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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Summertime is for love, laughter and play, not envy. Never mind those luscious, long climbing vines of spicy, herbal hop cones over there. Sure there is a time for IPA, but today we will be content with smooth and floral Saison. Be happy.

Brewed with Belgian aromatic malts, wheat and noble hops.

Serve in a goblet or snifter at 45°F for optimal enjoyment.

scarletfire65's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scarletfire65 (1336) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Bomber, purchased in P-Town. Bottled 7 / 2012. Hazy orange amber pour, huge fluffy head. The aroma is yeasty, very floral, mango, sage, funk. High carbonation, true to style. Close to full bodied, the flavor is yeasty, herbal, grassy, horseblanket, faint Brett, leather, old dusty hops. Finishes dry with a bit of white pepper and almost abrasive carbonation. A nice summery saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (6301) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 7, 2015
22 oz. bottle aged nearly 2 years, (2013) thanks to Willrunforbeer. The color is clear gold with still a good level of carbonation. Aroma is grassy with a mild funk, sort of like dandelion weeds.

The flowers / grass is most forward in this brew with light yeast and some very weak earthy flavor. Carbonation is still strong and no hints of any oxidation at all. Kind of impressed how well this has held up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duhast500 (414) - Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 27, 2014
oured from a 22oz. bottle into a Harpoon limited edition tulip glass. The color is golden orange with two fingers of foamy white head and some nice lacing left on the glass. The smell is malty with a great Belgian-like yeast aroma in the nose. There is a sweetness to the aroma that has a earthy character. The taste is grassy and has a hop presence that was unexpected. There is a mix of mild hops and sweet Belgian malts that has a light tickle of flavor that kicks with a slight bitterness toward the end. The feel of this beer is smooth with a lighter to mild body. There is a great softness to this beer that has a subtle thump of bitterness that also springs a nice sweetness that softens any bitterness from weighting on your palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5534) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 14, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Thanks James! Pours a hazy pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast, and floral. Taste is yeast, tropical fruit, floral, grain, and spice. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
njnut (462) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Poured at tasting. Cloudy golden color. Aroma is like standing in a flower shop. Interesting and fresh, grassy wild, like a wiff of spring. The wheat and yeast come out in the taste. Light and crisp palate. I did not think I would like this but I did. Also the price point is good, enjoyed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of florals, herbs, spiced wheat, bubblegum, lime zest, lemongrass and saison yeast. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (5635) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2014
22oz bomber from Wine Academy. Poured a super hazy honey amber body with a large fluffy white head that lasts and lasts. Aroma of honey topped bread, flower petals, sugar, Belgian yeast, tropical fruits, touch of earth and brown bread. Body starts medium but becomes rather full as soon as it passes your lips, carbonation is average and the aftertaste fades quick. Flavor is grains and toast to start, lighter sweetness than the flavor, some old dry honey and flowers, tropical fruits rinds and a hint of apple, sugar. Meh it’s okay but I have had other Slum Brews better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (5473) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Total Wine, Fairfax 650ml: Pours light orange with a white head. Aroma is lightly hopped, somewhat funky, a bit spicy, and some floral bits in there as well. Taste is somewhat hoppy. Funky and kind of dry. Pretty well-balanced. Refreshing and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5777) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Location: 22 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 12/13/13

Aroma: The nose is yeast and spice, some floral hops, and a bit of fruit
Appearance: It pours a hazy orange color with a frothy off-white head and medium-plus lace
Flavor: The taste is much the same, a decent mix of spice, sweetness, and bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, with an overly fizzy carbonation, and a dry finish
Overall Impression: This is a decent but not great saison. There’s some flaws in the mouthfeel, including the over carbonation, that limit the drinkability a bit. Otherwise, it is solid, it just doesn’t stand out in the other areas. Okay...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (2342) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Tap. Pours cloudy orange gold with a white head that laces the glass. Scent is yeast, lemon and a bit if spice. Taste citrus hop, a little pepper and some funk. Finish peppery and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (8267) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy golden orange with a white head. Yeasty, light spicy notes, some flowery and herbal notes, and some medium pitty peachy fruity sweetness. Pretty good.

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