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Saison Style Ale (Sonoma Farmhouse) - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Saison Style Ale (Sonoma Farmhouse)Saison Style Ale (Sonoma Farmhouse)

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102 Ratings
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: magictrokini on 12-10-2008)
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ElijahRivera

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

08-05-2013 03:14:50 | More by ElijahRivera
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mdfb79

New York

3.89/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 07/29/13 notes. Had on tap at Idle Hands in NYC. Served in a pint glass.

a - Pours a hazy orange-yellow color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of bananas, fruity malts, spice, yeast, cloves, floral notes, earthy notes, light pepper. Nice nose, lots of bananas and fruit to it.

t - Tastes of banananas, fruity malts, spices, Belgian yeast, cloves, pepper, earthy notes, and hay. More pepper and spice here, though still nice.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall I'm surprised to see the overall reviews so low for this one as I liked it quite a bit. It has a lot of fruit and bananas to it, and it is easy to drink. Would order it again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-30-2013 19:34:48 | More by mdfb79
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dar482

New York

3.34/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer pours out in a slightly hazy, but very pale golden color.

The aroma is a bit light with a bit of lemon citrus, grainy malt, a hint of that bar yard funk.

The flavor follows with those same notes, but with mostly a lot of blandness. It's quite bready, but some saison notes, but just very muted.

A crisp and easy drinking beer, but does not hit the saison notes strong enough.

Serving type: on-tap

07-25-2013 16:09:07 | More by dar482
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BucannonXC5

California

3.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Type: 16-oz. draft
Glass: Mason jar
From: Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma, Calif.
Price: $5.00
Purchased: July 17, 2013
Consumed: July 17, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a caramel-orange murky color with 1-2 fingers of cloudy white head when I got it. Good amount of thick lacing along the sides. Forever lasting retention.

Smelled Belgian spices, sour fruit, kiwi, grape, pepper, banana, cloves, Juicy Fruit and some resin notes.

Tasted similar to the nose with Belgian peppery speices, resin hops, cloves, banana, Juicy Fruit, grape and kiwi. Could taste the alcohol for sure.

Light-to-medium body. Oily-to-creamy texture. Lively-to-high carbonation. Long, bitter finish.

Not quite as good as I hoped, but decent. I probably wouldn’t have it again though.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2013 07:20:15 | More by BucannonXC5
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Andreias21

Florida

4/5  rDev +16.6%

07-11-2013 03:19:54 | More by Andreias21
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GABrew

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-07-2013 21:14:03 | More by GABrew
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bird22

California

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

07-03-2013 07:31:43 | More by bird22
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illidurit

California

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-01-2013 02:53:16 | More by illidurit
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

06-28-2013 18:58:44 | More by Camjmorton
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2013 20:41:56 | More by JMUbrewz
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craft_shannie

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-24-2013 22:33:12 | More by craft_shannie
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Spaz7

California

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

06-24-2013 20:56:31 | More by Spaz7
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Paccamacca

California

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

06-17-2013 01:57:01 | More by Paccamacca
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AgentMunky

California

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-21-2013 00:45:57 | More by AgentMunky
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leprakhan

California

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

02-27-2013 09:55:37 | More by leprakhan
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thehead92

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

01-24-2013 04:08:07 | More by thehead92
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -12.5%

12-04-2012 03:27:38 | More by chippo33
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

3/5  rDev -12.5%

11-21-2012 21:36:12 | More by TheRuss9585
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metter98

New York

3.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Beer Authority, New York, NY

A: The beer is slightly hazy pale yellow in color. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of lemon citrus and grainy malts in the nose along with some hints of spices.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has lots of lemony citrus and grainy malts in the flavors. There are some very slight hints of sourness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. No dryness is perceptible.
O: The lemony aromas and flavors of this beer are nice except that it seems it could have used some more dryness and spices.

Serving type: on-tap

11-03-2012 18:20:07 | More by metter98
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

10-20-2012 02:54:32 | More by t0rin0
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brbrocc

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2%

10-18-2012 02:33:54 | More by brbrocc
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2%

09-29-2012 15:01:00 | More by DrunkinYogi
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litheum94

California

4.4/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler from Lagunitas. Awesome glass!

Pale golden body, slightly opaque, but you can still see through it. Short, tight, bone white head. Settles out to a thin cover, with some pools of bubbles.

White pepper and some clove spice. Grassy. Lemon twinge with some tea like aromas. Earthy yeast. Perfect saison nose.

Bright, lemon flavors, tending more towards the sweet side, but with some tartness. Nice spicey bite mid-palate, with some pepper warmth. Light flavors of stone fruit with earthy tones. Finish has some chalky flavors, and more earthy tones from the hops. Dry and crisp, with a good amount of carbonation. A little bitterness lingers.

This is one of my favorite saisons. It seemed to disappear for awhile, but now seems to be in regular rotation at Lagunitas. Refreshing and tasty. Glad I can get this again.

Serving type: growler

09-09-2012 23:26:05 | More by litheum94
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jurbanik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

09-07-2012 13:49:56 | More by jurbanik
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elNopalero

Texas

3.63/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This pours with a big heady foam atop a golden, clear yellow beer. Think hazy blonde-straw yellow.

The aroma has some estery notes. Very floral, with just a hint of wet hay.

The flavor is light, floral, spicy, and dominated by yeasty estery notes. The characteristic Lagunitas hoppiness is dialed down on this one. Easy drinker, albeit not terribly interesting.

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2012 19:45:41 | More by elNopalero
Saison Style Ale (Sonoma Farmhouse) from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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