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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You might not expect a Saison in winter. But the enemy didn’t expect Washington to cross the icy Delaware, either. Expectations be damned, we say. We’re sneaking up on winter with a boatload of bravado and this Belgian-style farmhouse ale. Dry hopped with whole organic cardamom pods, our Saison has an assertive spiciness. In your face, winter.

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3.5
cgarvieuk (24536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2016
can at home .. light golden yellow ... light yellow ... thin white lacing .. soft zezty sherbert lemon ... juicy fruits ... soft zezty lemon fruit ... ligth saly citrus fruits ...

3
Stuu666 (13435) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2016
Can at craig’s. Pours pale golden, nose is floral, yeasty, citrus, taste is dry, herbal, spiced.

1.4
ffbot (420) - Oakland, California, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Pour is a distracting hazy gold with a thin tiny head. Smell is lemons and leather, an odd mix. Throw in some yeasty malty numbness and some barf. Taste is subtle to the point of tasteless. uh, no?

3.6
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Pours a cloudy/hazy pale yellow golden color with white head. Raw wheat, light spice, and some lemon on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with a slight metallic note offset with the wheat.

3.3
Headbanger (3999) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2016
12oz can 3/17/16 (Jewel Mix A six)-42° in Tulip-Pours hazy yellow with a medium white head. Aroma of spices, yeast, and citrus. Taste of the same with a metallic back end. This light bodied brew is not very good and not sure if it is the beer or the contract brewery.

2.8
Frank (4195) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2016
This isn’t terrible at first but really loses it towards the end. It’s cloudy blond w/ a huge, foamy head. There’s a pleasant slightly earthy/cobwebby yeast character along w/a bit of banana in the nose but it’s got a sort of metallic bitterness that’s hard to ignore. This is slightly on the sweet side w/ a reasonable juicy texture. It would be drinkable but for that metallic not I mentioned. Oh well. Plenty of good saisons out there.

3.4
mR_fr0g (12128) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Draft a the bilcos Napa. Clear golden yellow coloured pour with a lasting frothy white head. Aroma is tangy lemon, saison, doughy wheat, white bread, subdued saison yeast. Flavour is composed of white bread, doughy, lemon rind, a little flabby. Palate is semi sweet, crisp, little thin, moderate carbonation, little powdery. . Subdued saison yeast

3.7
jrob21 (3692) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Single from total wine. Murky yellow color. A little spice. Lots of banana and baked bread. Chewy wheat. Medium bodied. Long semi sweet finish.

3.2
thegreenrooster (4406) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Pour is a hazy straw yellow with a small white head. Aroma is pretty much all yeast esters with a decent helping of banana and clove. Flavor is a ok fruit and the yeast esters kind of dissappear in the flavor. Finish does have some spice left on the tongue. The aroma was fine but the flavor left something to be desired. It was a bit watery and the farmhouse flavor only played a minor part.

2.6
crossovert (12937) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2016
355ml can. The cardamom just gets lost here in the wildly-fermented ester bomb that this beer is.


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