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Mary Of The Gael - Mystic Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mystic Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
21 IBU

(Beer added by: Duhast500 on 04-11-2013)
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Appearance: 1.5 inch head, high carbonation, amber in color, clear

Smell: pine, funk, and Belgian spices--coriander

Taste: pine, funk, and Belgian spices--coriander--light toasted malt and a hop presence especially at the end

Mouthfeel: sweet and funky, light in body, high carbonation, crisp

Overall: Dry and delicious with a definite hop presence..The hops are there, but are never overpowering. Delightfully balanced, I would like to get this one once it first comes out next year.

06-24-2013 13:53:32 | More by tigg924
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Enjoyed this beer on tap at Armsby Abbey in Worcester, MA.

Appearance (4.25/5): Unfiltered and golden yellow with a creamy merengue like head of white foam.

Smell (4/5): Typical saison yeastiness. Beautiful barnyard and lemony, grassy aromas. Touch of wheat and rye like spiciness (don't think the brewer is actually using those ingredients). Citric hops that are quite assertive for a Saison and make this a less traditional interpretation of the style. They aren't overwhelming, though.

Taste (4/5): Follows the nose nicely: black pepper spice, hay, fresh cut grass, orange zest, lemon, and grapefruit. More pronounced hop flavor than a traditional Saison, though the hops don't overwhelm the other flavors that result from the yeast and light malts.

Mouthfeel (4/5): Dry finish that is pleasingly lemon-like. Medium feel. Great medium high carbonation that helps clean the palate on each swig and deliver the assertive grassiness of the beer.

Overall (4/5): This is another solid beer by the guys at Mystic Brewery. It's pretty, and it smells and tastes very good; that being said, it's not that unique from other American interpretations of the Saison style. Therefore, I have to deduct some points. I'd love to have this beer again and see what I think next time, though.

04-24-2014 18:04:28 | More by hagbergl
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Champagne-corked wine bottle served in pint glass. Batch number 001. Cloudy orange in color with intense cabronation and a massive white head. Subtle yeast-fresh aroma.

Flavor is quite delicate, with sour citrus fruit notes and a suggestion of wheaty/graininess. Surprisingly, it works well with the heavy carbonation. And for an American take on farmhouse ale I am very pleased with how gentle the sourness/funkiness is. Not bad at all, though I'm guessing this particular bottle would have been better when it was fresher.

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A: The beer is clear yellowish amber in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a half finger high off white head that died down, leaving a thin head covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of floral hops, honey, spices and yeast are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the honey malt flavors are a bit more prominent and the spices are most noticeable in the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium- bodied on the alate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. A slight amount of dryness is perceptible.
O: This is a very enjoyable American take on a Belgian saison that is very drinkable.

Note: Batch #001

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Mary Of The Gael from Mystic Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.