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RATINGS: 482   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra is a light, sessionable farmhouse ale. It is crisp with notes of black pepper and orange and goes perfectly with food.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (13900) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2015
KRS 130515. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is yeast, orange, malt. Flavour is yeast, orange, malt, floral, spices. Medium body. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 7, 2015
on tap at the taphouse in copenhagen. hazed yellow with a thin head; aroma of bubble gum, stables, plenty of saison yeast character; lightly citric, cough drops, quite synthetic; curious and pretty good

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (5367) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Draught at Lord Hobo, 9/27/15.
Very bright crayon/pencil yellow body shows a light haziness and a small, but fairly dense white head that sits at cover with plentiful carbonation apparent.
Hay, grass, lilacs and plentiful bread dough in the nose gains a touch of honeysuckle-like maltiness (mixing with the floral notes). Peppery phenols build on the finish, with minerals and more grass and hay. Esters, at least, are pretty tame, though there is a touch of peach and banana (but itís very light). No alcohol and no flaws.
Sweet, sugar cookie-like malt notes up front make room for lilacs, black pepper and moderate fruitiness (starfruit, nectarine, peach). Some unwanted acidity, in concert with a rather heavy breadiness for its size shows up and kind of jumbles things, but it regains some crispness on the end with snappy spicey/herbal hop notes and a fairly tight carbonation. My first Prairie beer and itís admittedly a bit underwhelming though perfectly serviceable. Itís like a blend of a bad, messy, pseudo-Belgian, American "farmhouse" beer and a really nice Belgian saison. If they could just remove the character of the former....

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coldbrewky (1665) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Murky in both color in glass and malt tone. Digging the dryness at finish. Redeeming. Bottle. Digging the label. I lime more funk in a farmhouse. The citidots think its just a structure where the likes of Warren Zevon say ther aint much to country livin... but thef armhouse ale offersso much more than stableshavings. Dany...eat your heart outonthis one pal.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7150) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 29, 2015
Medium offwhite head. Clear yellow body with carbonation and little particles. Spicy herbal oily aroma with cumin and pepper notes. Dryish peppery oily herbal taste with chamomile and wood notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, oily mouthfeel. Dry peppery chamomile and herbs aftertaste with spicy notes. Very nice. Fresh, drinkable, and full of character. Actually, tastes a bit like Achillea millefolium. (0.33l bottle, from Kihoskh, Copenhagen.)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubblehouse (1195) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Really nice aroma. Has a nice saison flavor. I like all the prairies I havetriedso far.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1465) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle. Frothy head, cloudy honey coloured beer, spritzy. Wheaty, earthy, farmhouse aroma, with some spiced fruitiness. Good malt base, a hint of Westmalle, creamy and a bit íwití. Really good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prufrockstar (1851) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle. I can get behind 12oz sessionable saisons, and even though $3.50+tax isnít cheap, it ainít exactly expensive either. Cloudy copper pour, small white head. Spicy and bready; Belgian esters mixed with musty gym socks; peppery lightly bitter finish. Light body, average carbonation. Overall: solid, and much better than most of the sweet American saisons that come in 12 oz bottles.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mateuszk (1584) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Draught. Malty with some spicyness, very weak on the nose. In taste dry, low sweet with very harsh bitterness and peppery finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (11825) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours cloudy pale yellow with a medium, rocky white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is moderate earthy wheat malt, lemongrass, pear esters and black pepper. Flavor is earthy wheat malt, lemon zest, medium citrus hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.


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