1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Saison Athene - Saint Somewhere Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Saison AtheneSaison Athene

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

429 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 429
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 28
Gots: 31 | 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)
View: Beers (16) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Saison Athene Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 429 | Reviews: 293 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of RavenForBeer
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Thomas_Picton
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of wrightst
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of lillitnn92
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of micromaniac129
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

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of HollyHops
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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.

Photo of Giantspace
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Kimbo1318
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of whenidrink
3.52/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of muskiesman
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Tom-Peters
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Funky-Brewster
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of JimmyAloysius
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of orangesol
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of OnWisconsin
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of bobv
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Brew33
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of paleoplant
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of tomordonez
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

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Saison Athene from Saint Somewhere Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 429 ratings.