light tarte fruit showering at the curtain call. Excellent saison, refreshing and crisp to the end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClubGonzo (4176) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2013
Tap sample @ Haand Festival 2013. Deep hazy yellow-orange body, big creamy white head. Nose is catty floral citric tones, lime zest, hints of wet grass and leaves. Very inviting. Taste is lime, cat pee, tomato plants, hay, citric peel, hints of wet grass, lemon and herbs. Not as amazing as the aroma, but still good. Medium body, high carbonation. Very tasty and fresh-feeling lightweight saison from Partizan, and my favorite of the series.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (3533) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2013
On tap @ Haandfest 2013. A massive impressive head on this. White in color and lacing on the sides. The beer itself is cloudy and yellow golden in color. What an amazing aroma. Tons of citrus and fresh hops, really fresh and grassy with zest and hay. Lovely. And yeah, this is a tasty saison. A bi untypical perhaps, but fantastic flavorful. Above average on the carbonation and the mouthfeel is soft oily. Again, really grassy fresh flavors. Tons of citrus, a little bit of cat pee, fresh dessert fruits and grape zest in the finish. A really tasty wonderful saison. 25.05.2013

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15855) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
3rd July 2013
Light haze on this gold beer, decent white head. Palate is smooth and slightly soft. Light minerally carbonation. Mildly bitter yeast. Thin airy malt. Nice citrus - a little orange and a touch of lemon. Finishes semi dry with orange peel providing bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6449) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a cloudy bright golden colour with a large foamy head. Aroma of floral hops, strong citrusy notes, wet earth and mild grass. Flavour of strong floral hops, pungent citrusy fruitiness, some yeast, clove, pepperming and grass. Light bodied, high carbonation and a pungent, refreshing, tangy finish. Very refreshing. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6409) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2013
33 cl bottle. Bottled on 07.05.2013. BBE 07.10.2013.
Pours hazy pale golden color with a large head. Aroma of lemongrass, yeast, crisp hops and some toffee notes. Flavor of grass, citric fruits, mild yeast, hops, some herbal notes and goose berries. Crisp and very refreshing. Very nice.
3445

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3939) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2013
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Bottled on 07.05.2013. BBE 07.10.2013. - Pours clear yellow with a foamy white head. Aroma of stingy and tartish citrusy fruits, spices, farmyard and funky yeast. Taste is smooth, spicy and citrusy with hints of tartness, funky yeast and hops. Finish is hoppy, citrusy and fizzy with hints of spices. Quite tasty, sessionable and hoppy saison.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2013
Draught @ Haand Ølfestival 2013
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat, citrus, yeast and pepper. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with and long pepper, wheat and slightly dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.


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