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Grassroots Convivial Suaréz - Grassroots Brewing

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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 7.6%
Wants: 90
Gots: 46 | FT: 6
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 01-21-2013)
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Reviews by jjdc:
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District of Columbia

4.7/5  rDev +8.3%

This saison has a beautiful blush courtesy of the hibiscus. The nose is lemony citrus with a hint of floral notes, not too far from a wild ale. This is light and delicate, like a spring breeze. Lemon predominates, giving convivial a fizzy pucker. Again, this beer is almost more akin to a wild ale than a saison. Some mineral notes at the end add a nice dryness. This is a superb saison, perfect to usher in spring.

03-22-2014 23:54:28 | More by jjdc
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-14-2014 20:45:41 | More by SkiBum22
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

04-07-2013 14:06:58 | More by joel66
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-20-2013 00:46:10 | More by warnerry
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-22-2013 14:59:03 | More by Prospero
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4.49/5  rDev +3.5%

A: Hazy golden beer with a touch of red accent. A nice small white head.
S: Smells of hibiscus. Very floral, peppery and citrus (orange/lemon) followed by the classic earthy saison yeast. Lots of citrus actually, smells a bit lactic.
T: Sweet malts and hibiscus tea flavors at first. Has a bit of lemon acidity that blends well with the sweetness. Has a sweet, almost honey-like flavor blended with some fruitiness that is imparted by the hibiscus. Bright floral flavors follow until it ends with a dry and crisp lemony tartness.
M: Light bodied with low carbonation. Very drinkable.
O: This is another excellent saison from HF/Grassroots. Very nice beer, hope they make it again soon.

05-16-2013 07:19:18 | More by standardcherry
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

08-12-2013 01:21:14 | More by Janeinma
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4.58/5  rDev +5.5%

Bottle (2013)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, baconsausage!

Glowing golden and orange. Persistent but not a huge near-white head of moderately-sized bubbles. A sticky saison. Slight haziness, especially on the later pours. All in all, this is quite pretty and very appropriate for the style.

Fantastic aroma. Huge amounts of white fruit and citrus components in the aroma: lemon and lime, mild orange, and good amounts of pear, and a little bit of sour apple. Mild funk, earth, and just a bit of a dried grass character, but the lemon and lime component with the citrus element is the highlight of this beer's aroma. It reminds me quite a bit of a Fantome offerings and many Crooked Stave examples, which are both very good things in my book.

The flavor is just as good as the aroma. Wonderful balance of citrus and white fruit flavors with an interesting, earthy, grassy yeast, and just a tiny bit of malt. Just a bit of biscuit. Complete, incredibly flavors.

Medium bodied with moderate to near-high carbonation.

Fantastic. I've enjoyed this more and more each time I've tried it. If anyone wants to send me more, feel free to contact me lol.

09-13-2013 03:33:14 | More by ehammond1
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-04-2013 16:19:58 | More by stereosforgeeks
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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New York

4.51/5  rDev +3.9%

Thanks to Kyle for picking this up for me. 750ml bottle into Hill Farmstead stemware. Shared with schen9303.

Gentle pours yields a frothy, 2.5 finger white head with good retention. Beer is a clear goldenrod. Lacing is patchy but sparse with moderate stick. Real nice.

Nose is lemon, clove, cane sugar and other floral notes (that I'm guessing is hibiscus). Real aromatic. Very sweet, tart and appetizing.

Opens clove, coriander and other floral notes. Some lemon zest bitterness and citrus in the middle with a puckering tart lemon dryness at the finish. Funky wood and grassy notes throughout. Finishes foamy with a dry, tart aftertaste. So refreshing.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively in the mouth and goes down puckering and dry. Finishes dry with a sticky, saliva-sucking aftertaste. Excellent.

This is as Hill Farmstead-y is a Saison gets. Balanced, aromatic nose with refreshing yet complex palate and an out-of-this-world drinkable feel. A really impressive beer indeed!

08-18-2013 01:19:41 | More by SpeedwayJim
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.36/5  rDev +0.5%

pours a peachy orange, thick white head with great retention. light lacing.

light oak, sharp lemon, spice

a great blend of oak and lemon with a light floral spice character. pops with flavor, yet is subtle enough to never be overpowering.

very carbonated. a tad bit too much and thats really being picky.

overall, stupid good. i loved every sip, never boring. beautiful looking. looked even hotter in the HF stem i used.

05-26-2013 00:16:58 | More by hooliganlife
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Grassroots Convivial Suaréz from Grassroots Brewing
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