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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   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)


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CloakedDagger (597) - - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours an almost clear yellow with a white head. Very fruity and lightly phenollic aroma. Fairly light-bodied, slightly citrusy, very fruity esters and quite some yeast. Ends very dry. No biggie, but a light and pleasantly quaffable Saison. 270314

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2014
Bottles. A a hazy golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of spices, yeast, and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemons, straw, spices, and yeast, leading to a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is bubblegum, spiced estery and peppery. Bitter, dry, bubblegum and fruity. Mellow, peachy and light spiced. Ends dry and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3993) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 12, 2014
12 ounce bottle thanks to Greg. Light yellow in color. Not dry for a saison. Some taste of lemon and slight tart under the citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13404) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear golden - white head. Fruity, spicy, light tropical fruity fatness, mango, pineapple, citrus, light to medium malty, light peppery, cloves, farmhouse-ish, lots of esters - light phenolic, spicy rye notes. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
novice101 (308) - - MAR 10, 2014
Nothing too interesting a regular saison a bit spicy, yellow and a bit fizzy, didnt get much of the fruit notes they say its there

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2250) - New York, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle from GCT. YELlow heady pour. Spices, floral, decent raison nothing incredible here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20759) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of pepper with notes of spices and exotic fruits. Fruity flavour of spices with notes of hops, pepper and yeast. Hoppy finish.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bigkid895 (13) - - FEB 20, 2014
Pours a hazy golden with nice frothy head great flavor a bit different from most beers I have had but in a good way

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
puzzl (3251) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Tap at the Blind Tiger, for the Two Roads NYC premier. This beer was, to put it simply, undrinkable. The aroma reeked of bandaids, duct tape and burning rubber, so much so that I nearly needed to close my nose for every sip I choked down. The flavor was hardly any consolation, a mish-mash of cheap, grainy flavors, a strange lemon juice note that I got in all of the Two Roads beers, a splash of sweetness and then an empty, lifeless finish.

Phil wrote the book on saison. Literally. Perhaps it’s time he rereads it.


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