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Worker's Comp Saison - Two Roads Brewing Company

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216 Ratings
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 9
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Roads Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A traditional farmhouse ale made with a very expressive yeast strain that contributes an array of tropical fruit, spice flavors and aromatics. Brewed with a variety of harvest grains including barley, wheat, oats and rye as was likely the case with farmhouse brewers of yore. The result is a complex, refreshing and distinctive example of this esoteric style. Intensely fruity (passion fruit, pineapple, mango, lychee), slightly spicy (clove, white pepper).

(Beer added by: Gambrinus1184 on 12-23-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-27-2013 01:49:39 | More by mrchrisray
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2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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kjfinnerty

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4.31/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Poured a 12oz bottle into a small snifter. Hazy, straw body. Thin white head develops and fades quickly. Little lacing.

S - Amazing. Strong fresh ground pepper.

T - Follows the nose with pepper, but it is complimented by sweetness, ripe banana, ever so light malt. They've got a winner of a yeast strain here.

M - Medium body, but highly carbed so it moves past the palate. Slightly sweet aftertaste. Dries out between tastes.

O - it might just be my progression into the Saison category, but I am really into this beer. It has a ton of flavor and complexity for a beer weighing in at 4.8%. Definitely try this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 16:30:41 | More by kjfinnerty
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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KevinDanger23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-20-2014 20:37:37 | More by KevinDanger23
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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Massachusetts

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New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-17-2014 21:28:25 | More by gory4d
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I was up to NYC a little over a month ago to visit the wondrous JenRay while she was in town for work and we happened upon several bottles at a Whole Foods Market where I picked up some of Two Roads' offerings.

From the bottle: "Pale Refreshing Farmhouse Style Ale"; "Traditional End-of-Day Reward"; "The Road Less Traveled"; "Dry Refreshing Farmhouse Style Ale"; "Saisons were originally created to compensate Belgian farm workers. Give your taste buds a raise with this pale and refreshing Saison made with a blend of harvest grains - barley, wheat, oats and rye."; "Here's to taking the road less traveled, in life and in beer!"

I began my pour in an aggro manner, but I had to quickly back off when a massive amount of head began to form, threatening to overflow my glass. I could only watch as it slowly settled into a massive, puffy two fingers of bone-white head with great retention. The beer itself looked like liquid sunshine (SRM = > 2, < 4) in the glass with just a mild chill haze. The total effect was that of lemon meringue pie. The nose smelled like Juicyfruit gum laced with black pepper! Very fruiy and yet very spicy at the same time. Mouthfeel was a little on the thin side, but man, the black pepper bite was immediate on the tongue. The fruitiness that I noted on the nose translated to more of a perfume-y flavor in the mouth, more flower than fruit. Finish was bone-dry with the peppery flavor really sucking the air out of my mouth. I will readily cop to being a hophead and as such, I usually disdain this style of beer, but in this case, I was really digging it. I think that the dry peppery aspect was what I really liked.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 21:10:59 | More by woodychandler
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-09-2014 13:26:21 | More by Celtics76
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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KevMo84

California

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u2carew

Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz stubby bottle
A) Pours with a finger thick head. Hazy straw colored body. Tight lacing at the edge of the glass and on the drink down.
S) Hints of clove, banana. Not overly aromatic.
T) Lemon. Subtle spices - Coriander, clove. Nutty, grainy finish.
M) Medium body. Creamy. Quite smooth.
O) A tasty saison. Very drinkable. I'd definitely have another one.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 23:57:58 | More by u2carew
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a tulip.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy golden yellow with vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Bready, vanilla, spicy, floral, powdery yeast, green apples, and a little citrus.

Taste: Same as above. A little sweeter than most saisons with some bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Spicy, medium to high carbonation, light bodied, a little chewy, and a little crisp.

Overall: A nice saison from the CT boys. This completed the six pack sampler from these guys.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 00:40:01 | More by Flounder57
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Worker's Comp Saison from Two Roads Brewing Company
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