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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   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 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drfabulous (6178) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 9, 2015
750 ml bottle through club. Pours a hazy yellow. Nose is a wonderful funk followed by lemon notes. Big lemon notes. Yeasty. Really fantastic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (6322) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAY 9, 2015
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Bottle: The aroma of brett, sweet tarts, apple, light lemon peel, and a touch of spice. It pours a transparent gold with a small white head that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a thin ring. There is minimal lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate peach and lighter citrus. The finish moderate sour lemon with a touch of sweet tarts, brett, and a touch of lemon peel. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (13487) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours yellow gold white head. Nose and taste of sour lemongrass, funk, oak and wine- medium body

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Abner (320) - Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2015
Bottle into an HF glass. Immediately upon opening it, I can smell loads of citrus. Pours a hazy yellowish color with a modest head. Smells of citrus, light Brett/barnyard notes, very lightly peppery. Wonderful citrus-forward flavor. Tastes of lemon; lightly tart. Carbonation is average, but lively on the tongue. Light+ bodied and dry. An absolutely wonderful saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4292) - SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours cloudy pale golden with a small white head. Aroma is funky citric fruity grassy a bit rustic, very elegant. Flavor is Crisp sour granne citric lemon juice very light texturer, soo god.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (5174) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours a cloudy pale gold with a small white head. Aroma of fruit, citrus, and funk. Taste is lemon, tropical, peach, funk, and spice. Somewhat tart. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (2390) - Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Sample at the beer cellar, thanks Dave. Tart and quite sour for a saison, even more so than the HF line. Lemon and citrus, earthy, and straw. Some brett funk and spiciness. Pretty good blend of sour and barnyard. very carbonated, the bottle was a gusher. Dry crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2775) - California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Hazy yellow orange in color... Aroma of hay, grains, light citrus.... Pour is effervescent, bright nose... Flavor is tart and lemon citrus... Grains, bready notes... Great beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (5624) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Where the Wild Beers Are, 2014. Very good. P think there is brett and lacto yeast. This is dry, earthy, and a little sour. Gold color, well carbonated. Excellent saison.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dfroms (477) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle, batch 8. Pours glowing, lightly cloudy pale peach with small head that subsides to lacing. Aroma is just so balanced and complex, with wild yeast, tropical fruit, bright citrus, grain, earthy and grassy hops, and spice all mingling together. Tons of peach and orange, white wine, lemon, faint sulfur. Taste is bright orange fading into grain, faint banana, spice, light phenols, white wine, slight sulfur. Manages to be crisp and light while still full. A benchmark beer for the style. Love.

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