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Saison Station 7 - Hopfenstark

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BA SCORE
87
very good

63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Sammy on 09-01-2008

Saison With 7 Herbs Aged One Year
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Ratings: 63 | Reviews: 24
Photo of Stinkypuss
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazed deep gold color. Yeast esters, damp basement, tree fruit and cracked grain. Slight spices but really take, mainly bready and herbal, muted fruit, faint citrus, lemongrass. Mild bitterness, dusty malt and ample belgian character. Spot on for the saison style.

Photo of BlackElixir
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy shade of yellow, reminiscent of pineapple juice. Half a finger of a pure white head.

A nice smelling beer. The first thing your nose is hit with is fruity notes of pear, white grape, and banana. This is quickly followed by an earthiness and generic herbal notes (though I do get subtle distinct notes of what could be thyme or rosemary).

Taste matches the aroma quite well. Fruity up front with a bit of sweetness. In come the herbal notes and it actually finishes quite dry and bitter. Nice balance.

The beer is medium bodied with a medium-light carbonation.

Over all, a nice offering. It strikes a nice balance between being refreshing yet interesting and nuanced, a quality I like to see in saisons. Would be a nice beer with food, maybe some roasted meat and fall vegetables.

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Saison Station 7 from Hopfenstark
87 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.