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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed with Palmetto berries and whole Hibiscus flowers. House saison yeast strain along with a dose of wild yeast at bottling add to the complexity.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattman522 (16) - New York, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Very straightforward Belgian Ale. Thin on mouth feel, pleasantly sweet and very bubbly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbfobes (2270) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle shared at the GTMW line, pours a murky brownish red with an off white head, the aroma is of prunes and dark fruit with a yeasty touch, flavor is much of the same, decent amount of dark fruit with a yeasty finish, kind of strange though and it doesn’t come together.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (3605) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Great strong saison. Cloudy amber pour with foamy head and lacing. Coriander, raisin, prune. Some Belgian yeast. Finishes sweet with a light barrel note. Bottle thanks to ajax25g at Epic Sour Tasting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3020) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
From a bottle shared at the DC Epic Sour Beer Tasting. Pours a hazy brown with an off white head. Flavors of tart mixed fruit with some caramel. Tart finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wchesser (1101) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 25, 2014
Slightly cloudy orange brown. Nose is spicy, rustic, some fruit, odd petrol. Taste follows. Muddled as some others have said is a good word for this. Passable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
revolution2718 (203) - New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2014
Pours hazy brown /red with big fluffy head. Nose is a lot of funky house yeast, raisin, fruit esters, dark fruits, brown sugar. Taste is a touch of berry and sweetness at the top, funk throughout, then it gets extremely dry, there's a flower planty kinda thing going on, and odd hibiscus kinda aftertaste that's also super dry, raw fusel alcohol flavor but not burn. I liked the nose, but it smells much fruited than it is. The taste leaves quite a bit to be desired. Sweetens a bit as it warms. I don't hate it, but not a big fan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fritz123 (919) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle from the brewery. Shared with friends. Pours a reddish amber with a thin head. Aroma of lots of sweet fruits and yeasts. The taste was kind of a sweet mix of too many fruits. No real defined taste to it. Very muddled. Sorry...not for me.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gamin (88) - - MAR 9, 2014
Poured from a corked bottle. Deep red amber colored. Vigorous, loose head that dissipated quickly. Lots and lots of fruit characters in both aroma and taste. Otherwise somewhat dull. Its alright but not very remarkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (5917) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2014
750ml bottle, shared with robotopera post-CWBF. Mostly hazy dark red color. Airy, khaki head. Loose dots and ropes of lace. Dark fruit, raisin, spice aromas. Kind of like a spicy, herbal dubbed. Moderate sweet taste, kind of a spicy, herbal, peppery bite. Nice dark fruity berry aromas. Good light bitter herbal flavors, a light savoriness, nice light natural tartness. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, lighter, kind of soft carbonation. Solid, interesting saison. Definitely get the berry and hibiscus in a solid, balanced way.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OPIE788 (313) - Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy amber color. Really nice sour citrus aroma. Dry Belgian yeast and over the top carbonation.


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