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Seizoen Bretta - Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

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Ratings: 969
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 7.67%
Wants: 172
Gots: 184 | FT: 26
Brewed by:
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Special Brettanomyces yeast provides added dryness and crisp complexity to the Seizoen Bretta. Bottle conditioned with pear juice for a natural carbonation."

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 06-03-2011)
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Reviews by rdickey:
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New Jersey

4.85/5  rDev +12.8%

Appearance: Pours a hazy orange gold into a tulip. A fine two-finger white head sits on top and hangs around, leaving nice patterns of lacing as I work my way through the glass. Beautiful.

Smell: Complex – it leads with citrus and pepper, along with a little breadiness and honey. There is funk there, but it’s pretty subtle. As it warms up I get some stone fruit notes.

Taste: The citrus, primarily lime, from the Brett continues to lead, but is quickly followed by traditional Belgian pepper and spice notes. Other fruit notes lurk around, and of course there’s a barnyard element. The story for me, though, is the balance. There’s a lot going on here among the citrus and the other fruits, the Belgian pepper and spice and the funk, but it all works together really well. I love Brett and have since I had my first beer with it years ago, but this beer makes me realize that it can be just as enjoyable when it’s laying back in the mix a bit.

Mouthfeel: Very light and clean in the mouth. There’s absolutely no suggestion of the ABV, which is a little higher than many saisons.

Drinkability: See above; although this is definitely one to be savored slowly (not least due to the ABV), it’s very, very drinkable. I think I’m in love.

05-12-2013 13:20:04 | More by rdickey
More User Reviews:
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4.19/5  rDev -2.6%

Pours a shade somewhere between light-gold and deep-straw; musky, cloudy, and almost completely opaque, topped off with a volatile, lively white head that sits for a few minutes before fizzling into nothing. Apple skins and white grapes jut out into my nostrils as I bring the glass closer to my face, accompanied by a mild, underlying tartness. Some partial barnyard and funk aromas hang in the back; corky and musky, but remain somewhat secondary to the sour fruits. Not quite acidic, but sharp enough to tell you that this beer is probably going to be sour.

The taste, surprisingly enough, contains much more funk and much less sour than the aroma was leading me to believe. Some mild apple and pear skins (and possibly some other light fruits) enter with a very mild tartness and a soft sweetness which fades quickly as the Brett flavors get launched from a canon, right to the forefront of the flavor profile. Midway through, the funk hits hard; dirty barnyard, wet wood, old cork, and must. As the Brett flavors run their course, a bitterness starts to crescendo softly in the background and leads right into the aftertaste. Some very light fruity flavors are left on the palate after the beer is gone, also with a slight bitterness and a bit of that ol' funk. Medium-ish body with very lively carbonation leaves a crisp mouth feel and a pretty dry finish.

They take their Brett seriously over at Logsdon - this baby was no joke. Aroma had me thinking it would be mostly tart and a little funky, but it was just the opposite. Certainly not a bad thing, though. The flavors work well together and the funk is controlled pretty well - it just has to be what you're looking for. Can't wait to try the Peche n' Brett.

02-26-2013 17:53:26 | More by tectactoe
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-23-2014 00:04:14 | More by CavemanRamblin
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-18-2014 23:47:47 | More by SkiBum22
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-20-2014 03:42:36 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-28-2014 06:47:48 | More by Ben7773
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-05-2013 01:21:55 | More by dimitrov
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-17-2013 03:55:12 | More by gregmoscetti
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-22-2013 00:06:39 | More by NWer
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-21-2014 16:09:04 | More by freshflesh
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-29-2014 21:12:09 | More by Beerswag
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4.58/5  rDev +6.5%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
A: Gushed all over the counter, Lots of foam that lasted for several minutes. But its a nice cloudy orange color.
S: Like Brett, some minor pear notes, sourness with a bunch of farmhouse zest.
T: Like combining a Saison and a sour into one bottle and shaking them with a drop of pear juice. Quite good.
O: Great, really cool interesting brew.

04-21-2013 02:29:46 | More by codysjb
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

03-23-2013 20:58:53 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

11-08-2013 22:47:28 | More by BrandonDZ
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

10-12-2013 19:15:56 | More by Prospero
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4.45/5  rDev +3.5%

Bottle shared with a friend, poured into two snifters.

A: Murky orange color. Massive foamy/creamy head. Amazing lacing.
S: Sour and peppery notes. Apples, pears, pepper, some funkiness. Tons of brett earthiness.
T: Yeast pepper (spiciness), lemon, pears. Some tartness but very nice, not overpowering. Some bready flavors to balance things out.
M: Carbonation is good, a bit prickly with a nice dry finish.
O: This beer is amazing, reminded me of HF E.

09-03-2012 08:18:26 | More by standardcherry
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

01-06-2014 03:07:09 | More by xdefeatsy
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

05-11-2014 21:27:18 | More by catboy
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4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

Bottle (2012)

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Orange, CA

Hazed, yellow and golden with a moderately sized off-white head that leaves spiderwebs of gorgeous lace all the way down the glass.

Very nice, appropriate, aroma of Brett funk, earth, hay, grass, mild hops, and a bit of pepper.

The flavor is just as nice as the aroma with the Brett playing the largest flavor role, balanced nicely by moderate bitterness, earth, grass, hay, and a bit of spice.

Medium bodied with high carbonation.

A joy to drink. I've had this probably four times now and have loved it each time.

04-27-2012 16:48:08 | More by ehammond1
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-05-2014 13:40:40 | More by doremite
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-09-2014 19:25:36 | More by HoppySeb
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Seizoen Bretta from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
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