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Cucumber Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

716 Ratings
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Ratings: 716
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.53%
Wants: 102
Gots: 97 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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North Carolina

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to cubanbeerguy for the bottle. Tasted 16 August 2013.

Pours a slightly hazy medium straw yellow. Huge frothy fuzzy white head, 3+ fingers. Great retention, and really the only complaint is that the lacing isn't as impressive as it could be.

Smell is a saison with cucumber slices on top. Exactly what I was hoping for, but it comes out really clean, with the cucumbers adding a greenness and brightness. I wish there were more saison coming through; what's there is rather earthy and yeasty. But the cucumber is potent, and it works well with the base.

Taste is okay, but a bit dull. Tastes like mildly bitter cucumber skin, without a whole lot of saison character. Grainy and mildly bitter, but not a whole lot more to it.

Feel is quite good. Medium-bodied, smooth, with buoyant frothy carbonation that flares up and slowly fades. Really nice.

Well, it's a cucumber beer, but I'm not as convinced that it's a saison. I like it, mostly based on how it present the cucumber. I want more saison, though.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 04:05:43 | More by zeledonia
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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weonfire

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Acquired in a trade from Rynosf23, thanks Ryan!

A - Golden Brown, Big white - lots of small bubble- light carbonation head, lots of streams of carbonation rising, lacing to high beer mark, lot goin on, not translucent but light does pass thru

S - Overly Ripe cucumber, melon, earth, small lemon

T - Ripe cucumber, pepper, some earth and lemon on the finish, lots of sorachi ace hops!

M - High high carbonation, light, fizzy, champaign like

O - Wow there is plenty of cucumber. Unfortunately its seems far to ripe. When I slice a cucumber for a salad or sandwich - it isn't this pungent. Carbonation level is very high - makes it somewhat difficult to taste the beer while cold. After some warmth it is refreshing. Reminds me of Goose Island's - Sofie. Doesn't have enough lemon. And I constantly keep thinking of my lotion.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 02:30:56 | More by weonfire
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alk3kenny

Georgia

5/5  rDev +35.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Do I really really like cucumbers???!!! Nope but do I really like this beer???!!! Yes, it is light, refreshing and crisp. It appears golden and hazy. Smells of citrus and cucumber. Taste is of a nice saison, some light fruit and the crisp and refreshing taste of cucumber. Really will clean the palate and could an amazing in between beer if it was available in 6packs (I only found it in a 750ml) Would drink this on a hot day out by the pool any and every hot day of the year.

Serving type: bottle

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Massachusetts

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Connecticut

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Quebec (Canada)

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Massachusetts

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Florida

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Florida

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Cucumber Saison from Cigar City Brewing
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