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RATINGS: 639   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our Spring Saison is light blonde in color with a fresh hoppiness and a wild and rustic Brettanomyces character. Lighter in color and alcohol than our Saison Rue, yet equally complex in its own way. Perfect for warmer weather and Spring celebrations.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Reviewed 3/4/13. 750ml bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. A: Pours a moderately hazy copper color. The head is a two finger white shade that intensely forms bubbles as it’s poured. It recedes fairly quick, and leaves spotty rings of lacing down the glass. S: There’s a nice funky barnyard tone, and a lesser inhale of both citrus and apple peel. The citrusy qualities almost seem hop-derived; always a good thing in my book. Aromatically, it’s a little mild for my tastes, but nonetheless pleasant. T: At first, citrus qualities hit the tongue are quite pleasant, before the funkiness starts to build up. The finish is a combination of citrusy/grassy hops, herbs, and barnyard flavors. I feel like the modicum of complexity it offers isn’t quite enough to inspire further sips out of interest. Generally, the flavors here are extremely nondescript, to a fault - and even worse is a note on the back end which is distinctly mineral-esque to the point of being metallic. It’s not bad, just insipid. M: The feel starts off with a decent creaminess, before fading to a moderately dirty dryness on the finish and aftertaste. This dryness doesn’t fully last; a syrupy linger coats the palate - one that inhibits drinkability. It seems like the wet, creamy feel exasperates the strength of the already high carbonation to me. On the positive side, it certainly feels lively. O: This one isn’t that great. I can see this one appealing to the masses - but the drinkability isn’t fantastic, and it doesn’t feature the requisite depth to make it interesting, either. At least this is one of The Bruery’s cheapest offerings...at $10/750ml. I’ve certainly had far more interesting 4/6 packs at the same price (and even far more interesting saisons, for that matter...can you say Tank 7?)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (214) - Maryland, USA - APR 19, 2014
From a bomber to a tulip on Easter Eve 2014. Hazy golden hue with ample fluffy white head. Light Brett funk. Flavor is meadow grass, sage, a little sour and very dry... Pairs extremely well with the Easter feast...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bomber from Whole Foods. Orange pour, big white head. Smells like lemon and pepper, Smooth and light, a little sweet, nice saison.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (239) - århus, DENMARK - APR 13, 2014
Duft: syrlig duft, lime, græs, frisk Smag: funk, citron, appelsin, en smule bitter i smagen, en god smag af frugt

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (655) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2014
On tap poured a clear yellow hue w/ large white head. Moderate apple cider aroma. Initial taste is light sweet w/ a light sour finish. Light, balanced, and lively carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsandman (68) - New York, USA - APR 8, 2014
On tap @ Draft 55. Pours a hazy gold with sizable fluffy white head. Aroma is clove, light brett funk, herbs, light pepper. Taste is slightly tart, very very lightly funky / sour, grass, hay, light clove, sweet fruits, lemon. Drinkable stuff, light end of medium mouthfeel, average carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (809) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2014
Draft at the Sybarite Pig in Boca Raton, FL. Snifter. Pours a yellowish-light orange with haze. Solid white pillow head that lasted for awhile and laced nicely. The aroma was light and airy with brett, light flowers, light spice and a hint of pepper. The taste was also mild with the brett and other wild yeasts, light flowers and fruits, and a touch of pepper. Very light body and moderate carbonation. Somewhat dry finish. I liked the lightness especially after drinking three or four heavy beers.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kathouse (812) - Nevada, USA - APR 4, 2014
Clear with a thin but sticky lace head. I tried really hard to find bold aromas and flavors but just couldn’t. Mild spice and some malt. Light body is refreshing. Finish is brief with a touch of pepper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lothore (455) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a golden hue with a thin, wispy, off white head. S- Belgian yeast, fresh baked bread. T- Belgian yeast, undertones of wheat, orange, spice. M- Thin to medium bodied with a decent amount of carbonation. D- While there is nothing objectionable about this beer I found it to lack any distinguishing characteristics that really pulled me in.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1318) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Appearance: Gushed after opening. Lots of head, first fizzy then creamy. Orange golden, slightly hazy. Aroma: Fruit, some hops. Slight metal. Taste: Lots of fruit, sweetness. Some hops. Nice. Info: 750ml bottle, 22/3-2014, 47/300M

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dhunter151 (467) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAR 23, 2014
750mL bottle. Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a frothy white head. Fruity, slightly funky, yeast, candy notes, bananas. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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