Hopfenstark Saison Station 55 (Bière Amère)

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Brewed by Hopfenstark
Style: Saison
L’Assomption, Canada
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison Station 55 is a red beer with veiled aspect, the taste of malt, hops and spices reminiscent of citrus coupled with a bitter finish. The 55 wants to be a hybrid between a Belgian beer terroir and IPA American type. It is seen against the brewing revival in Belgium.

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3.5
hrabren (1947) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 26, 2017
0.33 l can from Hoppiness, Koper, Slovenia. Shared at a drinking session with Višnja 666 and Pilot Goran in the summer of 2017. Thanks! Murky golden, creamy white head, some visible sediment. Spicy and herbal, sugary, yeasty. Very sweet, some dryness develops later on. Thick and sticky texture, medium body, moderate carbonation, sweet finish. Very sweet and sticky with a slight lack of spices or hops.

3.7
wlajwl (7199) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 12, 2017
Aroma is spices, mild pine and dill/cucumber. The flavor is mild cucumber, malts and a spicy hop finish.

3.8
Mister_Li (1629) - GERMANY - FEB 27, 2017
Leicht trübes Goldorange mit reichlich Schaum. Malzig, pfeffrig, hefig, leicht fruchtig, etwas Zitrus, Kräuter, bitter.

3.7
Taboada (1527) - Compostela (Galiza), SPAIN - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle sample tasted at BBF Lab Madrid 2016 on the 02/07/2016. Clear golden colour with a medium sized white head. Aroma of fruity hops, rubber and citrus. Taste is plentyof fruits, spices and hops. Aftertaste is medium sweet and dry. Next one please!

3.2
Psytron (2562) - Turku, FINLAND - JUN 24, 2016
7.0 ABV. Smell of hops, yeast. Amber colour, high white head. Aroma of yeast, some weizen character, some spices, some alcohol. Flat but plentiful carbon. Slightly dry palate, half heavy body.

3.3
tarmok (1434) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2016
Cloudy golden liquid with white head. Aroma of grass, slight sourness, hay. Taste of bread, copper, medium sweet, medium bitter, light sour. Medium body, thin feel, soft carb, long fin.

3.4
VamboladeTolly (2182) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours golden with medium sticky white head. Taste: hay, malty, juicy, yellow berries, weak herbs. Taste: bitter, malty, hay, weak pear. Medium body. Bitterish finish. Ok.

3.6
Sissio (1783) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAR 7, 2016
Full aroma with coriander and red citruses. Full bodied, light spices and pink grapefruit, fruity bitter ending. Bottle shared with friends at home.

3.5
yngwie (17284) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2016
On tap at Mondial de la bière Montréal 2015. A hazy golden beer topped by an off-white head. Nice lacings. The aroma is fruity, with piney and peachy scents. Some white sugar and pale malts. It’s dry and bitter on the palate, full to medium bodied and with a little malty touch as a backdrop for pine cones, peaches and a generic fruityness. White sugar too, but not the sweetness. Lasting fruity finish. It’s too much on the white sugar side for me, and lacking a bit on the peppery yeastyness I like in saisons. 150611

4.1
Kita (2299) - Koper, SLOVENIA - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle, 0.75l, shared with colleagues. Pours cloudy amber orange color with medium soapy off-white head and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of yeast, citrus, passion fruit and cereals. Taste starts moderate sweet grainy with honey note, following is resinous, mild fruity and herbal, mouth feel is dry and mild spicy with light bitter finish. Medium body, oily texture and average carbonation in palate. Very nice and easy drinking...


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