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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


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3253) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2011
Draft at isaac newtons. Brown pour with a ring of tan head. Light spice, some clove, banana and light fruit aroma tones. Flavor is spice heavy, some lighter fruits.

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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 23, 2011
transparent tan-amber, frothy white ring. Flavor a bit bubblegum sweet and overhopped. Grainy finish, lemon zest, light sweetness, marginally dry. Not bad, but too much victory, not dry enough or showing enough interplay with the yeast and grain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6028) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cpetrone84 (1372) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2011
One of the CBC beers on tap at the brewery. Pour is transparent amber with creamy white head. Malt based nose, sweet and sugary. Honey yeast, and a nice zesty spice with an herbal hop back and touch of soap. The taste is light yeast, honey, a little sugary, a fair bit of zesty spice, notes of corrander, lemon, herbal tangy hops and a touch of bitterness. medium creamy body with light carbonation and fairly dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chalsk (1064) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2011
On tap at Capone’s for the Cigar City Philly Beer Week Event with Leafs93 and O’Meara. A yeasty saison. Very earthy aroma. Sweet earth taste with some dark fruit mixed in.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (5998) - 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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30908) - 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 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5305) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - 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.


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