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RATINGS: 307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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A Belgian style Saison (or Farmhouse Ale) brewed with a blend of British Pale and German Pils malt and hopped with East Kent Goldings. Fermented with a special proprietary yeast which imparts its dry, spicy character. Golden orange in color.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RiverHorse (457) - New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2008
2006 Gushing bottle when the cork came out. Pours crispy golden with a huge fluffy white head and coats of lace. Very hoppy, funky aroma with spice, yeast, banana, clove and some barnyardigan. Nice prickly carbonated feel on the tongue with a spicy, dry finish. Very nice saison that I would buy again.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1491) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Wheat and light in color and aroma. Surprising amount of alcohol on this one at 6.9. Kind of a flat flavor profile. Fine carbonation. Just not the same as the european cousins.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2015
From my backlogg: Bottle at Earl of Essex, Lindon 2014. Hazy pale golden beer with an offwhite head. Fruity hoppy floral aroma. Sourish fruity grassy flavour.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (38496) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015

Bottle 750ml.

[ As Sly Fox Saison Vos ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, moderate yeasty, herbs, grass, fruity, sharp grapes, barnyard notes, coriander notes, cardboard notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, tart fruit, dry, citrus - fruity tart. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140811]

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (410) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Some light sweetness, banana, clove, pepper, grass. Mild funk underneath, bitter finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgajdaczewa (866) - Katowice, POLAND - JAN 19, 2015
W aromacie mnóstwo belgijskich przypraw, lekka cytrusowa, kwaśna nuta cytryny, nieco banana i goździka, pełny, choć nieco mdły. W smaku wytrawny, musujący, choć sporo jest tu słodyczy, nuty brzoskwini, banana, miodu, do tego sporo przypraw, nut pieprznych. Na finiszu zostaje cierpka miodowa nuta, prawdopodobnie utlenienie, co nieco obniża pijalność. Mimo to niezłe.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerScout49 (49) - - OCT 28, 2014
Heady and thick foam. Nice golden color. Fizzy and light with a slight bitter finish. Good overall.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (4559) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
(bottle) clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of heavy manure and yeast, with lots of cooked celery, some floral hops and sugar icing. flavour is quite sweet, with some notes of pineapple, powdered sugar, some light caramel, more manure and cooked vegetables. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4717) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Earl of Essex, London.
Appearance: Amber colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Fruit, a bit sour, alcohol, yeast.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, fruit, a bit sour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3636) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts, green banana, saison yeast and spices. Malty flavour, banana, cloves, bit bitter. Finish malts, cloves and green banana.
(from 66cL bottle @ Earl of Essex, London. Thanks for sharing, RateBeer crew!)

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (2989) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Delicious and refreshing saison...not strong and cloying like the trend seems to be with this style. Aroma was a little weak. Light pilsener malt with heavy yeast character. Pour was a nice hazy light yellow with a two finger white head. Taste was nice and crisp. Heavy yeast and pilsener malt with a nice strong biting carbonation. No flavor dominates the other and the mild noble hops provide just enough of a spicy dry finish. Nice beer.


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