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Trail Magic #5 Wild Honeysuckle Saison - Nantahala Brewing Company

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Trail Magic #5 Wild Honeysuckle Saison
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 5.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nantahala Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: chinchill on 06-30-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Gatordaddy, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

BeerSifu, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of dirtylou
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber, split

Nice label art on the Trail Magic series - lovely looking beer too, hazy straw-orange body, heavy carbonation and creamy retention. The honeysuckle provides a certain degree of sweetness that was tolerated due its unique flavor and lovely way of pairing with a moderate funky goat cheese. Yeasty and active carbonation mouthfeel. Nice.

dirtylou, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of ali1987
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

ali1987, Jul 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

kylehay2004, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of chinchill
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 vintage on tap at the brewery.
Pour was crystal clear, golden, with a modest size white head that had very good retention.
Sweet floral smell, as expected from a saison infused with "painstakingly hand-picked, wild honeysuckle flowers and local wildflower honey". Very attractive aroma considering my usual lack of enthusiasm for the smell of saisons. The taste was also as expected, and again with a fine floral quality. Nice balance of sweet, bitter and tart, with the tart winning out in the end. Fruity with hints of lemon, apples and apricots.

O: Excellent choice as a refreshing, unique and highly flavorful summer ale.

chinchill, Jun 30, 2013
Trail Magic #5 Wild Honeysuckle Saison from Nantahala Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.