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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Saison Bernice is an exquisitely fermented farmhouse ale. Dry and refreshing Bernice is made of the freshest on-hand and locally available ingredients. She saw multiple yeast additions including Brettanomyces and further bottle aging. Drink now or cellar properly. Saison Bernice will endure. The beer in this bottle is alive. So is the yeast. Grow it, keep it, use it. We encourage you to brew your own.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Westmeister (2111) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Shared by ericteusink with the crew. On a day of crazy brews this one reigned supreme. Fantasically tart and dry, the berries, tart citrus, hint of funk, brett. Just a near perfect balance of everything.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Advocate_Ames (527) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Pours golden with a haze. The carbonation is high but lessened and the foamy head laced my glass. The aroma has a pleasant brett character with a mild tart scent. I also noticed a moderation of tangerine and lemon citrus with malts, and some wheat scents. In tasting I picked up on a puckered lemon flavor with a tangerine like tartness that followed. There was a nice blending of grain flavor, citrus, and pear with a mild to medium dryness in the finish. Overall this was a perfect marriage of ingredients and it is very refreshing. I would surely have this again if it presented itself.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwood04 (4869) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 31, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of sourness and tartness, some pale malts, a light citrus note, and some dryness. Flavor a great blend. Average texture. A really good beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
patrickfannon (1242) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle generously shared by Vinny. Pours glowing, vibrant sunshine with a spotty white head and lace. Nose is Granny Smith, fresh pear, rocks in clean rain, lemon pith, and dry oak barrels. Taste is lemon skin, grapefruit pith, tangy Spree candy, and tongue-drying tangerine. The experience of sipping this is like closing one's eyes and having a clean, dry, mineral-laden wave wash calmly over his tongue. I picture the wave washing up upon the shore if my tongue, the moisture saturating the porpoise sand, as the wave ebbs into the ocean once again, the dry salinity lifts up into the seabreeze of the next inhalation. Beautiful beer in every facet and regard. Clearly made with the unique, all-to-rare convergence of precocious talent and sincere love and passion. If the brewer of this beer is reading this, please know that this beer was a truly special experience. Thank you. Perfect. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berntholer (1473) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 27, 2014
ivorywhite head leaving almost no lacing. colour is murky lemonyellow. aroma is slight funky and citric, not much going on. taste is citric sour, again some funk, little pepper in the finish. not too much going on in the aroma or taste really. rather thin body, medium carbonation. not that special imho. bottle 75 cl

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (6509) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle care of Vinny. Pours beautiful hazy golden with light white lacing. Aroma is light delicate sour tart character. Wonderfully simple, tart nose. Mouthfeel is light with notes of fresh, sour fruit, sourdough and lemons. Great sour saison.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vtafro (5087) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Light fruit, Brett funk, and nice wild tones. Really funk, awesome saison.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
djd07 (6441) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle thanks to David. Pours a cloudy orange with medium frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is strong brett, citrus, and funk. Medium mouthfeel with strong brett, citrus, light sourness and funk. Very impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10037) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2014
750mL bottle, pours a clear blonde with a medium white head. Aroma brings out farmhouse notes, citrus, and hay. Flavour brings out sharp citrusy notes, farmhouse notes, yeast, and very light funk. Very citric and sharp, finishing lightly tart and yeasty. Moderately drinkable, with a few rough edges. Doesn’t stand up to the hype, but it’s still solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbeatty (1215) - New York, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle, thanks to ineedbeer, 03/15/2014. Pours milky golden yellow, frothy white head fades to densely-bubbled haze on the surface, a few legs of lacing left behind. Aroma is bright tangerine, pineapple, white grape and peach, tangy funkiness, dry hay. Taste brings more tangy funkiness and mellow tartness, light citric acidity with tropical fruit popping out, underlying biscuit and touch grassy bitterness coming through the end. Medium body, lively, bright sharp flavors. Excellent.

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