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Saison Du BUFF - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,109 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,109
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 48
Gots: 45 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in collaboration w/ Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Stone Brewing Company, and Victory Brewing Company, who each brewed a version at their own breweries.

Brewed with Parsley, Sage, Estate Rosemary & Thyme. Checkout the video for more:  http://vimeo.com/11419846 

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-05-2010)
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saintwarrick

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4.68/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Perfect golden pour with a foamy white head. Lots of hops and citrus in the nose, atypical for the style but very mouthwatering. Tangerine, pineapple and peaches dominate the taste which come with a grassy hoppy aftertaste and citrusy bitterness. Wow, a great tasting and unique brew. Comes out like a marriage between an American IPA and a saison. This brew is a treat and must be sought out immediately.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2010 08:50:45 | More by saintwarrick
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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.

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Saison Du BUFF from Stone Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,109 ratings.