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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You might not expect a Saison in winter. But the enemy didnt expect Washington to cross the icy Delaware, either. Expectations be damned, we say. Were 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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dpjuart (1112) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Can from GE Express. Pours hazy golden yellow with quickly dissipating, fizzy white head. Kind of funky nose with coriander, thyme and grass, some other spices. Bread and crackers with a tart, earthy undertone throughout and well into the after. Herbal and dirty hops linger throughout. Nice little, earthy saison


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
jflopsu (1416) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2017
Pours a hazy bright yellow with white head. A sour citrus and yeast aroma. A citrus, wheat and yeast taste that suddenly has a grainy and bad malt taste that lingers.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ffaoe (587) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2017
malty, spicy aromas. golden and slightly hazy in color with decent head. taste is medium body with notes of clove/banana, peppery, and plum.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
HopsSensei27 (1) - Petaluma, Alabama, USA - JAN 5, 2017 does not count
Having previously disliked 21st Amendments offerings, I only bought this because: a) they once made a beer called "Monks Blood" that was very tasty b) my selections at the store were limited My first sip was from the can, but when I poured into a glass it still tasted extremely metallic and bitter. Once the nasty bitterness faded, I could detect some of the promised cardamom, which hung around my mouth like a team of cheerleaders after their team just got trounced in an ugly way. If I brewed this at home, I would consider it a failure and in a region that produces many fine Saisons, there is no reason for this overpriced, soulless insult to the style to exist. In short: blech.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8674) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 2, 2017
12 ounce can thanks to Eric. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. A big citrus lemon nose. The flavor is more lemons, soft peppery yeast, light toast. Quite light, solid.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (5840) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Smells great. Light spice. The body is much less interesting. Just a light tongue tickle but not much here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (46059) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2016

Can 12fl.oz. @ Craigs - Edinburgh.

[ As 21st Amendment Sneak Attack ].
Clear light to medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, pale malt, citrus, moderate yeasty, spicy, saison yeast, cardemon - coriander - ginger. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, spicy, ginger - cardemon - coriander alike, saison yeast, sweet malt - sweet yeast, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20160319]
6-3-6-3-12

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ordybill (1520) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Poured from the can into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. I am not a huge fan of Saisons, but I did find this one really lacking in the taste department. I normally love 21st Amendment beers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (2179) - Missouri, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Can - average size foamy head, moldy hazy medium straw color, moderate lemon and orange (cardamom) aroma and flavor, wheat like backbone, good size fruity yeasty spice finish, pretty good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawbuck (669) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Pepper, lemon, and some spices on the nose. Pale hazy gold color with a white head. Sweet up front, lemon and citrus blended with pepper and spices....mostly cloves. Sweetness fades quickly, some pilsner like qualities. Bitterness is dry and peppery, but balances sweetness well. Finish is mostly bitter, a bit uneven. O.k.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bnoel09 (586) - Elk Grove, California, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Poured from the 12oz can into a shaker glass. Pale straw color with a white head. Aroma is wheat and yeast. Flavor is similar with wheat, some yeasty notes, and some spiciness towards the finish. Medium bodied. Decent but the spice note has a bit of an odd flavor.


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