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Nice Saison Seasonal Ale - Tommyknocker Brewery

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Nice Saison Seasonal AleNice Saison Seasonal Ale

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76
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80 Ratings
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Ratings: 80
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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illidurit

California

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

06-29-2013 00:32:07 | More by illidurit
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mixed_master7

Florida

3.25/5  rDev 0%

06-25-2013 20:04:45 | More by mixed_master7
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

06-11-2013 06:52:32 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.49/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

a very weak saison, a very watered down and Americanized in a bad way. it pours a charming golden color with some opaqueness and a good inch of white head, but it fades fast as the beer warms. the nose is more Belgian yeast than traditional saison yeast, and I don't get a lot of wheat malt in here, just some leftover feeling sweetness. there is a lot of citrus in the taste, and the hops do appear to have influenced this one at least a little bit, but it tastes and feels thin, weirdly herbal, and the yeast just isn't quite right. carbonation is also lacking, and it gets filling even though its thin for this reason. tommyknocker has the best chicken wings ever, and their beers have always been on the right side of the fence for me, albeit barely and not all of them. I wanted this to propel them to a new level, but to me it was a beer that exposes the worst parts of the brewery, and while not a bad beer at all, its unexceptional, and will fade out of memory as fast as the carbonation leaves the glass of this one. a golden opportunity squandered.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2013 19:44:28 | More by StonedTrippin
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

06-09-2013 02:16:42 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

06-06-2013 01:26:27 | More by EvanWilliams
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

06-05-2013 16:01:52 | More by JohnK17
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Kerrie

Michigan

4/5  rDev +23.1%

05-27-2013 04:49:35 | More by Kerrie
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev 0%

05-25-2013 15:18:41 | More by Phillyz
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

05-16-2013 13:09:27 | More by MinorThreat
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-16-2013 02:00:41 | More by mikehillman
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Shatter

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-08-2013 01:47:19 | More by Shatter
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Rayek

Colorado

3/5  rDev -7.7%

05-07-2013 20:29:15 | More by Rayek
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

05-01-2013 04:48:04 | More by Localdrinklax
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-04-2013 04:59:28 | More by RoryOMoore
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -7.7%

03-29-2013 02:20:34 | More by JMS1512
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zymurbanist

New York

2/5  rDev -38.5%

02-03-2013 01:42:04 | More by zymurbanist
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trplx81

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

01-02-2013 17:13:12 | More by trplx81
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

12-31-2012 04:08:13 | More by ejimhof
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev 0%

12-30-2012 23:24:35 | More by yankinwis
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rm9679

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

11-05-2012 17:06:17 | More by rm9679
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tfsimpkins

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +46.2%

10-30-2012 19:17:47 | More by tfsimpkins
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

10-23-2012 01:57:36 | More by GiantMidget
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jwil6902

New Jersey

1.43/5  rDev -56%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Nice caramel-amber color with full, cloudy, bottle conditioned appearance. The nose was tart, spicy and somewhat unpleasant. The taste was singularly the worst beer I've ever tasted and unable to swallow. Bitter and acidic with an overwhelming spicy lemon taste with a putrid finish. Overwhelming flavor that was difficult to clear. I have to agree with the previous review that the initial flavor could reasonably be called vomit-like, that was the first immediate reaction to the first sip.

Absolutely not what was to be expected from a Saison named Nice.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 23:37:56 | More by jwil6902
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours out a heavily clouded, darkened gold body with a small, deficient, white head.

Smell: Whoa! A definitely tart nose, with sour lemon, phenolic clove-like hints, and some understated creamyish wheat notes.

Taste: Pale malted barley and wheat with some sweetness at its base, but this 'nice' ale is wild, it's vulgar. Some spiciness. This tart, sour fruit presence cut with staunchly acidic lemon juices makes up the bulk of the flavor, here.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-high carbonation, rather crisp.

Overall: Not so raunchy it'll come sailing back out as soon as you put it down, but close. Though, it's still somewhat intriguing, like Wesley Willis.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2012 02:19:44 | More by ChainGangGuy
Nice Saison Seasonal Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.