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Grassroots Arctic Soirée - Grassroots Brewing

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86
very good

285 Ratings
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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 13
Gots: 59 | FT: 13
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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spoony

Colorado

3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 750 ml bottle (Batch 1, November 2013) into a tulip.

A-A normal pour produces almost two fingers of nearly white head. The retention is short and there is no lacing on the glass. The beer is mostly clear, with just a haze obscuring my view. It is lighter in color and still-looking...it reminds me of apple juice.

S-The aroma is a mixture of tart and perfumed. I get some lime (that comes across as almost lemon-lime), some dry, toasted oakiness, as well as some spice and grass. The hibiscus definitely comes through and provides a bit of its flower scent that registers as almost tropical when combined with the lime.

T-The taste tracks the smell pretty closely. There is a tart citrus, some perfumed floral tastes, and dry oak on the mid-palate and the finish. There is also a nice, peppery spice in there. Funk is very, very light. The whole package is very vinous-tasting.

M-The feel is medium heft for the style with a fine, persistent carbonation that attacks the roof of my mouth.

O-This is a unique beer with refreshing, summertime/springtime flavors and a crisp, mostly dry style. The perfume/hibiscus and lime combo may not be for everyone, and I find it to be a bit much towards the end of my glass, but I have to give credit for being able to taste each of the advertised ingredients so clearly. Glad I tried this, but I don't need to rush out and buy more.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 01:18:37 | More by spoony
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Grassroots Arctic Soirée from Grassroots Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.