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Rose - Night Shift Brewing

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 13
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Saison brewed with rosemary, rose hips and pink peppercorns.

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-08-2012)
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Reviews by scottfrie:
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scottfrie

California

2.9/5  rDev -21.2%

750ml bottle into tulip. Batch #11, bottled 10/17/13. Thanks again AutumnBeerLove!

A: Pours a lightly hazy dark iced-tea color with a couple fingers of off-white head that slowly faded into a lasting collar. Wispy of clinging lace were left down the glass.
S: Peppercorns and rosehips are strongly noticeable on the nose, but the rosemary is in there as well. I get a mild sweetness, which I assume is the honey. There’s something in there that reminds me of balsamic vinegar – probably the rosehips. However, the combined ingredients smell a bit plasticy and rough.
T: Not as rough as the nose, but the rosehips do add that strange vinegary-floral taste. The pink pepper corns and a nice peppery layer of spice, and the rosemary comes through with hints of its characteristic flavor in the finish. The aftertaste has a blast of tart vinegar and rough acetone, as well as a lingering spiciness.
M: Medium body, slick and greasy mouthfeel with a harsh acetonic finish. Carbonation is fairly smooth but kicks up in the finish and really tingles my tongue.
O: My least favorite from the five or so beers I’ve had from the brewery. Flavors are not bad, but the harsh vinegar and plasticy acetone make this hard to drink, and the carbonation doesn’t help.

07-16-2014 01:03:46 | More by scottfrie
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

Poured from the tap at the brewery on September 8th, 2012.

It had an orange/pink-ish, cloudy hue to it, with an off-white foamy head. The smell was very sweet, fruity, floral, and a slight spiciness. The taste was similar to the smell. It had a spiciness to it with floral, honey and citrus flavours meshing nicely. Very great balance with the pink peppercorns, honey, and rosehips.

Would I buy it again? Absolutely.

12-01-2012 21:59:52 | More by NilocRellim
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-17-2013 19:52:16 | More by Janeinma
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b2hogan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-08-2013 01:40:42 | More by b2hogan
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-12-2014 23:28:16 | More by acurtis
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Tyrus

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-31-2014 18:26:05 | More by Tyrus
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

12-26-2013 14:20:32 | More by Bjlps
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JSBILK

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

04-30-2014 16:53:33 | More by JSBILK
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-03-2013 17:52:41 | More by Kmlund
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-08-2012 23:11:47 | More by trevorpost
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jsilva

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-09-2013 20:46:18 | More by jsilva
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dental

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-14-2014 20:01:15 | More by dental
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fourstringer

Maryland

4.2/5  rDev +14.1%

Poured from a corked & caged 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Bottled on: 4/1/14. Another take away from a trip to the brewery. I don't believe it was available on tap.

A: Cloudy amber body with orange tints at the periphery. 1 finger white head. Ok retention. Minimal lacing.

S: Fruity, floral Belgian yeast. Lemon juice. Peppercorn. Herbs. Rosemary. With effort I can pick out each listed ingredient, but taken together they create a harmonious, cohesive whole.

T: Lightly spicy initially with herbal and floral notes. A mild bitterness and tartness simultaneously develop to a semi-dry finish. A pleasant herbal astringency lingers on the palate. The tartness beckons another sip. Alcohol is light for 8%.

M: Moderate carbonation and moderate body that well suits the flavors.

O: Really nice saison with a bit extra tartness than average. Very impressed with much of Night Shift's stuff. Too bad I only grabbed the one.

Prost!

06-01-2014 04:40:26 | More by fourstringer
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Eighty

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-24-2014 22:09:24 | More by Eighty
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-25-2014 23:17:51 | More by DrBier
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atoulouk

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-15-2013 19:37:45 | More by atoulouk
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BColton1

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-02-2014 03:26:10 | More by BColton1
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nlfrenette

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

04-14-2013 22:54:16 | More by nlfrenette
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kevgod

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-05-2013 22:51:09 | More by kevgod
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -18.5%

05-27-2014 22:15:55 | More by BGsWo22
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dizztracted

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +8.7%

12-29-2013 01:50:08 | More by dizztracted
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Imperial_Sapient_Groat

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-15-2014 22:54:52 | More by Imperial_Sapient_Groat
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chet4

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

03-08-2014 20:59:46 | More by chet4
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-21-2014 23:36:54 | More by Zaphog
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.91/5  rDev +6.3%

4 ounce pour directly at the brewery.

Flavor is mild pepper, honey, herbs; Aroma and flavor boast a strong rosemary presence. Body feels light even though it clocks in at 8%. Is there such a thing as extreme floridness? Regardless, very tasty indeed.

03-24-2014 16:23:51 | More by papat444
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Rose from Night Shift Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.