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Cucumber Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

804 Ratings
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Ratings: 804
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.58%
Wants: 109
Gots: 111 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brittmb29 on 09-12-2011)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

1 pint 9.4 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a tulip glass

A - It is a light amber color with pale yellow highlights. It is topped with several inches of white head.

S - The smell is cucumber, lemon, and yeast. The cucumber opens up as it warms.

T - The taste is a combination of cucumber, lemon, and honey. It has a somewhat dry finish. The cucumber takes the forefront as this beer warms up.

M - Moderate with a champagne-like feel.

O - My girlfriend picked this up for me in Florida. I was eager to try it. I expected overwhelming cucumber. It was prominent but not overwhelming. I liked the lemon and honey flavors. They complimented the cucumber giving this beer a refreshing quality. I probably would not drink this all the time, but it made for a nice change of pace. It also was a great post mowing beer.

buschbeer, Oct 18, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 5/29/2013. Pours lightly hazy bright golden amber color with a 3 finger foamy and rocky white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big fresh cucumber, lemon, pear, pepper, clove, coriander, floral, herbal, grass, cracker, and yeast earthiness. Nice and unique aromas with good complexity of yeast esters with big cucumber presence; with decent balance and good strength. Taste of cucumber, lemon, pear, apple, pepper, clove, coriander, herbal, grass, cracker, bread, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of lemon, cucumber, pear, pepper, clove, coriander, herbal, grass, cracker, bread, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of yeast ester, cucumber, and malt flavors; with a nice malt/spiciness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. High carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice and unique saison style. Well balanced yeast ester, cucumber, and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Cucumber Saison from Cigar City Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 804 ratings.