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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Now this is a saison! This refreshing Belgian-style ale is the combined effort of Three Floyds and De Molen’s fantastic brewer Menno (the real Dutch Hercules). This spicy and bracing ale was brewed in Munster, but look out for the one we brew in Holland at DeMolen. Cheers and drost!

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Patrickctenchi (6812) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Bomber: Pours bright, hazy, orange with a tall, off-white head. Aroma is sweet grapefruit hoppy. Taste is sweet tropical.....pineapple, tangerine, sweet spice...creamy. Candy sweet....with a slight bitter finish. Very light and soft feel. Sort of a light IPA wrapped around a fruit cocktail. One nice drinking Saison from 3F....

4.2
AndyReynolds (1085) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Maybe the best saison I have had, but one for a hop lover for sure (go figure, it is from 3 Floyds). Aroma is complex, not just hoppy and citrusy, but earthy tones with some bananaish type notes. Very different. Palate is thick and full finishing dry. Flavor is sweet and lasting. I am pretty impressed with this one.

4.2
wlajwl (7213) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Aroma is piney/grapefruit hops and an undercurrent of spicy yeast. The flavor is grapefruit, tropical fruit, an undercurrent of mildly sweet malts, spices and a bitter/tart finish.

4.2
andyhwcinc (1886) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Purchased at In Fine Spirits in Chicago, IL after going to the dentist, enjoyed on a nice, cool mid-fall evening. Appearance is a very cloudy, bright orange/ruby red with a rich white head that laces to the glass. Aroma of spice, lemon peel, Belgian yeast, mango, definitely rich in tropical fruits. Taste goes down slightly bitter with pronounced fruit/lemon notes, finishes dry, pretty good stuff with noticeable complexities.

4.2
thomas15 (694) - Alabama, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Faint citrus funk and zesty spice. Honey gold with light tan head. Delicious citrus hop character with funky doughy spicy yeast. Some dry rind. Taste is bitter, slightly dry, and refreshing at the same time. Medium to thick body for the style.

4.2
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Bomber. Lots of citrus, a bit of sour and some sweetness. Really well balanced and goes down easy considering the ABV.

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ansalon (4223) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2013
Pours a hazy deep amber. Aroma: fantastic with caramel, peach, spices and hints of smoke. Taste is similar with peach, honey, caramel with light smoky tones. Very very good!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
crossovert (14152) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Hazy orangeish gold pour. Head quickly dissipates with no lacing. Smell is sweet, nice hoppy scents, tropical fruit, citrus, some bubblegum. Really IPA like with a hint of yeastiness. The flavor is goood. Melon, tropical, citrus, candylike malt, slight white wine, sweet but not overpowering. A slight touch of booze in the finish. A tasty brew. An example of the proper way to do a collaboration beer. And btw the label is freaking hilarious and awesome.

4.1
ryecatcher (1472) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle (a gift from Kristin and Adam B... thanks again!) Pours a murky apricot color, with no head to speak of. Nose is malty with some some pear and a little bit of dank hops. Mouth is full, with a fruity and malty front (grapefruit, pear, apple), which moves into the trademark 3F’s citrusy/dank hoppiness, and goes out with a lingering bitterness. The ’saisonesque’ spicy/yeasty qualities are in their somewhere between the middle and finish, but they are definitely overshadowed by the hops. This is a really good beer, but as an example of the style, not what I expected from the description on label. Oh yeah, great bottle art too.

4.1
Scipio (1276) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Pours a more cloudy golden with a white head. Wonderful and quite potent aroma that has apple, pear, orange,apricot, and melon. Taste has lots of grapefruit. I still get good deal of melon in here, some spice, touches of yeast, and some candyish sweetness. But the candy flavors are not to sweet to cloud the rest of everything that this has to offer. This one surprised me a bit in the fact that it is a lighter in body. More thin in texture as well. Carbonation is a bit fizzy, but actually softer, maybe even flatter. The texture really impresses me in the fact that it can feel so much less but still carry the potency that it does. Aftertaste is citrus consisting of orange and melon. This one feels a bit like an IPA, but it is completely like a Three Floyds style beer. I was the lucky recipient of the last one at the store, and I am extremely happy with this. Get this one if possible.


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