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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mathieuc (1255) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
Pours a cloudy golden with a dense white head that leaves really nice lacing. Aroma is fruity (tropical fruits, peaches and mangoes I would say) but also contains nice and fresh cereals and flowers. Taste is grainy, fruity and acid. This feels rustic to me. Mouthfeel is soft and promotes easy drinking. A really, really good (sour) saison by SARA! I could drink a lot of this!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (2726) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). From Adam, thanks! Hazy straw color with a beautiful medium white head, mostly lasting and heavy lacing. Aroma of brettanomyces, peach/mango, oak, light yeast/spices, tartness and herbal notes. Taste is slightly sweet with fruity brettanomyces, oak, peach/mango, farmhouse character, light spices and nice tartness. Medium body. Good carbonation. Dry finish. Superb Saison! Dry, refreshing and drinkable. A tad Sour for the style, but that definitely add a nice touch. Wow!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1748) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Pours golden with medium white head. Nice, high lacing, clinging to the glass. Aroma is of rusticity, fruits, citrus, bretts. Taste is of rusticity, fruits, slight sourness, faint sugar, citrus, bretts. Palate: Light body, dry finish. Overall: Very nice beer. Refreshing, classy. Nice sour touch. Crafty bretts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Godofthecellar (667) - NYC, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Hazy yellow with large white head. Smell of pepper and yeast Black pepper, yeast, pretty mute and one dimensional. Not overly imoressed by this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 3, 2013
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of florals, citrus, cheese, horse blanket, mango, and dried apricots. Flavor of lemon, florals, herbaceous, stone fruit, and yeast with a moderately dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brystmar (1238) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Beautiful white lace soils my glass. Golden, hazy body.

Light, Country Time Lemonade-esque flavors melt into spicy, tangy sour base. Yeast brings its own hints of funk, yet doesn't steal the spotlight. A touch bitter at the end; brilliant finish. Could a use more pungent aroma. Perfectly carbed, and excellent all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy (1285) - Santa Clara, California, USA - SEP 16, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2014 Aroma has a faint wisp of pickle and alcohol. Definitely a dry brett feel. It’s either really complex or a total something? You decide! There are points when your like this is very interesting and then it seems unfinished. It really makes me want to eat tacos with it! It begs to be paired with food. Rename it Brett Funk Bernice! Frickin’ pickle! Reminds me of some sour German Hefe’s I have had. No sweet softness. Mild white wine like sourness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopscotch (9120) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Bottle... This beer rocks!… Murky yellow pour with a small, creamy, white head. Decent retention. The nose is funky, citric and fruity - apricot and lemon. Medium-bodied and super creamy with feather-soft carbonation. The flavor is tart - bordering on sour – offering fuzzy fruits and a bready component. Short, tart, bready finish. Here’s a shout out to 50belair for sharing this gem!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2218) - Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy yellow pour with a white head. Sour aromas. Sour with mild stone fruit and muted orange highlights. Mild acidity and tartness. Very good mouthfeel with a good body. Impressive...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
biggsbowler (263) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Bottle thanks 50belair - pour a yellowish w/ a nice frothy head. The nose is nice and fruit, good citrus notes - oranges, tangerines, and lemons. More citrus fruits in the tastes with a peppery feel in the end. Awesome!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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