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Saison / Farmhouse Ale. Belgian style Saison aged with Brett in used white wine barrels. Special release at GTMW 2013


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1709) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
CBC 2014. Pours a cloudy yellow with a low white head. Aroma is peach, apricot, honey, grass. Taste is peach, apricot, honey. Mouthfeel is tart with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is tart citrus and peach.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6067) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2014
Draft at CBC 2014. Pours hazy golden with a small off white head. Aroma of fruit gum fizzy sweets, citrus and fruity hops. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (11312) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2014
Tap @ CBC 2014. Pours clear, light hazy yellow with a small, staying, creamy white head. Aroma has funk, white wine, grapes, apple, zesty. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has pepper, cedar, white wine, grapes, crisp malts. Very well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2991) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2014
Sample @ CBC 14. Pours a hazy golden beer with a small white head on top. Aroma is incredible floral, tropical fruits, pines. Flavor is moderately sweet with big hoppy influences on the side. Light sweet finish. Quite nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1549) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
CBC 2014 Pours hazy golden no head Aromas of flowers, tree branches, citrusy fruits, Taste has nice sour sweetness, garden flowers, honey

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (2321) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
Pours hazy golden with low white head. Aroma of honey, wheat, bretta, green grapes and apples. Taste is fairly mild and balanced fruit tart with mellow sweet finish. Body is light and smooth with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15923) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Tap at Copenhagen beer festival... Golden amber... Thin white lacing... Soft funk floral fruit nose... Juicy tart fruits... Light floral salt orange

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (729) - Iowa, USA - APR 25, 2014
Tap at Surly tap room. Pours clear bright golden. Funky Brett smell. Sour taste with wicked dry aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
islay (1359) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2014
10 oz. pour, on tap at the brewery’s taproom. Pours a slightly hazy, orange-ish gold with a small to moderate amount of fluffy, substantial, off-white head. Produces good lacing. Strong, sour smell features scents of apricot, tangerine, hay, brine, and pretzel. Sour, dry taste reminds me of Orval (that is high praise). Spicy flavor: Black pepper. Salt / seawater / brine flavor. Crabapple and apple cider flavors as well. A bit of alcohol noticeable in the taste, but not in a bad way. Satisfying, bready, cracker, pretzel finish. Also mint gum / spearmint in the finish. In addition, finish is dry, as is the aftertaste. Easy to drink. Light to medium body. Crisp and lively in the palate. Complex and interesting overall. It is more sour and has an inferior body to Orval, but just the fact that it can be mentioned alongside Orval is quite an accomplishment. This is a darn good and expertly crafted beer, the quality of which becomes more clear with each sip. 7/4/8/3/16=>3.8

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2014
Tap at Surly taproom, I really enjoyed this, I didnt get much saison tastes from it, more of the brett and white wine stuff. while not bracingly sour its a nice tart flavor that is easy drinking and very refreshing like an imperial berliner if that makes any sense. Good stuff.


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