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Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Saison
London, England
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Things that have meaning: Life, the universe and saison! Saison 42 is a French style, mostly harmless farmhouse ale, orange in colour and hopped with Bobec. Dry and refreshing and a great match to many foods. If you are new to this style you might say that it is almost, but not quite, entirely unlike beer. You would be wrong, this is the style that traditionally was brewed by farmers during the winter to be enjoyed in the summer after those long hard days of work. Batch 0008 Best served cold on a hot sunny day. Share and Enjoy!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
50 cL bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a huge white head. Aroma is toasted and solid fruity. Bitter and dry, bitter and fruity. Smooth fruity and citrusy. Bitter and dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29174) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2014
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of brettanomyces, yeast, pepper, and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, lemons, pepper, and yeast, leading to a tart finish

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20589) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Hazy amber coloured with a huge off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of hops and pine needles with notes of citrus. Sweet and fruity flavour of hops and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
25th July 2013
Hazy amber beer, good fluffy white head. Light airy malt, a little sweet. Sweetish floral yeast. Slight pepper spice and very light tinned fruits. Dry finish. It’s okay, but just another saison.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle at Fins... Amber... Small white head...Sharp light sour nose... Big grapefruit... Big bitter... Odd fruits... Not for me

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (10698) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
Tap @ Bishops Arms Järntorget, Göteborg. Hazy amber with a big and lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and light spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 250713

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10543) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle at home in London - picked up the Kris Wines. Pours mostly clear chestnut gold, with delicate effervescence and a lively, frothy off-white head. The aroma holds lots of doughy bread, some mashed ripe bananas, hints of orange, yeast. The flavor is medium sweet with plenty more bready malts, a bit of yeasty dough, lightly toasted hay, ripe bananas, subtle cereal, faint citrus peel. Light to medium bodied with average, massaging carbonation. Sweet finish, some lightly sugary and doughy bread, suggestions of alcohol, touches of banana and bubblegum, slight bitter toasted hay. Nicely balanced. Fairly refreshing. Well executed for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
Bottled. amber coloured. unclear. dense light beige head. aroma. fruits, sweetness, nuts, yeast. flavour. caramel, sweetness, fruits, herbs. yeast. . medium bodieed. ends caramelly and yeastyl.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10119) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2013
Draught at Bishops Arms Järntorget, Gothenburg. Somewhat hazy copper/amber beer with a nice white head. Fruity citrus aroma, peach, perfume, caramel, some hay. Sweetish caramel flavor, spicy, hay, floral, grass. A bit too sweet to really suit me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7955) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle from Sourced, on the Eurostar to Brussels, 26/09/13. Murky orange amber with a moderately sized off white head which clears to a covering. Nose is light soap, citrus, lemon rind, grass, light caramel notes. Taste comprises earthy farmy notes, citrus fruit, bitter orange, lemon peel, candied sugars, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry grassy bitter finale. Decent saison.


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