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Nice Saison Seasonal Ale - Tommyknocker Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
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87 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 17.85%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ChrisPratz on 05-07-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

IM sampling a cellar temp 12 oz bottle poured into a snifter. The beer pours a bright clear copper hue with a bleached white head of .5 cm that fades to a sturdy edge layer fairly quickly after the pour.
The aroma is slightly tart almost like a Flanders Ale. Didnt expect that from this beer. There is also a bit of graininess and that is about it, with the nose being fairly mild.
First sip reveals a fairly light body with fine and tingly carbonation that tickles my palate after each sip. The flavor is sweet grain and a bit of light fruit with maybe white grape or white wine notes. Finishes with a tartness overall but still a mild piece here. The beer is an easy drinker, but the tartness could make it slightly less sessionable.
I enjoy the beer but wouldnt chase it down and not sure I would want more than one at a setting since the tartness is purging my palate.
An okay beer but not something outstanding and the tartness may turn off lots of other folks at the onset of a sampling.

sulldaddy, Feb 13, 2014
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a - phenolic. musty. looking for esters but covered by phenols. no hops. no DMS. hint of orange rind as it warms.

a - thin white head dissipates quickly. small tight bubbles lace. pale orange with slight haze.

f – lactic acid dominates. citrus pith comes in late. earthy hops. all overpowered by lactic acid tartness.

m – high carbonation. effervescent. dry but not as dry as expected.

o – this is a beautiful beer. unfortunately it does not live up to its looks. acidic tartness is appropriate but not at this level. looking for more fruity esters, more citrus, less lactic. to me this reads as a sour.

stinkydaddy, Aug 12, 2013
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Nice Saison Seasonal Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.