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Russian River Saison Blonde

Russian River Saison Blonde
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1277) - California, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Growler from the brewery. Pours a golden color with a lot of frothy head. More heavily hopped than the usual saison. The hops balance the Belgian yeast flavors well. A little fruity.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7264) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 30, 2015
a mostly classic saision. maybe a touch funkier and a touch hoppier than some. really really well put together and a fantastic hot weather brew. finishes dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (1132) - Garching, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2015
Sampler at the brewpub in Santa Rosa. Bananas, spicy, light lemony. Dry and spicy. Malty, a bit doughy. Tastes just like in Belgium. Crisp mouthfeel. Light and refreshing. Well-brewed, yes, generic, yes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3671) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Draft from last year’s ticking notes, from Toronado. Hazy pale golden/yellow in color with a white head and nice lacing. Dry light fruit aroma, barnyard/hay, and grassy hops. Funky flavor, somewhat fruity and citric but dry. Finishes with hop bitterness. Lively mouthfeel, somewhat drying. Good but not up to typical RR standards.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5913) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2014
On tap at Toronado, February 2014. Hazy golden with a small head. Aroma and taste of citrus, hay, some light spices, grapefruit and some orange. Soft and easy to drink. A descent one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattH (660) - California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Light gold pour. Aroma of flowers. Taste is orange blossom. High carbonation, light body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2244) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 3, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours hazy gold with a sudsy white head. Wet straw, light stone fruit (peach and plum), cereal grains, light phenol, minor hop bitterness. Well put-together but pretty generic profile.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (4305) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 13, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. It pours a yellow/orange color with a white head. The aroma is grass, hay, light pepper, vanilla and doughy yeast. The flavor is minerals, light soap, menthol, musty hay, white pepper. Very dry and full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7904) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 9, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours with a hazed pale golden hued body with a white head and good lace. Aromas are dry with spicy phenols, hay, bready, dry pear esters, wet grass, damp hay, cleanly hoppy and peppery. Flavors are very dry, medium esters, peppery. Balanced slightly bitter, light grain. Great execution. Lively bubbles, dry and firm phenol and bitterness give a crisp finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7672) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 18, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours cloudy golden with a nice beige head and a fruity a fruity aroma. There is a crisp caramel malt flavor with a nice yeast presence and a slightly bitter finish. Refreshing. Not very sour.


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