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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This brew is a shout-out to the alter ego in each of us, beckoning it out of dormancy. Porter, brewery president, left his career as an attorney to heed the call of his weekend passion, making beer. He and friends, also consumed by beer, established Smartmouth in 2012. This farmhouse-style Belgian saison is an effervescent and refreshing beer with fruity notes, a hint of pepper and a dry finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6743) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a lightly hazed gold with a thin white head. Big musk on the nose, soft wheat. Medium bodied, nice yeast coming through, musky and lemony. Long musky finish. Tasty stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7364) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2014
12 oz can. (Grape & Gourmet) Virginia Beach, VA.
The can looks great. Hazy golden colour with a small white head. Belgian style yeast, spice, mild bitterness and some maltiness in the aroma. So far so good. The flavour is mild yeast, some spices, mild hops and some sweet maltiness. Itís a bit too sweet to be really enjoyable. Nevertheless itís not a bad American brewed Saison.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5196) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 6, 2014
12oz can pours a hazy orange with some ringing, white head. Nose has heavy herbs, heavy perfume, heavy hand soap, pear, some custard. Flavor has some candy sweetness, fruit, a little vanilla, lots of soap, some perfume, lemon peel. Sticky finish. Good start.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dr_Fellini (537) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Draft. Pours a murky deep golden color with an off white head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, hay, faint tart. Slightly more tart in the flavor, barnyard funk, light rock candy sweetness. Light in body and goes down smoothly. OK, nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coyforce (616) - Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Not a huge fan of the saisons that have been made in most American breweries. This one is ok but not great. Flavor is standard but lightly fruity. Aftertaste is kinda skunky.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattyKakes (95) - Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Now That can buy their six packs in cans, mind you. .. I will reach in my fridge after work. Itís summer and this ale will treat you right. Floral million citrus nose, with a nice pineapple, melon, clove and orange peel finish. Pours a lovely gold orange. Please visit their brewery in Norfolk VA. Cheers!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3842) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 24, 2014
Pint on tap at Norfolk Tap Room. Hazy golden pear color with a lasting ring of cream. Nose shows some toast, mild funky yeast and lemon zest. Taste is a bolder mix of the same with some white pepper adding more zing. Light-medium body is to the dry side and has medium-high carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidobutai (421) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange. The aroma was almost unbearable... But the taste is better, citrus and peel.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (789) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Light amber colour small head. Aroma of yeast, floral and a hint of grain. Grainy, floral taste. With a flowery yeasty finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9460) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2013
GABF 2013. Recommended to me by 3fourths. Pours a slightly hazy orange appearance with an off white head. Dry, orange citrusy, very herbal/grassy, peppery, barnyard aroma. Easy drinking, spicy peppery, orange citrusy, soft pils malty, a touch bready flavor. Chill beer that Iím glad MJ recommended that I try.


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