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Summer Basil - Fullsteam Brewery

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very good

59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fullsteam Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: atsprings on 07-06-2010)
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GTB

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

03-04-2012 21:38:22 | More by GTB
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plinythederek

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

02-25-2013 02:23:54 | More by plinythederek
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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.9%

08-15-2013 23:15:29 | More by hemorhoidzz
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Amedlin18

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.9%

06-22-2013 20:31:34 | More by Amedlin18
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.9%

08-01-2013 00:51:48 | More by WOLFGANG
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

04-24-2013 03:04:40 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

08-05-2013 02:22:10 | More by mportnoy
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

07-06-2013 05:20:28 | More by kristougher
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Landon11

South Carolina

3.44/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Extremely easy to drink, makes you want to drink it really. Not a super strong flavor but that's what makes it so drinkable. Good smell and taste. Sucks it has to be from durham that and my whole family are tarheels but I'll give credit. Very surprised by how much I like it.

Serving type: growler

06-21-2014 03:45:32 | More by Landon11
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struttinj

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-05-2014 00:06:36 | More by struttinj
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-14-2013 17:50:00 | More by KevinGordon
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10%

10-03-2013 00:26:56 | More by IPAchris
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Beerness

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-03-2012 17:14:53 | More by Beerness
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DeadWalkerAir

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-09-2014 17:37:19 | More by DeadWalkerAir
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10%

09-07-2013 22:49:50 | More by kylehay2004
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-24-2014 19:45:15 | More by jtladner
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ghowehattrick

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-21-2013 22:30:34 | More by ghowehattrick
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-24-2013 15:00:10 | More by AngusOg
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therope

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-08-2012 23:34:30 | More by therope
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-01-2014 17:58:56 | More by mikeincharleston
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herrburgess

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-25-2013 19:28:56 | More by herrburgess
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jak

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

09-15-2013 03:48:53 | More by jak
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jack_pitts_3

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

09-27-2013 00:59:34 | More by jack_pitts_3
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jgreenearrow

Virginia

3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler into a pint glass.

A: The beer pours a very light golden yellow color. A thin, creamy white head develops at the top of the pour with slight retention throughout the glass. No lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Smell of lemon accompanied by yeast and grain dominate the nose. Basil is prominent in the nose along with slight pepper notes.

T: Sweetness of malt hits the tongue at the outset of the sip. Basil flavor dominates the middle of the sip and carries through towards the end. The beer finishes with a peppery bitter, dryness.

M: This is a light bodied beer with good carbonation.

Overall, this is a tasty, interesting beer. Per the brewery website, the beer is brewed with six pounds of basil per batch. The basil definitely comes through in the aroma and flavor, creating a very light, fresh flavored beer. This beer makes for a tasty, refreshing summer treat.

Serving type: growler

09-20-2011 02:15:23 | More by jgreenearrow
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Tribeca Tavern in north Raleigh

Pours a golden yellow with little head. Nose detects herbs and wheat. The taste is sweet but balanced out by the basil. The basil does not overpower but compliments what otherwise would be a mediocre pale ale nicely. Mild carbonation and light bodied, this is an enjoyable Saison.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2011 02:45:28 | More by tdm168
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Summer Basil from Fullsteam Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.