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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
This deep amber hued ale takes it’s inspiration from Germany while still nodding to the Belgian farmhouse tradition. The base is comprised of German two-row, wheat, Cara-Munich, and roasted barley. Generously hopped with a blend of Perle, Spalt, and Hallertau Mittelfrüh and fermented with a rustic Belgian farmhouse ale yeast. These elements together provide a melange of earth and fruit aromas backed with hints of caramel with a dry clean finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BigBodyBenz (45) - Colorado, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Was a real nice well rounded easy drinking beer with a good bit of creativity qualities flowing through. I got some cherries and a bit of fig hinting towards almost a Belgian style beer but it mellowed out with some other fruit like qualities and finished real clean and crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2560) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
750ml bottle from Premier Gourmet in Buffalo, New York. Hazy amber in colour with a large long lasting off-white head, excellent lacing. The aroma is of spice, light alcohol, toffee, malty, yeast. The flavour is lightly sweet, some caramel, bready, malty, light spice. Sweet mouthfeel, medium/light body, moderate carbonation. Finishes long, spicy, yeasty. A very nice belgian. Good balance with just a hint of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3605) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Dark mahogany amber with a thick poofyish, off-white top. The nose exudes amber malts as well as gently phenols, chocolate clove, and more to deliver a bouquet more typical of a weizenbock.The flavor is a mix of Belgian yeast, sourdough, and some wheat. A touch soapy on the finish. Overall, not really saison-like, but rather a mishmash of several German and Belgian styles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (4993) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 6, 2015
12 oz bottle purchased at 7-11 Kittery. Slightly hazy brown color with a lively carbonation level. Aroma has mild spice, malted wheat and light notes of fruit.

The flavor has more of a German wheat feel rather then a "saison" Belgian yeast character. The flavor also has a large amount of caramel/ Munich malt. Yes it shows light earthy notes. Hops are here but mild and really not enough to balance the caramel/ toffee like malts. Medium in body with an average texture. It’s alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1867) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 25, 2015
sample from tasting that poured a deep amber color with off white head. the aroma was like a farmhouse ale but with some caramel and roasted malts. the flavor was more of the same quite smooth, caramel and lightly roasted malts. quite tasty. enjoyable and easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (5210) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Draft: Cloudy, dark brown with a tall, whipped beige head. Caramel, slightly roasty aroma. Flavour is caramel malt, herbal and roasty. Pretty tasty....very smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (9454) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Draft. Grass and caramel malt aroma. Dark amber with large head. Sweet grassy caramel malt flavor. Light herbal finish. No frills, just a solid, easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (6101) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Deep brownish amber with a thin Rocky light beige head. Smooth and earthy sweet nose with some nutty brown malts and dried autumn leaves. Big flavor that’s high on saison esters, nice earthy tree fruit tones, Belgian hay and grains, a little dark earthy sweet malt and a little roast, smooth earthy semisweet and estery nutty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Slubgob (249) - West Hartford, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle into tall gob6.let glass. Foamed over on opening -- bottle’s been kicking around for a while, so not sure if it’s secondary fermentation or if it got shook somewhere along the way. Dark mahogany color, thick off white head which lingers. Warm, malty nose with a touch of yeast. Full, round flavor, again malty. Back end note of... prunes? Some unexpected dark stone fruit. Finish lingers, with yeast and stone fruit playing with one another.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ejh8 (105) - - JAN 10, 2015
Not as good as the overall rating. Dark like a double bock, dryer like a rye style. A little malty tasting too. It's also capped and not corked like a true 750mL craft beer bottle should be. I'm glad experienced it, but I'll probably pass on this one again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gerbeer (2567) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours a weak mahogany color with very little head. Light aromas of grass, caramel, and raisins. Watery flavors of same with additional metallic notes. A miss.

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