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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
An homage to the monk’s noble work, this unique farmhouse ale is incredibly complex with notes of lemon, pepper, straw and herbs balanced by the tang of Mandarin oranges and a spicy kick of pepper. The Mandarin oranges used to make this beer were locally grown, including a portion grown on the grounds of the Abbey of New Clairvaux and picked by hand by the community of monks living there. We hope you enjoy this collaboration ale.

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Gachupines' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gachupines (1252) - USA - OCT 29, 2013
Light amber to gold color with a thin white head. Aroma is similar to banana bread with a touch of fruit. Flavor is a little fruity and bready with a bit of banana flavor. A little too sweet in the finish. Wife: 3.8

Itzjerm (3074) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Lots of plum on the nose. Carmel and plum on the tongue. Very enjoyable. Lots of carb. Sweet light puckering sweet. enjoyable. Impressive. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

pinkzambia (2069) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle: Crisp and refreshing. Spicy aroma with a great flavor. Quite tasty. Some saisons are annoying to me but this is good stuff.

hopdog (12953) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2016
Caged and corked bottle. Poured an orange / golden color with an averaged sizeed head. Citrus, oranges, pepper, and fruity.

mkel07 (6250) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle from Beer Cartel 260516. Make no mistake this is a seriously good beer that looks amazing in the glass with a deep orange colour and a head that is there one minute and gone the next. Aroma is quite subtle with citrus and some sweetness mixed in with it. In the mouth there is the flavour that you get when you bite into a segment of a fresh sweet mandarin and right back in the finish there is a peppery kick, again subtle. Well brewed as are all Sierra Nevada beers.

oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a golden yellow with minimal fizzy head. Musty hay aromas with a dry slightly fruity taste.

Shark_Pants (764) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2016 Fairly clear amber pour with a much smaller beige head than normally created by a saison. Sweet aromas of honey, mandarin, coriander, only a little straw, some bubblegum(?). The taste is also quite sweet - prominent candi sugar, slightly burned toffee, lemon, mandarin, lots of spice, fresh crusty bread, a little straw. Dry finish. Medium to full bodied and very lightly acidic. Quite enjoyable but more in line with a spiced belgian golden strong ale than a saison.

gururyan (727) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Poured from bottle into snifter, can taste all the notes described on bottle. A touch bright and carbonated, but a decent brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

xfire73 (70) - - JAN 21, 2016
33cl bottle brown color orange aroma and kind of flower taste orange, a bit carbonated and spicy

gam (4037) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2016
Small head clear orange pour medium carbonation aromas peppery very citrusy yeast lots of spice banana grain the flavours clove orange mandarin the real juicy taste of citrus takes me back years how easy they were to peel when I was a kid pepper taste nutmeg banana grain flavour the finish nothing new but a good tasting Saison like the flavours of hop and spice sweetness is good very well done

willisread (3554) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Bottle from Stone in Asagaya. Pours a hazy orange with a small foamy ring that lasts throughout on the edge of the glass. Orange marmalade, honey tea, apple and light citrus compote. Crazy sweet on the palate...like marmalade sweet. Bread and honey like body that weighs down the beer and starts to get a little cloying. Peppercorns on the finish. Not bad, but too sweet and heavy for my kind of saison.

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