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RATINGS: 867   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale. This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone and a slight citrus hop character. With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes of leather and earth from the contribution of a wild yeast strain. Being a saison, Saison Rue is ambiguous unto itself as it is a different beer when fresh and when aged.

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cgarvieuk (24488) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2010
bottle at Chris-O ... hazy yellow ... thin white head ... light strawbery and leon nose ... fruit hop ... again ... light strawb ... little hop ... bit blah

Leighton (21239) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2010
Bottle at Rattle n Hum. Pours hazy amber-gold with a small, white head. Aroma is malty with some spice and yeast notes. Flavor is mildly sweet with a little funk and sourness. Medium in body with lively carbonation. Finishes crisp, clean and lightly hoppy. Very nice.

Rasmus40 (20644) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from Vinspecialisten, Aalborg. Hazy golden with a big and lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and pepper. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 311214

fiulijn (20493) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
Tasting at Matt’s
Hazy golden color with large head, highly carbonated. Strange aroma, fruity, soapy, a bit spicy ( sweet spices, coriander, anise). Soft mouthfeel; it has a nice fruity touch, strong spices, but also some soap, wood, vegetables.

Beerhunter111 (20474) - P´Castle, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2015
Klares kräftig goldenes Bier mit einer ordentlichen weißen schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, süß malzig, geringe Säure. Geschmack süß malzig, holzig, Trauben, alkoholisch, Honig.

Koelschtrinker (20398) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 5, 2011
Würziger, gelungen süß-hefiger Antrunk. Dabei steigt die Würzigkeit schnell an und stützt sich dabei auf die Süße, die Getreidigkeit integriert sich gut. Vollmundig, süffig, angenehme Malzigkeit. Dazu wenig bitter, eine gewisse Alkoholigkeit ist in positivem Maße vorhanden. Weiter stark hefig-würzig, nun brennt der Alkohol leicht in der Nase. Abgesehen davon ist das Bier perfekt abgestimmt und weich. Gefällt ohne Zweifel! 11/13/13/14/12/14

rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2012
Linköping Beer Expo 2012. Bottle. Golden beer with a small head. Fruity aroma, perfume, ryebread, butter, fruity, some candy, hop notes. Sweet fruity flavor, gass, hay, perfume notes. Very nice balance!

harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle at ChrisOs ’Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia’ tasting. Very hazy pale gold. Lasting thin white head. Rather a beautiful aroma. Touch sour, slight sour funkiness, got yeast just right. Decent hop on finish. Really good.

saxo (18301) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2010
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, citrus, coriander and hops.

mcberko (17830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2011
750mL bottle, pours light pale golden with a big white head with lots of carbonation. Nose is cotton candy with yeast, spices (coriander). Flavour of cotton candy, spices (coriander), yeast, sweet corn and rye. Huge carbonation. Not bad, though the cotton candy / licorice notes detract for me.

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