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RATINGS: 207   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SetauketBrewer (48) - New York, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Hazy golden pour, VERY effervescent. Yeasty aroma, bread and coriander. Great flavor, yeast buoyed by bready malt.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hermanw7 (28) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle from De Molen Beershop in teku glass. Pours gold with a thin white head. Aromas of Belgian yeast, citrus fruits, grass, clove and spelt bread. Very yeasty and hoppy flavors with lemon zest, herbs and malts. Spicy herbs especially on the finish. Light to medium body with heavy carbonation that stays on the palate for quite a while. Love it!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickTheRick (400) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Dorée et légèrement trouble, la mousse promettait d’être intense lors du versement mais finalement, elle se sauve promptement. Au nez, ça sent un peu la cave humide, mais ce n’est pas négatif du tout. Des arômes céréalières se font également remarquer. Légèrement fruitée en bouche, les céréales sont la grande vedette dans cette bière. Une très douce acidité et une sécheresse assez prenante font de cette bière une qui est très agréable à boire. Simple, mais bien faite.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2693) - Michigan, USA - MAY 26, 2014
375 ml bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy bright gold color with a 2-3 finger fairly dense and rocky white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, black pepper, clove, herbal, straw, grass, toast, bread, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast and bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, black pepper, clove, herbal, straw, grass, toast, bread, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of crisp peppery spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, pear, apple, black pepper, clove, hay, straw, grass, toast, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a god bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of fruity/spicy yeast and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent saison. All around great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1543) - FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden color with a huge foamy white head. Sour aroma of Belgian yeast, grain and apricot. Medium sour taste with some bitterness in finish. Smooth texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1379) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Nice beer! Pours yellow with a decently enduring head and minimal lacing. Nose is musty and barnyard, very prominent. Notes of old socks, some lemon, dough, fruit, biscuits. Taste is light sweet, light bitter, and light sour. Medium body with lively carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caaam (4) - - APR 23, 2014 does not count
Appearance: hazy golden yellow, huge thick barely cream-white head. Tight bubbles Aroma: green apples, musty, horse blanket. This stuff is stellar in the nose; lots of funk with some soft light grain, almost a raw rye odor. Little bit of citrus, lemon rind almost Taste: equal parts musty, with some of that lemon peel in the flavor, and some light wheat note. Really shines through in its almost gueuze like tart finish, but this definitely has the grain spice of a saison Palate: pretty well carbonated. Definitely a pretty light beer but the carbonation aids the long dry finish. Seriously, this one has a long, dry finish Overall: great slightly tart saison. I can tell that the fact that this one has sat on the shelves a bit helped it. Great great beer and will definitely grab it again to share with folks

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
corkyrory66 (638) - BELGIUM - APR 12, 2014
Quel plaisir de faire la critique d’une bière brassée spécifiquement pour le marché US. L’étiquette situe déjà l’ambiance … Mais restons sur le plan brassicole … Cette bière est donc une « belgian farmhouse ale », blonde refermentée en bouteille de 6 % abv, bouchonnée de liège (corky) et présentée en 37,5 cl, je suis preneur !! Enorme explosion au débouchage !! un véritable riot gun made in US … Couleur jaune, with the sun in the eyes … Apparence avec un léger voile de levure. Bulles en une colonne fine au centre (j’ai pris un grand verre Triple Karmeliet pour honorer ce breuvage artisanal). Mousse blanche énorme, mais à gros flocons et qui tombe un peu vite. Ceci dit, les jambes sont importantes et le nappage restera pendant la dégustation. Arômes de malt clair, houblon amer et fleuri, céréales (froment, avoine), une pointe de muscade. 1ère bouche souple avec une prise équilibrée, un peu faible en impact. Arrière-bouche assez longue, maltée. 2ème avec plus de personnalité, des fruits blancs secs, des herbes douces. 3ème avec un houblon très sympathique sur fond de malt. Arrière-bouche un peu épicée, d’une belle amertume. La longueur offre un bel ensemble malté, un peu d’épices, et l’amertume se développe. La levure est d’une belle ligne, bien déterminée, un peu poivrée. L’alcool est efficace sur la longueur malgré ses 6 % abv, il développe les saveurs. La finale présente beaucoup de classe dans un ensemble complexe. CONCLUSION : une vraie bière blonde artisanale avec refermentation. Un bière qui progresse sur la dégustation, ce qui est toujours nettement mieux que l’inverse... et obligatoire pour prétendre à une grande cote. Il ne lui manque qu’une meilleure entrée en matière sur les premières bouches pour figurer parmi les très grandes...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
airrick2003 (517) - Louisiana, USA - APR 11, 2014
Appearance: this is a beer that takes a while to pour down, it has a huge white dense head, the beer is a hazy light gold color, has particles floating in it too Aroma: funky, kind of sour, lemon, smells good Taste: a hint of sour, some sweetness, very light alcohol, lemon, light bitterness on the finish Palate: very smooth, average carbonation, light bitter aftertaste Overall: amazing farmhouse, I like how the alcohol isn't so strong, lots of subtle flavors ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5944) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
37,5 cl bottle. Yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, spice, fruit, malt and herbs.


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