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RATINGS: 602   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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It’s a saison of sorts; hellaciously herbaceous and hopefully contagious. This was not a ready made ale. But it is a ready made collaboration. Meaning Stone and Victory are 2 breweries that are exactly like Dogfish in that they do/brew exactly what they love and they do/brew it exactly like no other brewery out there. (Love - lots of it in this bottle)

-Samuel A Calagione

Ale brewed with parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikalooch (224) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 5, 2010
Bottle. Pours a bright golden color with fluffy white head. Very herbal aroma, if I was blindfolded I might think this was a tea. Hits like a saison at first, then the romemary and thyme kick in. Herbs, herbs and more herbs, dry finish, leaves a long aftertaste. Very bubbly. Interesting brew, kudos to experimenting, but my burps taste like an herb garden.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4392) - Utah, USA - AUG 3, 2010
12oz bottle from BevMo
Appearance: Pours slightly hazy yellow with a nice white head and lots of lacing. Plenty of carbonation.
Aroma: Huge aroma of sage, coriander, spices and sweet fruits
Taste: Herbal, spices, peppery and citrus
Very nice and refreshing. Different and complex.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewski519 (644) - Morrisville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 3, 2010
12 oz bottle - Pours a straw color with a slight haze, decent white head that lasted a while - nice lacing. Aroma - well, not sure where to start. Let’s just say the whole garden is in there - sage, thyme, parsley, rosemary, pepper etc . Flavor matched the aroma and I enjoyed this beer as a one off - wouldn’t be able to drink more than that in one sitting for sure - a little too much of the herb thing going on for me to sit and enjoy a couple of these - but much easier to drink than the Lemon Pepper Saison from Sam Adams I had recently.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1331) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2010
12oz bottle pours golden/orange with large frothy head. Aroma is heavy on the spices sage, rosemary, and parsley are very notable like smelling a fresh herb garden, also citrus and straw. Taste right away of spices with pine and citrus and a bitter aftertaste thyme really lingers on the palate, medium body. The aroma is great but doesn’t translate into a great taste combination not all the flavors match up, I think the contrasting flavors may do better with age. Still very decent and ambitious beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kmyers8807 (176) - Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2010
Bottle. pour contains tons of head with a cloudy yellow color. taste is overly dominate of spices with a citrus back taste. The citrus is very tasteful with a few of the spice, but it seems there may be a few spices that don’t mix well with others.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11442) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 1, 2010
12oz bottle, thanks eyedrinkale. Lightly hazed apple juice body with medium white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, roasemary, sage, some straw, light orange. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, some straw, bread, funk. Light-medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 30, 2010
(120z bottle). Pours straw yellow with white head. Aroma of sage, thyme and lavender. The mix smells like basil. Taste is sweet with an herb bite. Light bodied and herby, bitter finish. Quite a unique beer; it is heavy for a saison, but it has a nice palate refreshing taste.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hombrepalo (1823) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2010
12 oz bottle from Archer Liquors. Aroma is kind of like a spice cabinet. The taste is herbal in nature, but the finish is overwhelming. Way too much rosemary, thyme and sage. Thiscollaboration had too many cooks putting their hands (in this case spice) into this mess.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taverner (1088) - San Ramon, California, USA - JUL 28, 2010
Bottle from BevMo P-town. Pours a cloudy golden with fluffy pillow like head. Nose is brett, but other than just farmhouse there’s also grass and a little fennel in there. Finishes clean. Good stuff!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
georgebrassin (176) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2010
Clear yellow with medium white head. Bubbles are a bit too big. Aroma is resin, citrus, caramel. Taste is hops (herbsl), with a bit of bitterness, medium sweetness and malt. Spices (parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme) they use are not very present here, but is better less than to much. Overall is well balance, a saison with a lot of hops, reminds me "Saison Station 55" from Hopfenstark.


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