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Freestyle Series #14 - Oxbow Brewing Company

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Freestyle Series #14
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

10 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 4.15%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oxbow Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ToasterChef on 05-19-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

SourinQns, Jul 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Massbmx, May 19, 2013
Photo of ToasterChef
4.29/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer is described as a blonde saison. It is hopped exclusively with German Hersbrucker. I'm pouring from a 32 oz growlette that was filled Wednesday. Today is Saturday, and it has been refrigerated constantly. I've poured into my Oxbow tulip.

The beer is slightly hazy and blonde. It has a soapy white head that didn't last too long.Swirling brings the head back and leaves good lacing.

The aroma is a good balance of farmhouse yeast and some grassy hops.

The beer has a very grassy flavor as well. It reminds me of warm spring days. It's an excellent beer for this time of year. A slight funk is there from the Brett. This is still a young beer and the Brett isn't very strong. Apparently it will get stronger over time. A review of this beer in a month from now will probably reflect this.

It has a medium body and very good carbonation retention considering this is a growler pour.

I like this beer a lot. It's different from the other Oxbow saisons. The German hops make it something special. I'm interested to see what the Brett does to this beer over time.

ToasterChef, May 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

mikemacisso, Jun 28, 2013
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jtdolla911, Jun 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

TobiasG, Jun 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

jjcote, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of alaimoa
4.66/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

32oz growlette barely 2 days old.
Pours a hazy golden color with inch head
Smells sweet of fruit with grapefruit a standout and grassiness
Tastes quite similar, rustic with grass pine notes and a slight bitter/sour fruit finish that doesn't linger too long. Light/mild body.
Overall: another great one from Oxbow, plain and simple

alaimoa, May 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

yukoncornelius, Jan 14, 2014
Freestyle Series #14 from Oxbow Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.