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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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It’s a lively jazz rhythm, a vigorous sway, a change of view or even a roll in the proverbial hay. Now it also means the welcome jolt of joy you’ll experience upon your first sip of this session saison. Bracing, but benign, this Belgian style ale enlivens any experience with a spicy, aromatic start, citrus snap and fresh finish. Swing into spring with taste!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (3746) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Pint on tap. Lightly hazy golden body with a lasting disc of cream on top. Mild aroma of pine resin and earthy lemon honey. Tastes of earthy beeswax, resin and a touch of white grape skins. Medium body is dry and tingly with high carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5844) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Had on draft @ the Austin Gingerman, last stop and last beer before heading home .. . pale gold .. . light yeast, straw, and hay .. . pizza slice is nice .. . light refreshing mouth .. . good for sitting outside .. . a touch bitter .. . love you amnee + troy, it was a great weekend .. . this was an enjoyable beer, a good session indeed .. . .
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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2878) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2013
bottle. Golden with one finger head. Light bodied saison with mild flavor and very little funk. Still, this is a very nice refreshing beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (2623) - California, USA - JUN 17, 2013
17 June 2013, bottle. Light yellow, clear, steady bubbles, thick foamy head. Nose is light lemon, cobwebs, slightly spicy. Thin body and moderately fizzy. Light bitter lemon rind, mildly sweet, slightly spicy. Unique. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1238) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Poured two fingers of head on a hazy, light straw colored body. It has a pleasant aroma of grain and citrus. The taste is mellow but good. A little spice and Belgian candy sweetness with a mild citrus bitter finish. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. A solid session saison.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopwine (338) - Bend, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Pours a lightly cloudy golden straw. Flavor is strangely minerally and oddly sharp for the style. Mouthfeel is thin and watery. The spice from the yeast has no malty counterpoint making this a very unbalanced beer. I’m not sure if this style does not translate well to such a low abv or if this is just a poor effort from victory. Either way, I would not revisit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (4027) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Decent saison with some bitter hay and grass on the top. Pours cloudy pale with good head and lacing. Decent amount of barnyard in here with hay and musk. Finishes grassy bitter. Soft carbonation. Ok for style, has good balance. Some soda water in feel with some cloying. Bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (833) - Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2013 Bottle into pint glass. Slightly cloudy golden color with white head. Aroma of spices (coriander and pepper stick out), some citrus fruitiness, bread, with some floral notes. Taste brings out more of the spices, citrus and pepper notes with a body that’s fairly yeasty and malty. Slight earthy hop note at the end. Medium body, average carbonation, complex, smooth and easy to drink. Dry and somewhat peppery finish. Pretty good, I’m pairing this with my Italian dinner coming up.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (3691) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 11, 2013
I do agree with the previous commenter that the retail price for this seems a bit high, given what it is. On its own terms, it is a reasonably well rounded, floral saison, with a hop note biting more at the start. Decent palate. Quite a bit of head. Bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
waolsen (1358) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - JUN 11, 2013
bottle. golden pour. high carbonation. foamy white head. nice aroma of light fruit and spice. light bodied, mild grapefruit with peppery finish. well made beer but the price tag is a bit high.


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