5 Seasons Westside Tabla Saison

Brewed by 5 Seasons Westside
Atlanta, Georgia USA
- Saison | 1 Rating |
Tabla Saison is a meeting of East and West and is brewed with Maris Otter floor-malted barley and Belgian wheat malt. We make our own candi sugar and add it in the kettle. It is spiced with cardamom, coriander and ground black pepper, while the Belgian farmhouse yeast produces an extremely complex flavor profile with tropical fruit, earthy, spicy notes. This beer is layered with flavors: from the spices, the yeast, the malts, the hops and even the mineral content of the brewing water and those layers unfold rhythmically over your taste buds. So rhythmic, in fact, we named the beer after the Tabla, and Indian drum, capable of producing some of the most complex patterns of rhythm in world music.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
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Bitter
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Sour
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Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
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Texture
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Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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