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Grassroots Brother Soigné - Grassroots Brewing

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98
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462 Ratings
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Ratings: 462
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 6.55%
Wants: 158
Gots: 98 | FT: 18
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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Kinsman

California

4.3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fills the glass with a nice cloudy dark orange body and a big white head. Aroma is heavy on the lime notes at first. Sweeter orange notes give a juicy character to it as well.

The lime and citrus flavors give this beer almost a soda-like quality (think Sprite) in the first sip but the underlying saison adds a whole lot more. With each sip you go from sweet to tart and sour and back. The lime, blood orange, and hibiscus flavors all play a roll here. A spicy and earthy yeast note becomes more noticeable as well and really helps round it all out.

Mouthfeel is crisp and drying. Overall, a tasty twist on one of my favorite styles. It may be a bit heavy on the lime at times, but on a hot summer day I could see this being a great refreshing beverage.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 23:52:27 | More by Kinsman
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s- Some musky, funky notes accompanied by the lime and cracker like malts. Slightly herbal/floral and dense pulp character. More delicate than aggressive on the nose.

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Grassroots Brother Soigné from Grassroots Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 462 ratings.