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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.5
Dogbrick (13410) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Sample at the brewpub. Hazy yellow-gold color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, yeast and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of herbal yeast, mildly funky citrus and biscuit malt. The finish is fruity yeast and malt. Decent overall.

3.3
Theydon_Bois (20228) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Keg at the Funkatorium, Asheville, 17/02/15. Golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is bitter citric rinds, straw, light orange, yeast notes. Taste comprises melon, funk, bitter citric rinds, straw, earthy, light spice, tangy melon. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok saison but not blowing me away.

4.1
ChainGangGuy (4909) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Appearance: Hazy, gold body underneath a fine, near white head. Smell: Lightly sweetish cereal malts, touch of rustic grain. A wee bit winy. Fruity hints of lemon, apple and pear. Mild spice accents. Taste: Pils malt, lightly grainy with a dry honeyish tone. Champagnesque flavor. A touch of sweet lemon, sip of very faint pear juice. Light hint of hopsice and bitterness. Softly phenolic. Dry and still a bit lightly grainy on the crispish finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. A little over medium carbonation. Overall: Quality. Why, it’s like leaping headfirst into a chasm of refreshment.

3.4
Drake (14045) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Keg at the brewery. Pours a clear pale golden with a large frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of white grapes, bready malt, floral notes. The taste is bready malt, spice, yeast, white wine. Medium bodied, lingering spice.

3.6
jbruner (5026) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pours a cloudy yellow on tap with fluffy white head that leaves good lace. Aroma is funky farmhouse yeast over nice malty and earthy backbone. Taste follows, pretty standard straight ahead saison. No frills, musty earth, soft carbonation, nice mouth.

3.8
MartinT (10014) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
My Bottom Line:
This well-defined Saison showcases bubblegum and banana esters riding fierce bubbles to a herbal hop finish.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam crowns the misty golden shine.
-Base malts are beautifully expressed.
-The mouthfeel is lean and made for big gulps.
-This would probably be amazing were it bottle-conditioned.

On tap at the brewery restaurant.

3.6
Lubiere (14127) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
A golden saison with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet phenolics, burned wood, resinous, pleasant. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with banana esters, cloves, eugenol, pleasant. On tap at brewery.

3.4
Travlr (25558) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy pale yellow color. Aroma is funky, herbal, fruity. Taste is funky herbal lemon. Decent.

3.6
OldGrowth (3474) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - NOV 9, 2014
growler, from WW. good aroma, sweet & yeasty. lite citrus and funk, lemon, apple, coriander, dough. Pale golden orange color, ok initial head, faded away to a very thin ring. medium sweet & sour flavor. Light body, thin smooth mouthfeel, dry tart finish. it’s a nice, straight forward saison, good in aroma and taste. good everyday saison

3.4
snoworsummer (5917) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours hazy yellow gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like dry cereal malt, dry herbs, some lemon citrus character, some doughyness. Light body and mediun carbonation. Smells like dough, herbs, light lemon and yeast.


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