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Saison Athene is a bottle conditioned saison brewed with chamomile, fresh rosemary and black pepper. A dose of wild yeast at bottling adds to the complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerathon (1390) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2015
One of the best saisons I’ve ever had. The interesting additions of rosemary and chamomile give a lovely twist, almost soothing like a nighttime tea. Quite a bit of farmhouse fun to it as well. I get a pineapple like flavor upfront, but finishes smooth and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beers4Abigail (11) - Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Straw golden in color with medium carbonation. Aroma of banana, orange peel, tart apricots.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (278) - - JAN 15, 2015
Pours a pale golden body with a thin head. Funky hayish aroma. Fruity taste with farmish tones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wedgie9 (2490) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 23, 2014
From notes. Tasted some time near the summer of 2012 from a capped 750mL corked and caged bottle. Pours dark yellow with a thick white head that slowly recedes to a thin layer of smooth lace. The nose is cardamom and herbal spice with some dark bread, caramel, and light funk. The flavor is more spice, less malt, and the same very light hint of funk. The body is medium with overactive carbonation and a long spiced cardamom finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5483) - Utah, USA - DEC 14, 2014
750ml bottle picked up at Grassroots and shared at the holiday tasting
Clear straw golden with a small white head, no lacing. Aroma of pit fruit and peaches. Taste is fruity and black pepper

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deepeary (231) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours clear gold colour with copious white head. Final pour was cloudy. Lots of chunks at the bottom of the bottle. Nose is large Belgian barnyard funk, which follows through on the taste. There is lime peel, really refreshing with a short-medium herbal, minty slightly bitter finish. I don;t taste much of the spices, maybe some slight rosemary. This is a really good saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrFecesious (1141) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy orange. Aroma of green leaves, pepper, pepto bismol, massive barnyard funk. Taste is tart and sweet. Effervescent, and a bit mulchy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (4879) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2014
This poured a light orange with a white head. Aroma is of poop diapers and skunk. Flavor is much better, light funk, citrus, earth and light skunk. Me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
haukur (1345) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - JUN 20, 2014
Huge whiff of chamomile, some spices. Very floral. Cloudy, light yellow, nice lacing. Medium carbonation, delicate. Light considering the abv. Solid stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6106) - Indiana, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Draft to taster at Ei8ht Ball. Looks solid; a completely transparent lighter gold with foamy white head. Smells solid too; a nice balance of yeast and spice with mild notes of chamomile. You get a touch of the wild yeast in there as well. Tastes like it smells with a nice medium-bodied mouthfeel that’s on the dryer side. A good example of the style.

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