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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed with dark malts and burnt sugars then lightly spiced with Rose Hips, Hibiscus, & Schisandra berries.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (15405) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - AUG 21, 2013
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen
Balck color with creamy head. The aroma is sweetish and stale (pond water), overripe fruits, candeish, it reminds me of some poor Dutch Abbey Ale. Good body structure; strange flavor, not real roasted malts, instead some liquorice and bubble-gum; very light yeast spices; sweetish; stale pond water impression; no bitterness.
Classic failed American attempt to brew a Saison, this time more vicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (153) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 13, 2015
12oz bottle from J’s Liquor in Owensboro, KY. Poured into a stemmed tulip. Dark black with a plum hue. Thin tan head. Strong citrus and floral aroma with a hint of malt. Medium body and nice carbonation. Very tangy on the palate with a apple crispness but not too strong. Hints of brown sugar balance out the tartness. Very floral throughout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BenH (2704) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with tan head. Aroma of tangy apple, berries, piss. Taste is sweaty, pissy, berries. Little tart in the finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (4762) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear ruby with a thin white head. Aromas of light liquorice, bread. Taste is light sweet, spice. Finishes a bit thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4556) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is spiced, floral, toffee, taste is dry, sweet, light roast, spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15542) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
bottle at home .. dark brown... big tan head .. soft musty toffee malt nose ... soft musty toffee fruits ... dark malts ... soft pine .. dark fruit ... soft roast ..sofr chocolate roast

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5970) - ITALY - FEB 6, 2015
on tap scura buona schiuma speziato floreale secca malti tostati buona secchezza discreto amaro erbaceo

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (6064) - Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a hazy copper with very light beige head. Smells malty and mildly yeasty with some berries and mild candied sugar. Some floral notes as well. Tastes like it smells with a bit more yeast; still balanced though. Mouthfeel is medium to medium full-bodied. A solid take on the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbnz (27) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle @ Monterey Bar in Berlin

Appearance: Dark brown body, very small head
Aroma: Heavy roasted malts, floral
Taste: Almost overpowering roasted malts, nutty, some floral, devoid of Saison funk
Palate: Thin watery body, lingers quite long

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thewade (340) - USA - JAN 24, 2015
Enjoyed this 12 oz bottle. Medium body and roasty. Nice at 8% abv. Tastes a little "yeasty" or "bready" on the finish, but will buy again. Not a style I drink often so will revisit.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zinneke (96) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2015
No aroma of saison yeast, smells like a belgian brown ale. taste is bittersweet some hints of herbs - probably the rose hips, hibiscus and berries they’ve put in it. But it doesnt do it for me as a saison, or a dark saison. If this would be a Belgian brown I would rate this better, as the taste is quite ok, but if you go for a dark saison, im expecting a dark, saison..

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