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Cucumber Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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Cucumber SaisonCucumber Saison

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BA SCORE
84
good

849 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 849
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.3%
Wants: 105
Gots: 118 | FT: 10
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brittmb29 on 09-12-2011)
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3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Have had on tap as well, but this review is for the bottle.

A- Golden color darker than what I would expect for a cucumber flavored saison.

S- My favorite part of this beer. Such strong cucumber smell that even before tasting it is refreshing

T- Not what I was expecting. Cold the cucumber was a little subdued, warmed a little it was fantastic with just a hint of herbs, warmer it was too strong and not refreshing.

M- too carbonated to appreciate the subtleness of a cucumber which is why I think they pump so much into it.

O- great on a hot summer day, but needs to be at the perfect temp to enjoy otherwise it can get to taste almost medicinal

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The beer pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. The aroma is full of cucumbers, water and a little bit of biscuit malt. This smells like I think it would if you ran cucumbers through a Jack LaLanne Power Juicer. The flavor is more of the same. I get a ton of cucumber, as well as some biscuit malt, Belgian yeast, pepper and a hint of lemon and orange. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. My only complaint is that I wish the beer was green.

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Bottle (2012)

Thanks for opening this with me, VaTechHopHead!

Clear golden with a small near-white cap. Leaves the glass dotted with moderately-sized bubbles. Very little retnention. Appropriate enough.

Distinct aroma of cucumber and little else. There's perhaps an earthy quality to the aroma that actual cucumbers don't have, but the dominant aroma overall is very clearly cucumber.

The flavor, too, is, not surprisingly, very cucumber forward, along with a bit of earth and some bitterness. Very simple and straightforward, while obviously very unique as well. Very drinkable. I enjoy it, but it's simply not a very complex saison.

Thin bodied with moderate-high carbonation.

A wonderful cucumber drink, but an uninteresting saison.

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Cucumber Saison from Cigar City Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 849 ratings.