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Worker's Comp Saison - Two Roads Brewing Company

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222 Ratings
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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 9
Gots: 22 | 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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Reviews by tigg924:
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at their tasting room

Appearance: minimal head, minimal carbonation, gold in color, clear

Smell: lemon, hay, and straw

Taste: lemon, hay, straw, honey, and light pepper at the end

Mouthfeel: light body, funky and sweet, moderate carbonation, semi-dry

Overall: I love the flavor combination here. Of all the Two Roads beers, this is my favorite. This one is nice, light, and complex. Amazing on draft and it still holds up well in the bottle. If I want a six pack saison, this is the beer I would go with.

Serving type: on-tap

12-26-2012 16:19:42 | More by tigg924
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Literally right across the street from where I work in CT... worth a taste?

Appearance - I love the way saisons look... slightly cloudy, golden honey. This one is spot on. One finger of head on a pour.

Smell - I get the yeast smell right off the bat with a slightly fruity almost raspberry/strawberry note. Well balanced.

Taste - Slightly more hop presence than I'm used to, but well balanced. Not as much yeast as other saisons, but has a good malty quality with some of those bright berries I mentioned during the smell. Finishes bitter, but not overwhelming.

Mouthfeel - Medium carb. Coats the mouth well and fully hits all taste buds. Very nice!

Overall - Not my first choice for a saison, but I'd have this one again. Drink local!

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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.

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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.

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06-17-2014 21:10:59 | More by woodychandler
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Worker's Comp Saison from Two Roads Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.