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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Dark Saison with Hibiscus, Lavender and Chamomile.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamiepiolin (7) - Colorado, USA - APR 21, 2013
04.21.2013 750ml bottle Pours a dark purple with a quickly dying thick lace. Spicy lavender nose. Front of the palette is blasted by tea spices finished

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6695) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown beer with a tan head. Caramel and light yeast aroma with light fruitiness. Floral and fruity flavor with yest and light caramel. Medium bodied. Floral and caramel lingers with lemony fruitiness and light dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6027) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle: † Very floral and spicy beer. † Strong hibiscus, lavender, and chamomile. † Feels authentic, not soapy or artificial, but its a bit strong. † Pretty airy carbonation. † Outside of that, pretty one dimensional with just a strong floral aspect. † Does start to get a little urinal cake like as it warms up. † Tiz okay, but wished it were more citrusy and bright instead of an overwhelming strong floral aspect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5553) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 23, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark brown color with a medium white head. A big floral and spicy nose. Pretty intense flavor: raisin, yeast, loads of spices, herbs. Round and pretty easygoing. I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dansrc51 (45) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Light aroma, with a little floral notes from the use of lavender, chamomile and hibiscus. Dark with an intense flavor of herbs, dry finish. Very nice Leave your pretensions at the door.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syzzer (571) - Oregon, USA - AUG 18, 2013
5-10-13 From bomber @ Scottís house- Interesting herbal flavor, definitely detecting lavender among other herbs. After reading description, one can pick the flavors out. 8.6 BD 4Scott- nice floral bouquet with bitter tartness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torontoblue (72) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
750ml bottle. Pours a dark cola brown with a large light cream head which leaves a nice 1/2 inch layer all the way down. Aroma is very herbal/floral, with the lavender really being the prominent smell. Hints of spice & chamomile come through, along with a hint of liquorice/anise, some dark fruit and Belgian yeast. The taste comes across similar to a cheap, stores-own name cola, especially given the high carbonation present. Very herbal in flavour, spicy, fruity, anise, some dark chocolate, too. Interesting, complex flavours, which kinda blend together. Medium bodied with a sticky texture, fizzy lively carbonation, giving a long, bitter, spicy drying finish. An interesting beer, but the cheap cola flavour keeps nagging at me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4486) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Super dark brown coloured body with a thick, four centimetre tall slightly soapy light brown head - nice and odd looking at the same time. Aroma of grass, yeast, wheat, flowers (hence the name), lemons, curacao, coriander seed and a bunch of roasted malt. Medium-bodied; Assertive spicey flavour with pungent lavender and violet noticeable, a little coriander seed, some lemon and orange peel and a lot of roasted malt flavours. Aftertaste is where it gets really complex, odd and flavourful - from pungent spices to some alcohol, malt, yeast, chocolate, hay, flowers and even chalk shows up here - strong, but nice and different. Overall, a dark saison that shows a lot of complexity and some interesting flavour profiles that you donít get often. I canít say that it works perfectly, but it is very nice to try, especially back here on the East. I sampled this 75 cL bottle purchased from Made in Oregon (PDX Airport, Terminal D Location) in Portland, Oregon on 28-April-2013 for US$11.95 sampled at home in Washington on 18-July-2013.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WheatKing (1162) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2013
Pours dark brown, fluffy off-white/beige head. Nose is lavender, some dark fruit and pepper. Flavour is more lavender, not sure if I could really pick out the chamomile or hibiscus, but probably the spiciness came largely from there. This is a nice desert beer to be shared between several people, absolutely not a session beer, splitting it between two we found it a bit soapy at the end. Cool though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (3828) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 16, 2013
750ml capped bottle pours a dark amber color with a 3 finger white head that retains well and leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is very herbal with some floral notes. Taste is a herbal bitterness with some light malty sweetness. An interesting brew which is one that you either like it or hate it. I liked it due to its uniqueness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DeanF (1628) - Nunavut, CANADA - JUN 2, 2013
Has a dark brown body with a purplish tinge, white head with that same purply thing going on. Aroma is lots of barley with swampwater and herbs - definitely the lavender and rosemary coming through. The beer is an interesting mix and the heavy lavender flavouring was off-putting at first; this ainít one for chugging. Itís unique though and very sippable. However, quite frankly, I wouldnít want to try it again.

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