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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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A mixed fermentation ale aged in wine barrels.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ljthiessen (516) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 6, 2014
Sample from bottle. Tastes like a nicely tart saison. Lots of fruit, citrus and more. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drfabulous (4193) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 6, 2014
750 ml bottle from Corvallis shop. Pours big carbonation. Aroma is wine and yeast. Tart taste. Lemon. Holy mackerel. Damn good. Saison all the way. Sour doesn’t do the style justice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5844) - Indiana, USA - JUN 1, 2014
750 ml bottle to snifter (shared by Dogbones). Looks good; a hazy lemon yellow with white head and a bit of tiny sediment. Smells good too; white wine, oak, funk, and lemon zest. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Good stuff!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (3666) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle at Culmination Fest: Poured an orange with a white colored head. Aroma was citrus sour fruit. Taste was sappy fruit with a wine like character.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (4704) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2014
this one poured an orange color with a white head. Aroma was of lots of fruit, light vinous notes, some cherries and carmel too. Falvor was tropical fruits, green aple, light funk, some wood, and cherry pie. Pretty uniquie and interesting sour.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
poisoneddwarf (1767) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - MAY 4, 2014
750 ml corked bottle. Bottled 10/18/13; 10.24% ABV. Aroma is bretty, vinegar, lemon, earth, light wood, fan-freaking-tastic. Pours hazy golden with a two-finger white head with decent retention. Taste is lightly sweet, sour (6/10 on a sour scale), finishing savory. Nice sauvignon blanc character, along with some green apple, peach. Not quite champagne-like in effervescence, but quite highly carbonated. Very different and unique.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocturne (888) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
750ml bottle. Pale gold with white foam. Nose is funky, hint of gueuze-like cheese, and has a nice influence from the barrels. Tastes bright, sour, lemon citrussy, honey, again nice wine barrel twang. Hides the 10% well. Lovely classy sour. Really wish I had easy access to their beers.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
brenn79 (1582) - Idaho, USA - APR 26, 2014
750 ml bottle, batch October 18 2013- Pours slightly hazy golden on the first pour with a foamy two finger white head that slowly reduces but never quite goes away and nice sheeting lace. Aroma is pungent, citrusy, tart, wet basement, brett. The taste lives up to the aroma, funky bretty goodness, yeasty, not as tart as the aroma led on, not sure which type of wine barrels they used, but I would hope it was something like sauvignon blanc, but I could be way off on that. Body is medium and carbonation is high. Very much enjoyed this massively complex brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GRM (3084) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
Brown bottle, 750 ml, batch Jun 14 2013, from Ian Guénard (merci!), savoured on December 13 2013; eye: golden, hazy, tiny sheet of white head, no lacing; nose: wild yeasts, fruity, green apple, musk, citrusy, spices; mouth: wild yeasts, fruity, green apple, musk, citrusy, spices, acidity, freshness, finale in spices with citrusy presence, medium body, rather carbonated, slick texture; overall: quite good FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 750 ml, lot Jun 14 2013, de Ian Guénard (merci!), savourée le 13 décembre 2013; œil : dorée, voilée, bonne effervescence, légère couverture de mousse blanc, pas de dentelle; nez : levures sauvages, fruitée, pomme verte, musc, citronnée, épices; bouche : levures sauvages, fruitée, pomme verte, musc, citronnée, épices, acidité, fraîcheur, finale en épices avec présence citronnée, corps moyen, plutôt carbonatée, texture coulante; en résumé : très bon

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4615) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2014
At Levi’s tasting. Lots of brett in the aroma. Yellow and very well carbonated with a tall head. Citrus, some sugar, but predominately sour.


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