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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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a classic Belgian farmhouse ale brewed with estate grown barley & raw spelt.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pellegjr (395) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2012
375 ml bottle, explosive cork, cloudy bronze w/ towering foamy head, tons of funk and lemon in aroma, clean and lightly tart, bone dry spritzy finish, love this beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2248) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle at Chris O’s pre GBBF shindig 2012. Pours a cloudy yellow with a white head. Aromas of wheat, citrus and corn. Sweet spice flavour with a hint of tart fruit. Not too bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (5209) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. Pours hazy brownish yellow with a small white head. The nose is light apples, piss and blanket. The taste is light apple cobbler, some yeast, wheat, saison-like. Some hints of apricot. Medium body. Overall, nothing compelling. Spelt’s a bit strange.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21366) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Hazy golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden with some mild yeasty and herbal notes. Flavour is tart wood, some yeastyness, herbs, mild fruits as well as some slight floral and grassy notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Draft at Tapestry in Philadelphia, PA. Pours a cloudy golden yellow color with a 1.5 finger pillowy white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Spotty lacing left behind. Earthy aroma with farmhouse funk, grass and straw followed by delicate floral hops and light fruit. Faint barnyard character with some grassy hops, apple and pear in the nose. Medium bodied but a bit fuller than I expected with a decent balance of funky yeast, zesty spice, musty brett and light fruit notes. Somewhat dry and earthy up front from the farmhouse/saison yeast giving off some hay and grass flavor. I’m not sure if there’s any brett in this beer but there’s a faint musty brett-like quality. Some grassy, piny hops and peppery spice mid-palate followed by sweet citrus and light. Prominent lemon peel flavor in the finish along with some bread, banana and apple.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1783) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012. Poured a muddy yellow with a fine & lacy white head. A pleasantly tart, lemony beer with spicy elements and a doughy, yeasty character. Some grainy, apple & pear to boot. Light to medium body, spritzy mouthfeel with a medium length, low to medium intensity tang.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3617) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2012
Bottle. Heavy gusher. Hazy deep golden to orange pour, extremely huge white head. Aroma is spicy, fruity, yeasty and slightly dusty. Flavor is slightly funky, spicy, a hint of brett and fruity. Nice balance. Quite unique brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7915) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012 Bottle from Dranken Geers, Oostakker nr Gent, Belgium drank in a field Cropredy Festival, Friday 10th August 2012 Hazy, muddy, murky golden brown colour. Soft in mouth and sweet, tangy and less tart than I imagined. Really nice. A7 A3 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7315) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear light gold wit ha white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of sweet grain with a bit of wet grass, light fruit and a hint of earthy spice. Flavor begins with sweet grains as well and is joined by a light sweet fruit note, a bit of spice and a hint of grassiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (7877) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012. It pours cloudy straw yellow, with a thick white head. The nose is herbal, dough, sherbet, tinned peach, pear and apple. The taste is lightly tart, lemon sherbet, spice, dough, pear and Braeburn apple, with a dry finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and velvety mouth-feel. Decent.


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