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Oak Aged Bretta - Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

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Reviews: 56
Hads: 402
Avg: 4.26
pDev: 19.48%
Wants: 149
Gots: 100 | FT: 21
Brewed by:
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bgramer on 09-28-2012

Our organic Oak Aged Bretta is made with our Seizoen Bretta that is aged for a period of time to develop the wood aged character in the beer. Oak Tannins, vanilla notes and subtle smoky spiciness soften and mellow this beer over time.

The aged unfiltered beer is refermented and carbonated in the bottle with select yeast strains to provide added dryness and complexity, then sealed with beeswax for additional aging. Store bottles upright in a cool dark place and enjoy for many years in a proper glass.

Best by: 09/2017
Enjoy served at 48-54 degrees F
Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth
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Photo of Goblinmunkey7
4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Huge thanks to JayORear for the bottle. Split with angrybabboon.

Appearance: Hazed amber gold. Head is creamy, dense, and off-white. Sticky, clumpy lacing with great retention. Moderate to high carbonation.

Smell: Powdery yeast with a soft clove and touch of banana. Slight bretty tartness on the backside. Light bready malts. Some backing sweetness with some melon. Oak adds a nice woody layer to the back. Some apple. Touches of tropical fruit, mango mostly. Some peach. Some alcohol and a minor push of vanilla and a ton of oak.

Taste: Oak and spice. Soft yeast with a big ripe banana. Pear, peach, mango, and some apple. Loaded with fresh oak and some vanilla. Fruity tannins. Light pale sweet malts. Nice biscuit/bready component. Barnyard funk with some musty grass and hay. Slight tart edge. Loaded with Brett funk, smoothed out by the barrel. Raw honey. Some lactic tartness as well. Deep yeast complexity. Warming let's the tart edge jump up and smooths out some of the esters.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light body with a moderate and lively carbonation. Juicy initial sip with a lingering dry finish. A bit juicy overall.

Overall: The bunghole is no longer inviolate.

Seizoen Beretta is good, this is stupid good. The oak makes it a bit more complex, and that's a scary thought. More of this would never be a bad thing.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.59/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

8.0% ABV confirmed. 1 pint 9.4 fl oz brown glass bottle with nice straightforward label art and beeswaxed-over unbranded pressure cap acquired at a local SoCal bottle shop and served into a Mitchells of Lancaster flared stem-tulip in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Expectations are sky high given both the brewery and this beer's current ratings. Best by: 04/2018. Bottle #OAB 3052.

Served cold and allowed to warm over the course of consumption.

GUSHER! All over my desk (thank god it's a shit one from Target). Heavy overcarbonation is now anticipated.

A: Pours a three finger wide head of beige colour. Nice thickness. No real creaminess to speak of. Good (~8-9+ minute) retention. Fluffy. Not real frothy though. Soft complexion.

Body colour is a murky glowing pale copper. Not real vibrant. Floating yeast chunks are plainly visible. Translucent but nontransparent. Overall, it looks pretty good for the style, but it's not unique or special.

Sm: Oak. Clean pale malts. Brettanomyces yeast. Biscuity yeast. Floral hops complement the grassy build. Honey. Flowers. Not getting the white pepper notes or subtle spicing I find in the best beers in the style. Soft and inviting. More generic wood than evocative oak, but it's welcome and nicely integrated. Pear, lemon, appleskin. Lightly bready, but it doesn't have the overly done doughy character of an off Fantome, for example. I like the subtle lightly dry fruity notes. Sweet and nectary. Getting better as it warms. A subtle aroma of mild to moderate strength. Fresh and alive.

T: Nectary and sweet, with subtle fruits abound including apple, pear, and lemon. Some lemongrass fills out the body nicely alongside straw, barley, pale malts, pilsner malts, and maybe some munich malts. Honey. It's got the raw feel of a young saison; time might refine the flavour profile. Light breadiness. Clove/clove honey Complementary floral hop notes. Touches of brettanomyces, but it's actually on the less funky side for saisons. Any oak is largely backgrounded; I do wish it were more prominent. Not getting any white pepper or milky notes. There is a light spiciness, but it's nowhere near the depth and complexity that you'd find in Fantome or Dupont's offerings. Some biscuity yeast. Certainly towards the sweeter end of the sweet/bitter spectrum. Flavour intensity and depth are above average for the style. Flavour duration is about average for good offerings of the style. It's not as complex or subtle as great saisons, but for an American offering it's impressive. I quite like it. Well balanced. No alcohol comes through.

Clove honey is dominant.

Mf: Soft, smooth, and wet. Nectary and sticky. Overcarbonated. Good even presence on the palate. Consistent. Not hot, boozy, or oily. Good thickness. Not overbearing. Refreshing. Very approachable. Complements the flavour profile nicely, but doesn't feel custom-tailored to it.

Dr: Drinkable and enjoyable. Refreshing. Hides its ABV well. Another good offering from Logsdon, but I did hope for it to be great given current ratings. I wouldn't get it again with the availability of superior saisons in the same price range, but it's definitely worth trying once. The oak aging isn't very prominent, which is a drawback; I'm very suspicious of the description on the label: "aged for a period of time." You wouldn't phrase it that way if the period of time wasn't short; breweries usually play up the duration of aging as a selling point.


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Photo of facesnorth
3.77/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Just OK I am sad to say. I was expecting more out of this one, and this brewery in general. I don't know, maybe I was expecting them to be the Hill Farmstead of Oregon. But I have now had about 4 or 5 of their beers (NOT the Peche n Brette, yet), and everything is just lackluster, just OK... I would put them on par with Jolly Pumpkin, maybe not quite even at that level. But like several levels below HF, not even belonging in the same conversation - that's for sure. A different currency like we are talking about shillings vs yen here. Anyway I still respect them and definitely still want to try the Peche n Brett. But I prob wouldn't shell out the $19 or $20 it cost me for this Oak Aged. It wasn't all that much better than the other bottles I had....

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Photo of barleywinefiend
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured a hazey straw color with great carbonation presenting a nice fluffy white cap, good bubbles as it should.

S: Since I was sniffing this at Logsdon's I'm probably getting alot more complimentary notes on the nose. Hay/straw some light fruits, funkiness(horseblanket) and touch of wood and light pepperness even

T: Initial sordove hay meets green apples and pears. A little funkiness rolls out as well. Some underlying vanilla, light toast and pepper and wood apear. The finish is nice, full flavored with lingering fruits and funk

M: Light-medium bodied with moderately high and good carbonation for the style, somewhat effervescent per se.

O: Nicely done!

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Photo of ehammond1
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2012)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, libbey!

(Aged for 1 year)

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. Small amount of oak.

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, mild oak, and a little spice.

Medium bodied with high carbonation.

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

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Photo of kawilliams81
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 750 ml bottle into teku.

Pours a hazy copper with a 2 finger off white head. Big lacing.

Huge lemon peel, spices, caramel, Brett.

Honey, biscuit, lemon peel, slight sourness, funk, spices

Very nice beer, oak seems to mellow out the feel and flavor. Adds a depth to bretta to go along with lemon peel and spices.

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Photo of zeledonia
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Shocked to see this in a store at the Portland airport while passing through. Enjoyed 28 June 2013.

Pours a fully clouded medium yellowish-orange amber. Two big fingers of whitish head, great retention and lacing. Fabulous.

Smell mixes all the elements I want from a saison. Earthy, floral, citrusy, spicy. The brett comes through powerful and musty, followed by light flower petals, with a citrusy burst in the background. Delightful.

Taste is solid saison with a twist. It's earthy and funky. But the dominant character is a deep citrusy, kinda grapefruity blast, acidic and a touch sour. It's hard to describe, as it's deep and vibrant, not sharp, but feels more like grapefruit rind than anything else. Nice, but I want better balance between these elements.

Feel is medium-bodied, with fluffy carbonation, expansive and mouth-filling. Lasting.

Definitely upper-level, but for me, not in the same realm as, say, Boulevard's Saison Brett (which is my benchmark brett saison). Good funk, but the citrus/acid/sour component brings it down.

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Photo of mendvicdog
3.57/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Blind BIF Beer #4

We had a good idea that this was a Logsdon due to the bees wax. I have had the Oak Aged Bretta, Seizoen, and Seizoen Bretta recently, so I was determined to get this one right.

Huge frothy head. Familiar saison smell.

Nice golden red appearance.

Weak slightly old smell.

Smooth good initial taste but aftertaste is stalebreadish poor. This has a very slight oak taste, which I remembered from the Oak Aged Bretta, so that was my guess.

Reveal: Correct! (Thoughts: good I got one right, now I can stop thinking so hard).

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Photo of Rosanne
3.46/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

very low sweet aroma, mid carbonation, spicy, fruit, light, a lot of flavor, sweet linger

Shared a taster on-tap as past of a flight at the brewery; Logsdon Farmhouse Ales, Hood River, USA. As part of a six-week West Coast beer tour. I rate to taste, not to style. See my blog for more details: carbeers.wordpress.com
Logsdon Farmhouse Ales, Hood River, USA

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Photo of Rutager
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle # OAB 2013

Appearance. Pours a hazy copper-gold topped with two fingers of cream coloured head.

Smell. Nice funky brett, honey and sweet light malts, some citrus fruits and fresh oak, and maybe a bit of melon.

Taste. Tons of toasted oak, funky brett and orchard fruits, citrus fruit flesh, light peppery spice, low level of sourness, and a bit of sweet and smooth light malt. Very nice.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, medium+ carbonation.

Overall. Great stuff.

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Photo of mdaschaf
4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at The Sixgill and Urban Family.

A: A hazy orange with a slight golden hue. A nice off-white tan head on top, rather foamy with great retention and sticky lacing.

S: Lots of brett on the aroma, slightly funky and barnyardy. There is a good bit of oak coming through and a little bit of butter. There is some fruit as well, a bit of lemon and orange as well.

T: A bit nicer than the aroma, fruit flavors shine a bit stronger - some lemon, orange, and stone fruit. Lots of oak with a bit of vanilla and a slightly chalky flavor as well. A little bit of brett funk as well.

M: Medium bodied, rather smooth with a creaminess to it. A little dry and chalky though.

O: Very nice, a little oaky and dry. After having the un-oaked version, I find myself liking that one more as the fruit was a bit more forward, but this was still very good.

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Photo of DovaliHops
4.32/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This one is a gusher. Pours a murky/hazy orange color with a large white head with a hint of orange. Scent is funky brett up front. Some grass and must. A good amount of citrus with some peppery spiciness. Tart green apples and just a tad bit of smoke. Some floral and oak notes as well. The nose really has a lot going on here. Taste is initially floral, but just a tad....which is good. Tart, brett-like flavors up front with a good amount of spicy yeast backbone. Some lovely oak and vanilla with just a hint of butter. Thought this one would be a little more sour, but it may develop more in the bottle. Finishes crisp with more pepper and lemon. Mouthfeel is dry and medium bodied. Drinkability is very high. Overall, this is a spectacular brew. Very drinkable and extremely tasty. Logsdon has done some great things so far.

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Photo of impending
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml into a tulip. Pours a fully hazed dull orange butterscotch, egg cream colored head retains nicely, sheet lacing.

The aroma is a delight, tremendous complexity. Hints of sweaty dirt, tartness, bright clean citrus. reluctant to taint it with a sip

south pacific tropical fruits
sharp dry twang, pepper and spices
never more sour than tart
initial sips result in incessant lip smacking
a delicious moment in the evolution of the brett
not yet wild
Lively slightly less than medium mildly astringent mouthfeel

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Photo of FondueVoodoo
4.51/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A solid copper orange with active streams of carbonation. Topped with a thick and pillowy pale beige head, the head holds up well against the glass and valleys towards the centre. Retention is strong and holds up a concentrated and compact layer of variable foam.

S: Smells of the bretta yeast, with tart fruit - lemons, sour orange & sour plum along with subtle wet wood. All bundled up in a smooth creamy profile, presumably from the oak, offering a creamy smoothness. Tangy and creamy.

T: Forward bretta yeast with sour and pithy lemons, but tempered with a smooth creamy vanilla and soft pepper. Solid mineral flavours that support the bretta and contrast the creamy oaky-ness. Finishes chalky and dry similar to a champagne.
Complimentary & contrasting flavours - all working together harmoniously.

M: Subtle buzz of carbonation up front leading to a tango of creamy chewy-ness and dry chalky-ness. After taste holds and coats the palette with both smooth vanilla creaminess and mineral chalk.

O: Lots of complimentary and contrasting aspects in the smell, taste and mouth feel. It's refreshing and approachable, while still offering complex aspects, reminiscent of a good champagne. A strong beer at 8% the alcohol is not noticeable in the smell or taste. Simple, delicious and approachable.

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Photo of magictacosinus
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap at Trappist Provisions into a 6oz wine glass. Review is from my notes. I was a fan of Soizoen, so I was excited to try this, especially on tap.

Pours a deep, very cloudy red-amber color complete with a frothy, creamy white head. Carbonation in this thing is massive, often coating the sides with strings of bubbles. There's a ton of lacing that sticks around, as well as a viscous character that makes the whole thing look juicy as if it were some pulp focused fruit beverage. Totally rustic and wholly presentable.

The aroma is less sour than I expected, especially in light of the oak focused flavor here. Juicy, plump fruitiness immediately meets my nostrils, ranging from dried cider, earthy apples, apricots, oranges, tamarind, as well as an undeniably huge grassy flavor, one which I would liken to fresh seasonal grass as soon as Spring rolls around. The Brett is ever present, but it's subtle enough, to the point of accentuating the crisp, vibrant sensations from the earthy grains and grassy hops and making everything seem more lively. Then, the oak comes into play and adds an extra robustness to the flavors that slightly sours everything, but also adds a woody, slightly sweet feel that adds to the fruity character of the beer.

This is absolutely delicious, and right from the first sip I knew this was going to be a great journey from the beginning to the end. From the beginning, you're immediately pelted with slightly sour, slightly candied apple/cider flavors, combined with a grassy bouquet and spices such as tamarind and cardamom. There's a dried, leafy sensation at the back that slowly builds up, but it's really the overarching flavor from the oak and wild yeast strains that making their magic here. Super thickened, hearty, but not heavy at all, with a woody finish that lasts for a long while with tannins that finish slightly sour, but overall crisp and even a little buttery. I'd say the butterscotch like malts are doing a terrific job here, and melds quite well with the wood. It does feel a little heavy on the wood as it warms up, but the Brett and fruity notes are tasty enough to make this an easy yet satisfying drinking experience. Thick as all hell - the carbonation is in full perfection here.

Yet another excellent beer from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales - the wood adds extra charm and character to their already great saison base beer. These guys are making these beers the right way, and indeed, probably one of the few in the country who know how to meld oak with Brett in a saison so flawlessly. Fruity, full bodied, crisp, but undeniably complex. I loved this!

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Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: 3/4" beige head over orange amber liquid.

S: Oak, flowers, orange and cinnamon.

T: Oak, honey, orange, cinnamon, apples, grass.

M: Smooth medium viscosity and carbonation.

Overall I expected more brett taste, but this is a very tasty beer nonetheless.

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Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Gusher on opening, the beer is topped by 1-2 inches of off white foamy head that laces, a murky light brown/coppery amber body with minimal sediment, but distinct white flocs that settle along the bottom. The nose is citrusy, wildly funky, with some oaky vanilla. The taste has less acidic citrus notes, some heavier, orange juice concentrate-like sweetness, slightly bready maltiness, lingering citrus and slightly tannic bitterness. The mouthfeel is a medium bodied, malty and semi-sweet, funky, with some oak, has airy carbonation, and some oak. Tasty beer, but not significantly better than the regular.

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Photo of claspada
4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a murky effervescent orange color with a big egg shell white foam head that settles to a thick whispy cap, leaving splotchy lacing on the glass.

Aromas begin with a substantial amount of lighter fruits like green apple and grape skin and then some solid but not overbearing oak presence. Next I get the yeast induced aromas of earth and light spice along with a clean light crackery, pilsner malt base. The Bretty must and funk emerges more and more as it warms.

The tastes follow the nose with light crackery breadiness and then some earthy, slightly musty and funky yeast flavors. The pilsnery and light crackery malt base is there all along, as it the oak. Some phenolic spiciness with a light non-discript fruitiness. The oak and rustic funk emerges more as it warms as well.

The mouthfeel is medium boided with medium carbonation. Finish is lighly dry and oaky but mainly clean for the most part with balanced earthiness and yeast induced Saison doughy quality.

Overall this is by far the best Saison I have ever had. It is extremely drinkable, almost to a dangerous degree given this is 8% ABV which is crazy and completely undetectable. The oak really works well with the Brett Yeast and light Saison malt bill. Logsdon is really killing this style and I look forward to sampling more of their offerings down the road.

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Photo of AlexFields
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opened at TN whales tasting 3/16/2013. Thanks to UncleJedi for bringing this and the other Logsdon beers.

Body is very yellow with a hint of orange, pretty hazy, moderate sized head.

Smells of brett, sweet oak, farmhouse yeast, not really tart or bretty but very nice.

Taste is sweeter than I expected after having the regular Bretta. Lots of sweet oaky vanilla, yeasty banana fruitiness, some brett but really not brett forward.

Good mouthfeel, good carb, pretty thick full body for a saison.

Not what I expected exactly but really nice.


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Photo of draheim
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750mL (bottle #OAB 72, best by 09/2017) into a Hennepin glass. Pours a hazy glowing orange w/ a big white fluffy head that leaves behind patches of lace. Good vigorous carbonation.

Aroma is grassy and funky, not quite tart. Pungent, slightly vinous.

Taste is dry, funky, tropical, spicy. Fresh oranges, wet hay, Brett yeast. Apple and pear juice. Oak is there too, in the background, but I don't know that I'd be able to identify it if I didn't already know.

Mouthfeel is balanced, lively, crisp with a dry woody finish.

Overall yet another rock-solid saison/farmhouse ale from Logsdon.

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Photo of HopHead84
4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25


750ml bottle into Lost Abbey stemware. Thanks!

A: Another Logsdon gusher. I had my glass ready and didn't lose a drop. Dark orange with a monstrous beige sea foam head that linger for five minutes, receding in craters and caverns and leaving tons of soapy lacing clinging to the glass.

S: Spicy pepper and floral characteristics with oak and a little vanilla. Malt is redolent of biscuit, bread, and grains. Notes of leather and earth pervade the senses. I get a lot of fruit: apple, pear, and lemon.

T: Firm oak presence with spicy floral and pepper-like notes. There's a good amount of fruit, bringing to mind honeydew melon, apricot, pear, lemon, and apple. The malt base is biscuity and lightly bready. The finish is fruity, spicy, leathery, earthy, and dry with a not insubstantial oak presence.

M: High carbonation and medium in body. The mouthfeel is dry and sticky.

Overall: A nice variation on Seizoen Bretta, though a little heavy on the oak. Recommended.

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Photo of popery
4.17/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours orange-gold and very cloudy. Head is white and fluffy. A thick blanket of tiny bubbles. Very nice looking beer. The aroma has nice brett funk, tart oranges and lemons, earthy yeast, a good dose of vanilla, buttery oak, some booze, and a fresh grain note. The taste starts out with a nice pale malt flavor and quickly dries out with earthy funk, lemon tartness and a boozy vanilla note. The oak aging notes comes through a bit more than I'd like. There's a mildly harsh boozy-oak-vanilla-butter note. Little bit of tannic bitterness in the finish. Creamy, full mouthfeel. Quite good. I'm not a big fan of what the oak adds to this beer, but the base beer is so good that I'm still enjoying it thoroughly. Also, the aging seems to help on its own. Perhaps, a different wood choice would be better. Regardless, I'm still very impressed by Logsdon, and it remains one of my favorite new breweries.

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Photo of Sarlacc83
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle from the brewery. Hell of a gusher.

A: Golden color with a hint of orange. Fluffy white head receding. Sits and settles.

N: Very bretty. Ample horse blanket. Oak is definitely present, as is some acetone. Smells of a musty attic with biscuits baking. Some citrus flavors. Glue, but not in a bad way.

T: Straw, horse blanket, lemon juice, and a lovely sourness. This is very earthy, and there is plenty of pepper and oak. I love the citrus element for the tartness.

M: Quite heavy for a saison. Blame it on the oak, I’m guessing.

O: I really like this, but it’s really, really heavy on the brett. Beware if you’re not interested in the farmhouse experience.

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Photo of cfrances33
4.88/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle poured into a Hill Farmstead stem.

Pour: A deep, bright orange, with a super fluffy and sticky two finger white head. Leaves quite a bit of lacing, and the head hung around for a decent amount of time. Some carbonation sticks to the glass.

Smell: Really nice burst of tropical fruits up front. Some lemon and mango. A nice brett funk comes in, along with hints of oaky vanilla. Some white pepper.

Taste: Wow. Takes the nose up a notch, with a distinct mango note throughout. Some lemon pith provides a clean tartness. A bretty funk and some white pepper. Great barrel character, and the finish mixes the mangos and an oaky vanilla.

Mouthfeel: Pretty juicy, yet juggles the tropical fruits of the taste with a very nice dryness on the finish. Exceptionally drinkable.

Overall: This was fantastic. As good or better than the Juicy enjoyed before this, and nearly as good as Flora b4. Well done Logsdon.

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Photo of dirtylou
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle, split

OAB #93

appearance: classic logsdon labeling, lightly waxed, served in delirium chalice - bright, cloudy orange body, thick creamy white head with sticky laced retention

smell: vibrant brett yeast profile, raw oak barrel, spice, some tart fruit

taste: a lovely variation of a great beer - fortunate enough to walk into a few bottles. Much like the base beer, the brett is front and center. Oak and vanilla round this out very nicely but the funky and sour components keep this a pretty interesting experience until the end

mouthfeel: dry finish, creamy decadent mouthfeel, strong carbonation

overall: great stuff

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Oak Aged Bretta from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
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