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Wild Oats Series No. 19 - Patio Saison - Beau's All Natural Brewing Company

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Wild Oats Series No. 19 - Patio SaisonWild Oats Series No. 19 - Patio Saison

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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beau's All Natural Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Beau’s welcomes the return of patio season with Patio Saison, a beer to be released on patios across Ontario on the first day in April forecasted to be 18+ degrees and sunny in your neck of the woods. When will it be?

26 IBU

(Beer added by: liamt07 on 04-28-2012)
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Photo of lgmol
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

lgmol, Aug 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

TheHammer, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of nullbort
3/5  rDev -18.3%

nullbort, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.1/5  rDev -15.5%

Bottle from Beau's Holiday 4 Pack, bottled on November 27, 2012. Poured in to FFF Teku glass.

A - Cloudy dark yellow with orange in the centre. One finger of off-white head.

S - Big clove and Belgian yeast aromas up front with some lighter citrus, floral and bready malt notes in the background.

T - Very strong clove and Belgian yeast flavour up front that dominates throughout. Some sweet bready malts, lemon zest and floral notes are also present. Very dry with decent bittering. A touch hot.

M - Light body with some chew. Moderate carbonation.

O - This was very average. I found it tasty but somewhat difficult to drink and couldn't get through the entire large format bottle.

TheSevenDuffs, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of ToddMopps
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

ToddMopps, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of MatChar
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

MatChar, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of hunterjames
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

hunterjames, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Cycle69
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Cycle69, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of kelvarnsen
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

kelvarnsen, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of jrenihan
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%

Bottled November 27, 2012

Cloudy golden with a moderately-sized white head. Head recedes at a moderate pace. Some lace.

Wheat, spices and orange in the nose. Yeast. Floral notes.

The orange peel comes screaming through in the taste. Although more bitter, it tastes a lot like a witbier. Wheat is big. Belgian yeast and a cereal flavour. Quite dry.

Medium bodied, strongly carbonated.

Overall, pretty average. Not terribly flavourful, and too dry for the flavour profile.

jrenihan, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of BGDrock
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%

Appearance: hazy dull orangeébrown like fresh apple juice; frothy white head with great retention

Aroma: vibrant, tart vaguely vinegary fruit; orange; hint of spice

Taste & Mouthfeel: first hit is big spice, from start to finish, and has real bit (if not complex); peppery, not the herbacious coriander sort of spice you`d expect, and some of it has the feel of orange peel - it has that bitterness in the finish; orange pulp is there but very light; medium-light body good carbonation; refreshing once you really get into it, with more juicy fruit flavours coming out to balance the pepper, and that bitter peel in the finish really doesn`t go away

Overall: wish I`d had it in the summer and really given it the proper experience, I`ll definitely give it a go if I run into it; different than most saisons I`ve tried, even if not a favourite (the peel is a little too much), but something worthy of the patio for sure

BGDrock, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of Sammy
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%

Beau's private order group tasting. Funky aroma. Yellow bodied with bubbly head Yeasty, a smooth drinking saison. Leaves lots of lace. Decent drinkability for a Summer german wheat beer..A tad of white pepper. Unexceptional as a saison, but refreshing German style beer.

Sammy, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of DaveBar
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%

Purchased at the LCBO for $7.85 for a 600ml bottle. Served at 6deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a high white head that lasts. Golden good

S- Belgium good yeast

T- Definite Belgium clone. Not that good of one though. Good but not all that complex.

M- Dry and tight

O- Ok but will not buy again. Not even for $5. Just not worth it

Food Pairing

This ok beer went well with... fried cabbage with sausage.


DaveBar, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of hopsolutely
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours a hazy orange colour with a lot of suspended solids; the minimal head disappears except for the edges of the glass. Aroma of Belgian yeast has a caramelized malt backbone. The flavour is also Belgian yeast-forward, with a sweet toffee start that has malts & wheat in the body and a hint of hop bitterness at the end. The Belgian elements linger long into the finish.

Believe this to be a well brewed Saison and a good example of the style. Just not a style I'd personally have chosen, if I wasn't focused on getting the stout with which it came packaged...

hopsolutely, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%

Bottle: Poured a slightly hazy dirty hay color ale with a relatively large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of slightly sweet rustic malt with light fruity ester and some light floral malt notes. Taste is also dominated by floral notes with some sweet rustic malt notes and some fruity floral hops profile. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Not your typical saison but well enjoyable nonetheless.

Phyl21ca, Dec 12, 2012
Photo of Electros
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%

For 6.5% this is very light. I can see the saison this. Very very low smell or wheat and citrus. Unfiltered, vigorously carbonated. Gold in colour. First sip, apparent wheat, very light on the pallete. Leaves you wanting more, deceiving. Low hops, low malt, and like said earlier, apparent wheat. This is such a drinkable beer. This is an honest shame this is only a season/limited release! I would buy this regularly if offered other then a near bomber.

Electros, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of peensteen
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%

Hazy bright orange colour, one finger of white head, some lace around the top. Smell is fruity and yeasty, fresh spice and banana, bubble gum, coriander and a bit citrusy as well. Taste is yeasty with some wheat flavours, subtle spice, banana and bubble gum, fairly one dimensional and a bit of a let down considering it had a fairly interesting nose. Medium high carbonation, medium bodied. Still quite a nice beer, not terribly interesting or complex but still quite drinkable.

peensteen, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of mick303
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass, colour is a light orange gold, very clear with a nice cap of white head and good lacing.

S- light florals, lavender and lemon, also a distinct yeasty character, almost dunnage but with the florals it is quite light and appetizing.

T- pale malts, cleans to some lemon spice, full floral character, thick yeast in the middle then it falls off, leading to a drying, banana bread like finish. Has a pleasant lightness to it, pale malts are matched with some yeasty earthy(coriander and clove) notes and some orange pith, all around taste is full, and pretty satisfying, finish could be more balanced and crisp.

M - quite sessionable with the light floral and bright character, yeast does full out the body pleasantly and suitably assertive carbonation, a bit sticky on the finish for the style though.

Enjoyable saison, though geared more to be flavourful and sessionable rather than complex. Enjoyable and pleasant flavour, though the yeast really doesn't act to elevate this too much, and the finish is dry, some hop bitterness, didn't pick up much elderflower until I noticed it on the label, might help explain some of the jammy floral notes, these get more cloying as the beer warms. Good beer, just not a great saison by my measure, fairly one dimensional, but drinks well and is quite refreshing.

mick303, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

avisong, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

RedAleMan, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of liamt07
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

On tap at the Rhino, came with an ugly Beau's visor with the purchase of every pint. Released on the first day of April above 18 degrees, caught this a week or two back. Wild Oats Series #19.

Lightly hazy orange yellow with a white head and some decent retention. Nose has some fairly generic saison yeast aromas, a bit of citrus and floral quialties, some grains and a hint of spicing. Taste is somewhat dry, grainy and yeasty. A bit of bready flavours and subtler citrus than the nose lended. Medium feel, medium high carbonation and a bit of spicing rounds it out. A good, drinkable saison but perhaps a tad on the seweter side for the style.

liamt07, Apr 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

wizo, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

KeKeKumba, Jun 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

mjacquard, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of biegaman
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Patio Saison looks like it's in the midst of a heat haze: the sunny, golden colour has succumb to a smoggy blur, while the initially soaring head has deflated to a shriveled, dried-up outline. Lacing is apparently too lazy to stick to the glass. All this lends a definite 'summery' vibe.

Although flavoured with only orange peel and elder flower, the bouquet has a somewhat 'silk road'-esque musk that includes subtle notes of peppercorns, clove, coriander, lemon thyme, and other citrus fruits. Mind you, this perfume is nowhere near potpourri-level and, truthfully, could use a good shot in the arm.

The palate, unfortunately, is no more evocative with its spice or citrus elements. It, too, contains a nice, rounded profile that amounts to only a mediocre sensory experience. I can understand how pepper or clove might be construed, though I insist the mouthfeel is lacking in savor. There's not enough hangtime.

Still, it is easy to lose yourself in that floral flavour and the summery tastes of orange peel, orchard pear, and green table grapes. And with gentle bitterness it sure qualifies as refreshing. This would make a great appetizer beer and is likely to appeal to most all beer drinkers.

Enjoying this saison on a patio is not necessary. A shady spot under a tree will do, easier yet with a loved one and a picnic basket full of fruits, fresh bread and runny cheese. Or, apparently, complete solitude and a computer desk will also suffice. Really, there's no bad environment in which to enjoy this cheery, easy-going offering.

biegaman, Mar 11, 2013
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Wild Oats Series No. 19 - Patio Saison from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
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