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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9992) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 23, 2013
22 oz bottle at home. Pours clear orange with a large, frothy and foamy white head, medium-short retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is tropical fruits, coconut, pine and resin hops, papaya and mango, pepper, Pils and cracker malt. Flavor is fruity esters, heavy hops and moderate bitterness, supporting crisp malt and a dry finish. Medium body and moderate to heavy carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (10094) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bomber courtesy of BeerandBlues2 (thanks Brad!) poured a clear gold with a lasting off white head. Aromas of straw, grapefruit, light lemon zest and a hint of pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, grapefruit, lemon zest, light spice and a hint of pine with a crisp dry bitter lingering citrus finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (2419) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle thanks to scotchzi! Pours a hazy golden orange with thin bubbly white head and light lacing. Aroma of funky Belgian yeast and a hint of citrus. Taste is more balanced between those notes with a nice bitter finish. Pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3356) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Rich, warm red-orange color with rocky lace cover. Fuzzy citrus nose, grapefruit, perhaps some simcoe and cattiness and spicy pellet hop resin. Juicy citrus body with bursts of grapefruit and a spicy, grassy and forest hoppyness. To me, this seems more a part of the APA/IPA family than a saison, or rather an APA with a slight twist.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
improvjock (325) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy gold with with medium white head. Aroma is a bit funky, but not in a bad way, with apple, champagne, and straw. Flavor is a little sour, but with a bit of bitterness too. Not bad, but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2437) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Sampled at the brewpub in Seattle. pours golden color with a white head. Aromas of wheat, lemon, spice and yest. Very refreshing, good for a hot day.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (12995) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 4, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2013 Draft at Fremont coutesy of ajax25g, thank you sir! Hazy golden color, bright white head, solid lacing. Aroma of fruity and funky straw. Taste is dusty barnyard fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle from Safeway in Port Angeles. Nose has lots of hops...DIPA-like...for a saison??? Idk, good bubbles, but a rough mouthfeel. I'm still hung up on being disappointed in the saison, err, IPA I bought. Ok beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3276) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2012
22 oz bomber courtesy of bvc. The pour is a light haze orange golden, with a smallish white head. The aroma is strong citrus fruity herbal, floral, with phenolic yeast. Behind that is wheat grain, and a general grassiness. The taste is hay grass up front, followed by the citrus fruit herbal, with wheat towards the finish, and a touch of fruit in the back. A bunch going on in the taste. The palate is medium bodied, a low level of carbonation, and lingering grain yeast finish. As the beer warms, the after taste reveals just a hint of pepper. Thanks for sending this my way Brandon.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (1743) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Bomber. Pours hazy copper with a large cream-colored head with great retention; leaves decorative lacework. Aroma is hoppy for a saison--woodsy, piney, floral, perfumey hops. Taste is more in line with the category. Along with the prominent aforementioned hops, Belgian yeast and an earthiness are noticeable. It starts out lightly sweet before becoming quite bitter. Mouthfeel is creamy. Pretty good.


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