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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Southampton Saison Deluxe is a special version of this Belgian Farmhouse classic. This unusually complex and refreshing ale is brewed to stand the test of time. Its fresh, vibrant flavors will change gracefully with time.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChristianSA (368) - Copenhagen, - DEC 30, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2007 Bottle. Yeasty and herbal aroma (reminded me a lot of the Westmalle Tripel yeast character) leading to a fruity flavor with a juicy sweetness ending in a dry finish. Mango, citrus and peppery spice combined makes a for a complex ale with saison elements. White head and clear straw colored body with good effervescence. Not 100% true to style IMO, as it reminded me a lot more about a tripel style ale with its sugary sweetness - but nonetheless a nice beer - although, but a bit pricey at $15.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2753) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 9, 2017
Bottle from Capones. Slightly opaque orange with a thin film that changes into ring around the glass. Yeasty and muted citrus aroma with some orange and lemon up front, a bit of pepper and wheat. Moderate carbonation and body, some booziness, a bit bitter, becomes somewhat dry with a boozy and lemon yeast finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (3575) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle corked and capped poured into a tulip. Opaque nice orange with no head. Aroma is off ripe fruit, medium body, no carbonation, and no lacing. Taste is off ripe citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LadySusan (766) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 20, 2016
750ml. bottle shared with Quevillon.The color is a hazy honey with a thin blond head.The tatse is herbal,grainy and of hops plus fruits a mixe of berries and bananas,yeast and a bit of malt. The aroma isas above.A nice saison for any time of the year.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (4046) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 9, 2015
750ml bottle pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, yeast, fruit and some spice. Taste is spicy yeast and malts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bjorninn (43) - - MAR 24, 2015
Flaska saison smkkun 21. mars. Stur ilmur, pipar og sag. Dlti dumbur munni, snertur af tyggji.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blklab2007 (2120) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 2, 2014
750 corked and caged bottle poured an orange golden color with a thin coating of white head that fell right off. Aroma has yeast, sweet grains, pokes of dark fruit, and some farmhouse touches. Mouth feel is fairly full with average carbonation. Flavor is fairly full, grains, some sweetness, wet flowers, and a bit of alcohol on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle pours hazy orange with medium white head. Aroma is sweet bready malts and floral and citrus. Taste is mainly fruity with light spice, very nice but a tad heavy

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (4778) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle courtesy of my collegue Hkan. Thank you! And thank you to the fine folks at the Top Hops Beer Shop who help me reserve some good beers for my collegue to pick up. Pours hazy yellow with a rather big frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of spotty trace on the glass. Smell is tiny fruiuty, slightly estery and tiny phenolic with freshly baked white bread, hay, lemon zest, pears, dry soil, unripe banana, white pepper corns, grape skins and hints of cloves, cilantro and lemon juice. Taste is tiny sweet, tiny bitter, slightly spicy, tiny fruity, slightly estery and tiny phenolic with crackers, freshly baked white bread, banana bread, marzipan, hay, dry soil, white pepper corns, pear skins, lemon zest, oatmeal flakes, and hints of alchol. Mouthfeel is soft, slightly dry, very tiny spicy astringent, very tiny boozy and medium bodied. Finish is slightly bitter, slightly spicy, slightly estery and slightly phenolic with white bread, oatmeal flakes, hay, dry soil, orange zest, lemon zest, white pepper corns, coriander, banana leaves, pear skins, grape skins and hints of alcohol. Dangerously easy to drink and refreshing. Another impressive Southampton offering.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JasonNYC (25) - New York, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Great saison. Nice sweetness and carbonation, feels heavier than most saisons. Not too funky. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (1579) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2014 Hazy amber color. Aroma of yeast, wheat, pine, light fruits, orange peel, banana, grapefruit. Taste is the same. Mild bitterness. Some tartness.


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