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

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


aenima's rating

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
aenima (318) - Askim, - OCT 9, 2013
Fruity, estery and citrusy aroma. The taste is similar. The taste is quite thin. Good carbonation.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fellebag (1161) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2015
On tap 40cl. Small white layer. Hazy peach color. Light aroma of honey, wheat, apples, potato. Taste is some bitter with grains and potato.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
themightyjag (256) - - AUG 21, 2015
330ml bottle from Ales By Mail. Small white head, light lacing. Hazy golden amber body. Nose is spicy tropical fruit, quite subtle. Flavour is lemon, grass, hint of spice. Finish is quite dry and yeasty. Light carbonation which bubbles on the tongue. Very refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (3066) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle from cellar door, Sutton Coldfield. Somerset rating 100. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma is lemon and yeast. Taste is yeast, some tangerine and lemon. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SVD (976) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2015
Tap at Van Moll: light orange beer , lemon , spice, fruit aroma, taste is the same

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (11206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Tap @ Van Moll. Blonde. Passion fruit in the aroma and flavor. Bretty notes, vegetables. Grassy, lemon. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flip_soeperman (809) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2015
Astringent bublegummy saison. Dry. I am not sure whether I really like or dislike this beer. It certainly is complex. Aroma is not what I expected but might be due to the age.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHangover (3302) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle @ Camping RateBeers 2015; Nat & Winderig, courtesy of the crew! Pours a clear golden beer with a small white head on top. Aroma is light citric, fruity peppery in there. Flavor is light sweet and fresh, short bitter and spicy aftertaste. Decent, light bretty note in the aftertaste. Pretty cool.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ShivanDragon (2299) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2015
@Camping Ratebeer 2015, Growler gevuld bij van Moll, schenkt geel/gouden met witte kraag. Mooie en typische saison kruidigheid, verder citrus, funky. Smaken zijn matig bitter, matig zoet, lang bitter in de afdronk, goede kruidigheid, fruitig. lichte body prima biertje...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5458) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
At Camping Ratebeers. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of sweet lemon, flowers, citrus, passion fruit. Flavour is light sweet, citrus, lemon, passion fruit, cat piss, bitter finish, light tart. Light bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle @campingratebeer’15. Golden color with a white head. Smells and tastes sweet, herbs, citrus, lemon, bitter.


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