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Sundown Saison - Round Guys Brewing Company

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Sundown SaisonSundown Saison

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BA SCORE
83
good

23 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Round Guys Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: InspectorBob on 05-11-2014)
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Ratings: 23 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by IronLover:
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev +9.3%

Golden yellow in color with a deep haze. Poured with a short white foam that quickly reduced to a wispy cap. Grainy, bready malt aromas with a nice balance of both sweet banana, tart citrus and bready yeast notes. Light peppery notes are way off in the distance. Medium bodied with thick oily feel up front that is slowly consumed by crisp, tight, spicy carbonation through the middle to the finish. A flash of banana flavor followed by tart citrus flavors up that turn spicy and peppery through the middle to the end. Bready and yeasty flavors underneath through the middle. Finishes crisply and semi-dry with lingering pepper notes and hop bitterness.  Not the typically intense tartness and spiciness that I've experienced with this style....which I really like. The aromas and flavors had a pleasant balance and subleties that made this refreshing and easy to drink.

06-07-2014 01:45:08 | More by IronLover
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

06-21-2014 12:52:27 | More by burgherking
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%

A big thanks to the creator of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, fruits, yeast. Taste is the same, some fruits, malts, a bit of spice, tasty and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

08-09-2014 04:26:09 | More by tone77
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-24-2014 21:49:54 | More by hoppymcgee
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-11-2014 18:20:56 | More by ShanePB
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

I am now fully immersed again in The CANQuest (TM) after several months of purging my backlog of bottles! It is good to be back.

From the CAN: "Farmhouse Saison Ale"; "Looking like a queen in a sailor's dream. With that golden floral hopped complexion, soft and sweet, a medium bodied beauty exalting her perfumy sin. Sundown Saison, a quick dry finish reminds you to best take care; get your own and stop hanging around my back stairs[.]"

The Crack! revealed a brimful craft CAN and I even got a little spritz on my fingers when it happened. I got an inverted Glug started and watched as it filled my glass with beer and foam. Lots of foam, settling into two-plus fingers of rocky, bubbly, bone-white head with low retention, falling in on itself like an abused souffle. Color was a hazy, almost cloudy, Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 - 5). Nose had the characteristically lightly funky, fruity sweetness that goes with the style. I CAN dig it. Mouthfeel was kind of full and effervescent. The taste was a bit more tart than I was expecting, kind of lemony, slightly funky. I really liked the dry, peppery finish. No one is ever going to CANfuse me with a Saison fan, but this was pretty good.

08-18-2014 23:03:51 | More by woodychandler
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jaywes754

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4/5  rDev +9%

06-21-2014 23:56:48 | More by jaywes754
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07-19-2014 03:02:53 | More by BarrelAgedG
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-11-2014 13:06:07 | More by InspectorBob
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Poured into a sam adams custom glass: color is gold, head is off white, medium bubbles in the froth that dissipates quickly.

Smell is a pretty even blend of bready malt and dry yeast off flavors; malt flavor is biscuit and pilsner; yeast off flavors are light phenol and subtle spice.

Taste is more bready malt than most saisons, reminds of a hefe/saison blend; wheat and bicuit are dominate at first then dry out with the yeast bite.

Mouthfeel is sweet at first from the bready malt flavors then dries and bites the tongue a bit.

Overall, a interesting take on the saison with some hefe or wheat bear like malt flavors.

07-27-2014 21:02:11 | More by mvanaskie13
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

06-08-2014 01:33:32 | More by Dchou
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Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -1.1%

12 oz. can poured into a tulip

A- Pale orange with yellow highlights, and hazy. Sturdy white head stands at 1/4". Some lacing.

S- Balance of grain, yeasty spice, and a fruitiness.

T- Yeasty. Sweet, but not snappy. A little fruit. Slight dry spice.

M- Wet and sweet. A little sweet and semi-dry finish.

O- Not as citrusy and snappy as I like my saisons. A bit of a hybrid between Wit and Saison, in my opinion.

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Sundown Saison from Round Guys Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.