Saison Vautour Du Bois - McKenzie Brew House
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Reviews by craytonic:
District of Columbia
4.43/5 rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Appearance: Bottle is a slow gusher. Golden-orange pour with a touch of amber and yellow. Smallish head, no real lacing
Smell: Very wheaty, touches of white pepper and spices like coriander. It smells pleasant but not particularly strong.
Taste: Wow, now we are cooking. Tastes like sunshine in a bottle. All of the typical saison-style flavors with a big squeeze of lemon and a nice tartness. Bits of hay and earth, perhaps some lemongrass. I was somewhat taken aback by how good it is.
Mouthfeel: Just incredibly soft, almost like a pillow. Perfect carbonation.
Overall: I really enjoyed this bottle. Big surprise, glad I get to add it to the database. The mouthfeel is probably one of the best I have felt for a saison. Taste is up there also, there is this slight tartness that is very enjoyable. A little work on the nose and this will be the best american saison on the market, if it isn't already. Please make more.
Bottle #8 of 360.
Serving type: bottle
09-20-2011 01:35:53 | More by craytonic
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3.88/5 rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Bottle #84/372. Thank you KristinCooks from the TG it's the end of finals week BIF!
A: Hazy golden yellow pour with a very small, but creamy, white head. Doesn't stick around too long, but has some lacing.
S: The smell on this is funky! Grassy, earthy, lemony, really different.
T: Aged in win barrels, eh? That must be what that taste is. Very light to start out. Lemons and other earthy tones, but that gives way to the wine and oak. Really interesting taste that I didn't like on my first sip, but is definitely growing on me.
MF: Light and bubbly.
D: As per the style, the drinkability is nice. The wine/oak tastes make it more interesting, but not less drinkable.
Serving type: bottle
02-27-2013 03:49:42 | More by russwbeck
Saison Vautour Du Bois from McKenzie Brew House
95 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.