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RATINGS: 779   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Our homage to the beers that have quenched the thirst of Belgian farm workers for centuries. Brewed with barley, wheat and rice and fermented at high temperatures with a special blend of four different yeast strains, Saison is fruity and slightly tart, with a dry finish that makes it that rarest of treatsa beer as refreshing as it is complex. 7.3% ABV.
2010 GABF Silver Medal Winner

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ross (2146) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2012
On tap at Vintner. Amanda ordered this so I figured I would drink some of it to help her cause. Light yellow color with a white head on it. Plenty of grass and hops in the smell, but it lacks that belgian funk that is in almost all saisons. This isnt a bad thing, really. Light and refreshing, easy to drink. This was a pretty good example of an American saison.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
callmemickey (4436) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2012 A: Hazy straw yellow body. Small head that quickly recedes. Not much of a skim, just a slight ring around the edges. Little, to no lacing. S: Slight lemon, banana, yeast notes. Very little must/funk/feet/farm/saison smell. T: A bit out of style, with an almost complete void of the characteristic saison flavors. There isnt much of an earthy/funky flavor. Instead, its a clean lemon, wheat flavor. Tastes like a wit beer. M: Light-medium body. Semi-dry finish. Feels good on the palate. O: Dont get me wrong, this beer was quite enjoyable. It just didnt taste like a saison. If you blind folded me and gave me this, id identify it as a pretty solid wit beer that I would get quite a bit of enjoyment out of. Bottled Date: April 15, 2009 Consumed: May 13, 2009

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: January 07, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: hazy yellow, pillowy white head
Aroma: sweet spicy aroma, pale malt sweetness, lots of phenolic spicyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, touch of candy sweetness, lots of spicyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle:   Yellowish straw, slightly cloudy, large sudsy white head, spotty lacing, lively carbonation.   Grassy nose, some straw and barnish character.   A little bright, also slightly bready... but ever so slight.   Has a subtle spice to it, perhaps even a little bit of pepper.   Not bad, some cereal on the backside.   Wished it was a bit more tart and floral, but alas its an American example.   Body and mouthfeel are fairly hefty for a Saison.   Finish does pick up some tartness, a little dry too.   Feels a little mealy tho.   Decent example, not bad, but wished it was more floral and bright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bendrixian (1513) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2011
Light yellow and cloudy. nutmeg, corriander and belgian yeast, some biscuit note as well. mellon like flavour, bananna, some bitterness and tartness. nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2879) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 24, 2011
12 oz bottle
Aroma: banana, lemon rinds, earthy, hints of funk
Taste: pilsner malt, lemon rind, earthy, more funk then in the nose
A great saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (11132) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2011
355 ml bottle. From Coldbrewky. Big thanks to Steve!
Came out of the bottle like a rocket. Hazy orange yellow colour with big white head. Yeast, tart fruitiness, apple sauce, mild caramel sweetness and mild wheat. Flavour is yeast, dryish malt, some fruity sweetness, mild alcohol, mild spices, mild fruity hoppiness and wheat. Quite smooth and enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 14, 2011
355mL thanks to Blinkin. A hazy glowing gold pour yields a larger, white, brilliant head. Nice retention. White wisps of lace. Nose is apricot and small vinegar. Taste is musty and oatmeal malty. Odd palate. Mild lemon and cardboard with eggy sulphur and odd tartness. A little blander with lemon and lavender soap. Odd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coldbrewky (1730) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Bottle: Cloudy yellow with thin bright white head. Nose of tart malt. Mouthis hit with a jab of tartness that is bolstered by wheat and sweet yeast tone. Body rounding increases to a pear and sour apple blended finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Goldenpole (10) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 13, 2011
On Tap at Quinns in Seattle, WA. Hazy gold with an medium white head that slowly fades to light lacing. Nose is spicy with a bit of hay, and some lovely barnyard . A bit too malty up front but a nice spicy yeast and a very dry, saisony finish. Pretty good saison, would drink again.

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