Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Saison
Shepton Mallet, England
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Epic by name, epic by nature, this Farmhouse Ale is a transcontinental fusion of Belgium’s eclectic beer culture and the feisty hops of North America brought to life with the aid of West Country artisanal brewing wizardry and judicious use of the US-grown Sorachi Ace hop. On the nose, the hops deliver a big splash of tropical fruit, followed by ripples of well-seasoned spiciness spreading outwards. In the mouth a tangy, bittersweet fruitiness holds sway, while tangerine oranges tap dance their way across the tongue in the finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
aenima (335) - Askim, - OCT 9, 2013
Fruity, estery and citrusy aroma. The taste is similar. The taste is quite thin. Good carbonation.

Kavu (5133) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2017
0,2l on tap @ Angleterre. Pours cloudy yellow with a low head. Aroma is slightly fruity malts. Flavor is thin watery malts with some tart notes and some hops. Bleh. Perhaps not in the best form any more?

Cokemonkey11 (1094) - - NOV 11, 2017
Bottle at Zizi. Medium saison with a lovely foam head subsiding. Scent is quite light saison. Taste is surprisingly alpha medium hopped around 40 IBU. Actually quite a straightforward IPA in taste. Yes a bit peppery. Good.

blueruin (191) - - OCT 22, 2017
Deep yellow with minimal head. Yeast and almost lager-y aroma. Taste is dry, with orange, some herbal notes and caramel. A bit too much of the sorachi ace coming through, and a fairly short, bitter finish. Medium palate, a little bit oily. Very little saison funk. Not what I was expecting - drinkable but not great.

Ascelja (1744) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 11, 2017
Tap. Lightly hazy, dark gold, medium white head. Aroma of yeast, flowers, alcohol, brett. Tasty is dry, lightly sour, bitter and tart. Flowers, wood, alcohol, brett. Fuller body, medium to high carbonation.
Very good brett-saison.

Rotin (1748) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2017
Draught at BeerGeek Bar. Almost clear, deep gold colored. AROMA- pleasant, white blossoms, alcohol. FLAVOR- dry, sour, bitter, citrusy, malty, flowery. Light to medium bodied.
Very good.

Wendigo (678) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2017
Tap at Craft B33r Gallery. Malty and yeasty aroma, hopy notes, wine notes. Hazy golden color, white head. Malty and yeasty taste, hopy and wine notes, light sour, light to medium bitter. Light to medium body, slick texture, soft carbonation and malty light sour and bitter finish. Good.

Gurthnar (6201) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 10, 2017
Tap at 33. Thin body, medium carbonation. Medium-low barnyardy basementy horse blanket, medium-low hoppiness, vanilla, dill, herbal. Interesting flavour mix, tasty. Very good.

rusos (782) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 10, 2017
On tap, craft beer gallery. Golden colour, white head. Aroma is mostly yeasty, barnyardy, funky. Some fruity sour notes. Wine. Very promissing. Taste is yeasty, a bit funky, dry, well atenuated. Not so complex as Aroma. Some grainy malty notes. Easy drinkable. Good one.

spacecube (1772) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2017
Bottle, pours pale gold, medium haze, small foamy head. Citrus hop aromas with dry Brett, light body. dry finish with fruity, floral notes.

Sjohnh (1012) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2017
Light gold, slightly hazy, small white head. Nose is a restrained mixture of fruity hops and yeast. Medium body, nicely textured and carbonated. Tastes peppery, with a refreshing hoppy backbone and dry cracker malt. Does the job.

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