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Saison D'Chardonnay - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Saison D'Chardonnay
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: IronTom on 04-09-2014)
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a - Pours a somewhat hazy golden brown color with high carbonation evident and one inch of white head.

s - Smells of a ton of lacto, vanilla, oak, spice, fruits, floral hops, earthy notes, and light white wine. Nice nose, lacto dominates though.

t - Tastes of lacto, more white wines, spices, oak, vanilla, pepper, floral hops, earthy notes, and light fruity malts.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Pretty easy to drink.

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Saison D'Chardonnay from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.