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Saison - Funkwerks

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

327 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 327
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.07%
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by Cubatobaco:
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Cubatobaco, Apr 13, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Jason
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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.

Jason, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of Beaver13
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

750ml bottle. Pours a hazy straw gold with a monstrous pillowy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is grains, some banana and clove, a little fruit, bubblegum and yeast with some floral hops.

The flavor is slightly sweet cereal malts, earthy yeasts, spices and pepper and some dry bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with spritzy carbonation.

Overall, a very solid saison.

Beaver13, May 04, 2011
Photo of Dbrulet
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Dbrulet, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of Billolick
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%

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....

Billolick, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

aquazr1, Jun 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

tednkelly, Nov 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

mrw1zard, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of ehammond1
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%

Bottle (2012)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, quirkzoo!

Incredibly cloudy yellow with a huge, tightly-bubbled white head that lasts and lasts and lasts. This leaves ribbons, sheets, spiderwebs, and spots of lace all the way down the glass. Gorgeous.

A complete aroma and very typical of the style: grain and sweet breads, white fruits (green apple and some peach, perhaps), distinct, slightly funky yeast, and some mild pepper. Very nice.

The flavor too is fantastic: the yeast and white fruit flavors are front and center, but a mild funk and earthiness complement everything nicely.

Medium bodied with high carbonation. A joy.

Fantastic.

ehammond1, Aug 06, 2012
Photo of boatshoes
5/5  rDev +22.2%

boatshoes, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Cynic-ale, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

mrbill57, Jun 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

valkyre65, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of jtladner
4/5  rDev -2.2%

jtladner, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

timontheroad, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Zonian1, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

richkrull, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of Auraan
4.61/5  rDev +12.7%

Poured a gorgeous semi-cloudy yellow with two fingers of gorgeous white head and ample bubbles sticking to the side of the glass. Quite beautiful to look at. Scents of apricot, barnyard funk, slight pear, faint sour notes and undertones of bubblegum. A very pleasing aroma, hits all the classic saison notes perfectly. Taste begins with Belgian barnyard funk, slight pear, some faint hints of bubblegum, slight hints of apricot pit, sour wild yeast notes, which are very faint but come through a bit stronger on the finish and become more prominent as the beer warms, some slight straw, very faint peach, slight grassiness and a bit of slight grain on the rather dry finish. A deceptively complex flavor profile that changes as the beer warms, opening up new flavors, but never becoming too much. It retains an easy drinkability and is amazingly refreshing. Mouthfeel is light bodied, with moderate carbonation, aiding the ease with which you can drink this beer. Overall its an excellent saison, one of, if not the best that I have tasted. It hits all the perfect notes and is a complex, refreshing, joyous experience.

Auraan, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

acurtis, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

ltdantheman, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

weonfire, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

JamesStreet, Aug 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

ONovoMexicano, Sep 04, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -1%

mdaschaf, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

MorganSaunders, Mar 18, 2014
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Saison from Funkwerks
91 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.