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Brewed by Silenrieux
Style: Belgian Ale
Silenrieux, Belgium

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
SARA has a dark red-brown color, is well hopped, and spicy at the same time. It has a hearty exclusive special taste with sour undertones, accentuated by a very rich aroma, which both come from the buckwheat.

DISCLAIMER: this is the brown, organic (biologique) version of Sara. Note that all versions of Sara are organic, also if it isn’t mentioned on the bottle.

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2.8
Borup (15318) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg. Clear brown colour with a big biege head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, caramel, grain with a sour finish.

3.2
Chudwick (3360) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - MAR 28, 2012
750ml bottle - pours dark ruby red with quickly diminishing beige head. Nose is malty (caramel and grain) and a bit spicy. It almost smells like port. Flavor is hoppy (herbs and resin), soggy wheat bread, toasty and a bit like dough with noticeable alcohol. Burpy. Taste is sweet becoming quickly bitter and a little sour. Aftertaste is apples or cherries. Don’t like the graininess. Texture is watery with a bit stickiness. Needs to be paired with fruity pies.

2.6
NordicV (2501) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2012
Mahognyfärgad öl med ljusbrunt livligt skum. Doftar inte speciellt mycket. Någon alkoholsötma och antydning av kryddighet. Tråkigheten går igen i smaken. Inga fel, men inget kul.

2.4
oobawa (1728) - Tennessee, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Eh. Not a lot going for it; semisweet, bready, with a slight bit of toffee and fruit, maybe the faintest glimmerings of sourness on the finish? Could be the La Folie I drank last week still lingering. Looks good, smells dull, and pretty much underwhelms all around. Good thing it was free.

3.3
b79turner (261) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Bottle, pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. Nice lacing. Very thin mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Nose is dough, bread, grain, very earthy. Taste is mostly the same. Not my favorite beer, but nicely done.

3.2
Vignale (3997) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2011
Ett mörkt syrligt och lite sött veteöl med toner av jordgubb och jäst. Inte så illa som det låter.

3.5
Slipstream (2701) - USA - JUL 24, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2011 FIRST rating of anything from this brewery, and also my first buckwheat ale. I just loves buckwheat! Seriously, I cook it a lot, so I had high hopes for this Sara. Frothy brown pour. Yeasty, grainy, brown ale like aroma, with some malty sweetness to it. The taste is tangy and softly sweet, with a bit of poppy seed cake flavor. It is a touch thin and there might be a little wild yeast - very pleasant on a hot night. Interesting release.

2.6
Koelschtrinker (21489) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 7, 2011
Dezent hopfiger Malzantrunk mit metallerner Note. Im Mittelteil herber, dieser Ton kommt gleichzeitig mit einer eher langweiligen Gewürznote auf, die sehr bald wieder von der metallernen Hopfigkeit abgelöst wird. Dazu leicht scharf und irgendwie auch etwas malzig. Aromenmischmasch ohne Harmonie. Test vom 14.10.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,8,8,7,12,7 - 8,05

3.3
portableparty (2382) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle shared by DalzAle thanks Greg! pour is brown and clear with a tight kahki head that fades to a film. Aroma comes off with a grape wine scent and a little sour. Taste is more the same wine grapes and malt and yeast. Palate is thin and slick with a dry finish.

3.1
DalzAle (2038) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle. Dark black pour, plenty of carbonation and an aroma of grapes. Flavor is also effervescent welch’s grape juice, slightly sour and not much else. Decent beer, but pretty one dimensional.


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