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Saison - Funkwerks

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

310 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 310
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 69
Gots: 52 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Funkwerks visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Oxymoron on 11-22-2010)
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

750ml brown bottle with no freshness date though there is a suggestion of cellaring this beer for no more than 2 years.

Look: Perfectly clear pale golden color, amazing display of froth and lace

Smell: Asian pear, fresh baked pita bread, dragon fruit, slightly earthy, nutty yeast, herbal, peppery phenols, very aromatic

Taste: Dry malt backbone, smooth, slight juiciness, chalky yeast, grapenuts, spicy, crackers, hay, light pepperiness, very dry finish

So flavorful with out being over the top, truly a well honed Saison that seriously rivals many of the originals from Belgium & France.

09-27-2013 02:49:28 | More by Jason
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +4.4%

08-29-2014 20:30:25 | More by PTEdelman
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.2/5  rDev +2.4%

Appearance: Pours a fairly hazy, pale golden body with a foamy, white head kept good and frothy by the stray streams of effervescence bubbling up from within.

Smell: Lightly sweetish, lightly creamyish notes of pilsner and wheat malt. Fresh, inviting blood orange and sweet lemon along with their fruity pals, grape, 'nana, and pear. Big pinch of coriander and fresh-ground black pepper pulling in a little noted earthiness.

Taste: Honeyish, cereal-sweet maltiness atop the doughy pils and soft wheat. Restrained sweetness. Snappy, sharp herbal notes cut with brightly acidic citrus juices and soon softened with spiced pear, banana and white grape. Soft yet lively finish, with final hints of herbs, fruit and piquant spices.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-high carbonation.

Overall: Plenty of saison goodness to be had here, without the need to resort to spices or unwarranted alcohol levels. If only Philip Seymour Hoffman could have lived long enough to enjoy it. Pity.

08-28-2014 22:10:24 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Elicoleman

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-28-2014 07:04:30 | More by Elicoleman
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-28-2014 02:51:37 | More by SadMachine
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tikk

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-26-2014 04:13:33 | More by tikk
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Tricerahops

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

08-25-2014 23:59:29 | More by Tricerahops
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jplopez21

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-20-2014 20:34:11 | More by jplopez21
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-19-2014 23:47:22 | More by MattXT
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-19-2014 01:07:57 | More by smithj4
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-17-2014 04:59:03 | More by vermilcj
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-10-2014 01:23:17 | More by JamesStreet
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Liveupthere

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-08-2014 02:26:00 | More by Liveupthere
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thereal_adam

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-07-2014 13:16:33 | More by thereal_adam
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PrimeLion

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-07-2014 02:32:44 | More by PrimeLion
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Tayloraphilips

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-06-2014 14:45:13 | More by Tayloraphilips
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40oz2heaven

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-04-2014 00:04:56 | More by 40oz2heaven
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PG2G

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-27-2014 17:19:35 | More by PG2G
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40ontarget

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

07-25-2014 03:07:56 | More by 40ontarget
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TubaDan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-22-2014 02:18:51 | More by TubaDan
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DrJones

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-16-2014 00:40:30 | More by DrJones
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Azeotrope

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

07-14-2014 01:46:20 | More by Azeotrope
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Billolick

New York

4.35/5  rDev +6.1%

Large bottle purchased at the source last week, lovingly transported and allowed to settle and rest in the fridge for several days.

Pours clouded dull orange, under a frothy eggshell marainge head that lasts and lasts. Then leaves gobs of thicker lace all over the glass. Quality look to this one.

Orange, pepper, melon and yeasty goodness on the nose.

More of the same on the palate, with the melon and pepper coming through. Dry finish, with oranges coming to mind.

Seriously delicious, highly complex, I enjoyed and savored every drop.

Please consider distribution to NYC area!

Glad to have been able to visit the brewery/tasting room and glad I was smart enough to bring a few bottles home....

07-11-2014 13:43:40 | More by Billolick
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3/5  rDev -26.8%

07-10-2014 22:08:53 | More by ThatsThatDude
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.4%

07-09-2014 01:31:16 | More by KAF
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Saison from Funkwerks
91 out of 100 based on 310 ratings.