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Valley Brew Sunshine Daydream Saison

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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 128   ABV: 4.25%
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Our newest assistant brewer Matt McDougall’s first specialty recipe at the pub. It’s a classic Saison. Slight hints of citrus with a nice dry pepper backbone. This beer is prone to induce large quantities of daydreams and enlightenment.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FlyingTaco (112) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 9, 2009
Original review date 8/16/2008...on tap at Stone Bistro... Pours a very clean honey color with decent head-looks almost Pilsenerish Faint yeast/malt electricity with slight horse blanket notes-nice but subtle Very crisp orange yeast and honey with slight spice notes too. Finish is extra clean from front to back-mild wood/pine feel Definitely bright and sessionable. Maybe not a brutally profound or complex saision but extremely drinkable and enjoyable

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7867) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 13, 2008
On tap at Stone. Pours with a small, off-white head covering a clear yellow body. Aroma of candy, light spices and fruits. Taste is dry and sicey with apple and pepper. Creamy mouthfeel, light carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GG (2064) - NorCal, California, USA - NOV 17, 2006
I’d have to say that this is probably my least favorite beers from the VBC line-up. Saison’s can be so hard to make, and I applaud these guys for trying. However, comparitively speaking to their other beers it has a way to go before it catches up. Aroma was a bit spicy, slightly peppery with hints of the coriander they used in brewing. Appearance was a medium/dark orange. Mouthfeel was satisfyingly light, not harsh in any way and nothing offensive like. Flavor was a bit vegetative for me, but I could also detect some white pepper, bitter oranges and grain. A decent attempt and I’m sure they will work out the kinks and get this beer working soon.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Extremely delicate and soft on the palate. Has notes reminiscent of a good Viognier. Floral and fruit forward wth an effervescent mouthfeel. Wonderful session beer that demands to be quaffed.


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