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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Brewed with highly-roasted wheat malt. Hopped with Simcoe and conditioned on two pounds of Johnny Brenda’s coffee. Notes of Coffee, pine, earth, leather, pepper.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Growler, thanks yourefragile. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine/grapefruit, some coffee, pineapple. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, grapefruit, some pineapple. Light-medium body, low carbonation. Nice, but not very saison-y.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8351) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. India black coffee saison.This batch at 6.9% abv. Local coffee that generates a good coffee aroma. Black bodied and lacey. Above average mouthfeel. Very coffee yet well done and tasty for what it is.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8161) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Growler thanks to yourefragile. Muddy deep brown pour. Weak head. Oniony hop pellet nose with savory chocolate. Taste is bitter, dry, nutty, sharp. Dry palate. Palate is medium and dry. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Growler shared by yourefragile. Thanks! Pours a clear dark brown color with a medium sized creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of rich coffee notes, bitter hops, floral citrus and earthy notes. The taste is coffee, bitter hops, smoke, chocolate and honey. Medium bodied. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Growler shared by yourefragile: Pours a barely transparent dark mahogany with a spotty-lacing froth of beige head. Has a roasty complex coffee and dark malty nose with some light fruits and floral hops. Starts with good fullness and sweet caramel malts with a good dose of roasted coffee bittterness, some light fruity esters and crisp citrusy hops. Finishes drier and bittersweet with lingering coffee notes. A unique concept and well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5253) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Murky brown with a medium sized, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of coffee, dark fruits, roast, and faint spices. Taste of coffee up front, some roast, cocoa, and spices, with a dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2012
Growler courtesy of yourefragile. Served several times into a sampler glass. Pours near-black with a nice tan head and good lacing. Thin collar throughout. Nose has a really excellent combination of chocolate, roast, coffee, and piney hops. Really beautiful. Flavor adds together the same components with a slightly-heavier emphasis on the hops with the coffee coming underneath. A light earthiness to it as well, especially as it warms. Just a touch of fruit in the background. Medium body. Dry and somewhat-bitter. Very interesting concept and strong execution. This one did not hurt. Excellent work, Jean.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (4536) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Growler pours a hazy, deep mahogany with some clumpy tan head. Great coffee nose, dank, brown sugar, coffee grounds, nutty, light molasses. Flavor is solid, brown sugar, toasted bread, coffee, cola, cake icing. Medium bodied, dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3526) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 17, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2012 On tap at the brewery great coffee flavors saison and tart this is great. I love Laura

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3272) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2012
On tap at Tired Hands. Dark brown with a foamy beige head. Nose is earthy coffee, grass and slight molasses. Medium body with a tang. Taste is French roast and grapefruit peel with a bready, funky finish.


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