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Paradisaea - Forest & Main Brewing Company

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Paradisaea
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.37%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Forest & Main Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Rifugium on 06-26-2014)
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F&M has been cranking out some really good barrel-aged saisons lately, and they've shown quite an improvement since they started.

Poured into a Moeder Seizoen stem glass, a golden-amber color, hazy, with a half-finger of foamy off-white head; nice retention and stratified lacing. Nice aroma, oaky, notes of apple skin and stone fruit, bready malts, spicy/funky yeast. Crisp taste and a bit tangy up front, lots of toasted oak coming through, apple and lemon, herbal hops, grassy funk, toasty bready malts, dry earthy finish. Great balance, medium body, good carbonation. Overall a very good brew, and easily on par with other great names from this brewery like Hermitage and Moeder Seizoen.

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A very refreshing brew that offers a wonderful balance of tart, funk, and oak. An "everyday" type of beer that is a great example of the new wild saison style.

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Paradisaea from Forest & Main Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.