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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Saisons were originally brewed to keep farmhands happy and hydrated during the warm summer months. True to the style, Yards’ Saison is a semi-unfiltered Belgian style ale brewed with distinctive Belgian yeast. It’s delicate and fruity with a subtle spiciness. Styrian Goldings in the kettle lend a touch of hop to the palate, balancing out this highly drinkable version of the classic style. Available April through July or until supplies last.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dacrza (494) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2014
DATE REVIEWED: July 24, 2014... GLASSWARE: La Fin du Monde tulip... OCCASION: just watched Earth to Echo--fun, but not E.T. ...APPEARANCE: hazy, glowing golden orange body; an armada of bubbles cascades upward into a white, frothy, three-finger head that leaves thick cumulous clouds... AROMA: candied sugar, hay and lemon zest--missing the signature barnyard yeasts, though--definite allspice, cumin and coriander... PALATE: lively, active in the teeth; medium-bodied, with a long drawn-out, welcome aftertaste; sessionable but somewhat substantial... TASTE: apple, raisin, grape, zesty lemon, anise and cumin combine to create an abbey-like profile without the alcohol...not as soft and unfiltered as expected... OVERALL: one of the first (THE first?!) saison I had, and this bottle rewards well within my price range ($8.99 for a six); quite flavorful for the thirst-quenching expectations; Yards dos not often disappoint, and they do not here...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Draft at Golden West Cafe. Poured a sightly clear golden yellow color with a medium sized, creamy white head. Aroma was light spice notes, some floral notes. Citrus character was nice. Sweet malts. Light funky notes - nothing crazy, but pretty tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lightrider (303) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle into a tulip glass. Pour is a yellow with a thin head Aroma is malt and yeasty. Taste is rich and warm. Finish is clean.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nejhleader (1223) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Has a nice grass yeast malt aroma. Has a tang malt maybe some grapefruit taste, not shabby

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4938) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Saison 2009+ Gold pour with creamy white clinging head and lace. Light rock candy aroma and floral notes on the nose. Sweet malt and a perfumy bitter along with a flat paper bitter finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. solid

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RussianDragon (331) - - MAY 25, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear yellow with a quickly fading head that left lacing. Aroma is yeast, corn, bread and lemons. Flavor is same, mild saison with sweet corn finish. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gooseunc (15) - Prince William County, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
12 oz bottle. Poured w/1 in head of bright white foam...nice laces on my tulip glass. Slight saison haze, more amber than orange in colour. Nice Belgian funk on the nose...got a bit of banana as we'll. Very well-attenuated...fresh, effervescent. Typical spices/fruits on the tongue...some tart /sour as well. Excellent example of style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3663) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Pear and banana nose, lemongrass. Fairly clear golden, thick lacy head. Full body, lacks carbonation, warm. Apricot and lemon. Grain husks on the back of the palate are actually not out of place. Drinks a bit heavy, not super refreshing, but enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (5595) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2014
Tap at Birroteca. Cloudy amber, pretty sparkles, offwhite cream. Citric light flowery nose. Creamy sparkly mouthfeel, fruity base, apples, pears, mango, grassy finish, a hint salt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3617) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 11, 2014
Couple of pints on tap. Lightly hazy golden with a ring of cream. Mild aroma of earthy must and spicy bread. Tastes of lemon, earthy toast and maybe a touch of white grape. Light-medium body has medium-high carbonation and is well balanced.


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