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RATINGS: 626   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Itís 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DeadGuyPerez (106) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2010
One of Stoneís reps was at Iron Abbey and recommended this one, when I heard about the collaboration I didnít have much of a choice. Orange-gold pour with a medium white head. Lots of thick lacing on the glass. Floral aromas. A lot of herbs in the flavor, I just noticed now the "parsley/sage/rosemary/thyme" bit and Iíd say that matches what I tasted. It didnít blow me away, but it tasted damn good and it got all those herbal flavors across while still tasting like beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (5904) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2010
UPDATED: APR 13, 2011 Bottle. Light golden orange pour with some white head. Barnyard yeast, some spices(sage and rosemary in particular) in the aroma. Saison is flavored with spices with the yeast flavoring taking a backseat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3486) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JUN 11, 2010
On tap; this is just a filler rating will enter rating later today. ......,,,,,,...............

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
elihapa (1545) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - JUN 11, 2010
Bottle, victory label on back. Appearance is crystal clear, big fluffy white head. Aroma has a pungent minty-herbal backbone, with some lemon, ginger, tropical fruits and pepper thrown in. Very exotic. Mouthfeel is medium, heftier than expected probably due to the alcohol. Finish is long. Flavor starts with heavy-handed mintiness, then dives towards lemon-lime, overripe pear, tangerine. Finishes with a snap of hoppy bitterness, jockeying for position against all that peppery, herbal notes. Pretty interesting stuff, but from sip one I kept thinking that something is just not right here. Honestly I think the herbs are overdone, and the yeast esters are so strong that it all just comes off too overpowering.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
delirium11 (28) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2010
Just had the Stone batch. Great head retention with a nice golden color that was slightly hazy. Had a strong sage smell to it, but not too spicy going down, very smooth and dry. I finished my glass without even realizing it; the hallmark of a great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (5275) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 10, 2010
Pours deep gold into a tulip. Bright white head with excellent retention recedes leaving spider lacing to coat surface. Candi, yeast and floral Garfunkel aromas. Dry with front to back rosemary and thyme with a lasting bitter sage finish. Didnít pick-up on the parsley...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
heemer77 (5234) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 9, 2010
Bottle. Slightly hazy medium gold with a quickly fading eggshell white head. The nose is sweet and sugary with a little hay and glazed donuts. There is also some yeasty funkiness that brings notes of clove and celery. The taste is fairly subtle with some dry hay and apples. The finish is pear cores along side some black pepper spice. I also got some interesting herbal and medicinal notes after drinking a little more of this one. The body is lightly carbonated and that helps to make this a smooth drinker. Nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2541) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2010
12 oz bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy golden color with a medium sized white head. Spicy aroma of sage, rosemary, parsley and thyme along with lemon citrus and light ginger. Taste of sage, rosemary, lemon, ginger, hops and light bubble gum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rotoguru (126) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2010
SD trip: Cask temperature, very hazy light orange with white head. Nose had cooking spices and banana over wheat and malts. Flavor was mostly similar whet malts with obvious rosemary and sage and some citrus fruit (hops?), a bit like roasted chicken (a beer can chicken with this might just work). I guess I expected much more out of a collaboration between these 3 brewers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 7, 2010
Poured clear yellowish golden, complex spice(mostly rosemary), lemon, piney & floral hops, little caramel, crisp finish.

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