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Grassroots Sankt Hans Amber Saison - Grassroots Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

211 Ratings
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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4
pDev: 7.5%
Wants: 12
Gots: 30 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Grassroots Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-06-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

waddellc2, May 28, 2014
Photo of cbutova
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Notes taken yesterday at Blackback in Waterbury, VT. Still plenty of great beers flowing after the madness of Saturday.

A- Mid amber body poured from taps to a HF tulip snifter. Hazy yeast throughout and a foamy white cap with good retention. Small island and tiny ring with no lace.

S- Brett cherry and band aid, lemony tart citrus, vinous grape and stone fruit in a fruity funky aroma. Herbal tea comes to mind with some Saison yeast aspects.

T- Lemony lactic tartness rides flavors of white grape, apple, stone fruits, lemon and orange zest, cherry pits and cracked grains. Yeasty pepper, slight spicy herbal Saison notes with a bit of funk.

Mf- Dry light end body with silky, fizzy texture. Tartness throughout while carbonation is medium and smooth.

For me a nice light funk and medium tart with an apple and grape fruity vinous feel. Crisp and easy to drink.

cbutova, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

markgugs, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

whitenads, May 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Guzzle_McBrew, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Screper, May 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

LoveStout, May 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

mklisz, May 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

SierraJosh, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

nmann08, May 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

ErrandWolfe, May 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

patrick802, May 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

wolf_switzer, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

dunix, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

RayUF07, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

beergorrilla, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Zaphog, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

djmichaelk, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

drummermattie02, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of GJ40
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sampled from a 750ml bottle dated "07 2013" at cellar temperature. Thanks surge1311!

A - Light amber with a hazy finish and a moderate white head. A steady rise of bubbles gives it a liveliness. Nice lacing.

S - Lemon, bubble gum, wheat and grass.

T - Tart with a firm but restrained lemon flavor. Various other fruits and some nice funk too.

M - On the lighter side but it works. A nice low carbonation.

O - A very refreshing and flavorful beer. Glad I tried it.

GJ40, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of Seanniek91
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served from a 750ml bottle into a Hill Farmstead stemmed tulip. High expectations. Slightly under cellar temps.

Appearance- Clear amber with two finger head that left nice lacing. Surprised how clear it is. Figured it would be cloudier.

Smell- A very rustic spicy, tart, funk that reminds me of Arthur mixed with a young lambic. Some mild earthy characteristics, woody notes, real funky yeast, lemons and limes, and maybe some pears.

Taste- Oaky funk up front that goes into a tart lemony/apple flavor. Earthy and floral. Similar to Arthur and Convivial but a little roast and very mild hop bitterness. Not too much going on, but what is there, is real solid.

Mouthfeel- Very, very light. This is more or less what the beer lacks. Body isn't really there. Good carbonation, but needs more viscosity to balance it out. The tartness is nice and mildly puckering.

Overall- A nice tart amber saison with nice flavors going on, but lacking in body. Tarter than expected, but that's always nice.

Seanniek91, Feb 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Bilco, Feb 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Sammy, Feb 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

xnicknj, Jan 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

DRBiser, Jan 19, 2014
Grassroots Sankt Hans Amber Saison from Grassroots Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.