Blackberry Farm Cellar Reserve Brettanomyces Saison

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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An amber Saison fermented with Brettanomyces.

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3.8
Travlr (26264) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 6, 2017
Bottle sample courtesy of the rep thanks. Clearish golden color. Dusty pepper aroma. Taste is earthy dusty straw and light citrus. Nice.

3.5
Theydon_Bois (20920) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2017
Bottle split at Leighton's 20K, thanks to Fergus Nxxxxx, 01/03/17.
Hazed golden orange with a decent light beige covering.
Nose is big on funk and brett, citric rinds, straw, on the turn melon.
Taste comprises pissy citrics, sharp melon, grains, white peppery spice, big herbal notes, brett pangs.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok saison but overly herbal for me.

3.7
Hoprider (748) - DENMARK - AUG 26, 2017
Pours almost clear with a deep golden colour and a big pillowy head. Aroma is very inviting, sour citric quality along with a funky, flowery saison yeasty, cheesy kinda thing. Aroma translates into flavour. Sour, tart saison with a more traditional dry, peppery, yeasty flavour. Long aftertaste.

3.6
Benzai (16764) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2017
Sampled from bottle shared by Joes. Opaque hazy light orange color, small white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, slight tart, peach. Decent body, suitable soft carbonation. Quite pleasant.

3.9
DutchDrebus (6245) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle @ joes. Clear gold, huge white head. Smells malts, barnyard. Tastes fresh, yeasty, malts, nice. Medium body, medium carbo.

3.4
Scopey (15879) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2017
Bottle at Leighton’s 20K, thanks to Fergus. It pours cloudy orange - amber with a massive white head. The aroma is bready, musty, funky, earth, dirt, herbal, quite sweaty, orange peel, mango and apricot. The taste is crisp, dry, bitter - sweet, earthy, musty, funky, wood, dirt, leather, farmyard, spice and a touch metallic with a dry finish. Medium body, high carbonation and massively foamy mouth - feel. Very earthy and dirty. Fun, but doesn’t come across as well refined.

2.7
madmitch76 (25817) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2017
March 1st 2017
Leighton’s 20K at his posh new gaff! Thanks to Fergus. Hazy gold beer, good cream colour head. Palate is airy and semi dry, decent fine carbonation. Fluffy floralness, bretty undertone. Floral bitterness. Something a little skewed. Airy dry finish. Not doing much for me.

3.5
The_Osprey (9347) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2017
St David’s Day 2017 - Bottle share at Leighton’s 20K. Many congrats! As ’Blackberry Farm Cellar Reserve Brettanomyces Saison’. Big thanks to Fergus for this one. Pours dark orange, almost opaque, huge foamy off-white head leaves thick lacing. Aroma is quite heady and herbal – couldn’t quite place it – had me thinking of sage and bay leaf, stuffing. Also chalky. Body is light and thin, frothy with tingly+ carbonation. Taste is quite spicy, chalk and bonbons with icing sugar, rounded sugars with more spice into the finish. Quite interesting. Touch washed out by carbonation. (3.5)

2.4
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - MAR 2, 2017
75cl bottle shared at Leighton’s Penthouse for his 20K. Special thanks to Fergus for this beer. It pours a hazed golden apricot color with a large off white head. Aroma is funky and dry with notes of straw and grass. Taste is weird dry with notes of seaweed and sea slugs. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, indecent

3.6
Leighton (22555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle shared in London at the 20k - cheers to Fergus. Pours clearish orange with a billowing, creamy white head. Some doughy wheat in the nose, ripe tangerine, pale bread. Light-medium sweet flavour with notes of white grape, tangerine, lemon meringue, pale grains. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming in the finish with more doughy wheat bread, citrus, meringue, tangerine, mellow hitter hay. Not bad overall.


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