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Saison De Lente - The Bruery

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90
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THE BROS
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Ratings: 1000
Reviews: 471
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)
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stewart124

Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter. Hazy orange with decent white head.

Nice barnyard characters in the nose. Some funk and mild lemon notes.

Taste is spritzy with mild tartness. Hay and earthy characteristics. Very pleasing overall. Sharp bits from the brett but very well rounded and enjoyable. Light citrus that doesn't take away from the Brett.

A great example and unique enough to set it apart. Glad to see the Bruery step up and set the bar high for this Farmhouse Ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2012 03:04:34 | More by stewart124
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750 mL bottled purchased at Connecticut Ave. Wine and Liquors in Dupont Circle NW D.C., unknown brewing/bottling date but drink before "09-2014" recommendation; drank over 30 minutes

A: 2/3 - pale yellow-to-golden coloration; murky/hazy (cannot read or see through); received with an initial frothy white head that settled into a subtle glass lacing; small visible bubbles pouring off the bottom of the glass

S: 9/12 - predominately lemon and lime zest; some peppery/spciy Belgian yeast, pils and wheat with some alcohol

T: 16/20 - bright, refreshing lemon flavors immediately hit on first sip and continue to develop on the palate; as the flavor profile expands; the Belgian pils and yeast rear up - peppery, estery and coriander; mild alcohols; finishes dry and inviting

M: 4/5 - high carbonation; high carbonation; light body

O: 8/10 - classic light Spring/Summer saison; unfortunately, I don't get much musky/dry Brettanomyces character, which, based on the packaging, I was anticipating and looking forward too; nevertheless, it's a solid saison with a nice price tag for The Bruery (~$10/bottle)

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Appearance:
The beers a white and creamy head that lasts for a while. The beer itself is a clear gold color.

Smell:
The beer has earthy smell along with grain and wheat. The beer also has hop notes that resemble lemon notes and a bit of grassy nose as well. The smell also has a hint of sweetness is not very noticeable.

Taste:
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Mouthfeel:
Biting carbonation and medium bodied. However, the body is a bit on the light side for a saison.

Overall:
A fairly decent saison and worth getting again in the future

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Saison De Lente from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 1,000 ratings.