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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Belgian Style Ale brewed with chamomile flowers.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gregwilsonstl (1104) - Missouri, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Hint of tobacco, like being at The Tinder Box. Cloudy yellow. Unique. Pretty light.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (874) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Clear gold pour. Aroma butter yeast bread. Tastes big yeast slight mint, wheat. Very clean flavors. Clean wine-like finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2188) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Deep honey golden lightly hazy, persistent fine creamy ivory foam, lots of honey aromas, tropical fruit, banana, lots of floral esters, finishes lightly tangy, acidic. Lots of dissolved co2, medium body. Alcohol looms. Wonderful, weird, yeast is burly in non elegant, non floral direction.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
popery (1434) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 17, 2014
The beer is a pale golden yellow color. Fairly cloudy. The head is good sized and white, lots of fine bubbles. The aroma has a nice bright, fresh malt character with a pleasant earthy saison yeast. Itís fairly floral. Actually a bit much for me. Itís verging on medicinal territory, between the sweet grain and the flowery, perfumey note. There seems to be a peppery flavor in the mix, but itís a bit buried. The taste starts out with a dose of pale malt sweetness. The medicinal perfume/flower flavor comes in fairly strong. Also a bit more from the spice. Dries out well in the finish. Medium bitter for the style. A bit of lingering sweetness. Light mouthfeel with some slickness in the finish. I would like to try this beer without the chamomile addition.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6618) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Tap at Perennial. Hazy orange pour with a frothy white head. Initial aroma is banana, then floral / chamomile. Slightly dry to the taste. Yummy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (3561) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Ticked at Ale Arsenal. Hazy golden color with a white head leaving light foam. Floral chamomile aroma with minimal funk. The flavor itís nice, very floral and very dry. Medium body with nice lively carbonation. Enjoyable but not crazy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6171) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2014
750, capped. Pours a cloudy medium amber with a loose white head that fades fairly quickly. Sweet grassy nose, floral; plenty of chamomile. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Soft caramel, lots of grass and floral chamomile notes. Very pleasant and easy drinking. A bit too sweet and simple to be amazing, but very well made and worth repeats nevertheless.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (519) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Draft pour at Special Brews. Pours a cloudy golden color with a really nice aroma with oranges and belgian yeast. Really nice mild orange spice flavor with a ton of belgian yeast in the finish. Sweet and flavorful. Really enjoyed this. A little different than your typical saison. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (6708) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
On tap at Elizabeth Station, pours a cloudy golden blonde with a small white head. Aroma is very nice, with notes of Belgian yeast, cereal and light farmhouse notes. Flavour brings out complex farmhouse yeast and lightly sweet cereal notes. Very well-constructed and highly drinkable. Everything I like in a non-brett saison. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
STLGoldendog (58) - Ballwin, Missouri, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Pours clear pale golden.Sweet aroma with notes of citrus. Light palate with clean finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
[5730-20130823] 750mL bottle. White wine and herbal root vegetable aroma. Hazy, brown orange body with a long-lasting foamy off-white head. Sweet herbal cookie flavour has a strong wet pasta note. Medium body. Really interesting. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, jercraigs, Radek Kliber, Colin)


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