1. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Saison De Lente - The Bruery

Saison De LenteSaison De Lente

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

992 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 992
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.23%


Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Spring Saison is light blonde in color with a fresh hoppiness and a wild and rustic Brettanomyces character. Lighter in color and alcohol than our Saison Rue, yet equally complex in its own way.

The wild yeast in Saison de Lente will continue to dry it out over time, giving a slightly more mature character to vintage bottles. Perfect for warmer weather picnics and Spring celebrations.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-02-2009)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Reviewers
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 992 | Reviews: 470 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by TBoneJones:
Photo of TBoneJones
TBoneJones

Texas

4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

My first offering from the Bruery, I scored a bottle of this while in Orlando last month. Figuring I'd better get this open and consumed sooner than later, I was immediately grabbing for a towel as foam steadily crept out of the bottle. Upon landing this ale into my glass chalice I noticed the towering foamy head. Once this frothiness settled I notice the bubble activity rising from the golden-yellow body of this brew. Refreshing and crisp, I am only reminded of a beer I happened to drink just hours earlier, Orval !! I hardly would have expected this (I'm used to a Saison having a sweet fruit-funkiness due to my frequent samplings of Boulevard's Tank 7, but I guess I need to try more of this style to get the right outlook on what to expect). Malty, flavorful with tangy spicy notes. I wish the dryness I sense after each sip was somehow more muted. Overall this is solid to me; I'm too much a fan of this style (albeit a newer one) to be disappointed. I want to seek out other notable farmhouse styles to compare, but this one I'll grab again anytime (if geography allows).

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 03:33:49 | More by TBoneJones
More User Reviews:
Photo of Notacraftdrinker
Notacraftdrinker

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-16-2014 00:38:15 | More by Notacraftdrinker
Photo of Keananmichael5
Keananmichael5

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-15-2014 19:52:58 | More by Keananmichael5
Photo of DubCo21
DubCo21

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-15-2014 17:47:46 | More by DubCo21
Photo of kmanjohnson
kmanjohnson

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-15-2014 02:32:28 | More by kmanjohnson
Photo of Copernicus
Copernicus

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-14-2014 16:10:06 | More by Copernicus
Photo of MgoJohnStamos
MgoJohnStamos

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-14-2014 12:02:19 | More by MgoJohnStamos
Photo of constantine_272
constantine_272

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-13-2014 21:47:49 | More by constantine_272
Photo of InfernoBoss
InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-13-2014 07:02:16 | More by InfernoBoss
Photo of SlamLord
SlamLord

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-13-2014 03:18:07 | More by SlamLord
Photo of midlifec
midlifec

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-12-2014 21:42:29 | More by midlifec
Photo of illeagle05
illeagle05

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-11-2014 15:02:32 | More by illeagle05
Photo of DerekMorgan
DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-10-2014 17:57:32 | More by DerekMorgan
Photo of kell50
kell50

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-08-2014 01:54:26 | More by kell50
Photo of BigGingDrinker
BigGingDrinker

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-07-2014 18:13:02 | More by BigGingDrinker
Photo of AMarkle6524
AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-07-2014 11:23:43 | More by AMarkle6524
Photo of mccallisters_dali
mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-06-2014 22:16:28 | More by mccallisters_dali
Photo of MrGone
MrGone

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-06-2014 04:24:10 | More by MrGone
Photo of trubeernick
trubeernick

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-05-2014 18:24:13 | More by trubeernick
Photo of NorCalBeer
NorCalBeer

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-04-2014 03:24:41 | More by NorCalBeer
Photo of afsdan
afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-04-2014 03:11:53 | More by afsdan
Photo of boesesfleisch
boesesfleisch

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-04-2014 02:32:35 | More by boesesfleisch
Photo of SteeleWright
SteeleWright

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-03-2014 21:59:49 | More by SteeleWright
Photo of jvillefan
jvillefan

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-03-2014 17:20:38 | More by jvillefan
Photo of ChiCityLo
ChiCityLo


4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-03-2014 04:49:11 | More by ChiCityLo
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Saison De Lente from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 992 ratings.