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Saison - Funkwerks

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

292 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.29%
Wants: 69
Gots: 47 | 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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Oxymoron

Colorado

4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Sampled a bottle purchased from the brewery. Pours a mostly hazy golden color. Some sediment in the bottle. A big fizzy head that id take a bit of time to subside but limited lacing overall.

The nose is complex. A soft malt aroma comes out with a hint of sugary undertones. Some pilsner notes with a hint of wheat. Noticeable fruity complexity. Some rose peddles and tropical fruits. A touch of orange and pears as well. Noticeable yeasty notes that come out more as it warms. Great complexity and hint of a spice, almost similar to coriander.

The taste follows the nose. Nice complexity but very soft on the palate. More of a malty undertone than sugary notes versus the nose. More of a Belgian malty connotation despite the German malts. The yeast comes out more versus the nose as well. A very nice complexity with a touch of pepper and noticeable fruity notes. Pears, apricots, figs and oranges.

The mouthfeel is light. More of a soft feel but a great lingering feel. Some residual sweetness in the finish but good. Carbonation might be a touch low but ok. Overall a very good saison. Tasty for sure.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2010 18:57:17 | More by Oxymoron
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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.

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

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Saison from Funkwerks
91 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.