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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Saison Renaud exemplifies a modern take on the traditional farmhouse ale. Made with just pilsner malt and Saaz hops, this recipe is made to truly let the assertiveness of our house yeast shine. Presenting a clean and crisp body, the spicy and fruity esters of the yeast prevail over a slight earthy bitterness from the Saaz.

The Name. Renaud show it’s french ancestry it naming after Bryan’s great grandmother, Florence Renaud, from Popple Dungeon, VT.

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3.3
VastActiv (8084) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2018
Tap at Mystic Brewery, Boston. Color is slightly cloudy golden with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, citrus, some spiced and some Belgian yeast. Decent clean saison.

4.1
creppyiceman (1247) - Cracow, POLAND - DEC 21, 2017
(bottle) Aroma: peach, phenols and nutmeg. Appearance: yellow color, bit hazy, small head. Taste: semi-dry, flavour of peach, banana and leather. Palate: medium to full body, low to medium body. Overall: Very good crisp saison.

3.4
wombat23 (2168) - Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2017
Bottle. Hazy yellow, white head. Aroma of fruit, Belgian yeast, spice. Taste is fruit, Belgian yeast, white pepper, lemon, mild funk, spice, floral notes.

3.1
darbeer75 (1160) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2017
Aroma: lightly funky and fruity; Appearance: hazy golden with creamy white head that lingers; Taste: follows nose with some Belgian spice and more sweetness; Palate: light bodied with long sweetly funky finish; Overall: pretty good but a bit too cloying.

3.6
jgb9348 (6650) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2017
Hazy honey and light copper coloured body with a rather large, three centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of light hay, grass, a touch of herbs, some mild hop notes and a dose of curacao and bunches of coriander seed. Light to Medium-bodied; Strong grassy and herbal flavours with a perfumey bite also showing some light hop bitterness, mellow sugary sweetness with some fruit and a bit of the dry yeastie bite on the very end. Aftertaste shows more of the dry and grassy flavours with the herbs and perfume, but little complexity and no sweetness at all, with a bit of funk and complex yeast strain, if nothing else. Overall, a nice and dry saison with some mellow sugars and much more of a flavour from the light hops and grassy/herbal qualities than anything else. Nice to sample as this is a good Saison, but nothing amazing nor should be gone too far out of the way to acquire. I sampled this 75 cL caged and corked bottle purchased earlier in the day at BeerTopia in Omaha, Nebraska on 01-October-2017 for US$10,49 sampled in my hotel room later in the day on 01-October-2017 here in Omaha, Nebraska.

3
tapefuzz (981) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 27, 2017
Draught. Pours a lightly orange-ish gold with a small off-white head. Aroma is orang,e yeast, spice, and faint lemon. Taste is sweet and lightly tart citrus, yeast, some pepper, light lemon, and some grain. Lingering yeast and spice. Dry. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Crisp-ish.

2.3
fiulijn (21526) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 20, 2017
Oxford tasting
Cloudy blond color. Estery, plastic-y, spicy, soapy, American, cloying, yeasty, dirty undrinkable mess.

3.4
fiery1 (1818) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2017
375ml bottle @ Alex’s. Pours a cloudy straw colour with a white head. Nose is yeasty, estery, and light citrus note. Flavour is bubble gum, Belgian yeasty character, spices, and finishes with a mild bitterness.

3.7
PorterPounder (8396) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2017
Tallahassee, Fl - Market Square Liquors - 375 ml bottle. Hazy, medium orange pour, soft, silky snow white head, a bit of lacing. Aroma has some spicy saffron-notes. some grassiness. Full-bodied fruity flavor, pick up some slight sour notes, some coriander spiciness, some bitter hoppy goodness. Nice, thick rich mouthfeel. Pretty solid.

3.9
DiarmaidBHK (6170) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2017
Bottle from table and Vine. Pours cloudy and yellow with an inch of white foam. Leaves a lot of lacing and there’s also a lot of yeast from the bottle conditioning. Nice barnyard and hop notes on the nose. Clean and crisp on the tongue with a nice amount of funk as well. Nice!


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