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Saison - Funkwerks

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

364 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 364
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 68
Gots: 59 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

mattmarka1, Jan 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

MacQ32, Jan 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

iatethecloudsfor, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of BeerWizard
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My wife got me this for my birthday and it was much appreciated. Actually split this over turkey dinner on Christmas Eve, and thought it went well with the bird and some of our other fare.

Used kind of a tall, stemmed water glass for this one, like what you see at hotel conferences. It's a go to for me when I do saisons. Bottle has a big black label that just says SAISON on it in green - no messing around there. Pours a dim yellow with massive fluffy head and more cloud the further into the bottle you get.

Aroma is nice and tart, sweet and citrusy, with mineral, bubblegum and tropical fruit. Flavor is tart and sweet, with almost an underlying butteriness to it, and a lightly bitter finish. Mouthfeel is light to medium, light to medium carbonation, and has a bit of an uplifting airiness to it that feels refreshing.

This is what saison is all about. Great offering from Funkwerks.

BeerWizard, Dec 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Bzilla, Dec 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

DRTBrewster, Dec 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

grumblebee, Dec 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

bccrosley, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of mcflypie
4.49/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Cloudy and golden with a nice white head.

S: Sour apples, lemons, and spice. Hints of grass and bread.

T: Tart apple flavors with pepper and citrusy additions.

M: Dry and very clean feeling with little to no lingering after-taste.

O: An excellent crisp and tart saison from a classic local brewery.

mcflypie, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

CrossProduct, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

jaydoc, Nov 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

dhbiker0889, Nov 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

dkw0063, Nov 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

tednkelly, Nov 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

bca115, Oct 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Boomer3791, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of dirtylou
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on-tap at Root Down in Denver

Pale golden body - a bit cloudy, nice white foam. Crisp with a dry a rather dry finish, notes of pear juice, pepper, green apple, a pinch of lemon zest. A nice, traditional, saison that is a very logical perma-draft at the impressive food-haven of Root Down.

dirtylou, Oct 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Sammy, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

cestlavie, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

dwagner003, Oct 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

freemanj, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

westcoastbeerlvr, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of Auraan
4.61/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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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4/5  rDev -2.4%

jtladner, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

peteh2112, Sep 27, 2013
Saison from Funkwerks
92 out of 100 based on 364 ratings.