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Harbinger Saison - Sixpoint Brewery

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Harbinger Saison
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BA SCORE
83
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88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: metter98 on 03-20-2011)
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nicholas527

New Jersey

1.75/5  rDev -52.3%

03-25-2012 21:13:34 | More by nicholas527
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smithmd4

New York

2/5  rDev -45.5%

12-31-2011 08:31:48 | More by smithmd4
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broadway848

New York

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

06-10-2013 01:23:41 | More by broadway848
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

04-02-2013 20:34:42 | More by BeerThursdays
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justiceavocado

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

04-16-2012 14:10:24 | More by justiceavocado
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-10-2013 22:06:18 | More by mikeburd1128
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bonbini26

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.3%

03-27-2012 20:33:29 | More by bonbini26
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3/5  rDev -18.3%

09-16-2013 13:52:18 | More by DeutschesBier
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-10-2013 12:46:48 | More by jrfehon33
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -13.4%

on tap at pope in philly

Pours a completely clouded dark straw yellow with lemon tones. A decent sized white head froths up and retains well with some patchy lacing on the glass.

Lemon peel with some peppery tones, fruit juiciness and faint yeasty funk. A heavier dose of citrus as well.

Citrus forward with lemon and fruit skin. Slight juiciness, some grapefruit as well with some peppery hop presence. A bit sweet but more dry and lemony than anything else.

Lighter medium body, higher carbonation, dry and spritzy. I really like Sixpoint but this was a bit of a disappointment. The lemon and citrus pretty much overpowered anything else I should have been able to taste.

04-05-2011 02:01:23 | More by xnicknj
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WynnO

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

09-03-2013 00:59:08 | More by WynnO
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

05-02-2013 22:23:56 | More by 2dogbrew
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-02-2012 19:41:04 | More by brez8791
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jaybags

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-11-2013 19:57:08 | More by jaybags
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jjcote

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

05-19-2012 16:34:46 | More by jjcote
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metter98

New York

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

A: The beer is light yellow in color and extremely cloudy. It poured with a finger high bright white head that faded away rather quickly leaving only a ring of bubbles on the surface around the edge of the glass.
S: The smell is rather faint and has some notes of sourness and hints of spices.
T: The overall taste has a light amount of sourness--no other flavors are perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation. There isn't any dryness in the finish.
O: Nothing special stands out about the smell or taste of this beer but it isn't that difficult to drink and has some refreshing properties. I might consider getting a growler of this for a summer picnic.

03-20-2011 14:56:07 | More by metter98
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.28/5  rDev -10.6%

From notes taken at the Armsby Abbey on 5/9/11.

A - Light cloudy straw coloured pour with one finger worth of head that faded at an average rate leaving minimal side lacing.

S - Aromas are pretty standard and light. Little bit of funk, little bit of lemons. All in all its far to light.

T - More of the same with very light citrus and even some funky brad/yeast qualities. Needs more brett and citrus.

M - Feels a little thin and watery. Not that really crisp saison that I like.

O - This is just your average, run of the mill saison. Really not worth the price paid.

05-24-2011 15:40:36 | More by rudzud
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Gmann

New York

3.45/5  rDev -6%

Pours a cloudy golden dirt color with a small pure white head that settles into a light ring. Very murky looking for a saison.

The aroma is fairly non-descript. A bit bready with a hint of honey and clove. There is a touch of grassy hop. No bad aromas just doesn't smell like much of anything.

The taste is of a light bready malt, grassy hops and hints of clove. There is some belgian like flavor. I picked up some lemon as well. The yeast doesn't stand out as much as it should and it is a bit malty for the style.

The feel is light with tingly carbonation. Fairly sweet on the palate but does have a grassy hop bitterness. Good balance.

Not enough traditional saison flavors to be a good saison. It still tastes good and is sessionable (I think, don't know ABV)

05-01-2011 02:09:00 | More by Gmann
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SPRichard

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

02-17-2012 01:19:59 | More by SPRichard
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david18

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

I had a sixteen ounce draft of this at the Amsterdam Ale House on Manhattan's Upper West Side. It was a hot day, perfect for the style, but not my favorite Saison. Not bad, just not great.

Color was a light, cloudy straw with a surprisingly inactive head.

Aroma was bready, some esthers, no hops to speak of.

Flavor had some citrus as well as a bready character.

Overall, a pretty good beer, just nothing to write home about.

05-03-2011 19:54:00 | More by david18
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-30-2014 14:24:07 | More by jaxon53
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gunclubchris

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-04-2012 22:03:37 | More by gunclubchris
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fatboy91

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-24-2013 02:35:29 | More by fatboy91
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polishkaz

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-25-2012 11:18:41 | More by polishkaz
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-22-2013 22:39:39 | More by mkennedy119
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Harbinger Saison from Sixpoint Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.