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RATINGS: 350   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!


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ron (2458) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a pale hazy yellow. Huge white head on this leaves a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is floral, lemon, straw. Taste is light bodied, slightly sweet with strong notes of lemon and pepper spice. Very crisp, lemony finish. Would be nice in the summer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
joet (2138) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - APR 12, 2014
Green tinged golden liquid with a slim head of fine white foam. Creamy, spritzy feel. Very little bouquet. Mineral, white pepper, paper, earthy. Welcome taste just off dryness. An estery tropical note, phenolic bandage, medium to heavy bitterness in the finish. Lots of character for a little guy but too much bitterness and spice in the way of the saison greatest offerings: rustic simplicity and quaffability.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redbeard3 (107) - - APR 6, 2014
Big spicy citrus nose and huge white head. Poured into a tulip glass. This is one of my favorite saison’s made in the united states. All the flavor without the boozieness of bigger saisons.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (557) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Aroma of hops, dried fruit, cloves and spice. Pale caramel colour. Taste of cloves and hops slightly bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
degbert (1075) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with large amounts of visible carbonation and a fine-grained, quick-dissipating, white head. Nose is lemon, some phenols, and a touch of latex. Very crisp on the tongue, with definite bitter lemon notes; light hops present, bready grains, but the bitter sourness, reminiscent of citrus pith, remains dominant; too much so. Finish is acidic and short. There’s something out of whack here.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2014
I liked this brew, it was citrusy, a tad zesty and even sweet at a certain point. I could drink this all day - which is exactly what I did. Thanks for bringing this one OmegaX!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkie (457) - New York, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Pours a beautiful hazed lemon yellow with about a fingers worth of white foam that fell quickly. Nose is funky with Belgian yeast and has some bright sweet lemon peel. There’s a tiny bit of spice on the nose too. Taste is simple and graceful. Bright lemon, a bit tart, on a sweet light dry cracker. Sparkling carbonation and a touch of pepper as it finishes. This beer is everything a saison should be. Has a very pleasant hop herbal on the nose and a bit of spice in the drink. As you drink you will find a delightful tartness to offer just a slight bit of pucker. Has plenty of juicy lemon on the palate and a crisp off dry finish.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
jcnielsen (2005) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a golden color with white head. Cat urine aroma. Yeasty, cat urine, spicy flavors. Really not a fan of this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4315) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Pours clear bright gold into a tumbler. White head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Hay, coriander and pepper aromas. Sweet yeast and bandaid upfront turning dry and peppery before the lasting sour marshmallow finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (555) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2014
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. Has a bite but very nice. A few flowery aromas and a hint of spice. Just a little bit of perfume.


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