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RATINGS: 780   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!


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
chimaybier (50) - Redding, California, USA - AUG 5, 2012
750 ML bottle purchased at BevMo in Redding, CA. THE POUR / APPEARANCE: Pours a cloudy medium light golden color, very fluffy white head that has excellent retention- good sign. AROMA / BOUQUET: Definitive Brett, with a very slight hint of sweet caramel maltiness. Grassy, bready, yeasty- very much in the Saison style. TASTE: Astringent, tart, refreshing. Proper sourness with a tart aftertaste. PALATE: This Saison floats over your tongue, a certain bubbly, creaminess to it. OVERALL: This Saison can easily satisfy the most discerning Belgian drinker. Praise and blessing to The Bruery!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwelldeux (4035) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a somewhat hazy goldwn orange color with a moderate off white head on there. Nose has some nice floral and citrus notes on top of some funk. Taste is slightly sour with a great light floral flavor. Nice...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen1 (3131) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015
Fra flaske på M2 mars-15: gylden, med højt belgisk skum. Blomster, honning, mild og innsmigrende for sine (iflg RB) 8,5 - eller er det 9,5 som det står på etiketten? Uansett, en kompleks og god representant for saisonstilen. Lekkert balansert.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1494) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 23.03.15. A gusher. Clear golden. Foamy, dense and persistent off-white head and lacing. Quite refreshing aroma, with a hint of flowers, fresh pear and brett. Similarly fruity taste with more bitterness. Complex aftertaste. A bit fizzy.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
connor0415 (37) - - MAR 19, 2015
Amazing saison, probably the best I’ve had. Poured into a bruery tulip it bubbled up with a big 3 finger head with a completely hazy golden straw color. smells of brettanomyces, rye, peppercorns and a certain sweet fruitiness I can’t put my finger on. The taste is very peppery, you get some funk from the Brett but it’s not overpowering, some dry malts, some cider like sweetness. It has a very carbonated, dry, texture to it. Perfectly befitting a saison. The bruery made an excellent beer here, definitely a must try for anyone. It’s complex enough for a seasoned beer drinker but not too overpowering for the average person

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maxifunk777 (8) - California, USA - MAR 16, 2015 does not count
Very complex tasting beer a great summer time beer for BBQ and outdoor fun. A very solid B beer. I do not know the Bruery does it but another complex tasting beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (574) - århus, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2015
frisk funket citrus maltet duft smag svag funkey lidt krydret frisk. maltet. sødme. frisk frugt lidt røde bær ud over øllet skummer total over og bliver ved med at skumme til flasken er halv tom så er det en super fin øl

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (954) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle, thanks guys for sharing! Hazy dark golden pour with a fluffy light head. Nose has oak, pears, vanilla and apple juice. Taste is rustic, bretty, warming alcohol, bitter, pears with a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (435) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle thanks to Rasmusott. Pours hazy orange with a thick white head. Aromas of brett, soap, citrus, ripe orange, woody notes, apple mosh. Taste is goddamn bretty, apple mash, citrus, orange, some alcohol, elderflower, some dry notes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (1353) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2015
Pours cloudy amber with a white head. Aroma is pretty brett forward with notes of fresh squeezed apples, sweeter oak, dry champagne, pear, goose berries and some grainy notes as well. The taste is very dry and woody with notes of funk, rye, pear, orange peel and weak apples. Also a slight heat to the taste here. Pretty good!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (634) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2015
75cl bottle. Pours a hazy amber with a big, nice, white head. Aroma has looooots of brett, bread, wheat, ripe, sweat apples, slight alcohol. Very soft overall. Taste is very pleasant sweet, prominent rye, dry dry brettish notes, pear sweetness. Very soft, easy drinking and dry beer despite being slightly alcoholic. Medium high carb and velvety body. Positive surprise.


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