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Twisted Pine La Petite Saison - Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

59 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mpyle on 08-02-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Latarnik, Sunday at 09:05 PM
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3.52/5  rDev -6.4%

Ajmorriso1, Sep 12, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +3.7%

SD-Alefan, Sep 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

jcb7472, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

22Blue, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a balloon glass.

An orb of light golden straw underneath a foamy white head. Bready yeast and faint pepper mingle with some banana aromas. The taste copies the aroma well and the cracked pepper emerges a little more, adding a nice spicy element. The beer goes down crisp.

Overall, a very tasty saison.

JuicesFlowing, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of justalexis
5/5  rDev +33%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer has a light crisp flavor. Color is perfect. Reigning Australian Beer Cup winner beating out the Saison from Europe. The refreshing flavor adds to the delight of drinking this summer beer. Great way to beat the heat. The Saison is my favorite farm house style beer that Twisted Pine has offered.

justalexis, Aug 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +33%

janplund, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.64/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

a solid summer saison here, good session beer, and like the freedom tickler i recently enjoyed from oskar blues, its not trying to be overly complex, just exist as an interesting enough alternative to the other summer beers out there. i think it accomplishes that in spades, although it does of course lack in depth and quality behind some of the best examples of the style out there. i dont reckon this was made to compete with those beers though, and it finds a comfortable niche elsewhere. very very pale watery look to it, heady though, and lots of bubbles in this one, as it should be. the nose is a mild saison yeast, less frenchy than others which i like, and perfectly dry, which is also important for me in a summer seasonal. a fair degree of funk to it too, considering there is no brett in here, its got a stable-like damp straw characteristic thats really nice, old timey, and fitting. light hops additions in the finsih fit in well too, and this drinks down like water, even though the carbonation is pretty high, its just such a poundable beer, perfect for hot weather. twisted pine takes some undue flack i think, and its beers like this that keep me defending their model. worth trying in the heat.

StonedTrippin, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

James_Stahl, Jul 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Hellpop65, Jul 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

LightnerLiquorKS, Jun 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
Photo of budgood1
3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bomber.

pours out a very pale gold colour with incredible active carbonation holding up an immense inch high eggshell white head. belgian lace. peppery spice and lemon aroma supported by a pilsneresque malt base. the taste follows suit...nuanced cracker like maltiness blanketed by a white pepper spice note. slightly tart. there is a noticeable hop layer in the flavour profile that has both spicy saaz notes and a hint of domestic NW fruitiness. it's also a bit yeasty as per the style...finishing on the dry side. quite quenchable. this saison is a bit light in the body, with a dry, crisp, lip smacking mouthfeel. nice drinkability.

overall...this one scores points for it crispness and quenching qualities, but lacks in the taste department. I've been sitting on two bottles for a long time and wonder if this is past its prime. i'm not a great saison drinking mind but this offering failed to pique my interest.

budgood1, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

bmwats, Feb 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

kjyost, Dec 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

6thstreetbrewpub, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

brauseboof, Oct 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Whiskeydeez, Oct 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

sgttibbs, Sep 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

jaydoc, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

deac83, Sep 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

JMBSH, Aug 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

RedneckBeerz, Jul 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

sendbeer, Jul 16, 2013
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Twisted Pine La Petite Saison from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.