RateBeer
overall
98
98
style
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flora Rustica is a Northwest-style saison that use yarrow and calendula flowers along with a handful of our favorite Oregon grown hops to produce a strongly aromatic beer. It’s very sparking and dry and makes an excellent aperitif as well as an interesting companion for certain foods like herbaceous and bitter salads or strong and fatty fish like mackerel.


BMan1113VR's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7864) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle.Pours with a hazed orange hued body with a large and foamy white head. Aromas are floral and phenolic, peppery, melon, estery, black pepper, grassy. Flavors are lightly sour, floral, pepper,y rustic, white pepper, elderflower. Bitter, light lemon verbena. Mildly tart. Fuller carbonation, lighter body. Lasting floral bitterness.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2799) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Håkan (non-RB). Pours hazy vibrant orangish yellow with a big frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of sticky lacing on the glass. Smell is herbal and floral with crackers, dried flowers, spearmint, hay, dry soil and orange zest. Taste is slightly bitter and floral with crackers, dried flowers, hay, dry soil, minerals, grapefruit rinds, white pepper corns, orange zest and lemon zest. Mouthfeel is soft, dry and light to medium bodied. Finish is bitter and floral with crackers, dried flowers, dry soil, hay, orange zest and lemon zest. Surprising considering how the BA version played out but yet quite tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (862) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - SEP 26, 2014
Difficult to pour this one, too much head. Golden hazy beer eventually. Nice herbal tea aroma, with some citrus. Spicy year, lime, herbal tea, lemon zest. Very nice but a shame I got about one pint from this big bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3263) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 18, 2014
750 ml bottle from Star Grocery. It pours a hazy orange color, rather dark with a white head. The aroma is floral with some strong notes of lemongrass, lemon candy, floral perfume and a very faint hint of spice. Pleasant. The flavor is similarly light and floral with some mild candy like sweetness. Some more floral perfume and hints of spice before mild bitterness in the finish. Kind of simple and devoid of the rustic character that I usually get from Upright Saisons. Still very pleasant though.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (615) - ISRAEL - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks zvikar. Hazy yellow with a small head. Spicy and herbal aroma with strong calendula and yarrow notes and some fruitiness. Sweet with mild medicinal and herbal bitterness, light fruitiness. Interesting, but a bit messy.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (5829) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stas’s place. Thanks zvikar. Hazy deep golden with a white head. Aroma of floral spiciness, yeast and some fruitiness, sweetish flavor with yeast, lots of floral spiciness, some fruitiness, some malt and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Not my thing.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopwine (338) - Bend, Oregon, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Gorgeous cloudy straw, with beautiful abundant white head. Sweet floral nose. Flavor is same plus spicy yeast, earthy herbs, wheat, honey, mild bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
itsamber (14) - - AUG 18, 2014
Spicy yet delicate belgian yeast fragrance, slightly banana-y. Flavor is perfect for summer, herbacious flower taste and spice on the finish. Super sessionable.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bule (765) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
750ml Bottle pours a very hazy pale brown/yellow color with a lot of frothy head. Wow. Amazing balance of flavor. A little marmalade, mild sweetness. Love the way it looks. I've got the barrel aged version to try too, and can't believe it could be better than this.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
Hazy blonde, very spicy/peppery aroma, herbal, very peppery character. Sweet pale malts and low bitterness. Complex, very nice balance as usual. Good herbals, off-dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1716) - Earth, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2014
750ml. Pours a lovely straw yellow. Hints of grain and summer flowers on the nose. Flavors lean towards beautiful touches of calendula, hay, a bit of barnyard grains, tender sweeter malts, and finishes with a really pleasant grassy note. Damn good light stuff!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 14


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50