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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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To commemorate our 25th anniversary, Santa Fe Brewing has created Saison 88, a Belgian-style, farmhouse ale. Brewed with German pilsner malt and American wheat, it pours a pale, unfiltered straw color with a snowy white head. Saison 88 is generously hopped with traditional Czech noble hops and a splash of citrusy American originals, Simcoe and Cascade. With our own Galisteo farmhouse origins in mind, we fermented it with a fruity Belgian yeast balancing black pepper notes and a citrus finish. Saison 88 is a bright, crisp, easy-drinking ale, true to our rustic origin and perfect to quench the thirst of a hot day.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (1743) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Solid bright peppery grassy Saison. Bright yellow, big cap. Yeasty flavor with some nice hops and a soft prickly feel. Dry finish. Slightly tart. I could go back to this..."

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pinkzambia (1474) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Can: Semi clear gold color with a monster white bubbly head. Citrusy, malty aroma with not much of a saison characteristic in the flavor. Sour vegatables, and not in a good way, and kind of off. Muy malo.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IndianaRed (2429) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Can shared by PinkZambia light haze deep yellow with a huge white pillowy head. Standard French yeast aroma. Very pale light malt flavors with a strange hay and rusty nail character. Just OK

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 24, 2014
This looks excellent, cloudy yellow with a huge head. This is light and fruity and very easy to drink. Very similar to a Leffe blonde. I like this a lot.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crajun (960) - , Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Can to glass. Yeast spice lemon banana in aroma. Light and easy to drink. Nothing wrong but nothing stands out. Good for summer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1381) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with white head. Funk, spice, yeast, and wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2076) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12 oz can pours golden with a white head. Aroma of yeast. Spice and malts. Taste is spicy, yeast, grass and malts..

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3455) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12 ounce can. Pours a somewhat cloudy pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, and spice. Taste is lemon, banana, yeast, clove, and malt. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1443) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Can. Pours a slightly hazy color with a head that fades quickly. Aroma of citrus, malt sweetness, yeast and bit of spice. Taste of citrus, malt sweetness and fruit. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish. Fairly light body, crisp and has a nice feel. Enjoyable beer that goes down easy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (1635) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow with a big white rocky head from a can. Aroma is yeasty and spicy. Nice flavor. Refreshing beer.


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