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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pumpkin87 (141) - - AUG 22, 2015
Pours mildly cloudy yellow gold with small white head that leaves minor lacing. The nose is bread, lemongrass, cereal, candied sugar. Palate adds mild citrus and banana, plus spices. I noticed coriander, clove and cumin. This is a mild farmhouse without much funk but some hop bitterness, reasonable level of alcohol with very slight buzz on the finish. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
samsmith33 (602) - - AUG 19, 2015
On tap at Uno, Hamilton. Aroma is bread and butter, yeast,. Yellow color. No head. Taste has a touch of fruity, Ester,but very clean. Nice saison.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1264) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2015
On tap at brewery. Pours cloudy golden color with a foamy white head. Aroma is fruity malt with yeast spiciness and cloves. Flavor is light sweet grainy fruity maltiness with slight citrus and earthiness. Finishes with spicy yeast, cloves, and citrus zest. Really nice saison.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1314) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 8, 2015
On tap at Jet Rock at PHL (after a connecting flight...I admit that all beers I have ever rated seem to get an extra +0.2 just for the fact that Jet Rock is the best non-tied-house craft beer bar in an airport). Also, the actual beer ratings by me are pretty lame. Hazy honeycomb yellow-orange with full white head and amazing patterns down the glass. Nice spice and moderate low noble hops. I enjoyed this starter to the flight!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (422) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Some floral hops, pepper, and lemon flavors dominate, a small hint of banana as well. Not bad, but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15566) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle. An almost clear one, pale golden in color and with a small, dense, white head. The aroma is quite banana-ish, with some spiced, peppery hints and a touch of citrus zest. It’s dry and medium bodied, with an appropriate carbonation level. Nice bitterness in the flavor, with some resins and pine cones. Peppery yeast, banana and a faint touch of lemon too. Lasting bitter, piney and peppery finish with some banana. Too much hefeweizen-ish on the nose especially, but it’s a quenching and quite nice beer anyway. 150622

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (608) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Not a bad standard saison. Light and yet fruity with decent spice. Easy to drink but not a full flavor. Don’t go in thinking Belgium. Bottle

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maxbier (704) - Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Golden with white head. raw yeasty Herbal aroma. Yeasty malty sweet flavor slightly sour hunt bitter creamy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroadestTom (211) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Aroma bread, cereal, citrus, dough, banana, Appearance golden, hazy, cloudy, white foam, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, metallic Palate medium body, average carbonation, Overall an average beer that I wouldn’t turn down

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoshGray1491 (27) - - MAY 15, 2015
Pours a yellowish fizz. Delicate hint of summer fruit on the nose with a very slight autumnal spice to it. Very drinkable and you wouldn’t think it was 6.5%


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