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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in collaboration with Short’s Brewing, this ale was constructed using a Saison yeast and pears, then twisted with Sorachi Ace hops from Japan. Another nod to the band Ween.

7% ABV. This version was brewed at Half Acre Beer Company.

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3.9
deyholla (11909) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear gold with a white head that lasted throughout the beer and laces. Aroma has a good amount of sweet grains and light fruit with a nice Belgian yeast note. Flavor starts with sweet grains backed by light fruit and a nice yeast note.

3.9
Gription79 (2891) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JAN 15, 2012
22 ounce bottle. Poured a brilliant gold with a huge white head. The spicy year is noticeable throughout this beer. Soft pear notes. Tastes like Citra hops were used. Some sweet malt character ia in the flavor. A very good saison.

3.6
mikem409 (2027) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2012
bottle. pours hazy gold with frothy white head. sweet fruit aroma and slight spice. taste of peppercorn and pears.

3.7
Ratman197 (15109) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Bottle courtesy of chadcsu (thanks Chad) poured a clear gold with a lasting creamy white head. Aromas of straw, yeast, pear, earthiness, lemon and light pine. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, pear, earthiness, light lemon and a hint of pine with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.8
hopdog (12816) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2012
22oz bottle. Cloudy golden/ yellow color with an averaged sized head. Aromas of pears, fruity, spices. Tastes of fruits, spices, citrus, pears, and some rinds.

3.9
egajdzis (6673) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of spices, citrus, pear, wheat, lemon, and light pils malt. Taste of pear, citrus fruits, some spice, herbs, and a dry finish.

4
soulpolisher (33) - Missouri, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Hazy pale golden with n off whitehead. Very citrusy aroma. Bitter mango and orange flavor. Hoppy for the style, but very tasty.

3
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Captain Fantasy
Date: September 17, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: opaque yellow, frothy white head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet and spicy aroma, floral, phenolic
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, touch of candy sweetness, plenty of balancing spicyness, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.6
Tmoney99 (14766) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a clear golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate fruit, hop and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet yeast flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectation where met.

3.3
piscator34 (2577) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 19, 2011
Bottled sample via and shared with oakbluff. Gold in colour with strong carbonation. Aromas are of lime peel, Cream of Wheat cereal, and peppery spice. While many of the flavours are what you’d expect from a saison (lime pith, marshmallow, wheat, and pilser malt), there was also a very strange mineral note that was a bit iron-like. Dry finish with a fairly light body. Not bad, but the weird mineral thing was a negative for me.


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