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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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There is an old familiar saying in the wine business: "It takes a lot of great beer to make great wine!" Winemakers, cellar workers, and grape pickers alike rarely (if ever) reach for a nice big glass of red wine in the middle of harvest. Wine is quite delicious, but not very refreshing on a hot summer day. The beverage of choice during harvest is BEER! Ice-cold, refreshing and thirst-quenching BEER! The beer in this bottle is a toast to our winemaking friends who work around the clock during harvest to make world-class wine right here in our own back yard! Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3097) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Tap. Pours lightly hazy yellow with a small white head and nice lacing. Aroma and flavor are yeast, white grape, grapefruit and general fruitiness. Medium sweet and a very lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6158) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Pour out of 500 mL bottle thanks to Aaron for the pour! Clear orange with white head, aroma has notes of lemongrass, biscuit, pear, white fruits with some spice, slight herbal notes but not bad. Taste is sweet pear, white fruits, white grape, wine, slight hints of biscuit, spicy yeast, touch of lemon, finishing fairly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9016) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Bottle @ Armin’s post-Scott’s Summer Saison tasting. Thanks so much Scott! Clear golden appearance with a white head. Fairly soapy/floral, lightly funky, lemon aroma. Light lemon zesty, floral, soapy, grassy, grainy flavor with a dry, grassy flavor. Not bad but not all that interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
deekyn (1169) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 20, 2012
A - pours clear light golden with a 1 finger white head. S - floral, notes of citrus, corn, grains, light tropical fruit. M - light beer feel. Airy clean and much like a light beer. Lingering bitterness. T - honey, floral notes up front. Lager notes, grains, orange, coriander on the palate. Very light on the palate. O - a micros take on a macro beer. Disappointing. 5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 12, 2012
A - Served a clear golden-orange with a thin finger of white head. The head fades fairly quickly leaving behind some nice lace. S - The aroma is mix of corn, grain, light malt, and a touch of yeast. There is just a hint of earthy hop. T - Starts out with some light citrus with some grain and corn. Through the middle, some malt comes through with some yeast esters and a bit of bread. The finish is a mix bread, grain, light citrus, and a touch of earthy hop. M - Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth and very crisp and refreshing. D - Very drinkable. Very nice session ale. It is fairly light bodied but does not feel overly empty or watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (5647) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Thanks to Chris & Meredith. Bottle. Extremely pale hay color with a macro-looking white foamy head. The aroma isn’t too different than a macro either -- sweet and malty. Finally, this DRINKS not too unlike a macro, but with a much more finessed balance -- subtly fruity, simply malty, and refreshing. (#4432, 1/7/2012)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4814) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 24, 2011
50cl bottle pours a clear, bright gold with some spitty white head. Nice, fruity nose, perfume, bubble gum, cotton candy, grass. Smells like Gumball Head. Flavor is sweet, estery, bitter, hoppy, grape candy. Medium bodied, zesty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Thank GT2! Wicked hoppy Saison. Herbal, citrusy, and piney with great doughy yeast and light caramel malt. Hints of grass and biscuit as well. Awesome stuff. Medium to light palate with ample carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
craftycarl21 (2220) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Thanks to GT2! A really interesting hoppy saison, sort of like an APA, with great notes of herbs like rosemary and sage, lemon, spicy noble hops, grass, dough, and biscuit. Much like a pilsner, but really well done. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9597) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Bottle shared by GT2. Pours pale yellow with a medium, fizzy white head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is sage, spices, straw and biscuit malt, earthy, herbal, and peppery. Flavor is malty with moderate spices, light hops and bitterness, salty and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth.

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