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Stone Saison - Stone Brewing Co.

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607 Ratings
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Ratings: 607
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.61%
Wants: 7
Gots: 55 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SuperbikeShaun on 04-13-2014)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy, but beautiful gold to pale straw in color. In hints at something hidden deep inside.

S: Something slightly funky with a distinct, but subdued sourness. Something quite unique, but strange, that I can't identify. It's killing me! Something herbal for sure. Maybe like a lemon thyme.

T: Refreshing and crisp, with some funky, earthy notes that are difficult to pick out from the cacophony. Clear, but hard to identify, botanicals. Tastes "green". Hints of herbs like marjoram and oregano. That's a first. Pleasantly tart, with some botanical bitters on the fairly long finish.

M: Creamy for a saison. But still crisp. Light overall, with a soapiness to it.

O: Not my favorite saison, but interesting enough to keep me coming back. I'm curious to place my finger on those mystery aromatics and flavors, but that might take a few more sittings, some contemplating, maybe even some time spent hunched over in my herb garden doing comparisons sniffs.

UPDATE: Not oregano. Definitely marjoram. And also white sage!

Update: Doh! I finally read the bottle... This brew is made with lemon thyme and lavender, plus lemon zest! That makes so much sense. I picked out the lemon thyme ( quite proud of that, actually), but missed the lavender. It's there if you go looking for it, but is easily hidden and confounded by the thyme and lemony notes. Nicely blended profile, but I still get marjoram and sage... It's an interesting bouquet to say the least!

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Poured for a bottle with an enjoy by 10/4/14; into a pub glass.
Appearance - light, clear golden with tiny champagne bubbles. Big, soapy white head that leaves thick, sticky lacing behind.
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Stone Saison from Stone Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 607 ratings.