Grassroots/Tired Hands Wachu Saison

Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
English: Asian inspired saison brewed with Thai Red rice, Schezuan peppercorns, and yuzu.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Discgolfin (36) - - FEB 24, 2012
Pours golden slight haze, big white fluffy head. Aroma acid, lemon, brett. Flavor citrus,.acidic and very tart.

kayres (888) - , Georgia, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Slightly hazy golden orange with a Thin white head. Sweet spivey aroma. Very strange sweet then dry herbal flavor. Odd ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Stuu666 (13631) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is lemon, pineapple, spiced, taste is similar, bretty.

Lukaduke (3206) - Gray, Maine, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Gusher ! Pours a hazy straw color with a billowing white foam. Lots of rustic earthy pepper, hint of citrus, barnyard must. Foggy grain with lots of yeast character and aggressive carbonation. Musky dry saison, easy drinker but I feel its a bit past its prime at this point.

Yorker (2007) - Herning, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014
33 cl bottle @ home (WARNING: gusher!). Pours hazy golden with a little sediment and a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are brett, leather, spices, and herbs - with a dry finish.

MPA (999) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - APR 27, 2014
Bottle. Entered this on my iPad and it suggested "Watching Samson". "What a great name for a beer", I thought, as I corrected the auto-correct and poured this beer, which came up as fountain as I had opened it. Hazy orange as an...well, orange, I guess. Off white lovely head. Aroma is packed with impressions: yuzu fruit, pepper, herbs and spices, dirt and a little bit of sweet, morning fart. One of my own that is...which makes it a good thing. The spiciness of this beer is massive. The aroma is full of good stuff as well. Lots of pepper. Yuzu is there as well adding a fruity sweetness and ditto hint of sourness to it. Ends in a solid, earthy bitterness with a taste of pepper on the tongue. Wonderful beer which I could drink a lot of and would love to store all year long for myself and guests. Or maybe just for myself depending of stock.

jkwood04 (5449) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 18, 2014
11.2oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a big, white head. Aroma of light tartness, some spicy yeast, some fruits, light pepper, and a nice pale malt character. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not bad but not like what I now know Grassroots to make.

Countbeer (6591) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: BB 2012: Almost foamy gusher. Massive foam in glass and also finally in bottle... When it’s all settled: a medium sized vast thick creamy snowy white foamy head on top of a beautiful hazy dark yellow to more hazy orange colored beer. Aromas are a lovely mix of spices, yeast/brett, wood, flowers, some soap, some fruit, some vanilla and sweeter floral/light herbal tones. Awesome aroma! Flavours of spices, some white pepper, cloves, other spices, bitters, fruits (yellow and orange), citrus, peach, orange, wood, yeast/brett, some manure, some hops, some flowers and a crispy leave/grass tone. Aftertaste is a mix of wood, spices, yeast/brett, malts and herbs. Low to medium carbo, silky creamy mouthfeel, full bodied and a thick creamy texture. One hell of an awesome beer!

merc7186 (3142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thick White Head, Some Head S: Pineapple, Floral, Black Pepper, Mild Star Fruit T: Floral, Hybiscus, Star Fruit, Peppercorn, Mild Yeast M: Great Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Floral, Mildly Yeasty Overall, Hill Farmstead has nothing on Grassroots saisons (sarcasm).... solid, solid, solid.

swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2013
bottle at Blue Monk, very unique saison, tons of new flavor, lightly peppered, tartness, medium bodied, loved this beer

crossovert (13080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2013
Not as spicy as it could have been heat wise but it has a spiced taste, def interplays with the saison yeast.

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