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Table Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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Table Saison
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87
very good

98 Ratings
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This saison pours hazy to clear straw in color with notes of honey and tropical fruit. Flavor has tropical fruit with a lemony bitterness and hints of clove in the finish. Sorachi Ace and Citra hops add lots of flavor to this small, sessionable beer.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: babaracas on 11-27-2010)
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Reviews by adam42381:
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adam42381

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -5.6%

Review from notes at World of Beer - Fort Myers on 9/17/11.

Poured on draft into a tulip.

Appearance: Cloudy medium gold with a 3 finger foamy snow why head. Excellent lacing.

Smell: Wine grape hulls with a touch of vinegar.

Taste: Light grains up front followed by a touch of sourness ending with a decent hoppy finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-to-medium-bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

Drinkability: Good drinkability. The low ABV% means you could drink several of these.

Overall: Pretty good beer overall. It's below the very high standards of Cigar City, in my opinion, but it's still a solid beer. Not my favorite saison by any means, but it's worth a shot.

09-25-2011 15:49:51 | More by adam42381
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-14-2014 01:05:32 | More by TimoP
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iemailjack

Florida

3/5  rDev -23.1%

01-07-2013 23:31:47 | More by iemailjack
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wo87810

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

01-23-2013 22:41:09 | More by wo87810
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mocktm

Virginia

3.9/5  rDev 0%

First beer at World of Beer, Fort Myers, FL - 9/28/2011.

Into a tulip, this appears cloudy and golden with two fingers of billowing white head that retains adequately while also displaying some clinging abilities.

Nose is yeasty, full of lemon peel and spice with some breadiness to it as well. Not as robust as other Saisons, but this is called a "table saison", so the mild nature is to be expected.

Lemon and tropical pineapple dominate out of the gate, giving way to clove and some herbal presence, finishing with a moderate hop bitterness. Grain and malt permeates throughout the beer, contributing balance to the ever so light sour tang from the citrus.

Light bodied, this is obviously easy drinking and quite sessionable at 4.5%.

Not a bad Saison; I get what they were trying to do and I think it works. This is a crisp, refreshing and affordable beer for those who really enjoy the style, but don't want to break the bank on bolder options. Cheers!

09-29-2011 15:18:16 | More by mocktm
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tugg407

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-06-2012 07:33:51 | More by tugg407
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev -1.3%

Great saison on a hot day. Rated 5% abv. Wild yeast aromas are yummy. Cloudy yellow with tons of lace, only a little head. Carbonation right there. White pepper and a tad of cayene. Great drinkability, refreshes in the early summer weather.
On tap at the brewery.

05-15-2011 18:48:32 | More by Sammy
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-23-2013 02:10:59 | More by WoodBrew
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ChrisCBeets

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-19-2014 01:36:00 | More by ChrisCBeets
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kmoen

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-03-2014 01:23:31 | More by kmoen
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lionssoccer13

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-26-2013 16:28:17 | More by lionssoccer13
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

a treat i got to try in tampa, and i have to say their lighter beers impress the hell out of me.

Nice head of three inches or more caps off the top of the glass and falls down effortlessly into a broken and rocky cushion of foam. Light aroma of bananas and pears, hints of light peach and a floral, albeit light hop note to it. Warming brings out a touch of grain that serves to balance it quite nicely. Smooth, elegant flavor. Light notes of fruit, touches of grass and a slight floral flavor all combine quite nicely.

08-19-2011 02:06:44 | More by mikesgroove
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tommy5

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-29-2013 13:23:53 | More by tommy5
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-21-2012 00:25:00 | More by Immortale25
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scottyshades

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-25-2012 01:17:52 | More by scottyshades
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metter98

New York

3.73/5  rDev -4.4%

On-tap at Rattle ‘n Hum, New York, NY

A: The beer is hazy pale yellow in color. It poured with a finger high white head that gradually died down and left some lacing on the surface and a ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of lemon and nondescript malts in the nose.
T: The taste has some initial hints of sweetness and is followed by flavors of bready and grainy malts along with lemon from the Sorachi Ace hops.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There is some dryness in the finish.
O: This is an average saison but has some interesting properties imparted by the Sorachi Ace hops.

05-25-2012 22:12:21 | More by metter98
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manutdfan

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

05-27-2013 17:59:48 | More by manutdfan
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hopkrid

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

10-20-2013 08:20:46 | More by hopkrid
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-26-2014 02:36:27 | More by Buck_Jones
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mntlover

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev 0%

Pours a pale yellow with a finger sized off white head that laces well.

Aroma is light tropical fruits with a good dose of spice lots of peppery notes. Nose is not really funky as some Saison's but still nice and refreshing.

Taste is like the nose bready malts with lots of fruity notes. Lots of spice here big on pepper notes mixed with some lemon grass.

Mouthfeel is spot on for style light carbonation is a little mellow but I like that.

Overall not a complex Saison but very thirst quenching and tasty. Would not mind having this on my table every night while its warm out. It would be perfect if it was a little funky but not complaining.

04-05-2012 00:09:46 | More by mntlover
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BWHD

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-29-2012 14:32:38 | More by BWHD
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shand

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-07-2013 20:24:39 | More by shand
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twizzbeatz

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-22-2012 04:26:40 | More by twizzbeatz
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-14-2013 03:01:50 | More by FLBeerGuy
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hopking311

Florida

3.95/5  rDev +1.3%

Pours a golden haze, half finger frothy white head, Very Nice lacing

Smells fruity, banana crisp, clean, slight hefeweizen appeal.

well carbonated, light bodied

Light, fruity, slight souring towards the very back of the tongue as the last flavor

Very nice, favorite saison Ive had thus far.

09-30-2011 17:46:54 | More by hopking311
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Table Saison from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.