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Cucumber Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
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good

671 Ratings
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Ratings: 671
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 16.49%
Wants: 101
Gots: 94 | 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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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-23-2013 00:08:54 | More by MaseFace
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-22-2013 20:14:07 | More by Nobcefus
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ari32

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-22-2013 16:50:19 | More by ari32
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-22-2013 14:41:06 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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Cory-WC

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

07-21-2013 05:43:33 | More by KevinGordon
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DruRho

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-20-2013 20:14:35 | More by DruRho
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-20-2013 17:22:23 | More by tom10101
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nzerbe

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-19-2013 00:26:41 | More by nzerbe
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duff247

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

07-18-2013 04:28:21 | More by duff247
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blklabel

Florida

2/5  rDev -45.9%

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mwbrady12

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

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jmm380

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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notchucknorris

California

3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy golden color with a one finger bone white head. Lots of carbonation visible in the glass.

S: Lots and lots of cucumber in here. Some wet wood, dill and honeydew as well, but there's absolutely no doubt who the star of the show is here.

T: Again, tons and tons of cucumber. The taste hits right away and carries through every single part of this beer. A bit of sour pickle flavor in the middle before a finish that's all cucumber. Slight hints of grain and wheat, but again, this is definitely a cucumber beer. Mouthfeel is slick, a little oily and may be just a touch heavy for this. In small amounts this is awesome. There's really no saison here, but as a cucumber beer, this is really cool to try.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 01:36:33 | More by notchucknorris
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eaglefreak

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Spider889

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just thought I'd write a little on this guy because it's so different that many ought to know what to expect and how to interpret this beer imo...

Perhaps it ought to be listed here as a fruit/vegetable beer; in fact CCB won a medal for this beer in competition at GABF as a field beer - meaning that it had to have vegetables used as an adjunct somewhere in the brewing process.

The nose and flavor are both very heavy on cold sliced cucumber. This is strong and might be off-putting if you don't like cucumber - but that doesn't mean it isn't done well!

The spice of the saison is clean and moderate, somewhat blocked by the cucumber. There is a nice black peppercorn flavor that permeates though, and in small quantities I really enjoy this.

Frankly, this is a beer meant to be paired with food. In the right context this beer would simply wow many people.

Serving type: on-tap

07-14-2013 18:05:52 | More by Spider889
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CajunMary13

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-14-2013 17:44:03 | More by CajunMary13
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Cucumber Saison pours a golden yellow color with light straw hued edges. There is visible carbonation rising up through the beer into the large, fluffy white head. The aroma is muted by the large head, and it seems relatively modest even once the cap is cleared and it is allowed to warm a little bit. The smell is full of cucumber skin, light grains, and a bit of peppery saison yeast. The flavor is over the top cucumber. Even though the flavor is nice, it is simple and really destroys any chance of complexity there could be to this beer. Light grains and notes of pepper add a little bit of depth. A slight vaguely vegetable note comes in at the end. The finish is still more cucumber. The body is a bit fuller than I usually expect from a saison, but it is still on the light side overall. The carbonation has a light creaminess to it, but overall is crisp and smooth.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 12:08:27 | More by jbaker67
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-13-2013 04:07:32 | More by mscudder
Cucumber Saison from Cigar City Brewing
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