Brother Levonian Saison - Ballast Point Brewing Company
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3.78/5 rDev +5.3%
On-tap at Niche in Geneva, Illinois. Served in a Two Brothers branded tulip glass. Only my second beer from Ballast Point, ordered just after I finished a Barmy Ale from them earlier in the night. A very smooth saison lacking the yeast/funk or dryness of a Tank 7/Saison-Brett - definitely more on the Hennepin end of the farmhouse spectrum as it is highly drinkable, smooth, and citrusy. Light golden color with a 1/2 inch frothy head. Very delicious and would absolutely order again.
07-18-2013 03:11:44 | More by schmidtmattsays
3.89/5 rDev +8.4%
Modest head that leaves some streaky/spotty lace. The color is dark gold and clear.
Rich aroma of bittering hop and mildly toasted malt. Very appealing blend.
This is, perhaps, the most hopped Saison I've ever had. No earthiness and actually very little malt. The tale is about the bitterness--almost a Saison IPA. I like it as it emphasizes my preferences, but it is NOT a typical Saison. Full body with ample carbonation.
04-27-2013 16:55:53 | More by smcolw
3.59/5 rDev 0%
On tap at Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks, CA.
Pours a clear yellow with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, and spices. Taste is much the same with a chalky flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is pretty tasty but has a better smell in my opinion.
02-10-2013 08:57:33 | More by UCLABrewN84
3.45/5 rDev -3.9%
A - Pale golden body, slightly hazed, white cap has good retention with some lace.
S/T - Slight yeast funk, style considered, but this is more of a saison that ends up on the lemon candy, sweet side of things. Underlying yeast profile is slightly spicy with some herbal, grassy notes. Finishes dry.
M - Medium body, lively, delicate carbonation. Crisp, finishes clean.
O - Ok, but nothing particularly memorable. A sweeter saison with the funky yeast staying more in the background.
02-01-2013 13:33:16 | More by garuda
Brother Levonian Saison from Ballast Point Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.