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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Southampton Saison Brun is a "Winter Saison" made with 9 different malts including barley, wheat and rye. Brewed with candi sugar and molasses, it is then cold fermented with a unique yeast for an extraordinary character. O.G. 16.5P, 7.0% ABV

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
juiceisloose (1318) - Windermere, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2010
750 ml bottle from the Publick House. Pours a mostly clear, dark reddish brown color and topped by a thick, smooth head of beige colored foam that shows great retention. Thick sheets of lace coat the glass. The aroma has a really nice malt base of toasted caramel, dark grains, and rye. There is a nice mix of spices that follows with allspice, tea, candied sugar, rye grains, and some earthy hops. The flavor follows and is again based in the toasted caramel, grains, and dark toasted bread. The candied sugar comes through as well along with the spicy rye notes, and a good dose of earthy hop bitterness. The beer shows a nice balance between alll the different flavors. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation on the palate and a nice drying finish from the yeast. Great beer from the winter time, and a really nice dark saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10612) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2010
Bottle… Pours murky and brown with a mid-sized, creamy, white head. Good retention. The bouquet is of moderately roasted grains, spice and herb phenols and mild chocolate. Medium-bodied and very creamy with relaxed carbonation. The flavor is lightly acidic and herbal. Finishes herbal and lightly bitter. Bottle shared by Maltzilla!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Thanks to hopdog for sharing. Pours a brownish amber with a bubbly creamy off white head. Aroma of traditional saison spiciness along with nuts and toasted malt. Flavor was also nutty, some peppery and tropical fruit notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (6105) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2010
Red brown color with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of spices, citrus fruits, some cocoa, and dark fruits. Taste of dark fruitiness, light cocoa, spices, tart citrus, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2010
750ml bottle - thanks Andy for sending this one my way. Poured a medium to deeper brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of spices, some earthiness, cocoa, and bananas. Tastes follow suit with some caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2010
The aroma is very light, a bit malty and light brown sugar with a tad of funkl. The color is cloudy mud brown. The flavor is funky, wild, sweet, but all of these flavors are light notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adrian910ss (2565) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2010
On draft at the brewpub. Pours a muddy brown with a small beige head. Aroma of malt and rye. Taste of rye, malt and tangy citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neepsntatties (1763) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 16, 2010
Had this recently thanks to "hannont". Colour...ruddy-amber with a thick head. Nose... fruity and acetic. Palate... quite yeasty, bittersweet (but not too much), some grain but refreshing nonetheless and a quick finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Thanks to Bill for this one - hazy reddish brown with a huge, foamy, lasting head - very nice-looking beer - a bit of yeasty doughiness in the nose, but mostly dry cocoa, herbs, toasty grains, earthy/dusty qualities - quite a yeasty beer, with a lot of toasted grain flavor, a touch of semi-sour rye - a bit of cocoa and nutty character - semi-earthy - much more like a dark biere de garde, but a decent one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beastiefan2k (3548) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2011 750mL shared by Brandon through Bill, thanks LI crew. Bottle pops loud but doesn’t foam out of the bottle. Pours with a large, foamy head, Carbonation is way too strong but settles down eventually. Beautiful beer from the large head, has a brown body that I cannot see through. Aroma is a very nice and earthiness and very airy. Airy grainy buckwheat is what I get. Flavor is lighter, light bark-like earthiness, and more watery, this easy drinking. Ends lightly bitter bark. A nice beer, maybe good for aging, definitely a strong yeast. A bit more like a Biere de Garde and Saison mix. 8/4/7/3/16

Bottle is aging nicely, really lost that BdG aspect and coming into its own as an airy, dark, Saison. Its lively and the yeast has eaten away some of the heavier aspects and the Saison yeast is coming strong. 8/4/8/4/16

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