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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
closey22 (1202) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Hazy gold with thick foamy beige head; sweetish grainy aroma with hint of Belgian yeast; Flava is spicy grains mixed with slight sweetness and spicy yeast; feels medium And smooth; finishes dry with spicy grainy notes and touch of bitterness at the very end

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KornDogg (553) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle. Sweet malt and clove aroma. Golden body with tall lasting head. Flavor begins light with hints of wheat and malt followed by clove. A peppery, citrus finish. Malty aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
climberbob (273) - Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark golden w thick white head that did not stick around. Grassy aroma and taste notes. Some crisp saison funk. Tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (3883) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle (12 oz). Extra from John, thanks! Clear golden with a small diminishing white head and no lacing. Aroma of pineapple, floral, candi sugar and light peppery notes. Taste is slightly to moderately sweet with pineapple, floral, candi sugar, malt and light peppery notes. Medium body. Ok Saison. Not fancy, but sessionnable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (5071) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2013
12oz bottle split in 3. Hazy orange-tan. Funky orange, some odd tropical undertones. Peppery. Not a perfect Saison, some sugary sweet malt tones, not so zest of effervescent. Pineapple-lemon-herb flavors. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coolfunnj (323) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2013
I get that lemon cough drop thing on the aroma..not in a bad way..citrusy and slight spice...pure yellow hazy with pure white head that dissipates,some lacing...good taste lemony,citrusy,a bit of yeast,maybe slightly less spicy than some but that means more refreshing too..palate is thin bodied with light carbonation..overall a great summer beer and although similar to most saison or farmhouse ales has its own character

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (3237) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Draft. Pours clear copper. Tastes like light hops and bland malts. Light body and low carbonation. Faint hop aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NikkTwist (2003) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2015 Draft at Moriartys. May 2013. Pint. Hazy hay pour with soft white foam. Wet lace. Feels a bit like a medium dark wheat beer with some earthy notes. Not a traditional Saison but has some interesting flavors. Oranges spiked with cloves. Bread dough. Truffles. Apricots. Sage. Mushrooms. Rosemary. Dry up front. Sweet in the middle. Balanced in the finish. Unusual. UPDATE: Having again at Moriartys in May 2015. Not sure if this is because I just had a couple high-hopped IPAs immediately prior but the Saison tastes undrinkably sweet to me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sonnycheeba (4239) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Tap. Pours clear gold with thin, fizzy white head. Aroma is apples, biscuit and cereal malts, light toffee, grassy hops, and light funk. Flavor is bland, bready malts with faint supporting woody notes, fruit, and floral notes; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12111) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 22, 2013
12oz bottle. Small white head atop lightly hazed straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, candi sugar, some yeast spicy, orange, pepper. Taste is medium sweet, pepper/yeast spicy, some orange, candi sugar. Soft light-medium body, light acidity.

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