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RATINGS: 867   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
duff (5486) - Copenhagen, - JUN 26, 2009
Bottle. Nose is quite yeasty, floral and citric, with some alcohol warmth. Palate is full bodied, yeasty, citric and rather fizzy (this softens as you work your way through it). Some llight sourness is in here, with somenice spicey, peppery alcohol and citric yeast bitterness in the finish. Pretty good.


4.4
starflex (3) - - NOV 2, 2017 does not count
A great tasty beer, i recommend this to beer lovers . Good for food and by it selfe . A winner ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
xmunozsbd (149) - Sabadell, - OCT 18, 2017
Al club de tast de l'Olut (Sabadell)... Aroma no gaire agradable (tipus farmhouse). Bon cos, molt consistent i equilibrat amb l'amargor.

3.6
patita (69) - Sabadell, SPAIN - OCT 17, 2017
Shared bottle @OlutSBD club de tast. Pours light orange with thick white head. Aroma and taste of yeast and herbs. Bitterish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
silencifobic (88) - Sabadell, SPAIN - OCT 17, 2017
Shared bottle at Olut Sabadell. Yellow with white head. Yeast, rotten-like Brett aromas. Highly carbonated, oily.

3.4
martjoobolut (5121) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle at koht. Pours golden with whiteish head. Aroma is cinnamon, fruits, apricots. Flavor is sweet and bitter, sour, fruits, citrus, apricots, clove, cinnamon. Finish is sugary and dry. Overall: ok

3.7
Lonick (2537) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Bottle @home. Pours orange/gold, slightly off-white head. Nose strawberry, malty, spices and sour, woody. Taste is more of the same, quite spicy, pepper, slight yeast.

3.6
balloonbuffoon (601) - - AUG 10, 2017
25.4floz (750ml) bottle - 2016 year indicated, paid sale price $6, and poured the contents into a tulip glass. Appears an opaque deep golden color with a large amount of froth. Airspray best defines the aroma I detect, but it doesn’t taste as such. Instead the palate consists of white grape and light grains over a fizzy, full-body feel. In sum, this is a pretty good saison that is dry and on the upper end for alcohol content.

3.9
tandembrauer (1617) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2017
Shared bottle as Saison Rue at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy light amber with big white head. Aroma of herbs, flowers, perfume, spices, some funk. Tastes slightly sweet with balancing bitterness. Thin bodied, highly carbonated. Alcoholic warmth.

3.7
ZacM612 (802) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Amber/gold, slight haze with big head. Spicy, wild yeast aroma. Tart, with a dry, spicy finish. Nice.

3.6
mike_77 (7089) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2017
Golden colour with tight foam head. Aroma has initial Bretty funk. Also light peppery yeast. Tastes very dry and Bretty. Some fruit sugars.


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