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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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In spring 2011, Stone bought the farm, literally, taking over 19 acres of fertile Southern California soil where we now grow pristine fruits, vegetables, herbs and more for our Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens restaurants. A taste of our homespun farm-to-tableism is provided in this farmhouse ale stoked with lemon zest, plus lemon thyme and lavender straight from Stone Farms. This spring-to-summer saison is citric and herbal on the palate with a dry, peppery finish. Thanks to the infusion of fresh West Coast ingredients, this isnít your everyday saison. Itís our saisonó100% Stone. Celebrate the sunny season with an authentic taste of our farm and, with it, our commitment to quality.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2014
2014 release 12oz bottle sitting pretty in a wine glass. Golden yellow tone with a dense white head and aromatics jumping out the glass. Upon the first smell I get flash backs to Saison Du Buff which is probably the thyme and peppery yeast in play. Floral lavender, a touch of eggy sulfur and bright citrus are also present. The flavors are nice and balanced with a spicy dry finish, I really enjoyed it.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matty (188) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2014
12 oz bottle. 2014 edition. Pours a clear gold color with a white head that settles to a film. Aroma is mostly sour with some herbal grassy notes in the back. Light-medium body with some lively carbonation on the tongue. Goo balance of sweet malt and herbs - some lemon, lavender and spices. Zesty finish that hangs with you for a bit. Nice interpretation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2279) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours a hazy golden color. Notes of lemon zest, lavender, grass, and honey. Foamy mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (1349) - Missouri, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Tap - fair size foamy head, medium gold color, nice lemon, grassy and spicy aroma and flavor, mild herbal/floral notes, nice little bite on the finish, very good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1guywith_aboat (223) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Pours a light yellow with a pillowy white cap. Smells peppery and yeasty. Flavor is much the same. A little funky. Light bodied and solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4395) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Light gold color with a medium head. Floral aroma of lavender and honey. Very herbal and floral flavor. Slightly yeasty. Lavender. Some hop vegetal character. Fairly full bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (175) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
On tap at Martinís West in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is spicy yeast, floral perfume, clove bubblegum and other belgian-style funks. Taste is lemon rinds, some floral and spiced gum with a nice hoppy / bitter finish. Definitely felt like a Stone saison and I like their point of view on this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (324) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
2014/08/23 - Pours a hazy, orange-honey colour with a foamy white head that quickly vanishes. Moderate lacing. Aroma is lemon, funk, yeast esters, coriander, spice and floral notes. Taste is lemon, funk, yeast, earthy notes, pepper, coriander and more floral and herbal notes. Mouthfeel is thin to medium with lively carbonation and a crisp, drying finish. Light and refreshing. Found it more floral than most saisons. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kevin (2071) - New Mexico, USA - AUG 22, 2014
bottle. i love busted six pack areas of beer stores. allows me to pay a bit more for a single, but not risk 10 bucks on an unknown quantity. so that brings us to this: pours a hazed effervescent yellow. can smell the spices from a ways off. lavender and thyme are very apparent. floral flavor with something like melon or some cucumber stuff iíve had in the past. bit of a waxy mouthfeel. the coating on my tongue is not pleasant. i like the flavor well enough, nice spicey yeast finish is good. but it is the mouthfeel that makes this a one time purchase for me.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsmerig (1238) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a thick bubbly white head. The aroma is lemon and pepper. Taste is light honey mixed with sharp tart bitterness that lingers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4824) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Crisp gold pour with a white head. Nose is bright hops, grass, florals, and lemon. Easy palate, florals, grass, bitter hops, smooth finish.


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