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Seizoen Bretta - Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

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Ratings: 944
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 7.67%
Wants: 172
Gots: 179 | FT: 27
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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tectactoe

Michigan

4.19/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 17:53:26 | More by tectactoe
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anteater

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7%

02-26-2013 06:10:00 | More by anteater
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champ103

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-26-2013 00:27:01 | More by champ103
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-24-2013 19:18:19 | More by Texasfan549
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jaylib

California

4/5  rDev -7%

02-23-2013 06:29:54 | More by jaylib
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Cali_Vic

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-22-2013 06:55:20 | More by Cali_Vic
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NWer

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-22-2013 00:06:39 | More by NWer
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John11486

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-21-2013 19:43:26 | More by John11486
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jbuddle

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-20-2013 17:50:01 | More by jbuddle
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MarkIntihar

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-19-2013 17:36:19 | More by MarkIntihar
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sukwonee

Washington

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-19-2013 09:22:21 | More by sukwonee
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cavemanlawyer

Oregon

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 ml. bottle with natural beeswax. Poured into a snifter at cellar temp.

Huge thick foamy head. Have to pour very slowly and still get this enormous creamy pillow that gradually dissipates to beer.

Smells of citrus and a bit of wet stone. Inviting and mouth-watering.

Initially quite bitter, with a lot of lemon rind and funky wood. Very unique and striking. Lemon juice and bitter orange come through as it moves over the palate. Still quite bitter and striking with just a bit of banana ester on the finish.

Mouthfeel is a bit harsh. Lots of carbonation combined with the bitterness leads to a very dry finish. Quenching but feels a bit thin with all of the carbonation.

A great "regular" offering from a truly innovative and unique brewery. Would pair well with a meal, particularly seafood. Great value as well.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 01:39:15 | More by cavemanlawyer
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy orange/dirty straw, huge head (bottle gushed a bit), great retention & lace.

S: Barnyard funk, grassy hay, spicy with hints of tropical fruits.

T: The Brett is front and centre, and there's nothing wrong with that. It's like Orval taken to the extreme. Lots of horse-blanket & leather, mango, papaya, light pepper, solid bitterness, alcohol is subtle.

M: A lot of protein here, providing a nice, smooth body. Slight acidity, very crisp & dry finish.

O: Awesome. More Belgian than some Belgians?

I like this a lot.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 00:42:46 | More by Derek
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RaulMondesi

California

3.45/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at my new spot - Tustin Liquor in Santa Ana, CA.

I'll tell you one thing, it's cleaner than a pair of my old woman's panties fresh out of the Kenmore Elite. Flavor? Yeah, a little. Not heavily pronounced, but it's there. Mouthfeel, aroma... Raul ain't impressed like Miranda Kerr in a pushup - just above average.

Peace!

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 05:25:59 | More by RaulMondesi
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beertunes

Washington

4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Bottle # SB27542 with a best by date of 12/17. Pored into chalice. Poured a cloudy and hazy orange-yellow color with 1/4 inch of white head that had OK retention and lacing.

The aroma was very well done example of the typical yeast, grain, and spice you look for in the style, plus the addition of a nice funk. The flavor descriptives are the same, just bolder and more well-defined. A nicely earthy brew.

The body was light, smooth, clean and very dry. Drinkability was excellent, I shared this bottle, and was almost wishing I had kept all for myself (that's OK, I've another in long-term storage). Overall, an excellent beer. Worth seeking out or trading for. I'll just go to the store and grab another bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2013 20:40:01 | More by beertunes
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denimdemon

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-14-2013 03:48:28 | More by denimdemon
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2GOOFY

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-14-2013 02:19:03 | More by 2GOOFY
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Jonada

New Jersey

4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: 750ml bottle. Best by 06/2017. Served in a Dogfish Head signature glass. Bottle was a slight gusher when opened, but everything made it into the glass.

Appearance: Pours a lighter shade of orange. Very hazy. About 4 fingers of a thick off white/cream colored head and left lots of lacing.

Smell: Lemon, peppery spice, bretty funk, earth and hints of tropical fruit.

Taste: Lots of earthy brett yeast, slight bready malt, lemon, pepper, pear and pineapple juices with mild tartness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Carbonation is somewhat high, but there's still a nice softness to the mouthfeel. Finishes dry. Quite refreshing.

Overall: This was a real treat. Lots of brett character. Really refreshing and drinkable as well. One of the best saisons I've had.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 19:13:58 | More by Jonada
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pmoney

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

02-13-2013 16:29:12 | More by pmoney
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doughanson78

Washington

4/5  rDev -7%

02-13-2013 09:06:11 | More by doughanson78
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-12-2013 16:02:41 | More by stereosforgeeks
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

02-11-2013 18:22:38 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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miadw3

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

02-11-2013 08:04:30 | More by miadw3
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scottiethebody

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-08-2013 21:21:39 | More by scottiethebody
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bluedevil23

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-08-2013 20:43:21 | More by bluedevil23
Seizoen Bretta from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
95 out of 100 based on 944 ratings.