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Apiary - Kane Brewing Company

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
86
very good

94 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hessian257 on 09-24-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

nrs207, Sunday at 06:46 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

spycow, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of brentk56
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Its got a Belgian look, with a billowy head that caps the goldenstraw liquid; great stickage and the lacing clings to the glass

Smell: Cracker malt with oat and rye tones; the honey adds a soft hue

Taste: Cracker and grain (definitely pick up the rye, with the oat and spelt (?) a little tougher to discern); the honey adds a slight bit of sweetness that lingers but, in the middle, there is a strong peppery/herbal character that builds; a bit pithy, as well, in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: There is a lot to like in this beer and I enjoyed it more and more as it warmed but there is a harshness to the finish, as well, that dampens my enthusiasm for the total product

Thanks, SMason, for the opportunity

brentk56, Sep 20, 2014
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stevec32, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy, straw-colored with plenty of head. Very nice retention and lace formation. Aroma has many facets, with hops, yeast, and fruity esters all contributing. Floral and citric qualities. Some chalky, yeasty phenols, but they are over-prevalent as in some light Belgian ales. Apple and pear notes.

Predominantly dry flavor profile with some minor spice contributions. Some coriander and maybe grains of paradise. Dry, bitter finish. While this is a fairly strong saison, the alcohol is well-masked. There's more complexity than the usual light cracker grain profile, and checking Kane's Website, this is confirmed as oats and rye are used. The texture is very good for a well-carbonated Belgian, not quite silky but quite soft.

Kane's Apiary is a very nice saison that doesn't stick to a strict, cookie-cutter formula. I've yet to have a mediocre beer from this great Jersey brewery.

gr0g, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

TaborTime, Apr 17, 2014
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Apiary from Kane Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.