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Brewed by Silenrieux
Style: Specialty Grain
Silenrieux, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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SARA has a dark red-brown color, is well hopped, and spicy at the same time. It has a hearty exclusive special taste with sour undertones, accentuated by a very rich aroma, which both come from the buckwheat.

DISCLAIMER: this is the brown, organic (biologique) version of Sara. Note that all versions of Sara are organic, also if it isn’t mentioned on the bottle.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2008
<b>Bottle 33cl. at home.</b>
Clear medium brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, strawberry stewed, berry acidic notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light to bitter and light sour with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [150908]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31793) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
25 cL bottle. Pours dark and hazy brown with a small off-white and creamy head. Fruity yeasty and sligh breadish/caramel malty aroma. Sweet and berry fruity initial flavour. Mild herbal and malty too. Lasting berry fruity impression. Nice brew. Lingering fruity and light finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29828) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2007
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a huge, but due to high carbonation, fast disappearing ornage head. The aroma is sweet with notes of herbs and fruit, a great mixture of both - reminds me of a walk on a warm sunny summer day in southern Europe amongst citrus trees, olive trees, sage bushes, and loads of different other spice plants and bushes. Compared to the aroma, the flavor is boring, it is sweet malty with strong notes of berries, but also with a spicy note of sage and cloves, and the mouthfeel is a bit watery, before a slight alcohol burn end of the experience.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2005
(Bottle 75 cl) Dark brown - almost like a Dubbel, almost. Unclear with a gigantic, rocky head. Very delicate, almost perfumy aromas. Lots of fruity esters - citrus - and perhaps some caramel. Surprising light body - almost watery - but still manages to appear perfectly balanced. A very quaffable easy-to-drink beer. 100498

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21497) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2009
Bottle at home. Clear red brown coloured with a medium sized fast disappearing off white head. Spicy aroma of coriander and caramel with notes of dried fruits. Fruity flavour of caramel, coriander and chocolate with notes of spices and metal. Spicy finish. A bit watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2008
Bottled@Fonefan. Deep amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is yeast, fruits, raisins and some mild sourish wooden notes. Flavour is quite sour wood, some yeast and caramel. Also as it warms up a bit it gets quite sweetish fruity. Nicely balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19935) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2004
Bottled, thanks Bov!
Cloudy ammber with brief, cloudy head. Orangey aroma. Dusty, dry and fruity. Medium bodied with soft, rounded mouthfeel and notes of red berries. Discrete but complex.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15217) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 29, 2002
Amber ale. Malt aroma, wet paper. Strange roasted grains flavour, not barley like, that provides a strong body. Nice palate, much longer than ’Joseph’, but still with the ’roasted’ note.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14103) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
25cl bottle @ Biertempel, Brussels. Pours dark brown with a small head and lacings. Lots of yeast, wheat and dark fruits. Taste is a bid muddy and grainy. Medium bodied. OK

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MiP (13774) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2006
Bottle. Muddy brown colour. Very big, semi-stable, light brown head. Slightly metallic aroma. Nice, malty and aroma hoppy flavour. Dry, medium bitterness.


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