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RATINGS: 805   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale. This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone and a slight citrus hop character. With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes of leather and earth from the contribution of a wild yeast strain. Being a saison, Saison Rue is ambiguous unto itself as it is a different beer when fresh and when aged.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (16477) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (16444) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Bottle, courtesy of me. Thank me very much. Shared with GT2 and nuplastikk. Pours hazy golden, small white head. Aroma has a decent amount of barnyard funk. Taste is malty lemons and bread, good body. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (15569) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2008
Bottle, 75cl, thx to papsoe. It pours a hazy orange body with a big diminishing off-white head. Citrus, some caramel, a touch of brett and spices in the aroma. Ginger maybe. Sourish flavor with lemonpeel, spices and alcohol. Dry, medium to full body, fizzy and warming. Decent, spicy finish. I like the spicyness in this beer, but else it was quite ordinary. Or rather maybe just not my beer. (080823)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle at ChrisOs ’Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia’ tasting. Very hazy pale gold. Lasting thin white head. Rather a beautiful aroma. Touch sour, slight sour funkiness, got yeast just right. Decent hop on finish. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (15027) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2010
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, citrus, coriander and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14812) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2008
75cl bottle. Thank you, Papsoe. Pours hazy orange with a large sprinkly head. Nose is sweet & spicy with hints of clove & orange. Fresh & nice. Full bodied. Yeasty & dusty. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14481) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2009
Bottle at Sune’s. Cloudy amber - white head. Rye, ryebread, sweetness, fruity, sticky body, licorice, bretty notes, anis, piney.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (14433) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2010
Bottle at Rattle n Hum. Pours hazy amber-gold with a small, white head. Aroma is malty with some spice and yeast notes. Flavor is mildly sweet with a little funk and sourness. Medium in body with lively carbonation. Finishes crisp, clean and lightly hoppy. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (14398) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2012
Linköping Beer Expo 2012. Bottle. Golden beer with a small head. Fruity aroma, perfume, ryebread, butter, fruity, some candy, hop notes. Sweet fruity flavor, gass, hay, perfume notes. Very nice balance!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (14276) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from Vinspecialisten, Aalborg. Hazy golden with a big and lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and pepper. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 311214

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