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Cucumber Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

693 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 693
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.53%
Wants: 103
Gots: 96 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brittmb29 on 09-12-2011)
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

4.4/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I dig this beer.

I mean, I like cucumbers as much as the next guy, but this beer elevates the cucumber to something magnificent. It pours out nice and foamy, and smells like...a saison. Then it crosses the lips, and I'm drinking a cucumber. It is simply delicious and refreshing.

Now, I don't like to compare other beers in my reviews, but in this case, I feel like I should CONTRAST this beer with Epic's Utah Sage Saison. Epic's beer smells like sage, but tastes like saison. This beer smells like saison, but tastes like cucumbers. It's a remarkable feat.

I would never turn one of these down. It is not just distinctive and unique. It is a flat-out delicious beer, and testament to the creativity of American craft brewing.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2012 04:34:46 | More by DaveAnderson
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mrw1zard

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the House of Brews. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance - Hazy pale orange body. Big white head. Lots of lacing. Thick collar and great retention.

Smell - Lots of cucumber. Almost pickly. A bit of esters and some grain.

Taste - Still lots of cucumber. Much more grainy and some slightly sweet pale malt. Light cucumber is the lingering aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated. Very drinkable. Medium light body.

Overall - It's refreshing and the cucumber flavor is pretty much all there is here. If that's your thing, it's good. I rather enjoy it.

Serving type: on-tap

07-18-2014 00:33:17 | More by Alieniloquium
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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A: Golden cloudy with a greenish tinge, huge torrent of upward fine bubbles rise in the middle of the glass, 2 fingers of yellowish fine bubbled head.

S: Belgian yeasts, light sweetness, light cucumber, dough, phenols, light blue cheese quality.

T: Cucumber, light tartness, lemon water quality, light dough, light phenols, light blue cheese quality.

M: Light body, lots of fine bubbled carbonation, dry crisp light feel.

O: Great light beer to have on a hot day. Definite cucumber but it's light and still present. Unlike Wicked Weed’s imperial cucumber in that there's has a strong and in the face melon quality. Bought in West Palm Beach Whole Foods, drank on Deerfield Beach, Boca Raton the first day of my vacation, July 12, 2014.

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Not for everyone. You definitely get the cucumber. The smell reminds me of my mother's kitchen when she was making homemade pickles - a pleasant smell but not something I'm looking for in a beer. Got this on a sampler. Don't think I could do an entire glass.

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Cucumber Saison from Cigar City Brewing
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