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RATINGS: 593   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Vieille meaning “Old” is our artisinal barrel-aged Saison, lightly dry hopped. Each batch release is a diverse blend of Vieille casks that have taken on a soft Brettanomyces character before being lightly dry hopped. Dominated by a floral, citrusy hop character, a subtle herbal note and a tart finish, Vieille’s character exemplifies artisan Saisons.

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3.7
heman (1006) - Tychy, POLAND - JUL 1, 2017
Piwo ma złota barwę, nalewa się z białą intensywną i średnio trwałą pianą. Aromat jest lekko kwaśny, kojarzący się z cytryną, do tego białe pieczywo i niuanse pieprzowe. W smaku bardzo wytrawne. Podbudowa słodowa w postaci chleba, cytrusowa kwaskowatość i cierpki, ściągający, nieco przyprawowy finisz. Niezwykle orzeźwiające.

3.1
tapefuzz (531) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 30, 2017
Draught. Pours gold with a moderate white head. Aroma is lightly tart, oaky, spicy, lemony, and slightly herbal. Taste is lightly tart; lemon, light pepper, earth, wood, and hay. Very mellow. Light body. Soft carbonation. Mouthfeel is a little oily and a little watery.

4.1
vinivini (2430) - Gomel, BELARUS - JUN 23, 2017
Bottle. Hazy straw yellow. One finger tall white head. Low retention. A: rich fruit, bretts, sourish yeast. Fine. Light body. Bone dry taste. Light sourness. Fruity. Minimal bretts on ending. Low to light bitterness. Extremely refreshing and delicious.

4.1
Bill Becker (1041) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - JUN 14, 2017
Pours a hazy orange closer to yellow orange. Close to 2 fingers of foam. Wait, looking at my glass, that’s lacing for aboot half. Saison notes of cloves, pepper and coriander. Then, it gets all hoppy and funky with a suggestion of tartness. Taste =nose. Plus it’s a dry son of a gun. I gots the cotton mouth. Joking. Heavy side of light bodied. Good job for a beer that’s the same abv as your average light/lite beer. Very very nice.

3.6
BeardedAvenger (799) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Bottle from Wine Rack, West Byfleet. Pretty intense citrus aroma. Medium gold. Slightly opaque. 5mm of creamy white head. Sour - a tart citrus hit. Underlying saltiness. Relatively light bodied. Watery but leaves a slick residue. Long dry finish. All about the citrus.

4
Sissio (1650) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAY 9, 2017
bottle @ home hazy pale orange, minimal white head cellar, dust, light hops, cardamon, bretta, cereals, zesty, citric citric, bretta, light bitter hoppy ending very very drinkable

4.3
PanMarek (452) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2017
Pours a cloudy, dark golden with quick white foam that leaves slight traces on the glass. Sour, woody nose with some hints of herbs. Tart, dry earthy flavor to start that slowly brings out a dry, fruity aspect. The Brettanomyces is there, but it is muted by the strong, sour lemony notes. The hops are faint, but mingle well with the citrusy flavors. Medium body, active fizz with a vinous finish. The long, sour finish tends to obscure the conventional yeasty mustiness, but not fatally. It is tempting to call it a hybrid sour / saison, that does not quite fit the brewer’s description

4.1
Tognetta (951) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 10, 2017
Amarelo claro de leve turbidez, espuma branca de boa formação e persistência. No aroma brett bombando, alaranjada, frutas amarelas, leve dulçor e acidez. Paladar de leve dulçor sem amargor. Corpo bem leve e média carbonatação. Final seco mas refrescante, brett sempre presente e na medida, um leve amargor amadeirado com o aumento da temperatura que adicionou complexidade. Muito boa.

3.5
tmzl (318) - SLOVENIA - FEB 9, 2017
April 2015 bottle. Citrus, ripe melons, light smokey, barn funk, fuller body, very light sourness.

3.5
J_man (1002) - Tustin, California, USA - JAN 24, 2017
Bottle picked up on trip to Fort Collins. Very sour aroma with a slight woody note coming from the bottle. Pours a slightyly hazy pale yellow with a light white head. Sourness puckers immediately on the first taste with some light sweetness to balance. Some dry hay and mustiness with a little earthy bitterness poke through, but the sourness dominates with a lemon/lime tartness. This slowly becomes more balanced as you drink it. I wasn’t sure I liked it at first, but halfway through it was much more drinkable. Finishes tart with a lasting bitterness that builds up on the tongue. Sours aren’t my thing, but I can tell this is a very good one and it’s very well made.


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