overall
96
95
style
Serve in Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The beer you are holding is unique. A special strain of yeast and a warm fermentation produces a beer of exceptional flavor and aroma. An extended secondary maturation and bottle conditioning ensures all these unique qualities are preserved and evolve over time. Serve at 50F in a tulip glass.

What to expect
This tawny orange beer pours with a rocky white head. Aromas of passion fruit, tangerine, and black pepper hit the nose. Flavor is a cascade of orange, lemon verbena, ginger and pepper. And in a second it is gone, finishing with a dry and lingering bitterness that awaits another sip.

Cellaring Information
Store upright in a dark dry place at cellar temperature (ideally at 50 degree). Cellar limit is 2 years.

Ingredients
* Organic German Pilsner Malt
* Organic American Pilsner Malt
* Organic German Munich II Malt
* Organic German Pale Wheat Malt
* Organic German Opal
* French Saison Yeast

Finished Result
* 1.058 original gravity
* 1.006 final gravity
* 25 IBU
* 4 SRM
* 6.8% ALC/VOL

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (5173) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Draft at the RiNo Walnut Room. Pours clear yellow gold with a thick, creamy beige head and lots of lacing. Smells like bready malt, straw, light spicy hops, and light apple, pear, and hints of pepper and ginger. Tastes like strong bready malt, straw, light spicy hops, and light banana with hints of pepper. Medium body and carbonation. Dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (5661) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 2, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Yellow to orange and cloudy in appearance with a lingering, off-white head. Aroma of citrus zest, light herbs, spicy hops and light spruce. Similar flavor, adding a fresh, mild hop bitterness. Crisp feel with ample carbonation. Refreshing and tasty overall.
Earlier Rating: 9/2/2015 Total Score: 3.8
On tap at the brewery. Bright orange appearance with a lingering white head and light lacing. Aroma of citrus fruit, floral notes, grass and light earth. The flavor adds a light peppery spice, some fruity zest and a mild hop bitterness. Light to medium body. Pretty refreshing and easy to drink to overall.
Earlier Rating: 8/23/2013 Total Score: 3.7
On tap at Funkwerks. Orange and pretty clear with a white head. Citrus, tropical fruit, pepper, and spices. Lightly bitter with a medium body and a dry finish. Refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (920) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Draft. Hazy yellow with thin head. Aroma of lemon and pepper. Light body, lemon, yeast notes, pepper spiciness, and a dry finish

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (3840) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 31, 2015
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, spice, grass and banana. Taste is spicy yeast, banana, malts and citrus.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frank (4061) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2015
This is a cloudy orange gold beer w/ a foamy head. I am getting a lot of citrus in the nose which I would have guessed was from coriander were the ingredients not listed here. It is overall quite bright and fruity and some slight sweetness serves to emphasize this. Its got a nice full texture w/ carbonation that stop just short of being prickly. Some nice banana and clove notes come out as you dig in deeper. This is a nice Belgian ale and the brewers seem to have done wonders w/ this yeast. This is a definitely must for fans of the style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DenverLogan (1138) - LA, California, USA - AUG 11, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle into a Chimay glass. Gold with head and lace. Aroma of wheat, banana, light herbs. Big carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Flavors of a wheat-banana soda, with a hint of field herbs and hay. Overall flavorful, refreshing while complex with an earthy and dryish finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerandhockey8 (371) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - AUG 5, 2015
From 12oz bottle to shaker. Pour is a hazy yellow. Nose is light fruit, slight hop, resin. Taste is very bitter, light body. Finishes super dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1998) - Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Unclear light gold, diminishing small white head. Light and refreshing. A little tang/funk. Its almost sweet until a hint of pepperiness and a bitterness interrupt. Great yeasty fruitiness. Lots of character. I like this.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarinEvelyn (846) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Beautiful saison. Im not much in the rating mood but great crispness, hoppiness, yeast, and citrus characters. Will have to try their various varieties.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (3280) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 11, 2015
A lovely traditional saison. Every thing is spot on except for perhaps a lingering bitterness. Otherwise this beer rules.


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