RateBeer
overall
90
79
style
Serve in Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originating in the farmhouses of Wallonia in the French speaking region of Belgium, Saison (French, "season") was brewed for field workers during the harvest season. Red Rock is proud to present a modern version of this once endangered style of beer. Moderately hopped, this refreshing ale boasts a complex style of fruity aroma and flavor, some spiciness and a hint of tartness. 6.2% alcohol by volume Please refresh responsibly.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_TBone (168) - Hollywood, California, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Citrus, must, touch of spice on the nose. Golden color, not much lacing after 1/2" head. Taste is crisp, nice slight fruit flavored citrus, touch of clove but very subtle.great sunny day beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3719) - - SEP 3, 2012
bottle. clear gold with huge whipped head. sweet corn, floral hops, grassy nose. surprising tart flavor and a bit salty. floral and pale grain flavors. light body with soft mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3214) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle-purchased at the Murray location August 2012-pours hazy lite orange hue with a big frothy white head with tons of different bubble sizes. nose is wack-lots of spice, funk, phenols, lemons, bubblegum-sort of not what to expect from a saison however, its very pleasant and clean. love the phenols here, which i usually hate that kind of stuff. Flavors of lemons, lite funk/barnyard corriander-its almost like a Wit saison hybrid beer-bigger in body than a wit yet has alot of wit character. its very good and alot better than the other 4% beers from this brewery (ratings soon to come). easy drinking saison here with quite a bit of character. This could develop with a little time. nice beer!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5575) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Hazy golden color with lasting white sheen. Nice funky skunk cabbage, barnyard piss, pale wheat, dough, dry spice aromas. medium body. Lightly tart flavors of unripe pale pit fruits, lemon, dry hay, dry spices, and wheat bread. Drying bitter finish--good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Nose of hay, dust, light spice, a touch of yeast, light lemon, a dash of earthy hops. Pours golden yellow, hazy, fizzy head. Flavors of light lemon, hay, dust, a little earthy, floral, mostly lemony in the finish. Dry finish, a touch of spice is there. Quenching, well carbontaed finish, light body, airy feel. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012
Date: May 28, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: hazy yellow, fine white head
Aroma: dry spicy aroma, floral, citrus, pale malt, light lemon
Flavor: dry pale malt flavor, spicy, yeasty, floral, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4347) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 5, 2012
500ml bottle - $5.98 at Sherlock’s in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours out a cloudy, golden body with a large-sized, white, actively foaming head.

Smell: Most sniffs present crisp wheat and tart lemon juice, but, otherwise, you get notes of licorice, coriander seed, oranges, coarse-ground pepper, and chewing gum.

Taste: White wheat and pilsner maltiness, a small, small bit of honeyish sweetness, then a sip of tart lemon juice. Accented by coriander, Mandarin orange, snippet of fresh basil, black pepper, bubblegum. The spicy characteristic settle, allowing the lemony tartness to spring back up. Nearly spritzy, spicy, lemony finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Moderate carbonation.

Overall: It’s a pretty good saison, actually. Nice range of flavors, decently carbonated, and, thankfully, not a big, slick, boozy disaster like so many American saisons.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2213) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Pours a semi-clear golden straw blonde brew with a slow dissolving white head that leaves behind a nice spotty lacing and a thin white ring. Bottle Aroma of yeast, a touch of banana esters, some light cloves, and a hint of white bread malt. Taste is light to medium bodied with some carbonation with flavors of dry white bread malt, banana esters, cloves a touch of bubblegum, and dry herbs. Finish is semi-dry with a fast disappearing herbal spice aftertaste. Remember to allow this saison to come up to room temperature to get the full flavor and aroma. Love this Saison

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Had this at the Downtown location. Received a 500mL bottle and a pint glass. 3.5 A: Very lightly hazed dark yellow. Two fingers of frothy white head. Retention isn’t great and a small ring of lacing is left. 3.5 S: Good amount of herbal and floweriness. Lightly grainy malts. Grapefruit fruitiness. Good. 3.5 T: Grainy, big herbal, earthy fresh spring. Light bitterness and grapefruit. 3.0 M: Medium body. High carbonation for the style and lacking creaminess. 3.5 D: This might be closer to an herbal pale ale than a saison, but it’s still a good beer. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 06-21-2012 04:13:40

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1829) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2012
June 17, 2012 bottle from footbalm. Translucent cloudy golden pour with large amount of head and lacing. Aroma was fruity, spicy and maybe some sour notes. Taste was consistent with aroma and dry alcohol finish. Light to medium bodied with a touch of carbonation.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50