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RATINGS: 730   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Belgian Style Ale Brewed With Rye and Brettanomyces Our rustic, deep golden California farmhouse ale is brewed just a few times a year to celebrate the change of the season. Enjoy!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2008
<b>Bottle 75cl. @ TFODRBSG 2008, Ulfborg, Denmark</b>
Unclear medium orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, moderate yeasty, coriander, pepper notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. (230808)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a lacing white head. Mild yeasty and wheaty spiced aroma. Citric and yeasty base flavour. Smooth though and light yeasty. Nice and light bitter finish. Nice hoppy touch into the finish. Dry and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29217) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of acidic lemon. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and lemon, leading to a slightly tart finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2008
(Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of bu11zeye. Hazy golden with a lively and very tall head that dissipates without disappearing completely. Spicy aroma with a whiff of ginger. Medium body, extremely overcarbonated with notes of yeast spice and pale malts. Very astringent and bitter finish. No real traces of the Brett. Disappointing. 230808

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20649) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2009
Bottle at Sune. Hazy golden coloured with a huge white head. Fruity aroma of spices and yeast with notes of berries. Fruity flavour of spices and yeast with notes of liquorice and alcohol. Spicy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20295) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2010
Bottled. Hazy deep goldeny ambery colour, small, but steady foamy head. Aroma is fruits, zest, spices and some mild earthyness. Flavour is spices, earth, zest, somme earth and mild bready malts. Some mild wooden and grassy notes as well.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19309) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2010
Bottled. Hazy golden, small head. Tart lactic corander aroma. Dryish and juicy with medium body and vital, almostelastic mouthfeel. Juicy coriander and wet hay. A hugely drinkable, yet complex beer. Great stuff!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity yeasty spicy citrus aroma. Sweetish fruity yeasty spicy citrus flavor with some hints of brett. Has a dry malty yeasty spicy citrus finish with a bitter hoppy aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2010 8th November 2008. Cloudy gold-amber beer, frothy white head. Flavoursome aromatic sourness and distinct spiciness. Just the right side of being over dry. Strong for a Saison. 22nd May 2010. ChrisOs ’Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia’ tasting! (Early hours of the morning rating). Sweet aromatics, good saison flavours. Refreshing. Better than original tasting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
Tasting at Matt’s
Hazy golden color with large head, highly carbonated. Strange aroma, fruity, soapy, a bit spicy ( sweet spices, coriander, anise). Soft mouthfeel; it has a nice fruity touch, strong spices, but also some soap, wood, vegetables.
Messy.


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