Saison Du BUFF - Stone Brewing Co.
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3.68/5 rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Russian River glass on 8/24/11.
Pours a hazy hey color with 2 fingers of huge frothy white head that dissipates leaving little lacing on the glass. I would liked to have a little more darker honey tints to the beer and some more head retention but its still a fine looking beer.
Smells of bready malts with a hint of citrus and tons of spices including sage, and rosemary. Great smelling beer for a summer brew. The herbs were a little over the top and I think should have taken a little more of a back seat to the way it came out, with more of the bready and citrus notes up front.
Taste is refreshing but again the herbal flavors really overtook the citrus and bready malt flavors that I like in saisons. I would score it higher if it had been more balanced.
Mouthfeel is litwe with a nice tingle that dances across your tongue.
Overall this is a decent beer and one of those beer that is better then its individual parts.
Serving type: bottle
08-25-2011 02:41:50 | More by UMNbeerhunter
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