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Flora Rustica - Upright Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.5%
Wants: 131
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Flora Rustica - An old-style saison with a big floral nose. It's pale, drinkable, dry and bitter. Made with calendula flowers and homegrown spring yarrow."

Malts: organic pale, organic caramel
Hops: hallertauer mittelfrüh, liberty
Also: yarrow, calendula
Yeast: French saison

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 08-03-2009)
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CoryR

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -9%

07-24-2013 15:42:33 | More by CoryR
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9%

09-01-2013 21:29:28 | More by djrn2
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -9%

03-04-2013 17:14:55 | More by t0rin0
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at drewone's tasting.

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, spices, herbs, yeast, and some floral notes. Taste is much the same with a mild spice and herb bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some interesting aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2012 21:45:20 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-21-2013 23:59:47 | More by Sammy
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-03-2012 06:35:03 | More by GRG1313
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.9%

09-23-2013 02:44:16 | More by Boozecamel
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ChrisPro

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-19-2011 02:06:36 | More by ChrisPro
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bstyle

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.9%

09-15-2013 05:26:10 | More by bstyle
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pperez38

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-31-2012 10:45:13 | More by pperez38
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NWHopinator

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-05-2014 03:38:57 | More by NWHopinator
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IrishColonial

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-20-2013 01:33:25 | More by IrishColonial
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womencantsail

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bright orange in color with a tall off-white head. A nice floral note to it, maybe some fruit notes of apple and pear. Some grass and yeast, plenty of biscuit malts, maybe white pepper. A more bready flavor than I imagined. Doughy biscuits with lots of cracker. Still heavy on the apple, yeast, and white pepper. Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2011 06:50:33 | More by womencantsail
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mantissa

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.9%

03-04-2012 05:32:09 | More by mantissa
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FosterJM

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1412th Review on BA
Bottle to Bruery Taster
750ml

Thanks to GonzoIllini for sharing

App- A mix of yellows and golds as most saisons are. They color shine a little bit more and have a bit more highlights. A small amount of cling in a small glass.

Smell- The yarrow and floral notes are most upfront. The yeast and pepper and true saison notes come second. The aroma reminds me of a gruit actually.

Taste- This had a lot going on. It was dry, and a bit bitter and the floral from the flowers added another level to it. Take in the malts and it was a very unique beer and also flavorful at the same time.

Mouth- A medium body with a medium carbonation. The dry finish is a very welcome suprise on this beer and makes it very tasty.

Drink- Thanks Tony! Glad I got to try this one. Upright does some really good beers and this didnt let me down.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 04:24:50 | More by FosterJM
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-15-2011 06:59:55 | More by HuskyinPDX
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thatoneguyfrompdx

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-17-2014 19:20:00 | More by thatoneguyfrompdx
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-12-2013 03:40:03 | More by Kopfschuss
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a snifter. The brew appears a hazed amber color with a rich white frothy cap. Some patchy lace clings to the glass.

The aromatics are lemony with a hint of floral quality that is a bit earthy with hops thrown in the mix. A caramel candy sweet maltiness is the last thing noted across the back.

The flavor is herbal with some hoppy bitterness. Some rindy earthen elements are present that are minorly lemony into the aftertaste with a touch of floral quality.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is very easy drinking with a pleasant subtle unique character that adds to an overall solid example of the saison style. I would get this again.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2013 20:06:51 | More by stakem
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-06-2012 03:07:10 | More by thewimperoo
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-15-2014 19:00:06 | More by facesnorth
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-12-2013 00:50:04 | More by spycow
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-14-2013 01:47:14 | More by KeKeKumba
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Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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Vermont

4/5  rDev -2.9%

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Flora Rustica from Upright Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.