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Grassroots Sankt Hans Amber Saison - Grassroots Brewing

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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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4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this beer

Note: bottle purchased at Winooski Beverage Warehouse in 2012

Appearance: Hazy, medium amber - the bottle opens with some big carbonation, fades to a medium head, solid cap, leaves some nice streaks of lacing

Smell: Funky and interesting - some nice saison yeast, with some barnyard aromas, clove, pepper, and spice - pale and caramel malts - earth and some dirt, but also very clean - some light fruits, like apple, as well as some lemon - lightly phenolic - some nice tartness

Taste: Tart, funky, tasty - pale and caramel malts, with a touch of amber grains - lightly toasty - really nice yeast component, with a touch of barnyard, clove, lemon, and pepper - some really nice light fruitiness, with both esters (apple) and tart notes (lemon) - finishes tart and dry

Mouthfeel: Somewhere between light and medium - nicely dry, nicely tart, finishes very clean

Overall: More fortunate than Sankt Hans Moleman

This is a lovely saison. I hope it gets brewed again, and sees distribution beyond the Hill Farmstead property line. It's nicely funky and tart, yet also clean. Quite, quite nice.

angrybabboon, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of Goblinmunkey7
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy amber gold. Fluffy, sticky, white head. Drops to a tiny chunk of a cap with big sticky lacing.

Smell: Lightly tart. Carries some nice yeasty funk. A touch bready with some hints of acetic tartness. Some powdery yeast and some vague fruity elements. Slight caramel malt sweetness. A touch of apple. Some pearr and even a touch of mango. Nicely fruity. A bit of leather.

Taste: A bit less tart than the nose. Mild malt backbone adds some caramel malt sweetness as a compliment. Yeast is powdery and light leaving some solid earthy and grassy notes. A bit damp and musty, with a slight toasted and roasted malt element as well. A touch acetic. A vague sort of nuttiness coupled with an almost cocoa nib note. Woody. Herbal and slightly floral as well.

Mouthfeel: Medium moving toward light body. Moderate to high carbonation. Slightly dry.

Overall: Summer, not Gruber.

A nice balance of tart and funky. The darker malt profile gives it a nice touch of sweetness.

Goblinmunkey7, Jan 16, 2014
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Grassroots Sankt Hans Amber Saison from Grassroots Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.