Saison Du BUFF - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by breweryaprntc13:
4.83/5 rDev +27.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Thick foamy white head which gradually recedes leaving excellent lacing, underneath sits a vibrant gold body, slightly hazy.
Citrus hops lead, some yeast? notes, grainy, some sourness, apples, slight tart, clove.
Citrus hops most noticeable, bready notes, corn, slight earthy bitterness, weak sour undertones, some herb and clove flavors detectable.
Medium carbonation but smooth and slightly creamy.
A complex, deliciously flavored beer, great to enjoy regularly or with a good dinner.
Serving type: bottle
01-31-2011 08:02:47 | More by breweryaprntc13
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3.79/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
A: Pours a cloudy gold with a mountainous, thick white head.
S: Aromas of funky, spicy yeast, minerals, crackers, biscuits, grass, straw, hay, lemon, thyme, sage, rosemary, and parsley fill the nose.
T: Strong notes of thyme, sage, rosemary, and parsley are present up front, chased by flavors of lemon, grass, straw, hay, lime zest, white pepper, biscuit, crackers, minerals, honey, bitter orange, and oaky, lactic funk. The finish is slick, spicy, and somewhat bitter with herb and citrus flavors underscored by pepper, biscuit, and yeast funk.
M: Surprisingly slight and airy in body, but it does thicken a bit once it settles in the mouth. Initially, this ale is somewhat dry, but quickly turns slick. Carbonation is incredibly active and intense. Alcohol is well masked, but overall it feels unfocused. Difficult to drink.
O: An interesting saison, but it could have been better. The flavors do not separate enough, and in terms of texture, this beer falls apart in the mouth. For me, it was somewhat difficult to drink. I'm glad I tried it, but it is still a missed opportunity.
Serving type: bottle
07-02-2014 22:20:45 | More by mrfrancis
Saison Du BUFF from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,120 ratings.