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RATINGS: 1038   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison-Brett, based on our very popular Tank 7, is assertively dry hopped, then bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces, a wild strain that imparts a distinctive earthy quality. Though this farmhouse ale was given three months of bottle age prior to release, further cellaring will continue to enhance the “Brett” character, if that’s what you’re after.

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3.4
fonefan (50694) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2009
Bottle 75cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #8. ]
Unclear medium yellow orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is fruity, citrus, barnyard, leather, wood notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light to moderate acidic and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090501]

3.9
yespr (47048) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
From bottle, Papsoes blindtasting #8. Pours hazy yellow to orange with a small white head. Hoppy, brett and floral aroma. Classic Orval yet hoppy aroma. Dry fruity and brett flavoured. Crisp and bitter flavoured into a very fruity hoppy flavoured finish. Light sweetness.

3.2
Ungstrup (38243) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2009 GABF 2007. A hazy light golden beer with a white head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of citrus as well as brettanomyces. The flavor is sweet with notes of wheat and citrus as well as lighter notes of spices, leading to a dry wheaty and brettanomyces finish.

3.7
joergen (28964) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2009
Bottle #8 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Hazy yellow coloured with a huge white head. Fruity aroma of bread, spices and hops with notes of barnyard. Fruity flavour of brett, spices, hops, barnyard and pine needles with some sweetness. Bretty finish.

4.1
anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity fresh spicy hoppy brett aroma. Smooth fresh fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor with some sour tart hints and hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty smooth yeasty hoppy brett finish with hints of citrus in the aftertaste.

3.4
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2017
Bottled. Hazy orange colour with a small off-white long-lasting head. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits, some wood, mild funk. Flavour is dry wooden, some citrus, earth, herbs, grass and mild floral notes. Mouthdrying palate, but at the same time refreshing. Easy to drink.

4
Travlr (25821) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle shared after the Great Alaskan Barleywine Festival. Cloudy yellow color, huge white head, lots of carbonation. Aroma of dusty and funky lemons. Taste is dusty straw, lemons, grapefruit. Very nice.

3.1
cgarvieuk (25728) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle at Chris-Os Pre GBBF tasting 2009 ... light hazy yellow ... big bubbly head ... yeasty lemon nose ... light barnyard ... light lemon ... light hop.

4.3
omhper (25563) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2010
Bottled, bought in Spokane, WA. Cloudy golden, lively head. Grassy hoppy nose with funky sweaty brett underneath. Medium dry with gentle mouthfeel and mildl sparkling carbonation. The Orvallish sweaty bitterorange funky brett character is strong, but it still retains balance. Finishes with evergrowing bitterness. Lovely!

3.8
madmitch76 (25344) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2011
11th June 2009
Milky gold beer. Thick frothy white head. Soft frothy and semi dry palate. Typically mildly sour saison but balanced perfectly. A little elderflower sweetness offset by hop bitterness in the finish. A little spicy aniseed. A very decent saison.


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