Solaire Reserve - Forest & Main Brewing Company

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Solaire Reserve
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BA SCORE
85
very good

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Forest & Main Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Our 5% saison, Solaire, bottled with several strains of brett.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 01-27-2013)
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Photo of BARFLYB
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of cpetrone84
4.13/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pour is pale golden yellow with a ton of tight white fluffy head. Nose has a good bit of grain up front with a musky bret and then strong citrusy lemon. Taste is very similar, lots of nice grains, a bit of dusty brett but not quite as musky, with a nice lemon kiss and a good bit of farmhouse yeast to it. Moderately carbonated and a dry finish with some prickly action on the back.

Photo of jrfehon33
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle shared by yourefragile. Thanks Michael.

The beer is pale yellow with a half inch of white head. Aromas of hay, brettanomyces, earth, grain, lemon. Herbal flavor with the aforementioned attributes. Light in body and pretty easy drinking. Nothing too exciting here, but a solid beer.

Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of tobelerone
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Sarge3130
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle #19 of 144.

Appearance - A slow gusher. Big head atop a pale hazy body. Lasts a while. Lots of surface wisps.

Smell - Bretty. Lightly fruity. Slight lemony aroma. Lots of pale malt.

Taste - Slight acidity. Very bretty. Earthy and bitter. Pale malt.

Mouthfeel - High carbonation. Medium light and bitter.

Overall - Generic brett saison but it's good.

Photo of DonFrap
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of HevvyMetalHippie
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of JMRSN
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of zekeman17
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of ShanePB
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Beerontwowheels
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of duceswild
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of oline73
3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle 52 of 64. Served in a tasting glass.

The beer pours a cloudy golden yellow company with a half finger of fluffy white carbonation. The smell is light and herbal. This is a very light beer with a strong brett characteristic. There isn't a sour note to be found, but lots of brett. There is a slight bitterness in the finish. There is a lot of fluffy white carbonation with an extremely dry finish. This is a pretty solid offering.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of yourefragile
3.25/5  rDev -14%

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Solaire Reserve from Forest & Main Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.