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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Expect big notes of citrus (mostly lemon), slight tropical fruit, and a light peppery finish in this strong, golden Saison.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13680) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 8, 2013
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of straw, spice, earthiness, yeast and fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, spice, fruittiness and light yeast with a crisp dry lingering spiced fruity finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12853) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of florals, mustiness, clove, and banana. Flavor of florals, herbs, yeast, pineapple, and citrus.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12342) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Pours clear gold with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is spicy Belgian yeast and fruity esters with biscuit malt and spicy hops. Flavor is malt forward with medium hops and bitterness, moderate Belgian spices and a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (11371) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy orange gold with medium white head that lasts. The aroma is yeast, floral, clove, spice. Medium body, banana, yeast, clove, spice, light fruity malt, good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (10893) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Clear yellow pour, white head. Basic spice, some yeast, light peppery note. Flavor is much the same, a bit of peppery bite on the finish of a light yeasty beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (7901) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2015
Haze filled deep golden wth a thin rocky white head. Big musty sweet estery nose with caramelized wheat and hay, clove, gentle banana, and coriander. Big flavor full of wheat and coriander, a bit of banana and Belgian ester sweetness, and a warm grainy barnyard semisweet finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (7439) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2016
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy/fizzy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly hoppy (flowers), lightly to moderately yeasty (basement), with notes of alcohol, gum, sugar, plastic, pepper, pear syrup. Flavor is heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium to full body, watery/syrupy texture, lively/fizzy carbonation, moderately to heavily alcoholic. Fairly average for a boozy BSA...while very alcohol-focused, there are still other things that manage to make it past the vapors (a few unpleasant things but some aspects are nice). Starts very sweet but it manages to dry things out quite a bit in the finish, enough to be drinkable (if a little short of enjoyable). The flabby, burning mouthfeel doesnt help things, though. Overall a bit sloppy and generic, but acceptable. Best thing Ive had from this brewery to date, so theres hope yet...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6944) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Draught at Freshcraft. Bold somewhat flat in overall taste even with imperial flavor there. Lemon. Yeasty. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (6102) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2016
(Draught at brewery) cloudy light gold, lasting fine white bubbles. Nose of spices, esters, coriander, fruity. Taste of white wine, coriander, earth, spices, dry finish with medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (5767) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 23, 2015
The awesome cloudy yellow appearance of this beer wasnt really evident in the sample as it was in the full beer. Fairly fruity with some noticeable alcohol at the end, it was a pretty tasty beer overall.


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