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RATINGS: 599   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
American hopped saison.

Editors note: The 2009+ versions are spiked with Brett at bottling. Bottles from 2009 are marked as such, although 2010 and 2011 bottles appear to not note the vintage on the label, but might be printed on the neck or base.

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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hman43 (1429) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2016
It pours pale gold with a full white, long lasting head. It has a slight haze to it with Belgian lace as the head recedes. It has high citrus aromas with moderate earthly elements. It is moderately spicy with pepper. It has flavors highlight by high fruit flavors with citrus and orange. There is also a moderate blend of earthen flavors, spice, and pepper. There is a low sour element as well. The complex flavors work well together. It has high carbonation and a moderate feel. There is a low sour and bitter finish that is dry. Overall, this is a very complex blend of aromas and flavors in an ale highlight by citrus and yeast.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (2151) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle to tulip. A delightful saison with moderate spice and crispness. Taste is similar to the aroma.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (2291) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle in Rome-Italy, courtesy of Mortlach. Grazie. Bright orange cloudy color, off white medium head. Nose: esters, saison feel, melon a bit. Mouth: frizzy, a bit tart and astringent quite sweet too. Tasty! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mortlach (2293) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle shared with ippopotamo36. Pours golden with a medium white head. Aroma of yeasts, citrus, pine, orange zest, lemongrass. Flavour is balanced, light sweet with a good bitter end. Medium body, medium carbonation. Nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (6985) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
4 oz bottle pour at Birch & Barley during the annual SAVOR Brewers Brunch. Hazy golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of herbs, floral notes, funk. Tastes of herbs, citrus, light alcohol, floral notes, light funk. Medium body with a dry and slightly warm finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (2171) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Aromas and flavors were floral, earthy, slight citrus and funk. Hoppiness at finish with a certain dryness. Light color and white head. Easy body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reberiii (498) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2016
An extra pop of bitterness for a saison. Wildly complex with notes of Citrus, pine, banana, pear...fruity booze nose. Some grapefruit. One of the better saisons Ive had lately.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MelvinKalksma (1417) - NETHERLANDS - APR 24, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, Belgian yeast, fruit, grain, hops and brettanomyces.

Appearance:
Opaque golden/amber beer with a medium white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, Belgian yeast and fruit; ends slightly bitter, dry and sour with grain, hops and brettanomyces.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (2109) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 16, 2016
Gylden klar skum hvid Citrus frugt stald gr Bitten lidt sur lidt Cremet livlig

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2016
Pours a golden orange with a small white head. Aromas of citrus/grass. Flavor was a dry, yeasty tinge to it. Overall very drinkable.


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