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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
This French-style Saison was brewed in collaboration with our good friends at The Royale to celebrate the Feast Day of Louis IX (Saint Louis). There not-so-coincidentally happens to be a statue of Louis IX that sits atop ’Art Hill’, which (as you may know) is entitled "Apotheosis", in tribute to our beloved city of St. Louis.

iwantalambic's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Growler, freshly tapped keg, Late Feb 2012: strong banana and fresh sourdough aroma...dusty around the edges. Extremely cloudy yellow straw, thin ivory ring at the edges. Slightly tart flavour, with a touch of citrus fruit, butterscotch and bitter vanilla. Palatte is very full, evenly carbonated and lively. Great beer. Great Growler.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2016

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Urban Chestnut Apotheosis ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, moderate yeasty, saison yeast, spicy notes. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet yeast, sweet fruit, saison yeast, spicy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150812]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bastarda (290) - Freiburg, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2015
kindly shared by bartlebier @ his cellar clearing tasting; a thoroughly balanced, easy-drinking Saison, classic in taste (pepper, almonds, marzipan) and dryness. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (2977) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2015
50cl bottle bb02/2016 shared during Freiburg 2015 Jolly Cellar Clearing. - Dirty beige pour, reticent foam. Sweetish, peppered aromas of both stale Hefeweizen (peppery clove), bière de garde honey malt caramels and a whiff of saison skunk - mostly fruity caramels alas. Honeygolden body dried out by a nice white peppery strain, again riding the middle between Hefe-Garde-saison, leaving masses of un-dried wheat/malt sugars behind: green grape, white apricot, banana (+peel), + heather honey and lavendar spice. Slightly unpleasant slick mouthfeel. Nonetheless enough enjoyable aspects to keep the palate busy guessing - even if at only 5,3% indicated abv (Dérer Import) it could be much more moreish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finhead (1483) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2015
Clear golden pour with a white head. The aroma has floral hops with mild citrus. It has a light body with crisp texture and lively carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter with a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
neur0 (1058) - GERMANY - NOV 21, 2015
(Flasche) Es hat eine dunkelgelbe Farbe, klar filtriert mit einer weißen Schaummkrone. Das Aroma ist leicht dumpf, hat was on Weißwein, etwas Hefe und minimal skunky. Der Geschmack ist eher schlank, mit einem leichten Traubengeschmack und einer Note on Limettenschale im Nachgeschmack. Die leichte Bittere ist eher grün und anhänglich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfb (5036) - Freising, GERMANY - NOV 21, 2015
(bottle) slightly hazy deep golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of bran flakes, lemon peel and barnacles, with a light hint of aceto balsamico, some light bretty funk, peaches and caramel. flavour is mostly canned peaches and powdered sugar, heavily meaty, with some rather prominent notes of alcohol, beef jerky and mango in the semi-dry finish. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (3307) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2015
PINT tasting @ Moortgat. Clear yellow, small white foam ring. Earthy aroma, brett. Light sour taste, short aftertaste. Not outspoken. (Arnhem 201511)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (13048) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2015
Trübes goldgelbes Bier mit einer geringen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, leicht bananig, Gewürze. Geschmack sehr hefig, bananig, Kräuter, schlanker Körper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (3265) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Shared 16.9 oz. bottle poured to snifters, showing a hazed, golden hue, with a presentable layer of soft white head foam, and spotty lacing. The nose was dried apricot, banana, and spice as clove. The taste was similar notes, light bodied, with fair carbonation, but a pleasant spritziness to the mouthfeel elevated the flavor to a respectable level.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (20066) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2015
13th August 2015
GBBF Day 3. Bottle. Hazy gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light and has good minerally crispness. Semi dry. Sweet light pale malts and modest sweet saison yeast. Little herb. Mild generic fruits. Crisp finish. Clean saison.

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