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Grassroots Arctic Saison - Grassroots Brewing

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91
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484 Ratings
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Ratings: 484
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 14
Gots: 99 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Grassroots Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This ale embodies the spirit of perpetual creative collaboration in conjunction with disciplined brewing endeavor.

We trekked to Alaska and helped craft this rustic Saison, bringing with us the essence and imagination of our Vermont Farmstead family.

Brewed and Bottled by Anchorage Brewing Company, Anchorage, Alaska

(Beer added by: N17shelfside on 07-17-2013)
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14%

07-02-2014 01:22:22 | More by Jmbbabson
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-01-2014 14:58:01 | More by HelpMeBloody
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Ed_Bob

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-01-2014 13:31:58 | More by Ed_Bob
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nleaders

Arizona

4.7/5  rDev +15.5%

07-01-2014 11:48:31 | More by nleaders
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-29-2014 07:24:47 | More by whatname
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xXGirlOnFireXx

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-29-2014 00:25:43 | More by xXGirlOnFireXx
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1BeerToRuleThemAll

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-29-2014 00:18:37 | More by 1BeerToRuleThemAll
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev +5.9%

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a stemmed glass. This is batch #2 - bottled March 2014.

Appearance: Pours a translucent, not-very-hazy amber/gold and leaves a couple fingers of fluffy white head that take a while to fade to some leftover white atop the beer. Carbonation bubbles can be seen floating to the surface.

Smell: Lemon zest, lively hops, slight grassy funk, lime, citrus, hint of crackery malts. Nice, lively, refreshing scent.

Taste: The crackery malts are still here but a little more pronounced, lemon zest, citrus rinds, grassy hops. Huge drinkability with nice, light refreshing flavors. There is just a hint of funk and tartness, but quite mild.

Mouth-feel: Medium to well carbonated with a thin to medium, slightly creamy body. Finishes incredibly smooth.

Overall: Such a refreshing, drinkable beer - for that this is incredibly well done. Nice light hop, malt, and grassy flavors make this one a fantastic summer beer, ironic that it is "Arctic" in the name.

06-28-2014 21:45:38 | More by Resuin
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-28-2014 02:40:40 | More by Zach136
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-28-2014 02:35:08 | More by Keith_R
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-27-2014 16:26:58 | More by sammyg832
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Tschnab

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-25-2014 00:59:35 | More by Tschnab
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sillyhed8

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-24-2014 06:54:22 | More by sillyhed8
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311bulldog

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-23-2014 01:59:03 | More by 311bulldog
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Chris00710

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-20-2014 17:26:26 | More by Chris00710
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rbrefbeerman

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-19-2014 19:13:10 | More by rbrefbeerman
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Get_Lowell

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -14%

06-19-2014 01:36:17 | More by Get_Lowell
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MattGrimley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-18-2014 22:22:09 | More by MattGrimley
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thereal_adam

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-18-2014 02:01:30 | More by thereal_adam
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n2pux

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-16-2014 18:20:05 | More by n2pux
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.1/5  rDev -23.8%

Appearance: Clear light rose color with a decent head; slightly hazy.

Barnyard aroma with some much more inviting fruity aspects. Mild tartness, light funk and mixed fruits dominate the taste.

Feel: Body should be both livelier and a bit fuller.

O: Moderately complex and nicely original.

06-16-2014 13:43:58 | More by chinchill
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johntfox

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-15-2014 17:27:19 | More by johntfox
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JebediahScooter

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-13-2014 18:50:27 | More by JebediahScooter
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Rizzy17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-13-2014 14:04:18 | More by Rizzy17
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Abbbp

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-11-2014 21:23:23 | More by Abbbp
Grassroots Arctic Saison from Grassroots Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 484 ratings.