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Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: Saison
Beechworth, Australia
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Saison is a classic Belgian style, not often seen outside of its homeland. It was traditionally brewed by farmers and their workers as a beverage to consume during the summer months. Bridge Road Brewers have crafted their own Saison to add to their Chevalier range. This beer is quite unique, light straw in colour, with a tight bright white head. Aromas are dominated by esters and phenolic characters, owing to the Saison yeast strain, which also gives the beer its characteristic tart, dry and acidic profile. This citrus character combined with grassy hop flavours make this a great food beer, try it with anything from seafood to blue cheese.

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4.1
ShaneJ (898) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle from Bridge Road (2014 Advent Box). Pale gold/straw, creamy white head, yeasty, grassy, doughy, spicy, apple, pear, low bitterness, low sweetness, smooth texture, dry spicy finish. Really good.

3.5
esp0r (2927) - NORWAY - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Pours yellow hazy with a big white head. Smell of yeast esters, hay, spices and light light malts. Light to moderate sweet, a sting of alcohol and malts, quite fruity, feels a bit too heavy, spicy tail with moderate bitterness. Quite nice saison

3.6
beer-yum (1866) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 23, 2014
Closer to a Saison than the Bling is to an IPA - but I’m thinking they are not really trying somehow. Hopefully, that means better things to come - yum!

2.9
jookos (6973) - FINLAND - SEP 20, 2014
.75 [email protected]’s. Pale yellow hazy. Wheaty pale malty, some citrus, belgy yeasty. Mellow fruity. Soft bodied, yeasty wheaty. Sort of dulled, mellow boring. Unless I’m doing hard farming, or whatever saisons were designed for, I qouldn’t ask for this. As a beer, dull and boring.

-- bb

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Hermod (8252) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2014
750ml bottle. Kitty’s, Helsinki. Bottled on 040413. Hazy golden color, thin white head. Pear, yeast, wheat, dough in aroma. Flavor has dough, spicy notes, pear, sweetness. Certainly not the beer I was expecting.

4
bmeup (680) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2014
No idea why i bought this as it not my style, but really glad i did. Pale straw looking and brilliant white head. Yeasty, grassy and a smidge tart as well. One for the summer months, maybe with some sandies and oysters. Good stuff.

3.4
StevieT (2016) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
On tap at The Archive. Pours a champagne colour with a thick tightly bubbled head, laces well, highly carbonated, mild grape aroma, creamy mouth feel, malty with a crisp finish. Not my favourite style but a very good beer.

3.8
daje (4436) - NORWAY - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle. Hazy yellow body with a stable lasting white head. Aroma of ripe fruit, peppers, wheat and a light bretty note. taste is lightly farmhouse yeasty with a late citrus fruit punch, dry spicy finish. A robust saison.

4.2
Jmar33 (210) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Tap. I don’t know why this isn’t rated higher! It’s a seriously nice saison, maybe not strictly to style given that it has a slightly heavier body than some of the really good ones, but all in all it’s uber nice!

3.8
Arve_Christian (5218) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2014
On bottle at Sandar Mikrobryggeri. Golden color , good foam . Nice floral & fruity aromas , good yeast- some " hubba bubba" aromas. Medium body & complexity . Some bitterness, very well balanced. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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