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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A traditional farmhouse ale made with a very expressive yeast strain that contributes an array of tropical fruit, spice flavors and aromatics. Brewed with a variety of harvest grains including barley, wheat, oats and rye as was likely the case with farmhouse brewers of yore. The result is a complex, refreshing and distinctive example of this esoteric style. Intensely fruity (passion fruit, pineapple, mango, lychee), slightly spicy (clove, white pepper)


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (456) - - APR 25, 2015
Crystal clear, light gold, tall white head, little lace. Pronounced yeasty, spicy nose. Light/medium body, moderate flavor, highly carbonated, smooth texture, good length, flavorful and balanced finish. Crisp, bitter, dryish. Fruity, hoppy, gooseberry, kiwi, definitely yeasty. A refreshing and typical saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (6358) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 23, 2015
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie au coût de 2,40$. Arôme: Légère odeur d’agrumes et de céréales. Apparence: La couleur est blonde-orangée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrumes avec une pointe de céréales et de levure. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’épices en arrière goût. (Rating #6289)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5500) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Poured a hazy orange yellow color with a medium, frothy white head. Aroma had light sweet malts, some light funky floral notes, light hop bitterness. Flavor was light floral notes. Pretty refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckyDog (614) - - APR 19, 2015
Pretty good Saison. Slight yeasty flavor. Good carbonation. I like it more than most excited of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mile (3346) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 16, 2015
Bottle. Golden, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish - sweetish aroma, faintt fruitiness and citrus, light yeast. Body is medium, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish flavor, light fruitiness, light citrus and hoppyness, faint yeast. Finish is average, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish,light fruitiness with light citrus and light - some hoppyness. Aroma lacks fruitiness. Decently hopped but could be drier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (852) - LATVIA - APR 13, 2015
Light amber clear with good creamy white head. Hops and herbal aroma. Dry moderate bitter herbal taste, some sourness. Mild bitter aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10017) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle... Pours clear and yellow with a large, fluffy, white head. Excellent retention. The bouquet features pale malts and yeast-driven spiciness and fruitiness - white pepper, clove, pear and stone fruits. Medium to full-bodied with lively carbonation. The flavor is bright, fruity and spicy, followed by a snappy, hoppy, lightly bitter finish that dries out a touch. Nice Saison. This brewer wrote the book on them - literally.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
damzz (327) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pours a hazy pils yellow with a whote head that quickly dissipates leaving no lacing. The aroma is faint yeast and malt. The palate is medium body. Taste is a spicy citrus. 12 oz bottle I appreciate a low gravity saison. Anyway, if it was brewed for the workers, why do it at high gravity? Appears self-defeating or this a modern take on it?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (8396) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 29, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Important cloves and bubblegum smear honey-laced straw before herbal hops conclude each sip.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam covers the misty pale straw.
-The soft prickling of carbonation could be more expansive (for the style).
-The cloves are quite intense in the nose.
-Drinkability remains high throughout.

On tap at the brewery taproom.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjmc64 (35) - Deer Park, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Poured from bottle, orangeish color with big thick white head. Aroma is clove, oranges and spice. Good amount of carbonation. Taste is complex: melon, pineapple, clove and spices.


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