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Saison - Funkwerks

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

346 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.07%
Wants: 69
Gots: 56 | FT: 3
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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Photo of Jason
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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 pknyc
4/5  rDev -2.2%

pknyc, Today at 12:09 AM
Photo of TATURBO
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

TATURBO, Sunday at 04:49 AM
Photo of cbutova
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fourth time having this beer. Once at Funkwerks and now the third of a four pack.

A- 12oz slim bottle poured to a snifter with a somewhat yeast hazed light golden yellow body. The head is white with a frothy texture and pretty good retention. Lacing is a mix of large sheets and drizzle.

S- Classic Saison yeast spice with a feel somewhere between pepper and coriander paired to fruit a aromas like lemon peel and pear. Slightly juicy stone fruit hint behind the rest but fairly minor.

T- Fruit notes open up a bit as a dryness sets in throughout. Tangerine, semi bitter orange peel, passion fruit and lemon match up to pepper, coriander and a certain herbal feel that could be from yeast or hops.

MF- Medium bodied for the style but finishes almost bone dry. The body has a smooth, creamy consistency even with a high end carbonation. Finishes moderately bitter and that combines with the dryness to linger on the palate.

I was a huge fan of this right off the bat at the taproom. After a few months in the bottle it has seemingly not changed and retains a nice balance of spicy yeast and fruity tones.

cbutova, Friday at 02:56 AM
Photo of CUBeerBuff
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

CUBeerBuff, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of cmzahrt
3.68/5  rDev -10%

cmzahrt, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of GeorgeCarroll
4/5  rDev -2.2%

GeorgeCarroll, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of RyanStelzner
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%

RyanStelzner, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of Beer21
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Beer21, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Evango
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Evango, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of tylerstravis
4/5  rDev -2.2%

tylerstravis, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of mike_dawson
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

mike_dawson, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of Gabriel1334
5/5  rDev +22.2%

Gabriel1334, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of Soto
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Soto, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of mikeg67
4/5  rDev -2.2%

750 ml bottle from Rare Beer” club. Pours hazy golden with long lasting, foamy white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of fruit, spices and yeast. Body is medium and crisp. Funky yeast, spices, apricots and floral hops fill the mouth. Finish is long and spicy. Delicious brew.

mikeg67, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of suckaj
3.56/5  rDev -13%

suckaj, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of wesbourne
3.76/5  rDev -8.1%

wesbourne, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of Syracuse12
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%

Syracuse12, Sep 21, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +0.2%

wethorseblanket, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of delgotit99
4.5/5  rDev +10%

delgotit99, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of mwilbur
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Poured from 750 mL bottle into cervoise.
A: Pours a clear greenish yellow with high carbonation producing a 3+ inch bubbly white head with excellent retention (head settles down to a 1 inch rocky white and stays that way for a while). (4.25)
S: Asian pear, soft minerals, light toast, white pepper, and soft citrus (orange especially, but also tangerine). With warming, a nutty vanilla note emerges. (4.25)
T: Crisp peppery citrus...fresh, light, and yet biting. Orange (more juice than peel), white pepper, and sweet lemon. With warming, vanilla, clove, and almond emerge. Very nice! (4.25)
M: Light, fresh, and crisp feel. Solidly sweet throughout (think orange juice). Pleasant effervescence. (4)
D: A solid saison...nice example of style. A nicely complex, refreshing, and sessionable brew (hard to find all of those in a single beer). Seek it out! (4.5)

mwilbur, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Chvck1, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

FUwolfpacker, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

RebornStussy, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

valkyre65, Sep 04, 2014
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Saison from Funkwerks
91 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.