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Saison Minuit - Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub

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Saison Minuit
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 11
Avg: 3.83
pDev: 15.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: Beerandraiderfan on 06-29-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 11
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3.32/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Brown colored ale, thin light brown ring of head to it, not much lacing. Herbal spiciness and a dallop of roasty smoke to it.

Pepper, cocoa, chocolate. Mild spice from the pepper and 'vintage' hops. Substantial bitterness in a style I was not expecting to find such from. This is actually pretty complex, a saison sipper if you will. Wasn't really my cup of tea though. Didn't have any sourness, the chocolate was underplayed for my tastes. Seemed more like a dressed up brown ale. Would recommend for big saison fans, otherwise, probably not.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draught at Bailey's, served in an imperial pint, Saison Minuit is a dark, cola brown with a tan head leaving foamy lace.

Smell is sweet, tropical fruits. Good, identifiable saison esters, a touch of grape as well, nice.

Taste is really quite complex. It's got some of the quinine like minerality that I look for in a saison, some dry, herbal hops...but then there is a smoked malt character, not dominating, pleasantly integrated even, but surprising. A dusting of chocolate.

Mouthfeel is very dry, moderately carbonated, and medium light bodied.

Drinkability pretty high. This is an interesting, and well executed twist on a classically styled base saison. I'm impressed with their restraint, just a kiss of smoke provides texture without dominance. Worth seeking out.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.3%

Saison Minuit from Cascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.