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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Saison
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Danish: Lad os bare sige det kortfattet: Vi er pænt trætte af oversøde, dybt maltede jule og vinter øl. Helt ærligt… Når man spiser sin Gås eller And med tyk mormor-sovs så har man ikke brug for et ekstra skud flydende insulin. Nææææ. Du har brug for noget der kan lette din middag, tage din mave ud af den røde zone og rense din hals. Og det er der at Snowball Saison kommer ind i billedet. Det er en SUPER perlende, ren og tør Saison som er blevet eftergæret med mælkesyrebakterier og tørhumlet igen og igen for at give øllen dets lækre krop og bløde tørre eftersmag. Nyd den kolde vinter med en vasker af rette kaliber!

Ingredienser: Vand, Maltbyg, flækket havre, Lys kandis, Humle (Amarillo, Tettnanger, Simcoe, Hallertauer), Gær og brettanomyces.

English: Enough heavy dark obnoxious sweet super malty x-mas and winter beers. When you eat heavy duck with fat gravy, the last thing you want is another heavy sweet malt liqour!
NO! you want something that can help you digest the dinner, ease you stommach and cleance your throat. And that is exactly what Snowball Saison will do. It is a SUPER sparkling crisp and dry Saison that has been refermented with milk acid bacterias and dry hopped over and over to give the beer a crisp and smooth tart finish (not to mention.... there is a lot of hops of course...)
Have a nice winter!

Ingredients: Water, Malt, Flaked Oats , Light Candy, HOPPPPPSSSSS (Amarillo, Tettnanger, Simcoe, Hallertauer) Yeast and brettanomyces


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (282) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 15, 2013
Golden but cloudy. Nice white large head. Thick sope aroma with a hint of hops. Mild malt, soup, flowers with massive hoppy aftertaste. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5201) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Big bottle from Total Wine Biscayne Blvd, share with marsonthemoon. Amber orange slightly hazed, with a big rocky head that subsides leaving a lasting cap. Aroma of egg shells, albumen, gooseberries, nectarine. Light palate, lively carbonation, soft but full. Long lingering flavors thanks to generous hopping. Very dry overall, and pleasing on the palate. Balanced blend of brett and bitterness. Gnawing on fruit stones. Then, chewing on citrus pith--navel orange. A little zest to follow. New world character with no one outstanding feature. However, there is a good deal of complexity. This one grew on me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (3682) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2013
Draft @ Beertemple. Aroma is fruity hops, bready malt note, slight spice, faint red fruits. Flavour is fresh fruity hops, some tang, some spice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1666) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle. Gold pour, big white head, decent retention/lace. Aroma of grassy/floral hop, fruity ester, light brett, light butterscotch. Taste is moderately bitter, grassy/floral, butterscotch, light dust, fruity ester. Palate is dry, slick, average carbonation, light bitter finish. OK.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fitwitchik (239) - USA - DEC 8, 2013
Poured from a bomber into a snifter a golden brew with an off white head. Aroma is malty funk barnyard with some sweetness-a bit of hop. Taste is flavor up the yazoo!. Saison strong yet the hops gives it a bitterness that balances out the sweetness of the malts. WOW. Carbonated perfectly & a lovely feel of freshness to the palate. Overall this brew blew me away. Bought as a recommendation from a true beer savant and so not disappointed. Already plan to head back tomorrow to pick up another bottle (or 2). It’s awesome!!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5527) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Yellow pour with a white head. The aroma has some strong biscuit malt notes as well as some yeast and light citrus. The flavor is a mix of biscuit malt, floral notes and caramel malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JustDrinkIt (257) - Arizona, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Lightly burnt orange color with plenty of frothy white head. The aroma is yeasty with soft citrus. Flavor is a very bitter citrus with a mild nuttyness and yeast.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2033) - NORWAY - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle at Håndverkerstuene, august 13th 2013. Hazy orange body, lively white head. Hoppy and zesty fruit aroma with bread, flowers, coriander. Citrus dominated taste combined with peppers, grapefruit, caramel, orange peels and coriander. Light funky finish, with a hoppy and crisp zesty aftertaste. Quite nice!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pietranikm (14) - POLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Draft.. Sweet aroma of hops- orange, spruce, honey, candy, alcohol. Intense hop flavor, dry, orangy aftertaste, Well, definitely my type of christmas beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yeastMonster (47) - - NOV 22, 2013
Nice beer but very untypical christmas beer. Very dry and tastefull. Best when cold


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