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style
Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Saison
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
Serve in Tulip

bottling
unknown

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unknown

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dry hopped with cascade and centennial.

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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4223) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 19, 2017
Many thanks for this beer to CH-303. Bottle 33cl and it is 7% ABV (Version with Yakima Hops). Sour, hops, Sour, hops, Sour, Hops, Sour and hops. Im forget about something??? Yes This...beer is strong sour and perfectly and powerfull hoppy Ale:) Wonderfull hops aroma, taste like lime, fresh yellow citrus and strong sourly lemon juice, like a wild yeast sediment. Big and strong foam, absolutly dry, no sugary. Im love it. Smells like fresh green apple. Thanks for this great sour saison ale Asbjorn.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (7593) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2017
Bottle. Head is initially large, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, corn starch), lightly to moderately hoppy (flowers, apricot), lightly yeasty (barnyard), with notes of lemon taffy, plastic, pear syrup. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly unclean/plastic. Medium body, velvety/watery/oily texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. If not for the plastic-and-taffy odor and aftertaste, this could be pretty nice. It could use more finishing bitterness as well. Cleaner fermentation (presumably) would probably take this to mid/upper 3s territory.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weark (756) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bouteille achete Au Grain DOrge - Version Yakima - De couleur dore translucide avec une mousse blanche correcte - Au nez des armes de fut de chne, les levures font penser au brett, citron, herbace, bien pice, une pointe de bl, nez superbe - En bouche citron, pic, bonne amertume, le bl est bien prsent, toujours cette impression de barrique superbe, pas dacidit et qqch qui se rapproche des brett, un poil rsineuse - Corp lger/moyen, amertume moyenne, carbonation ptillante, sche et amre, final amre pice et citrone - Superbe bire, quelques incertitude concernant la composition mais belle ralisation vraiment funky

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (10458) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2017
Bottle from Whole Foods PM. Poured hazy gold with white, fizzy head. Nose was tart citrus, lemon, mild funk. Tasted tart, lemony, citric, with some yeastiness as it warmed.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
CH-303 (2159) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - DEC 12, 2016
Appearance: Hazy pale yellow. Slight white head.
Aroma: Tart fruit, not much else for me.
Taste: Sour, tart fruit. Not very saison to me, more of a sour/wild ale...
Bought: La Petite Brasserie (Fribourg), 330 ml, CHF 4.70
Info: 10/12-2016, BB: ??/??-????

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ClarkVV (6401) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 16, 2016
Draught at Julians, 11/6/16.
Mostly clear, bright, blonde-bronze body is topped by a small, fleeting, white head.
The nose is full of both fruity, rather citrusy hops, as the name would suggest and lightly fruity esters. Light greenery, woody notes and a pinch of pine and grapefruit rind dont really impress so much as dull the Belgian character. Light lactic acid on the finish and a rather grainy, sparse malt profile behind it, with no alcohol or flaw.
Surprisingly quite tart in the mouth; much more than the aroma suggested, with lots of lactic character and light grapefruit/pine from the hops. Not resinous, yet nor is it particularly enjoyable, just being rather bitter and not working well with the sourness and thin, nearly over-attenuated body/texture. Grainy, dry, too acidic. Blah.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (1974) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 10, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2016 Tap at CBFZ 2016. Intense saison yeast and peppers. Some farmhouse, balanced by some grassy aroma hops. High bitterness, good sweetness, lively carbonation. Light sourness, tart. Short finish except for a lasting bitterness. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mmargarucci (340) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - NOV 18, 2015
On tap erzbierschof bern. Pours a pale color. Aroma is sour and yeasty with a hint of bitter hop. Taste is very sour forward with a slightly hoppy finish. Good not great something is a touch off for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (7397) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Amber colour with a large white head.
Aroma: Pineapple, tropical fruit, some citrus and grapefruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Tropical fruit, hops, pineapple, some spices.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Dunkel strgul farve med mye lyst skum. Lukt av hy, sitrus og banan. Smak av hy og sitrus. Syrlig avslutning. Lokal l-smaking p Bryne; 3xUntappd, 2xRateBeer & 1xNeutral.


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