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Impasse Saison - Crux Fermentation Project

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BA SCORE
88
very good

73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 8.63%
Wants: 9
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crux Fermentation Project visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: raynmoon on 05-29-2013

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Ratings: 73 | Reviews: 18
Photo of mltobin
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrchrisray
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dar482
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer is spicy and herbacious up front. A good wheaty body. Very dry and clean on the back end.

A wonderful classic saison that tastes very traditional, but also exceptional.

Photo of almostjay
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sourdog
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sbauer
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nose and flavor are great but doesn't last long on the palate. A great summer brew.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Reidrover
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml Euro style bottle bough from Lifesource Grocers in Salem OR. $5.99 Pours a very light gold colour with nice carbonation strings and a large frothy white head. Spicy ,peppery aromas,quite earthy in aspect.Some banana and clove. Nice. Taste is similar to the aroma and very energetic in the fusion. Nice well carbonated mouth feel with a drying finish that invites another sip. Very nice indeed....wish it wasn’t in such small bottles!

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3.98/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Skew
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of deebo
4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BillRoth
4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.64/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of flagmantho
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 500mL bottle into my Selkirk Abbey tulip.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a moderate haze and a very strong effervescence. Head poured four fingers of inconveniently huge white foam. Head retention is very good and a big chunky lace is left on the glass as it slowly dissipates. Very attractive.

Smell: sweet malt with a light funk, a little bit of grassiness and just a hint of tartness. I think it is a balanced and sophisticated saison.

Taste: much like the aroma, the flavors are subtle but balanced, and the overall effect is one of well-wrought simplicity. The light, clean funk, combined with an almost wheaty malt character and the light grassiness make for a very smooth and satisfying saison experience.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a gargantuan carbonation and concomitantly large creaminess. Sha-daisy!

Overall: a very satisfying, drinkable and refreshing saison. I'm a big fan.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of SamuelR
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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Impasse Saison from Crux Fermentation Project
88 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.