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Saison Athene - Saint Somewhere Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

428 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 28
Gots: 30 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Saint Somewhere Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Saison Athene is a bottle conditioned Saison brewed with chamomile, fresh rosemary and black pepper. A dose of wild yeast at bottling adds to the complexity.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-29-2007)
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

wrightst, Sunday at 09:54 PM
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4/5  rDev +2%

lillitnn92, Nov 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

smells funky and lemony tart.
drinks dry and refreshing with a nice different spice bill
that i can't put my finger on
tart and prickly on la palate
very good in my opinion

micromaniac129, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

zestar, Oct 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

HollyHops, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

i like all of the beers i have had from saint somewhere, they are authentic and rustic and just different enough to be memorable. this one is really clever, the wild funky yeast is subtle and secondary to a very belgian strain that is the backbone of this brew. mostly wheat on the grain from what i gather, and an almost berry smell from the botanicals. i dont get rosemary right away, i get it in the finish. but it seems more fruity than spicy to me, even with the black pepper and the spicy belgian yeast doing double duty. striking carbonation lightens a pretty hefty body, and fruity esters hang out in the finish. alcohol is invisible, but the stature of this beer remains apparent. i like its wild nature, just funky enough, and beautifully dry. definitely worth picking up if you see it around.

StonedTrippin, Oct 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Giantspace, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Kimbo1318, Sep 08, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -10.2%

whenidrink, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

muskiesman, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Tom-Peters, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

afsdan, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Funky-Brewster, Jul 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

JimmyAloysius, Jul 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

orangesol, Jul 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

OnWisconsin, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

bobv, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Brew33, Jun 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

paleoplant, Jun 16, 2014
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1.28/5  rDev -67.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

"Handcrafted Belgian Style Ale" from the US, says the label. Although there is not much of Belgian here. It pours flat. Swirl it hard like a wine and still no head. Headless. It tastes like plain white wine. No carbonation. No flavor other than slightly bitter. This is not a beer

tomordonez, Jun 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

joegigs, Jun 13, 2014
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Saison Athene from Saint Somewhere Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.