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Vintage Fleur de Lune Hibiscus Saison

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Inspired by the spice markets of Egypt, the saison/ farmhouse ale takes a worldly and unique twist through the addition of hibiscus petals in both brewing and cold-conditioning stages. Lovely pink in color, with a cherry-blossom pink crown of foam, our Hibiscus Saison is as beguiling as it looks. Slightly fruity, tart, somewhat earthy, and with a refreshing dry finish; wine lovers and beer lovers may find happy common ground here!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6355) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2015
On tap at the brewery, pours a hazy ruby red with some creamy, white head. Nose is floral with some distinct berry notes, fresh currants, a little cherry, herbal tea. Flavor has some fresh red berry, a light peppery note, some honey sweetness. Dry finish with just a prick on the tongue. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8904) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear amber red with a near white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of hibiscus and light Belgian yeast with flora and grain backing. Flavor has a hibiscus and flora combination supported by Belgian yeast and light grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (2083) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pours a hazy light red almost pink color with pinkish head. Floral notes, spice, and funk on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a wheat note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (5514) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Tap at the brewery - lightly pink pour - fairly simplistic - ligtly tart, with the.adjunct fairly prominent - little to no character from the yeast, aside from a light spice - crisp, tart finish - eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (4648) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Not a huge fan of saison style, but this was pretty good. Very fruity. Orange pour. Had this in Madison, WI at the Old Fasioned Tavern, poured from draft part of a flight.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (6070) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Interesting dark, cherry red color. Drinks with a super sweet, the cherry fruit isn’t quite the upfront character, but it’s in there. The little herbal twist makes this more interesting and drinkable than many beers who flirt with this kinda thing. Quite drinkable. (#5129, 7/3/2013)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Tap. Pink pour with light pink bubbly head. Smells of hibiscus. Tastes slightly sour but in a good way. Not bad at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Tap @ Vintage with nuplastikk. Pours a hazy orange appearance with a khaki head. Quite floral, zesty citrusy, a bit tangy nose. Moderately sweet, floral, grassy, citrusy flavor. Not my favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
1FastSTi (3357) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Tap at Sugar Maple. Poured to a red hued body from the hibiscus used in it. The aroma was hibiscus and saison. That’s about all that could be said of the flavor too. HOWEVER, and I say with a strong however... this beer was absolutely fantastic. Extremely easy to drink. One would say this is a chuggable beer. This is a very sessionable beer, but also dangerous because the abv is 6.1%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
agent_511 (157) - - SEP 29, 2012
Excellent beer. Pours a slightly cloudy lovely pinkish color. Spicy, yeasty, saison aroma with a bit of hibiscus also noticeable. Tart from the hibiscus, but not sour. Crisp and smooth on the palate.

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