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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ICEatALAMO (913) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle. The pour is a murky yellow. The aroma is dish water. The taste is light and crisp. Nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
birdmachine (165) - San Jose / San Luis Obispo, California, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle (Batch 2) part of an American Farmhouse/Saison tasting. Pours a hazy golden color with a sexy 2-finger thick foam. Aroma is dominated by funky, barnyard must, lemon, biscuit, hay and honey with lingering fruit skins (peaches, nectarines). It smells earthy and refreshing. Taste follows aroma, but with a more tart, cheeky presence than aroma suggests. The beer is balanced with the perfect level of must, funk and fruit esters. There are notes of peppery yeast as well, which rounds out a slight bitter quality. It is very refreshing and thirst quenching with a medium body, soft carbonation and very dry finish. I like that the beer is not as lemon forward as some Saisons tend to be, and not overly earthy with the addition of the brett. It is a juicy and flavorful Saison that stands out from the crowd of American farmhouse beers.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5575) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle shared by Tom. Thanks, dude. Pours a well hazed golden amber hue, gentle haziness with a decent frothy whitish head. Sits atop and laces ok. Aromas are gentle white wine, oak, and bread. Some dough, mellow fruit esters and touches of earth. Some yeastiness. A bit vague. Initial is tart off the bat, white wine, tangerine and white grape, some gentle tartness. Mellow funk, bready malt. A lighter body. Middle shows some tartness, bread, a gentle dryness and sharp mellow earthy dry quality. Some mellow yeast. Backend shows fleeting barrel and fruit, still a touch tart, some mellow yeast, spice. Nice beer, good barrel front end as it tails off. Tasty

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (2248) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Sampled from a kind person after the FoFA. Really nice bretty, winey, tart saison that is complex and unique. Just a great brewery... gotta catchemall

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JPDurden24 (1548) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Hazy yellow pour with a fluffy white head. There is a lot of fruit, tart, funk and it mixes together wonderfully. Awesome!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2070) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle thanks to bird machine ! Pours a orange golden color with a finger of white foam. The nose is funky citrus, rustic yeast profile and some round stonefruit. The palate follows the nose with a nice tart fruit background that evolves from citrus pith to nectarine and traces of musty basement, funky farmhouse yeast and a long tasty refreshing finish !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Light golden pour with a medium white head. Lemony citrus funk with hints of tropical fruit and old farmy funk. Light to medium body with a refreshingly dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SrSilligoose (3227) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 11, 2013
bottle offered by a chill bro. rustic fresh herbs. musty basement funk. complex. dry. easy drinking. tight beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2390) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Pretty cloudy gold with a fine head that sticks around.Very tart juicy and full of citrus. extremely dry. Lovely citrus zestiness with some barnyard tartness. not really sour, but really well done. someone throw this in a wine barrel!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3611) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2013
sample at HF Saison fest bottle share, thanks! Great tart light saison, with some refreshing dseep complexity, another stunning beer from these guys!


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