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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Welcome to our Field Mouse’s Farewell. It’s a late spring seasonal beer: French, rustic, 7%, full of different grains: Rye, Oats, Wheat and Barley. Like what a mouse would eat. The hops are Strisselspalt from Alsace, and Bramling Cross from England, and we combined Belgian and English yeast strains. Oldy woldy worldy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JUL 24, 2011
Pours a bright and somewhat hazy yellow. aroma is a little spicey with some Belgian notes peeking through. Taste is pretty restrained. Getting some slight spice followed by a touch of vanilla. A touch of floral hops in there as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (7180) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 23, 2011
22 ounce bottle. Pours a somewhat clear orange color with a medium white head. The aroma is rich fruity hops, some oranges, grains, light funk. The flavor is very nice; this comes in like a hoppy golden ale and leaves like a saison- sweet oranges and citrus/fruity hops, dry, some light candied fruit, some Belgian Ale sweetness, light funk in the finish. A great palate. I’m really digging this brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesura (11) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2011
uber-saison. i love saisons. my love for craft beer started with the high point-flavor bomb fever that continues today, subtlety is not a priority. and that pursuit will continue into the stratosphere...because it’s good beer. craft beer was in need of some delicacy. thankfully, saisons stepped in and provided a balance in both the tradition of the style and the more subdued elements within. SO it took me awhile to shift my palate to the nuanced and mysterious saisons...here’s the point--field mouse’s farewell brings all of the earthy, fruity, ethereal spiciness into the bold forefront and i love it. ever witnessed the sun setting across a field of grain?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (3005) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUL 22, 2011
from GRBNY. I was excited to try this, as I thought the idea of all 4 major grians in a beer was interesting. The aroma is cereal grains, barnyard, fruit. A lot going on. The appearance is a hazy yellow, white head. The flavor is cereal grains, spicy, fruity. Medium in body. The finish is sour, like a wheat grain sour, and oine. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6864) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2011
draft at Coles, Buffalo, NY. medium golden pour, light white head. sweet malts, floral, light pot pourri spice fill aroma. flavor is sweet maltic, floral, somewhat soapy yeastiness. Nice flavor, nice saison

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7903) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 16, 2011
Bottle, batch 2 (marked as May 2011). Pours with a hazy orange hued body with a medium to large, foamy white head. Strongly ester aroma with pear and vanilla, tangerine and pluots. Light phenols (pepper, styrofoam), bready, delicate malt character. Lightly spicy. Crisp. Some grassy hop qualities. Flavors are rustic, firmly bitter, spicy, bready, pastries, fruity esters: plums (tart/underripe), nectarine. A bit of a peppery phenol. Light stonefruit and grassy hops. Lively bubbles, and somewhat dry (but not immensely so for a saision). Neutral balance. Very drinkable. I’d drink this any day over Jack D’or.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10255) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Apricot colored pour. White head. Lots of wheat, spice, stone fruit aroma. Creamy, yeasty flavor. Lots of coriander, spices. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7463) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle from Star Grocery, Berkeley. Pours cloudy golden wit a thick off-white head and a fruity aroma. There is a really nice fruity flavor that is quite malty for a saison with a bitter finish. The unusual yeast combination makes this an interesting brew, rather than just another saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (4143) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Another nice Saison from these guys. It pours cloudy yellow/orange with a white head. The aroma is spicy with some clove, vanilla, coriander, wheat, grains, and orange. The flavor is dry and spicy with clove, coriander, wheat, orange, apricot, and vanilla. Just a hint of alcohol and bitter hoppiness in the finish. A good one worth seeking out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6880) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Light flowery aroma, with pale malts and earthy notes. The flavor is flowery and light spicy, with some earthy and mineraly notes, and pale malts. Not bad.

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