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Grassroots Brother Soigné - Grassroots Brewing

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443 Ratings
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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 6.56%
Wants: 156
Gots: 94 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Grassroots Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A tart, refreshing saison brewed with our dear friend Luc Bim Lafontaine, formerly of Dieu du Ciel! Lime, hibiscus and blood orange in a mixed fermentation.

(Beer added by: Kinsman on 05-08-2013)
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KingdomBobcat

Vermont

4.63/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A-opaque orange that creates a thick white head that dissipates to a nice thin foamy ring around the glass. Poured in Hill Farmstead stemware
S-Fruity citrus and malt. Can smell more lime than blood orange. The bottle smells quite yeasty, but that diminishes once it’s poured.
T-Extremely refreshing. Can taste more blood orange than lime. The lime and blood orange give it a great sour aftertaste. I can see how other reviews make a comparison to Sprite, but this doesn’t need any clarification to know that it’s way better.
M-Quite orange-y, but with the tart lime finish. Very drinkable
O-My preference is still Convivial Suarez, but definitely give this a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 19:10:19 | More by KingdomBobcat
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*Best saison that I have ever had. I have not had many though. I tend to grade saisons low, even if they are pretty good just because there always seems to be a watery void in the middle; and they just seem simple. This one does not fit

A- Pours one-finger white cloud head with medium retention down to a large lacing ring with slow legs.

S- Lime zest for the most part, some orange peel. There is some honey that I am getting as well in the nose. Musty, earthy funk background.

T- Nice tart citrus follows a perfectly balanced earthy hay backbone. The citrus sticks around for a long time, and that is what makes this saison stand out from the rest. The very refreshing summertime citrus lingers for minutes. Very impressed with how this beer was crafted!

M- Very smooth, pretty creamy. The carb is in great proportions to let the citrus pop along with the carb.

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Grassroots Brother Soigné from Grassroots Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.