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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison du Fermier is a Chardonnay barrel-fermented Saison. It is the harmony of new and old. It is robust and has the paler color of modern Saisons, yet it is balanced with the brightness, depth and rustic character of Brettanomyces and Lactobacillus found in traditional Saisons. This farmhouse ale was fermented in and aged in wine barrels for several months.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4802) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2015
Draught @ CBC2015. Pours hazy vibrant deel yellow with a big frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is fruity and funky with crackers, lemonade, white grapes, hay, dry soil, minerals, barnyard and lemon zest. Taste is sour, fruity and slightly funky. Mouthfeel is sparkling, dry, tart and light to medium bodied. Finish is sour with crackers, lemon juice, lime juice, white grapes, hay, dry soil, minerals, barnyard and lemon zest. Good stuff but much of the complex funk is hidden behind heavy citric acidity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (26447) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 30, 2015
[email protected] (Blue session). Hazy golden colour with a small white head, that leaves some lace. Aroma is citrus, some yeast, mild berries, a bit funkiness as well as some herbal notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, some berries, mild wood and floral notes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (3981) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2015
May 1, 2015. On tap at CBC2015, blue session.
Hazy pale orange with small white head. Aroma is citrus, grapes, oak, brett, white wine, spicy yeast notes. Taste is tart, dry, light sweet, vinous. Finish is tart fruity with lemon, apple and grape skins, light sweetness, dry oak and wine notes. Light to medium bodied, dry and crisp, average carbonation.
Very nice refreshing BA saison

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ctipping (1844) - Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2015
750 mL bottle. Originally reviewed 11/7/2014. Hazy bright orange. Nice white head. Medium collar and nice lacing. White wine aroma is strong. Orange and lemon acidity. Some tropical fruits. A little oak. Taste is oak and a nice wine barrel presence. Hefty malt. A bit of stone fruit. A little astringent. Light tartness, kinda lemony. Medium body. Very light tartness. Medium low carbonation. Im going to sound overly critical here, so I only say this in comparison to the best of wine barrel saisons. This is just a little too sweet and malty to compare. Still a great beer, but doesnt quite compare.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle batch #2 and #3 ....Pour is golden with a white head...Nose is funk, spice, honey, citrus, bugs, oak...Taste is cobwebs, spice, oak, musty, wine oak,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (6158) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2015
(750ml bottle) cloudy gold body, fine offwhite bubbles. Nose of heavy Chardonnay, medium tartness, saison yeast, dry grapes, juicy fruit, oak, and grape must. Taste of medium Chardonnay, dry grapes, oak, very tart but not really sour, Brett in the back, and super carbonated. The high carb takes Away from it slightly.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (13797) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2015
From tap at CBC 2015. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, barnyard, brettanomyces, spice, oak and tartness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarlacc83 (2237) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle shared by John. Thanks! A: Cloudy straw color with a thin white head. N: White peppercorn, straw, grapefruit rind, lemon zest, some pineapple and mango, white wine grape, and oak. T: Tart and a bit sweet. Doesnt devolve into sweet-tarts, though. (Thankfully). M: Light body, crisp carbonation, no alcohol presence. O: Another winner from Perennial. A bit too easy to take this one down.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (8996) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 13, 2015
750 ml bottle thanks to John. Pours a cloudy yellow color with a large white head. A big fruity lemon nose. Bready, lemons, zesty, bready, citrus. Sharp.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FlandersNed (395) - , Indiana, USA - SEP 11, 2015
25.4oz bottle. Cloudy straw color. Dry grassy nose. A smooth sour. Tangy citrus with sweet & sour notes. Medium+ body and carbonation.


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