Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Saison
Shepton Mallet, England
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Epic by name, epic by nature, this Farmhouse Ale is a transcontinental fusion of Belgium’s eclectic beer culture and the feisty hops of North America brought to life with the aid of West Country artisanal brewing wizardry and judicious use of the US-grown Sorachi Ace hop. On the nose, the hops deliver a big splash of tropical fruit, followed by ripples of well-seasoned spiciness spreading outwards. In the mouth a tangy, bittersweet fruitiness holds sway, while tangerine oranges tap dance their way across the tongue in the finish.

_angst_'s rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (3278) - Göteborg, - JAN 27, 2013
330 ml bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours very cloudy pale golden with a creamy and frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is slightly sweet, spicy, fruity and phenolic with crackers, white grapes, white bread, plums, black pepper, dry wood, plums and caraway. Taste is bitter, spicy and phenolic with crackers, cloves, allspice, black pepper, wood, hay, dry soil, caraway and plums. Mouthfeel is spicy astringent, tiny dry and light to medium bodied. Finish is bitter and spicy with crackers, caraway, black pepper, dark grapes, orange peal and wood. Bit too astringent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1076) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Semi hazy golden beer with a large white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of citrus, wheat, herbs, hay and grass. Flavor is spicy with notes of grain, bread, spices, citrus and yeast. Well balanced but nothing exciting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fashawn (353) - Montesarchio, ITALY - APR 17, 2015
Buona birra, onesta ed in linea con il genere. Frutta dolce, leggera aciditŕ, zesty and crispy. Rinfrescante e pulita, taglia bene con il finale amaro. Buona

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9647) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2015
Bottle @ home. Clear pale orange color, medium sized off-white head. Aroma has more citrussy hops than I would have expected beforehand. Taste also has quite an up front citrus hop flavor, orangepeel, lightly fruitpeel bitter. Decent body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (1272) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2015
dense ivorywhite head leaves structured lacing. yellow colour. aroma is wood, vanilin, mandarin, cardamon, cinnamon, thyme, flowery, bretty. taste like aroma, rather long bitter finish. quite thin body, very carbonated. bottle 33cl

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (3011) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2015
(Wild Beer Epic Saison) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a teku, ABV 5% Golden yellow colour on the body, mostly clear, with a tall, snow-white head on top, soapy, with very good retention., leaving medium lacing on the glass. Fresh aroma, very fruity with random floral notes, peach, light melon, tropical fruits, bubblegum. A hint of sourness at first before a sharp bitterness kicks in, lemon peel, tangerine, bay leaves, some pepper on the finish. Medium thin body, soft carbonation. Quite dry palate. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4575) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2015
330ml bottle. Barely clear, yellow-ish deep golden colour with huge, frothy, half-way asting, minimally lacing, white head. Fruity hoppy, yeasty spicy, air freshener aroma, sweet-ish hints of peach, some citrus. Taste is tangy with sweet-ish biscuity malty basis, a touch of sugar powder, peppery yeasty spiciness, bitter hints of orange zest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Keg at Ox 184. Pours slightly hazy pale golden. Aroma is yeast, sth, spices. Flavour is that sth, spices, grass, yeast. Some berries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6421) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours cloudy yellow amber with an off white head. Aroma of citrus, light peppery saisin yeast, fruits, herbal and floral perfume aspects. Flavor is light sweet and moderate bitter. Light bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (6242) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2015
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thin white head. Pepper aroma. Cloudy light amber pour. A lovely refreshing beer. Well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
malrubius (2013) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle from Table and Vine. Hazy golden orange with fluffy white head and lace. Lemon pastry and orange pixie stix aroma. Very mild tropicial fruit sweetness with peppery citrus very dry finish. Light and lively body. Fairly soft mouthfeel. Just frigging delicious.

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