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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Saison
Copenhagen N, Denmark
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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


beerisgoodforu's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice golden orange color with a frothy white head. Aroma is really nice, lots of brett funk of pineapple, hay and barnyard, some nice juicy hop notes of orange and tangerine, Amarillo really shines through, floral notes, tropical fruit and sweet malt. The flavor follows the nose and again I get lots of Amarillo, orange, tangerine, grapefruit, tropical fruit, brett funk of pineapple, hay and barnyard notes with sweet malt a sugary notes. The body is medium with a dry mouth feel,. Overall a really nice juicy hoppy Saison!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (1470) - SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2014
Pours hazy light golden with low white head Aromas of sweet fruits, hay, belgo yeast, hints of cilantro Taste has wheaty hay tones, citrus, medium bitter ending

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (618) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle from drinkstore. Pours cloudy light cloudy orange with white bubbly head. Aroma is grapefruit, citrus, bread, slight sour, rind. Flavour is sweet biscuit, caramel malt, bread. Medium carbonation. Dry sweet mild bitter finish. ABV not visible although high for a saison. This is a mash up that works.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sk75 (23) - Ballyshannon, IRELAND - NOV 22, 2014
It pours a light orange colour with a big frothy head. Its very much like a wheat beer in look, taste and aroma, but with a hoppy kick to it. It has a full bodied feel with a bitter sweet finish. Overall a very good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
FknClownshoes (22) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 20, 2014
Pours a hazy golden, sparkly appearance. Lively bubbles and thick/vibrant head. Excellent head retention. Smells of cotton candy, wet dog (some brettanomycys yeast funk) and spicy citrus fruit aromas. Tastes different to how it smells, that’s for damn sure. Tart and bitter with some pineapple and finger lime hops at the beginning which tapers out with a boiled candy sweetness and a crisp dry finish. Not your average saison, but still very quenching to the palate and playful on the mouthfeel. Definitely worthy of my time/money.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2895) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle at Cardinal during DSJT 2014. Misty golden body with a small white head. Tropical fruits, pollen, berries on the nose. Mellow aromatic and bitter hop juice with spicy hints. Medium bodied and dangerously easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (1221) - NORWAY - NOV 9, 2014
From bottle at DSJT at Cardinal 09.11.14. Very pale straw colour. Persistent off-white head and lacing. Aroma of American hops, dried fruits and white candy sugar. Similar taste. High drinkability.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (868) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2014
DWFACDSJT; Bottle. Pours hazy light gold with a moderate lasting, creamy, white head. Nose is malt, intense sweet citrus, caramel, sour, yeast and spice. Taste is moderate sweet and heavy bitter with a sweet citric, warming, spiced, lasting finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3661) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle from Wine Emporium July 2013. Fresh fruit aroma with melon coming through. Looks thin but looks can be deceiving as it is quite full in the mouth.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (1389) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2014
Lys gul klar med fingerhøyt hvitt skum. Sitron og kornlukt. Syrlige sitrussmaker mot sur smak. Medium kullsyre. Kort

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (1985) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 23, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a deep gold with full retentive head. Aromas of toffee, light grapefruit, peaches, and a very light funk. Initial flavors of somewhat tart fruit candy followed by toffee then grass, citrus and grain. Light lingering bitterness. Very nice.


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