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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


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3.8
   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10596) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
On tap @ Urban Chestnut. Mild haze on the orange pour with a white head. Good citrus peel on the nose. Tons of lemon and orange peel. Yeast, some light spice, and bready malt. Kind of tart taste. Golden raisin, lemon, and some orange zest. Sweet bready malt, subtle white pepper, and a nice yeast note.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4869) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is sweet malt and clove. Flavor is sweet malt with a papery light bitter finish. Light bodied and fizzy. solid beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
Draft @ Urban Chestnut Midtown Brewery & Biergarten, St Louis, MO. Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (5917) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Taster at the brewpub during RBSG. Golden orange color, mildly hazy. Thin ring of white head. Some loose dots of lace. Awesome lightly funky nose on this, very interesting. Citrus peel, zest, light spice. Medium-plus body. Smooth, sort of soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Moderate sweet taste. Light dry finish. Solid, enjoyable, flavorful full saison.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (1984) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Sampled at Urban Chestnut during RBSG. Pours a hazy golden color with white head. Yeasty, straw, hay aromas. A bit tangy, straw, yeast flavors. Enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (2733) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2014
In the glass, it is cloudy orange. It has a fruity nose w/ a bit of mango, citrus and floral. It is creamy but w/ somewhat prickly carbonation. Moderate sweetness brings out some corriander character. It finishes a bit sweet and overall is a pretty tasty brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7900) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Draft at Urban Chestnut. Pours cloudy yellow with white head. Nose/taste of lemongrass, alcohol soaked pear, saison yeast. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (5946) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Tap @ brewery during RBSG 2014 Meet and Greet: Hazy golden hue with a lively but fading head, okay lace. Moderate spicy French Saison yeast esters along with a touch of banana, spelt, husk, honey, flowers and that "minerally water profile" found in almost each and every one of their biers. The taste also display a touch of candied pear and apple. The mouth feel was okay, finished quite dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (5530) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Draft flight on tap at the brewpub (St. Louis, MO). Pours a golden yellow hue, decent haziness hits the body with nnice yellow darker glow. Frothy whitish head atop sits as a nice layer, good ring laces ok overall. Aromas are grainy, yeasty elements throw fruity pear, gentle citrus, apple and some spicy yeastiness. Farmhouse, bread and grainy elements. Initial is lighter end of medium bodied with gentle fruity life, grainy and yeasty life. Banana, pear, straw with gentle lemon, grains of paradise and crusty bread. A bit bitter, touch tart into the backend with gentle fruit life, yeast is firmly in the drivers seat. A bit estery and yeasty as we finish. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (6934) - Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Draft. Golden pour. Standard dry french saison, little mor emalt than some but not mindblowing.


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