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Selins Grove Saison de Peche
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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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An extraordinary fruit beer with a seductive peach aroma, tart and sweet, intense yet refreshing. Made with pale malted wheat, peaches, and natural peach juice in celebration of the end of the summer season.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
orangesol (853) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Served on-tap at the Brewpub. A - Pours just like a fuzzy peach would look with a very small white head, dissipating down to a thin ring around the edge of the glass, leaving very little lace down the glass. S - Smells of fresh, ripe peaches from start to finish. Hints of pale malt, spicy yeast and some light sugary sweetness round things out. This one is all about the peaches, making a bit one dimensional in the nose. T - Starts off with a ton of juicy, ripe peaches that never really fade away. Hints of spicy yeast, pale malt, sugary sweetness and some orange marmalade. Balance of tart to sweet is pretty good from start to finish. Finish is sweet with some lingering dryness, not sticking around for very long. M - Medium body with moderate to low carbonation. Smooth, sweet feel from start to finish. It goes a touch watery toward the end of the glass. O - The two year wait was a grueling one but it was worth it, I could drink this beer all day. If you like peaches this is your beer. It is very easy to drink and packs a TON of flavor into a small package. Get some while you can!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftycarl21 (2228) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Draft and growler from the brewery. What an absurdly good fruit beer; having had this and their kriek, this little brewery in podunk PA is making some of the best non-sour fruit beer in the world, Iíd have to say. Cloudy (who wouldíve guessed it) peach colored pour with minimal bubbly head. Nose and flavor both bring enticingly complex sweet stone fruit notes, not only the sweet nectary flesh, but also tart skin and pit, almost as if sucking on the pit after the last bite. Touches of bready character mixed in as well. Stunning stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bierkitty (161) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Hazy and peachy with some lacy lacing. A really delicious fruity concoction. A special additive makes your brain think itís okay to spend $27 on a growler of the stuff. This is almost as good as the Framboise.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DiarmaidBHK (3393) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Draft at brewpub. Pours a hazy yellow with a thin white head that leaves some lacing. Notes of peach and malt on the nose. Massive peaches on the tongue with a hint of the yeast as well and a slight hint of farmhouse. Finishes clean. I donít know if this is a saison but itís damn good. It may be too good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
callmemickey (2769) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 8, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2012 A: Peachy/orange/amber. Not surprising! No head, no signs of carbonation or lacing. S: Peach juice. Sweet honey. Nothing like farmhouse funk, but inviting nonetheless. T: Much like the nose, this screams juice. Peach + a tart kick + yeast finish = delicious. M: Juicy, thick, not much carbonation. Real sweet and tart on the tongue. Missing the dry refreshing quality of saison (although the sweet, juicy refreshing quality ainít bad). O: A unique and top notch brew. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-02-2009

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2010
Picked up a growler of this at Selinís a few weeks back. Pours a somewhat cloudy light apricot color with a white head. Smell is of sweet peaches, very reminiscent of a peach Jolly Rancher with a touch less sweetness. Somewhat one dimensional, but this is one of the things that they do best--great fruit beers that offer up exactly what their name tells you they will. Taste is similar to the nose, although the peach flavor is just a tad bit cloying in these concentrations without much else backing it up. Mouthfeel is light and refreshing. Very drinkable. Very nice and refreshing during the hotter months. Serving type: growler Reviewed on: 09-28-2010

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Damico (2579) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2010
The aroma of syrupy canned peaches and a bit sour. The appearance is thin peach amber with almost no head. The flavor is perfect sour with strong sweet notes like the canned peaches. It has a syrupy medium body and slight but pleasant bite on the sourness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3346) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2010
32 oz mini-growler filled at the brew pub. Misty orange brown with off-white suds. Nose is peach jam and toffee; simple but mouthwatering. Medium body with a sparkle but not as syrupy as expected. Starts off with juicy sweet peaches, candi and bubblegum. Dry finish with bitter grape peels and peach pit. A great afternoon refresher but would be equally at home in a gourmet meal served in place of a sorbet.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TomDecapolis (4477) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 27, 2010
Tap at brewery. Pours a hazy orange with a smaller creamy white head that laced. Aroma of fresh peaches right off the tree, light saison spicy yeast notes. Great peach aroma. Flavor is sweet peach pie made with super fresh peaches. Pie crust and all. Some saison spicy notes. A little sweet for a saison but totally works with this beer. Also tart and lightly funky.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 15, 2010
Growler; thanks to bvc for sharing; pours dull gold with slight haze throughout and faint white head; nose is on the light side with a sweet mix of peaches and apricots; yummy flavors of fruit syrup and candy peaches; kind of a straight up peach fruit soda with no spice, yeast or other saison characteristics; light wheat, fresh peaches, soft mouthfeel and light body; they definitely do something right with fruit at Selins Grove


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