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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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Southampton Saison Deluxe is a special version of this Belgian Farmhouse classic. This unusually complex and refreshing ale is brewed to stand the test of time. Its fresh, vibrant flavors will change gracefully with time.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6010) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 10, 2012
750 ml bottle shared by Del I think. Was it Mark? Anyway, at the Christmas tasting. Pours a clear golden color with a large white head. A sweet nose of caramel and floral hops. A bit of alcohol, fluffy, pepper, sweet light caramel and candies. Good. Very smooth and clean.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nickls (1847) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Bottle. Lightly hazy yellow-orange with a fizzier white head. Nice spice, citrus, touch of wheat, and fruity aromas. Some slight sour hay notes, slightly sweet lemon, spicy, some floral and vanilla notes. Lighter body with bright carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fluffy (1664) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2012
a solid saison with an almost belgian ale backbone. a little too sweet, but otherwise very well done.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcmisko (352) - New York, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Pours golden yellow with big white head. Smells very fresh with wheat, fruit, flowers, some earth and funk too. Taste has wheat body, spice, fruity hops, and light interesting funk. Med-full bodied. Prolonged and slightly sticky after taste. Balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 3, 2012
(750ml bottle from blklab2007). Pours hazy golden color with massive white head. Active carbonation. Aroma is belgian yeast, candied sugar, lemon and some pepper. Taste is sweet. Meesium bodied with a syrup quality. A nice beer, but much too sweet for a saison.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1045) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2011
750 mL bottle as pictured. Pours a hazy gradient yellow/orange with lots of bubbles and a white head. Smells very lemony. Spicy taste and a very light mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gription79 (2262) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 16, 2011
750ml bottle. This is a sweet saison, the pila malt is the dominating flavor. Touch of spice, some buttery notes are present and it is distracting. Not a bad beer but not very interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2331) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 5, 2011
Been sitting on this bottle perhaps a bit too long but still very good. Taste is spicy and crisp with nice floral and spice elements. Light lemony esters and a bit of cardboard but still drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3710) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 3, 2011
750 ml bomber, the best base saison, very carbonated and crisp, This might be a little past cause it tastes a little cardboardy but it is so crisp and delicious. I am pretty delirious. AH FACK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Pour is hazy yellow with white head, aroma has notes of biscuit, fruity lemon, some grape notes as well, hints of biscuit, grass and a touch of honey. Taste is really nice and refreshing with notes of pleasant grass, biscuit and honey, some nice fruity notes and spice complementing each other, finishing fairly dry and spicy.


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