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


on tap

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (8539) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 14, 2013
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a cloudy dark amber with a long-lasting frothy white head. The aroma is dry citrus fruits leading to a slightly sour, medicinal, aspirin like flavour with some grapefruit citrus and and hint of malt on the palate. From the way Ive described it it sounds dreadful, but I have to set the record straight and give this beer a big thumbs up. It was certainly flavour packed and uber refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2013
Ok beer, probably the best one I had at the Grain store today. Simple and enjoyable flavours, but not overly complex. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (4510) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2013
15-MAR-2013, bottle @Sonni, @Ulklbben tasting. Hazy yellow with high lasting white creamy head. Yest aroma with orange peel, banana, corn, hay. Oily, a bit thin. High class brew. Easy drinking. Fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (2143) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - JAN 18, 2013
On tap @ Bridge Road. Served a hazy light golden color with a nice head that fades to lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, yeast, herbs and bit of sweetness in the background. Taste is tart, with some herbs and fruit,with a bit of malt sweetness. Medium body, with a smooth texture and nice balance. Quite enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7407) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2013
Big offwhite head. Clear yellow body with light carbonation. Funky dried fruit and sugar aroma with citric honey notes. Dry-sweet resiny funky sugary taste with dried fruit and honey notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish wooden fruity aftertaste with funky earthy banana and resin notes. Lovely, drinkable, and interesting. Very similar to Westmalle Trippel, but weaker. (0.75l bottle, from Kihoskh, Copenhagen.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (7299) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2012
Bouteille de 750 ml partage lors dune dgustation Ratebeer Montral. Arme: Lgre odeur de pommes et dpices. Apparence: La couleur est blonde-blanchtre opaque. Prsence dun mince col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de pommes avec une pointe de citron et dpices. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence de crales en arrire got. (Rating #4425)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5994) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2012
(draught) pours a clear golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of white pepper, lemons, almonds, straw and pineapple, slightly musty. flavour is mostly the same, caramel, straw and heavy pineapple, with a light lemony tartness in the finish. slightly watery-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5188) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2012
On tap at Mikkeller. Hazy golden. Slightly acidic fruitiness, hints of spices. Good dryness and refreshing fruitiness. A very good saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (12305) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2012
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Cph. Murky yellow with a small, frothy, white head. Aroma has mild apple, crisp malts, softly leafy notes. Highish carbonation, kinda light mouthfeel. Flavour is mild, some malts, leafy, soft vinious. A bit bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (2288) - Linkping, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2012
Overall: A sulfur character draws down the impression.
Note: On-tap at Mikkeller Bar. Reviewed 2012-12-01.

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