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Westbrook Bearded Farmer 3: "Thomas" Saison
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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Brett/peppercorn saison

Thomas is the third installment in our “Bearded Farmer” series of saisons. In keeping with the farmhouse brewing tradition, the idea here is to brew each successive beer a little (or a lot) differently than the ones before it.

This Saison-style ale uses Pilsner & Munich malts with Wakatu, Motueka & Pacific Gem hops, and it is fermented with a single strain of French saison yeast


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29332) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
Draft. An unclear yellow beer wtih a lazing white head. The aroma has notes of spices among them black pepper, yeast, and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of wheat, yeast, and lemons. Boring flavor after a fantastic aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, light brett, pepper and fruit. Flavour is malt, yeast, light brett, pepper, fruit, grass and peach.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (2783) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2013
Draught @ CBC2013. Pours hazy pale golden with a huge creamy offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of trace and lacing on the glass. Smell is fruity and spicy with crackers, cloves, banana bread, white pepper corns, lemon zest, hay, barnyard, dried apricots and subtle hints of manure. Taste is slightly bitter, tiny sour, fruity and spicy with crackers, banana bread, cloves, dry soil, white pepper corns, lemon zest, dry wood, lemon balm and hints of tropical fruit hard candy. Mouthfeel is round, dry, spicy astringent and medium bodied. Finish is bitter and tiny sour with crackers, lemon balm, pepper corns, hay, dry soil, dry wood, cloves, allspice and hints of tropical fruits and citrus zest.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2055) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2013
On tap @ CBC 2013. Hazy yellow with a huge white head. Sour and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, sour and hops. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (5812) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 12, 2013
[5/4/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Cloudy yellow. Spicy aroma with some wood, yeast, fruits, earth and flowers. Dry-ish flavor with light sweetness, yeast, earth and fruits. Medium-bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (5961) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
Draught @ CBC. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, brett, wet wood, grass, herbs, citrus. Flavor is malt, yeast, brett, wet wood, oak, cheese, grassy, herbal hops, light citrus, dusty barn. Thin body, lively carbonation, dry refreshing finish. Great one. 030513

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (11203) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
CBC. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, yeasty, spicy and brett. Flavor is medium sweet and rather bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 040513

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisv10 (11131) - DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
Tap @ CBC. Hazy dark yellow with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, brett, hop and citrus. Flavour is malt, brett, hops, citrus, grapefruit, medium dry and medium bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10184) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013. Yellow coloured. Hazy. Dense beige head. Aroma: Yeast, spice, sweetness, brett, light sourness. Flavour. Sweetness, fruits, yeast and some bretty sourness. Medium to full bodied. Ends yeasty and sweet with a touch of grape and brett.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Huge head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, peppery notes, fruits, flowers, malt and hops. Yummy!


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