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Cucumber Saison - Cigar City Brewing

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699 Ratings
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Ratings: 699
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.53%
Wants: 102
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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Ratings: 699 | Reviews: 122 | Display Reviews Only:
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dlello2

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-06-2012 18:32:50 | More by dlello2
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shebby

Utah

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-06-2012 16:06:35 | More by shebby
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-06-2012 15:11:57 | More by dtx00
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rfgetz

New Jersey

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

Pours a lightly hazed golden straw, full cap of prickly white bubbles. Scent brings notes of cucumber water along with lightly earthy and musty dried grain. Cucumber more pronounced in the taste with it having the full effect on the tail end of the sip, light spicing along with mustyness of sasion base adds a light pickling note. Lighter side of medium bodied, dry. Unique beer with a decent cucumber note... while i like beverages made with cucumber and celery, the saison added a touch too much spice throwing off the cleanness of the cucumber.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2012 14:54:30 | More by rfgetz
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Hex92

Virginia

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

Well... that certainly is a different beer.
A-nice big fluffy head that takes a while to disapate. Murky yellowish color for the beer.
S- CUCUMBER.
T- clean taste. You can definitely taste the cucumber. And its bitter too, but not a hop bitter, its the bitterness of cucumber peel. And you can taste dill too.
M-not at all syrupy. Very clean. High carbonation.
O- an odd beer. Worth trying if you want something different, but I won't be buying any more.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2012 00:55:20 | More by Hex92
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SFC21

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +22%

08-05-2012 23:24:49 | More by SFC21
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LuisBarca

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-05-2012 03:14:09 | More by LuisBarca
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-04-2012 15:42:00 | More by thebouch01
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly cloudy pale yellow. Nose is loaded with cucumber and pickle, wow! The essence of cucumber is amazing, very prominent and works well with mild Saison base. Taste is cucumber forward (feels weird saying this about a beer) and very refreshing. Spicy dill comes through next and a bit of bready yeast at the finish. Mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated. Overall. This is a very cool brew... As cool as a... Nevermind.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 06:33:38 | More by homebrew311
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mwilbur

Minnesota

3.15/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 750 mL bottle into cervoise.
A: Pours a hazy yellow with a faint hint of green. Nice 2 inch bubbly white head.
S: Mild sweet citrus, subdued farmhouse funk, and crisp cucumber.
T: Wow, this is different. Lots of crisp watery cucumber up front...hits a bit hard. Hints of peppery spice and melon. Faint citrus and funk in the distant background.
M: Crisp, bright, and a tad watery. I suppose it's what you'd imagine a cucumber beer to be.
D: For a saison, this is quite different. This is more vegetable beer than saison. If you want a low ABV, watery cucumber beer you've found it.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2012 04:42:30 | More by mwilbur
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.8/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a hazy orange - yellow pour with lots of soapy looking white head.
smells of fresh herbs, that pickle quirky smell comes through nicely, grassy hops, citrus notes.
oh my god - the pickle is so subtle at first but then it's all you taste! a nice hoppy bitterness.. lemon zest.. this tastes like a summer salad. seriously sooo tasty!
light body, high in carbonation, slight creaminess on lips. highly refreshing.

overall? best fucking summer beer ever. deliciously refreshing. really want to have more of this stuff on hand, it is too damn good. hopefully they make this a yearly seasonal and not just a one off.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2012 21:44:22 | More by facundoCNB
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valkyre65

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-01-2012 19:29:06 | More by valkyre65
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ant880

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

07-31-2012 23:24:21 | More by ant880
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BWHD

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

07-29-2012 20:27:40 | More by BWHD
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djtomain

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-28-2012 22:15:56 | More by djtomain
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ASUBeer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

07-28-2012 21:01:47 | More by ASUBeer
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smithj4

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

07-28-2012 17:54:34 | More by smithj4
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: cloudy tan/dirty yellow, finger bubbly/white head,
ok lacing

S: yeast, grain, light cucumber, grassy, mild floral

T: lemon zest, grain/belgian yeast,
cucumber/grassy semi-dry finish

M: med body, bubbly, semi-dry mouth

O: Interesting beer to create, love the brewery,
but don't know if I would seek it out again.
Another fine brew from Rare Beer of the Month Club,
really enjoying this Father's Day gift from my wife.

GOOD, NOT MUST HAVE!

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 16:21:51 | More by BeerLover99
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claspada

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a mostly clear pale golden yellow color with a small frothy white head that quickly settles into a lasting ring leaving some spotty lacing.

Aromas begin with freshly sliced cucumber and a lot of it. Once it warms a little and you get past the green cucumber flesh there is a light sweet pilsner maltiness and a light farmhouse saison yeast underneath.

The tastes begin no surpirsingly with a lot of cucumber and light pepperiness from the Saison yeast. As it warms you get a little more doughy, bready farmhouse yeast, but the cucumber tastes still dominate mostly.

Mouthfeel is medium to light bodied with medium carbonation; a bit low for the style to be honest. Finish is dry and lightly peppery almost like a pickled cucumber.

Overall I was quite impressed by this offering. If you are not a fan of cucumber, obviously avoid this beer but this was quite a fun, interesting flavor profile to enjoy in a Saison. I don't know if I could drink the whole 750ml by myself but shared with a friend with a nice light summer meal, why not.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 17:35:37 | More by claspada
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SPRichard

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

07-24-2012 23:50:40 | More by SPRichard
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sammo

Kansas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-24-2012 07:04:48 | More by sammo
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LambicKing

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

07-23-2012 02:56:12 | More by LambicKing
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-23-2012 01:04:08 | More by Hanzo
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nick76

Florida

3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The aroma is very cucumbery with a touch of pickles, citrus, and honey. The appearance is light honey with a small head. The taste is exactly like the aroma. The palate is thin and refreshing. Overall it's a very unique beer with a lot of character but I'm still trying to figure it out.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2012 00:20:49 | More by nick76
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tfsimpkins

Florida

1/5  rDev -72.9%

07-22-2012 04:30:55 | More by tfsimpkins
Cucumber Saison from Cigar City Brewing
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