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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SanfordBrewer (1505) - Sanford, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2010
hazy copper, dense beige head, ^co2, creamy full body.

aroma: caramel malt, straw, stale hops.

taste: yeasty/bready T1; ^floral, fruity esters, acidity T2; caramelized sugar, stale hops, alchl warmth T3.

the floral complexity makes for interesting pairings. i had this with some smoked ribs and it was perfect. the fruitiness and floral character really latched onto to sweetness of the sauce and complimented the pork, while the high carbonation cut through the heaviness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 12, 2010
Pours reddish amber and lightly hazy with a thin fully receding off-white head. Notes of fragrant esters, perfume, and flowers. Full bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BobLorb (3) - largo, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2010 does not count
You can taste the Palmetto berries and whole Hibiscus flowers... My favorite of Saint Somewhere Brewing Company. well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (7560) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 9, 2010
750ml bottle pours a translucent, copper amber with a soft, creamy, white head. Aroma is very Belgian, yeasty, sugary, apples. Flavor is the same, sweet, sugary, apple, pear, light spice. Full bodied, sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 5, 2010
750mL courtesy of Travlr via SeaBass. Pours a dirty/hazy orange with a thin beige head that has big bubbles/little retention/no lace. Sweet, musty, stale fruit aroma. Taste is boozy, spicy, dry, a little weird. Not much wild character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 4, 2010
Bottle courtesy of sebletitje at Cigar City, merci mon ami. Copper color, edge head. Very carbonated. Aroma of scotch and soda. Taste is malt, vanilla. Slight sour edge. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (3561) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2010
Pours clear copper color with huge white head. Toasted malts with spices and a floral aroma. Light malty flavor with spices and flowers. Medium body with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - APR 3, 2010
Cha-ching! I knew that this was more of a saison, despite being called a dubbel at the tasting. Amber with a frothy head. Lots of fruit and bret in the aroma, with a lemon-like acidity. The flavor is dry, but maintains a candy-caramel sweetness as well, and has lots of tangy fruit flavors. Light bodied with high carbonation. This was good right now, but I think some time in the bottle might give this a lot of character

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - APR 3, 2010
pours a murky orange color. good amount of spice. cannot detect the palmetto or hibiscus. refreshing and crisp with good amount of alcohol to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2010
Sort of bland actually, some light citrus, caramel, toffee. Medium body is soft with gentle carbonation. The hibiscus flowers come through in the finish.

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