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Grassroots Arctic Soirée - Grassroots Brewing

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very good

327 Ratings
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Ratings: 327
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 11
Gots: 63 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Grassroots Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-12-2013)
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Reviews by Monkeyknife:
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3.7/5  rDev -4.4%

Poured from the bottle a bright ruby pink color topped off by one finger of pinkish-white head. No lacing at all with this one.

The aroma was rather subdued with light whiffs of earth, tart green apple, white wine and floral notes.

The taste was also on the subtle side with light notes of white wine and tart green apple. Finished clean.

Medium bodied and very dry with a light carbonation.

Could have been much better with more tartness. Overall, seemed a bit watered down.

Monkeyknife, Mar 25, 2014
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Great pink lemonade color. Nice hazy pink grapefruit. Nice bubbly white head and thin collar. Aroma is a sweet floral hibiscus, slight tart citrus and slight dry/tart yeast funk. Taste is that floral-funk combo at the front, some Brett/lime tart in the middle, then fades back to the hibiscus. Nice light body and medium-light carbonation.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

750ml corked and caged bottle into Tired Hands stemware. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a 2 finger foamy white head that dissipates quickly. Lacing is spotty and sparse. Beer is a clear, pink ruby red. Decent.

Nose is spices, hibiscus, citrus, Brett and wood. Nicely aromatic, sweet and crisp. A treat

Opens citrus, Brett funk, lime and floral. Coriander and other spicy and floral notes in the middle with a decidedly Brett-y finish and just a hint of citrus fruit. Notes of oak, cobwebs and foam. Finishes clean. Really refreshing and drinkable.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively in the mouth and crisp and refreshing going down. Clean finish with the slightest lingering aftertaste. The perfect session beer.

Just a really solid offering though nothing stands out about this beer. I could have a ton of this before I've had my fill though.

SpeedwayJim, Sep 03, 2014
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Grassroots Arctic Soirée from Grassroots Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.