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RATINGS: 497   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our interpretation of the rustic Wallonian Saison style is a harmonious blend of rustic grains, spicy yeast and unique sauvignon blanc tones. Inviting lemon grass and gooseberry meet peppery spice and fresh grain aromas. Spicy Belgian yeast create a complex yet dry and refreshing canvas with splashes of citrus and stone fruit with a bright tropical white wine finish. Hop bitterness is assertive yet harmonious rounding out slightly tart and refreshing.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
larryLSB (522) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Poured from 12 oz bottle, courtesy of SamGamgee. Light golden - yellow with a nice sized white head. Nose is somewhat complex; lots of stuff going on there, lemon, white wine, pepper, mixed in with that Belgian earthiness. Taste is spicy and bitter, a nice blend with a kind of abrupt finish. Overall a great interpretation of this style.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (3438) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 19, 2017
650ml brown bottle. Hazy yellow with a big white head. Nose has citrus and soft tropical fruits, straw. Taste - tropical fruit, lemon, green grape, yeast, spice and straw. A little bitterness. A pretty solid effort.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (1397) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2017
Pils malt with lemon zest. Ester belgian flavors finish the profiles. Body is fiarly light. Pale Malt flavor lingers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2914) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 29, 2017
Pale golden colo with white head. Spiced, almost musty aroma and taste. A clean saison. Notes: On tap at the tap room in LA

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (800) - Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2017
On tap at a pizza place in Chicago. Pours slightly cloudy very light gold. Aroma is light and bready. Very light body, a little spice, a slight yeasty tang, dry clean finish. Very light for a saison but a very tasty beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (1519) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 6, 2017
impressive floral citrus aroma in a yellow gold pour. similarly impressive flavor profile with a fruity bread body and moreish finish. Another winner from Firestone Walker that ticks all the boxes for the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (696) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2016
2016/12/12 - Pours a deep straw colour with a foamy, white head that slowly reduces and leaves ample lacing. Aroma is slightly tart citrus (orange, lemon), yeast, candi sugar and earthy/grassy notes. Taste is yeast, light residual sugar, orange and grassy hops. Mouthfeel is medium with biting carbonation and a crisp mildly bitter finish. A nice saison with a hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DeanF (2404) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 19, 2016
This has an okay lemon and wheatgrass aroma but a little soft, could be stronger. Has a very pretty and steady bleach white head, nice little bubbles and a light gold body. Flavour is a nice fresh mandarine orange and peaches, soft and not sharp. God oiliness on the mouth but not too heavy. Its a good beer, but subtle and not too complex.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (363) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 17, 2016
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a straw yellow colour with white head. Aroma is citrusy white wine with some spicy yeast. Taste is about the same.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rubbishystuff (2424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2016
From the place by the southport stop. Good, very pale in color, grassy, slightly tart. The assertive hops didnt add anything other than say, this is an American version of the style, so we must add lots of hops. They seemed slightly out of place this time. Serving: Bottle

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
katrinaez (1665) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2016
Scent is winery grape vine like and citrus hops. Very pale yellow. Taste is hoppy, a touch of yeast and crisp for a saison. Clean mouth feel with a bit of residual sugar in the back. Almost sparkling. Tap


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