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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Victory Swing Session Saison ].
Clear light to medium yellow color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, moderate yeasty, perfume, soap, spicy. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet with a long duration, funky, spicy yeast, soapy, spicy, plastic. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140807]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (17644) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 2, 2013
Draft. Hazy pale yellow color, almost no head. Aroma of white pepper and straw. Bitter and lager like with no detectable barnyard or orher saison characteristics.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (15280) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle at home in Salisbury - picked up at Whole Foods in Portland, ME. Pours lightly hazed yellow-gold with a fine, creamy white head. The nose has lightly tangy lemon notes, some straw, drying out dough. Light sweet flavor, more lemony fruits, some lemon rind and hay bitterness, a bit of dry dough sweetness. Light bodied with fine, spritzy carbonation. Clean to finish, some doughy sugars, decent bitter lemon rind, straw. Very crisp, drinkable saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (14283) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle at Dave & Christines, cheers Dave, Thanksgiving warm down 28/11/13. Hazed golden orange with a good sized off white covering that thins and trains as a pond. Nose is lemon rind, herbal qualities, straw, bitter orange notes, pinch of spice. Taste comprises citric dipped straw, lemon sherbet, tarte apricot, orange pith, lime juice, farmy, light spice. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp and refreshing in the closure. Solid saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (14038) - San Leandro, California, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Pale golden pour with a soapy white head. Very peppery, phenolic nose. Tart lime and lemon zest, soap, and some hay. Coriander, dry malt, cracker, and bread. The flavor is quite dry and heavy on the spices. Big pepper and coriander notes, some citrus zest, and hay. Light bitterness, yeast, and a touch of tartness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12947) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy light gold with a foamy white head. Aroma is fresh, but light earthy citrus. Med minus body. Flavor is lightly earthy and the flavor is something green. Had me thinking of very light bay leaf. Finishes clean, dry and a tad earthy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (12496) - Washington DC, USA - APR 20, 2013
Draft. Lightly hazed straw body topped by medium white head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, coriander, some pepper, grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, some coriander, light pepper. Light-medium body, light acidity, easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (12404) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Bottle. Poured cloudy golden color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with fair lacing. Moderate yeast, spice and citrus aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium spice sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (11783) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours yellow gold with white head. Nose and taste of coriander, spicy malt, banana, metallic lemon and light citrus. Light to medium body. Finishes with spicy coriander and splash of citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11751) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Bottle poured a hazy gold with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of stra, yeast, lemon zest, coriander and white pepper. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, yeast, white pepper, lemon zest anmd light coriander with a smooth dry lingering peppery finish.

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