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Saison De Lente - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
90
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1,126 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,126
Reviews: 485
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 53
Gots: 104 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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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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Ratings: 1,126 | Reviews: 485 | Display Reviews Only:
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-20-2014 02:40:12 | More by wrightst
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4/5  rDev 0%

06-19-2014 19:13:41 | More by TheSamKuehn
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Joe_Mahma

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-19-2014 17:39:50 | More by Joe_Mahma
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Chingringo

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-18-2014 18:50:54 | More by Chingringo
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PBRmeasap1980

Indiana

4.36/5  rDev +9%

Big bottle poured into Unibroue glass. *This is my first beer from The Bruery

A- Light goldern color. No sediment on first pour. Tall fluffy white head.
S - Light citrus, farmhouse yeasts. Subtle
T- Very well balanced saison. The farm house yeastiness is the star of the show, but still mellow and inviting. No harshness or sharp edges on this one. Really peaks mid palet and fades quickly inviting you in for another sip. Slight sourness, but just for fraction of a second.
M- Very drinkable and smooth.
O- This is a super well put together saison. Not in your face or "showy". Easy drinking and enjoyable. I picture taking this to a the park, spreading a blanket, and consuming with some cheese and meat.

06-17-2014 22:31:18 | More by PBRmeasap1980
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-15-2014 16:44:49 | More by jim_carignan
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-14-2014 21:21:08 | More by sludgegnome
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WynnO

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-14-2014 00:09:35 | More by WynnO
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gcare02

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-13-2014 03:17:54 | More by gcare02
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Gus_13

Mississippi

4/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2014 19:45:55 | More by Gus_13
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

4/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2014 12:04:51 | More by kingjohnh
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LakerLeith

California

4/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2014 11:04:52 | More by LakerLeith
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01001111

California

3/5  rDev -25%

06-11-2014 00:46:31 | More by 01001111
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

06-10-2014 18:45:12 | More by Iamjeff6
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

06-08-2014 23:27:53 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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CAcker

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

06-08-2014 03:27:53 | More by CAcker
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andilane

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-06-2014 00:16:45 | More by andilane
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tazzman

Florida

4/5  rDev 0%

06-04-2014 21:35:08 | More by tazzman
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-04-2014 15:57:13 | More by kristougher
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Cheesecole

Colorado

4/5  rDev 0%

06-04-2014 09:04:43 | More by Cheesecole
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NewJack85

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

06-03-2014 13:59:30 | More by NewJack85
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-03-2014 08:12:07 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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Hojo

Connecticut

4/5  rDev 0%

06-02-2014 14:14:30 | More by Hojo
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Celtics17

California

4.14/5  rDev +3.5%

Vintage 2014

Overall taste is nice, and it plays a lot on the pallet. Lemon, with a very slight orange peel texture to the flavor. You get the sourness on the nose, but very little in the taste. The Belgian yeast comes through, not much like other brews from american style Belgian beers. I don't get a feel that this beer is a saison, very small character comes through. A very slight hoppy feel, very slight.

Overall a nice saison, good overall, but I've had better from The Bruery.

06-01-2014 05:42:22 | More by Celtics17
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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.13/5  rDev +3.3%

A:
Pours a warm hazy goldenrod with a big beautiful beige head that is very active and lumberingly settles from three to two fingers. Excellent retention; isolated sticky lacing.

S:
Sweet and bready. Light floral aromas with doughy yeast, tangy bright wine, leather.

T:
Funky, dry, and refreshing. Earthy and vaguely sweet up front with an almost lacquer-like dryness in the middle and an herbal, barny, funky finish.

M:
Medium body with nice carbonation and a dry character. Medium finish and very drinkable and enjoyable.

O:
Really interesting take on a Saison.
This is a nice beer all around and is just different enough to really establish itself in my mind. Pours looking gorgeously Belgian and features a delicious and complex nose. The beer is a pleasure to drink and tastes as Saisony as I think it could. There is the tiniest tinge of Brett in the aroma and flavor, but it is just a hint.
Would certainly have again; well worth looking for.

05-29-2014 01:22:07 | More by TheDoctor
Saison De Lente from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 1,126 ratings.