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Saison Station 16 - Hopfenstark

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Saison Station 16Saison Station 16

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BA SCORE
85
very good

52 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.91%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hopfenstark visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Deuane on 07-06-2008)
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Interesting saison. Love the nose on this one. Flavor is mildly sweet with a firm tone of earthy and grassy in the mix. Mild somewhat lactic thing going on as well. Very floral. Carbonation is slightly full. Very easy to drink. Could go for many of these without thinking about it.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 03:29:31 | More by RblWthACoz
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wspscott

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5%

06-18-2014 00:58:07 | More by wspscott
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a0lbudman

Alabama

3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Hazy gold color with a big white head that fades slowly and leaves a slight lace
S-Banana aroma, spice, and corinander
T-Banana, with a strong spice taste that goes to a slight bitter hop aftertaste that fades into a smooth finish
M – light body and high carbonation
O- was full of aroma and flavor good beer

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 22:38:01 | More by a0lbudman
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FilumDee

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-24-2014 18:40:25 | More by FilumDee
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JonnyBeers

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-04-2014 20:17:02 | More by JonnyBeers
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

04-24-2014 23:44:21 | More by Axnjxn
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-21-2014 03:17:04 | More by polishkaz
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a great summery saison, the second ive had from hopfenstark, and definitely the better of the two. this is mostly clear golden to honey colored with an inch or so of white had that doesnt fade at all. it has a familiar smell, clean fresh wheat malt and a mellow saison yeast that adds more grassy flavors than the usual funk and spice characteristics. the flavor starts of like the smell, very light and almost dainty, the finish is the best part, ultra clean and quick finish, but with a pronounced lemon zest and a bold frothy creamy texture and flavor that is both unique to the style and supremely delicious. i like this a lot better than the 55, i think its more distinct, more drinkable, and a little more approachable for the new saison drinker. maybe i would like a little more yeast character in this, but its hard to argue with it, given how darn refreshing and yummy it is. in need of very little refining, this is exceptional saison for summer weather.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2014 22:34:39 | More by StonedTrippin
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

750ml Bottle from Marche Omni QC for $8 - listed at 6.5% ABV

Appearance - Clear yellow colour with an average size white coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for around 2-3 minutes before it was gone. There are a few small chunks floating around.

Smell - Apples, corn, breads/grains, yeast, banana

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, corn and apples. There is also some bread/grains/yeast and a bit of banana an clove.

Overall - Very drinkable and somewhat muted flavour wise. There are a variety of flavours but none really stand out above each other. A decent brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 01:24:34 | More by spinrsx
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freduardo

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-03-2014 02:02:12 | More by freduardo
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Maine

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

10-26-2013 16:24:28 | More by vze33jng
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Australia

2.76/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Vices & Versa.

Pours a pale gold champagney colour, head is white and foamy. A bit thin but nice lace ring left around the glass. Pretty good.

Grassy, banana esters on the nose, mild funk and mild vinegar. Not bad.

Taste is banana again, lots of wheat beer notes, sweet and slight vinous character through to the mid and onto the back. Maybe slight organic bitterness, but nowhere near enough funk for calling it a saison.

Bit of booze warmth, slight sizzle. Not great.

Nowhere near enough barnyard or organic character for a saison. Tastes rather like a heavy hefeweizen. I also don't really get the whole high-alcohol saison thing. Disappointing beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-08-2013 01:28:10 | More by laituegonflable
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Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +5%

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Ontario (Canada)

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Russian Federation

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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New York

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Saison Station 16 from Hopfenstark
85 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.