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Smog City LA Saison - Smog City Brewing

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Smog City LA Saison
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BA SCORE
82
good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smog City Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: snpub540 on 01-28-2012)
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Ratings: 25 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by womencantsail:
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3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Tustin

The pour is a cloudy golden color with a white head. Starts of with lots of citrus peel, especially orange and lemon peel. Some yeast, grass, and bread. Faint spice notes on the finish. The flavor is sweet up front with a hint of tart lemon on the finish. Lemon and orange peel, some hints of grass and straw, light yeast, and a little bit of sugar. Nice bready base to it which gives most of the sweetness.

womencantsail, Aug 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

clean, refreshing saison. cloudy yellow, with notes of hay, cut grass, and hints of belgian yeasts. not overly carbonated, the beer has a medium mouthfeel with a balance between bready malts and hop bitterness. dry on the finish. not a particularly complex, but sessionable to be sure.

dannydetox, Today at 02:03 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at The Sunny Spot in Venice

A: Pours cloudy orange, minmimal head, nice lacing on the glass,

S: Hay and bready malts.

T: Nice and dry, grassy with peppery bite

M: Nice mouthful overall,Crisp and medium bodied, appropriate carbonation,

O: This is exactly what i was hoping for. Dry, peppery, crisp and refreshing. This is the best beer I've had from Smog City yet.

benbazi, Jul 10, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Far Bar in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, spice, and some slightly soapy aroma. Taste is much the same with some citrusy flavors as well. There is a mild spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is a pretty solid American take on the style in my opinion.

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SoCalSuds, Feb 03, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at The Bottle Room.

Poured a very pale straw hue that wasn't completely clear. Topped by a small white head but it did leave some webbed lacing on the way down. Nice stream of carbonation.

Smell was of hay, some bready malt, with a nice spice note mixed in.

Taste was super dry. Grassy with a nice peppery taste that coated the mouth. It was extremely refreshing.

Crisp light mouthfeel that beckons you to take another drink. Very easy to drink. I probably could have put down about 2 more pints in this 80 degree LA January weather.

snpub540, Jan 28, 2012
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Smog City LA Saison from Smog City Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.