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North & Western - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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North & WesternNorth & Western

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88
very good

65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 6.62%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Florida9 on 10-21-2012)
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Reviews by KDawg:
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KDawg

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into a tulip. Pours a hazy dark orange/gold color with a nice foamy head.

Nice aromas, but somewhat muted, of spices, citrus, florals and oranges. Nice depth as well.

Extremely good medium feel that finishes nice and dry. Balanced with very good flavors of spices, citrus and floral notes.

While it wasn't as great in the aromas, it more than made up for it on the feel. A really good saison and very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2012 00:30:03 | More by KDawg
More User Reviews:
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle, with Batch #438/439 printed on the label. A new saison style beer to me from Pipeworks. Expectations are high based on this knowledge.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a nice golden / burnt sienna orange colored body with three fingers of bubbly off-white head. Good head retention with some thick fluffy lacing. Adequate carbonation streaming up from the etching at the bottom of the glass. Looks very nice.

S - The smell of citrus hops hits me as soon as the beer was uncapped. Citrusy, floral, and lightly peppery. Smells very fresh and delicious.

T - The taste is comprised of bready pilsner malt, juicy citrus / floral hops - grapefruit, lemon, oranges, & spicy / earthy / peppery yeast presence.

M - The feel is smooth & creamy. Medium-light bodied with good active carbonation. Very easy drinking.

Overall, a very delicious, solid & inspired example of a traditional saison from the boys at Pipeworks. These guys have impressed me yet again.

Pipeworks North & Western ---4/5.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 03:14:46 | More by mfnmbvp
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Kevinpitts

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-20-2014 20:31:41 | More by Kevinpitts
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jschott75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

07-18-2014 21:49:07 | More by jschott75
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sully11277

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

07-17-2014 20:03:53 | More by sully11277
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Norseman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-16-2014 02:33:59 | More by Norseman
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WiggyKGB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-14-2014 22:18:27 | More by WiggyKGB
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Tom-Peters

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-12-2014 17:25:01 | More by Tom-Peters
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CavemanRamblin

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-10-2014 14:19:28 | More by CavemanRamblin
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-09-2014 00:37:32 | More by ahbithwabm
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-08-2014 04:58:10 | More by vermilcj
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alexm1309

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-06-2014 23:58:32 | More by alexm1309
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brewskis

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-05-2014 00:27:04 | More by brewskis
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-03-2014 13:41:50 | More by Canada_Dan
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krome

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-02-2014 01:53:26 | More by krome
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jgunther71

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-02-2014 01:43:49 | More by jgunther71
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours hazy burnt golden in color with a big finger and a half white head that retains nicely.

Smell has traditional saison aromas forward with notes of black pepper and spice along with a big amount of hops with herbal notes along with pine and a lemon zest.

Taste follows nose with some Belgian spice flavors forward before some crisp lemony citrus hops come in with an herbal piney mild bitterness. Sweetness is moderate and lasts into the the exhale.

Mouthfeel is sticky from the malt and hop oils. Big carbonation helps cut the body.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 03:25:08 | More by Fcolle2
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-29-2014 22:27:57 | More by Cynic-ale
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tjdemon

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-27-2014 02:07:26 | More by tjdemon
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cd34

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-27-2014 03:15:15 | More by cd34
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PHKrames

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-13-2014 19:42:10 | More by PHKrames
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beersdmf17

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-20-2014 03:38:49 | More by beersdmf17
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_YellowBird_

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

In the glass, a slow pour sprouted a giant fluffy white head with a strong desire to stick around. From this fluffy greatness lunged very spicy aromas gleaming of earth and pine, weaved with clove, peppercorn, horse blanket, pear, and lemon. Fighting its way through the head, the beer rejoiced upon reaching my mouth by way of citrus peel and spicy herbal yeast. Mid-palate sees the light of fruity sweetness reminiscent of apple and pear. It fades away in a long dry fashion, letting the spicy yeast esters claim victory.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 06:24:09 | More by _YellowBird_
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-26-2014 23:23:25 | More by JIMTRK16
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wisrarebeer

Wisconsin

4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 46.

A: a bit of yeasty haze, amber, full, incredibly thick and creamy head that lasted
S: saison yeastiness, medium nose
T: floral up front, bitterness finish, definite strong saison yeastiness and esters
M: highly drinkable and thirst quenching

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2013 01:09:32 | More by wisrarebeer
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North & Western from Pipeworks Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.