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Victory CBC Saison

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Victory CBC Saison
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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flavor: With a mildly herbal nose to start, this German-hopped saison is a richly rounded experience of well-integrated flavors as soft malt notes are sparked by earthy hops that convey a subtle vegetal vibe not unlike parsnips or celery root in impression.
Composition: all German two row pilsner, Vienna and aroma malts and German Tettnanger Tettnang and Spalter Spalt whole flower hops


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2011
From tap at Capones. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is peppery and slight yeasty. Bitter, peppery and slight phenolic. Dry and slight phenolic finish. Smooth.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2011
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a moderate white head. Aroma of citrus, earth, lemon, clove, and subtle barnyard. Flavor of citrus, earth, yeast, florals, light pepper, and clove.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Draft, RBSG bus tour. Small off-white head, crystal clear amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, straw, some grapefruit, light orange. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, straw, some grapefruit, perfume. Medium body, light acidity.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2011
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a medium golden/amber color with a small sized head. Aromas of spices, citrus, and toasty. Tastes of spice, earthy, yeast, and citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2011
Draft at Capone’s during Philly Beer Week 2011. Pours gold with white head. Nose was hopcitrus, yeasty spice, mild vegetals. Tasted hoppy, citric, with notes of spice, yeast, and florals.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2011
On tap at Capone’s, our first stop on the RBSG bus. Pours a clear gold. Cool mint, sweet toast on the nose. Toast and banana yeast, toasty malt. More toast, long yeasty finish. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6114) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Spicy yeasty aroma with sweet and floral notes. The flavor has spicy yeast with floral and earthy notes and a light sweetness. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6022) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2011
In short: A clean, semi-rustic, moderately-dry and fruity Saison. Refreshing session beer. Nice
How: Tap at Capones PA, first RBSG 2011 bus-trip pit-stop
The look: Clear blonde body topped by a small white head
In long: Nose is a bit rustic with some fruity pineapples notes as well as some flowers. Taste is refreshing fruits (tropical fruits), dried flowers, some dried fruits. Not quite as dry as I would have liked it to be but the beer still has some Saison rusticity and it was very clean and highly drinkable. I’m not surprised to see this basic session Saison underrated, this is undeniable statistics, American ratebeerians don’t enjoy basic dry session Saison. It is also undeniable statistics that 9 out of 10 people reading this rating is literate. The 10th one is gay (and also literate).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5336) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Lightly hazy dark golden color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of spices, clove, honey, citrus, and some toasted malts. Taste of citrus, grass, spices, banana, light clove, and a drier finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (4348) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2011
This poured a cloudy yellow golden color with a white head. Aroma was light banryardy spices and bread. Flavor was a bit of fusels and diacetyl, some light tart notes and grassy hops.


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