Trinity Farmhouse #40 (Three Flowers Saison)
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A very Belgian style saison brewed with the tips of 3 secret flowers. Fermented with a blend of saison and Brettanomyces yeasts.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9522) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2013
On tap at Backcountry Pizza poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering white head. Aromas of straw, lavender, floral notes, light yeast and light pepper. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, spice, lavender and floral notes with a crisp dry lingering spiced finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (4789) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Tap - lightly hazy pale straw color - nose of dandilion, lavender, honey, light pepper, jasmine tea - flavor is fairly sweet, with a fair amount of wildflower honey character - some of the jasmine tea from the nose - some dandelion - no noticeable brett, but there is some peppery spice on the tail end - finish is fairly sweet, with some heat that is hard to identify - might be alcohol, might not be - drinkable, but underwhelming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (743) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2014
On tap at brewery, poured a clear light yellow hue w/ medium white fully diminishing head. Big floral aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ light to moderate tart finish. Tastes are light Brett funk, peppercorn, lemon, grass, and clove. Medium bodied, light carbonation and dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (6017) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle at Saraveza, pours an opaque cloudy yellow with a medium white head. Nose is all flowers, with Belgian yeast. Very floral - a punch in the face. Flavour is similar, with loads of floral notes. A smash in the face. Interesting stuff, but not drinkable in very high quantities. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cpetrone84 (1330) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Pour is pale straw yellow, faint haze, tons of pure white fluffy head. Nose is heavy farmhouse and pepper with a fair amount lemon and coriander. Taste loses a bit of the farmhouse, still quite peppery, strong sweetness. Lemon, touch of candied sugar, sweetness lingers on a light body and crisp assertively carbonated finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5792) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2013
great beer by an awesome brewery .. mild funk and grain, with secret flowers for sure .. easy finish .. nice beer!! .. . .

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10640) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle @ Richardís tasting. Hazy straw pour with a white head. Nose is kind of herbal. Yeast, salt, dill, and rosemary. Light lemon zest and acidity. Flavor is quite light and somewhat tart. Dill and rosemary herbal notes, yeast, and lemon zest. Dry. Very light malt. Really fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Big bottle from Wilburís. Gold and hazy with a lasting white head. Aroma and flavor of citrus, tart fruits, light bitter hops, wild yeast, pepper, herbs and spices. Medium body with a crisp feel. Refreshing and smooth!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6070) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, slightly hazy yellow pour with lots of fluffy white head, aroma brought notes of big floral notes, grass, pine, hints of white fruits, slight vanilla. Taste is a lot of sweet white fruit, peach, pear, hints of oak, lemon, lots of floral notes, sweet orange, grass, finishing sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Godofthecellar (650) - NYC, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Smell of flowers, fresh cut grass and brett. Flavor was young, not tart enough to balance out the floral nose and sweet honey flavor

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernest (6153) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, foamy/fizzy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy light to medium yellow, bottle conditioned. Aroma is lightly malty (grain), lightly hoppy (herbs), lightly yeasty (basement), with strong notes of lavender and other flowers, sage, alcohol (slightly fusel, bug spray), lemon zest. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, fizzy carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Finally a Trinity beer thatís not $20-30 a bottle. Sadly itís yet another novelty saison, and unfortunately the flower additions completely dominate the aroma. Iíd like to try a classic adjunct-free saison from this guy, but so far I havenít seen one. The mouthfeel is the weakest point, being very watery, thin, and fizzy (despite being 7%). Some faint fusel taint (insecticide) in the nose (a little more apparent in the retronasal odor) is the only minor flaw I noticed. Good flavor balance, nice and quaffable. So overall itís a bit clumsy and one-dimensional with the flower onslaught, but since itís not an overly sweet banana-bomb, there is hope this brewer might have a good saison or two in him. I will continue to scroll past the myriad novelty editions and continue to hope a modestly priced classic saison shows up in bottle form someday.

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