Sunny And 75 - Rock Art Brewery
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3.4/5 rDev -4.2%
Pours a hazy golden body beneath the dense, feather white head which slowly dissipates to leave a sticky, consistent lacing.
The aroma offers generous amounts of yeast and sweet orange peel. The coriander and pepper appear after a couple of minutes as well as some herbal notes.
The flavor offers similar yeast and zesty citrus fruit such as orange and lemon, but less pronounced. The black pepper and coriander are also less apparent on the palate at first but really come forward as it warms.
Lighter in body with generous amounts of carbonation rushing the palate.
I could use more yeast and spice on the palate versus some of its style counterparts, but this still offers nice flavor and aromas for the senses and looks great.
08-06-2012 00:45:10 | More by CHADMC3
3.55/5 rDev 0%
Just in from mowing the law, this should be an interesting refreshment.
Pours a nice fizzy 1 finger head that fades semi slowly with plenty of lacing, a mostly clear slight chill hazed golden orange wheat colored beer.
Nose brings typical saison, nice farmhouse dry rustic malts, light toasted, light wheat, hint of floral spices from the yeast, some citrus and orange zest.
Taste starts a bit lighter than I expected, a bit thin that is, some wheat flavors, toasted malts, some farmhouse rustic malt flavors, hints of spices from the yeast again, and some citrus orange zest. A bit watery though, fairly dry, and the wheat really starts to break through, with hint of grassy hop character. Finish is dry and bready, toasted malt, light candied citrus, bit more bitterness as well.
Mouth is lighter bodied, decent carb but less than I expected.
Overall not bad, starts OK but gets a bit thin, watery, and lack of carbonation for the style IMO. otherwise decent malts and yeast flavors, just a hint of hops if any.
05-06-2012 21:30:31 | More by jlindros
3.23/5 rDev -9%
Poured into my Portsmouth tulip.
A- A decent pour still yields only 1-finger of off-white head. Once it's there, though, it does show some OK retention as it drops to a thin, spotty cap.
S- Sweet and fruity yeast, lemon, and some peppercorn aroma.
T- A little of the fruity sweetness, but also a very watery and slightly metallic flavor that lingers. Slight grassy/ musty flavor.
MF/O- Sadly, it's pretty thin. The watery flavor just adds to a very thin body. No carbonation comes through even though they're still rising in the glass. Overall, I really wanted to like this because I do like a lot of Rock Art's beers, but I really wouldn't search it out sny time soon. Not a bad beer and it would have it's place, but that place might be as a gateway saison.
05-05-2011 00:58:43 | More by LtCracker20
3.68/5 rDev +3.7%
22oz bottle into a snifter glass.
A- Pours a nice golden yellow with a 1 finger bright white head that disappears pretty quickly leaving a nice white rim around the glass.
S- A lot of spice! Mint, lemon, thyme, basil, maybe black pepper and some great smelling pale malts and wheat.
T- Pale malts with a nice spicy undertone and a great lemon punch on the tongue. Plenty of flavor in this one, all the Italiano type spices mixed with some black pepper/peppercorn style flavors makes for a great blended brew.
M- Lighter body with moderate carbonation and a nice wetter finish, not to bitter. Real smooth and refreshing.
Great Summer Beer
10-09-2010 20:54:23 | More by Arenbeer
4.05/5 rDev +14.1%
An orange-honey sunset color, light-white head, quick dissipation with a very active look. Active usually comes off as "refreshing" for me.
A hint of crispy-clean pale malt, slightly sweet, gentle, subtle fruits, green herbs, very subtle earthy and black pepper with some lemmon peel left to linger on the nose.
A very crispy and sharp malty kick with nice yeastie complexity that delivers green grassy, earthy flavor's and nice and gentle fruity hop. The cracked corriander seeds adds a peppery, dry, snappy feel to the already simple but surprisingly complex flavor.
The best part of this light, summery beer is that the basic flavor's hold their own even with the addition of the corriander. On-point.
08-08-2010 18:26:20 | More by GratefulBeerGuy
3.58/5 rDev +0.8%
13oz pour at Sunset Grill in Boston, served in a tall pilsener glass...
A - about a quarter inch of loose frothy, white foam sits on top of a cloudy, dirty golden colored beer with very active bubbling carbonation.
S - herb-heavy...mint, basil, pink peppercorns with some lightly zesty lemon rind. rounded out by some wet grassy hops.
T - mint and basil dominate the drink...cracked black pepper, citrusy lemon zest, and sharp grassy hops fight their way through. very subtle fruity belgian yeast rounds out the end.
M - medium bodied with ample playful carbonation...melds with the "herbal" qualities of the beer nicely. incredibly dry finish.
D - interesting take, like a slightly lighter and sweeter version of Saison du Buff...this must be paired with some food, otherwise the garden flavors turn very weary.
08-05-2010 00:24:10 | More by Stigs
3.53/5 rDev -0.6%
Rock Art has appeared in Maine! Hooray!
I have enjoyed their beers, just not this one so much.
Poured into a tulip glass, the beer was a gold color with a white head that left a fair amount of lace.
It had a sweet citrus aroma, malt, and spice.
Orange taste, some coriander, a little bread. Not that pronounced.
An OK beer, not particularly crisp or refreshing.
06-09-2010 01:00:51 | More by lordofthewiens
3.63/5 rDev +2.3%
22oz bomber. Consumed 2/23/10
A) Pours with a thin wispy head. The lacing is thin and sticky. Hazy body. Light sediment. Upward carbonation. Golden color.
S) Apple. Orange. Wheaty. Light notes of caramel.
T) Gentle malty sweet up front with citrus notes. Then moves to a dry, grainy taste. Finishes with subtle orange mixed with wheat.
M) Light body. Dry. Fizzy. Crisp.
D) A nice brew. Would be even better in the summer...
03-22-2010 22:40:16 | More by u2carew
3.23/5 rDev -9%
The beer pours a hazy gold color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a light pale and wheat malt scent along with a dry and fruity yeast scent. It's a mild yeast aroma at best. It's also lacking the farmhouse funk. The taste is average. It has a weak and watery pale and wheat malt flavor with hints of coriander and orange peel. It goes down quick and easy with a thin yeasty finish. The mouthfeel is average as well. It is a low bodied beer with good carbonation. This is a weak attempt at a saison. I'm sure it would be good in the heat, but so would a Coors light.
03-13-2010 01:14:47 | More by WesWes
District of Columbia
3.2/5 rDev -9.9%
22 oz bomber into a hefeweizen glass.
Quite obviously mislabeled. More appropriately considered a spiced ale or spiced pale ale. Low ABV and VERY low IBUs of 10, which direct the attention to the dominant spice and citrus flavors.
Great mid-day summer beer. Pours a hard yellow, perhaps a bit clear-ish, but has a thick, creamy head. Nice mixture of coriander seed, brown bread, dried lemon peel, and rye. Well-balanced, soft, and smooth, with the citrus spice, and graininess go through to the back on the tongue. A touch of sweetness rounds out the flavor. Not exceptionally drinkable, but certainly worth picking one up.
08-14-2009 19:11:16 | More by TLove
3.5/5 rDev -1.4%
Pours a two finger white head that fades quickly leaving some lace. Light hazy amber color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Light wheat nose. Flavor is wheat with a nice yeast background. $3.99 for a 22oz bottle from Beverage Warehouse Winooski, VT.
06-21-2009 22:21:07 | More by jdhilt
Sunny And 75 from Rock Art Brewery
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