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Saison - Oast House Brewers

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very good

36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oast House Brewers visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 02-11-2013)
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Reviews by Molson2000:
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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-09-2014 00:30:58 | More by Molson2000
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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

07-27-2014 19:18:45 | More by Ravens123
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

11-09-2013 20:39:12 | More by justme
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Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -6%

The Rhino winterfest. A bit funky. Not very drinkable for me today although smooth mouthfeel. Just off-putting spices and yeast that was too up front. Lasting head. This is his best effort so far, I would like to try the biere de garde which I would expect to be more understated.

02-11-2013 16:26:56 | More by Sammy
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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Gold colour with hazy clarity and a lasting, fizzy head. Aroma is sweet, citrus-y and clean. Taste is estery, more fruity than spicey. Silky mouthfeel with champagne-like carbonation. A finish that fades quickly and leaves much to the imagination. Would definitely consider buying another one, despite the price!

01-13-2014 00:28:42 | More by Spesme
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Ontario (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev -2.9%

Purchased at the LCBO with an aging date of March 2013. 750ml caged bottle served at 8deg C in a tulip glass.

A- Excellent carbonation. Opened with a hearty pop, poured with a 1.5" head that stayed for almost 5mins. Slightly cloudy off yellow colour.

S- Citrus overtones.

T- Citrus shines through right away. After warming slight sourness builds to a tart finish. Light on the palate surprisingly. Yeasty

M- Pretty good. Nice, light, full body with a touch of creaminess.

O- Not bad, will not go out of my way to get another however if I saw it on tap would definitely try it again.

Interesting beer from Niagara on the Lake. New breweries are popping up all over Ontario these days and the future looks bright for some interesting finds.

Thx for reading!

12-08-2013 12:55:34 | More by DaveBar
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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

Bottle: Poured a dirty cloudy beige color male with a nice huge white foamy head with great retention and some very good lacing. Aroma consists of light rustic flavours with some light yeasty and bready notes. Taste is dominated by quite a peppery yeasty punch with some rustic malt flavours with light hay notes. Body is full with great bottle conditioning and some strong carbonation. Very enjoyable and easily drinkable with nice spicy and peppery notes.

03-03-2014 03:33:01 | More by Phyl21ca
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Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

01-26-2014 19:28:36 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

12-14-2013 18:54:46 | More by dipso123
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Ontario (Canada)

3.84/5  rDev +0.8%

750 ml bottle from LCBO

Opened with a big pop.

Lemon amber colour. Two 1/2 inch very white head of bit bubbles. Fast large stream of carbonation in the centre of the glass which gives it a cool appearance. Great thick lacing with some retention that left a dotted pattern on the glass.

Nice brett, barnyard aroma but lacks complexity.

A mild saison but shows some complexity. Malt taste at first ... toffee on white bread with a hint of bubblegum. Ends with mild grassy hops bitterness with some brett taste.

Medium dry feel with a great bit.

A well-made, interesting saison but on the mild side. Accessible but the big price tag ($10) will leave it on the shelf for me.

02-19-2014 02:23:45 | More by ssmack
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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-16-2013 19:52:35 | More by Scaboo
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3.71/5  rDev -2.6%

Poured from corked and caged bottle dated March 27, 2013. Purchased at the Brewery in Ontario on 5/29/13. Nifty lookin bottles...$12 CAD
Huge pop! Pours a burnt orange color with lots of carbonation and white head. It looks a little to dark in color for the style...
Nice aromas of peppery spice, orange zest, bready malts and a bit of noble hop.
Taste is a bit over-bready, but good spicy notes of black pepper and orange. Hops are a bit over bearing and make this a bot too bitter...but a decent Saison. Not amazing...
I expected a bit more from this literal farmhouse in the middle of Niagara Wine country.

06-03-2013 18:34:45 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-20-2014 17:37:24 | More by Caudalie
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Ontario (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -1.3%

750ml Bottle from the ottawa lcbo for $12

Appearance - Gold colour with an average size fizzy/frothy white head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for 5 minutes or so before it was gone.

Smell - Cloves, lemons, floral, breads/grains

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste floral notes, cloves and lemon juice/zest. There is also a peppery spiciness and a honey sweetness.

Overall - Not mind blowing but pretty solid stuff. Maybe tastes a little like a wit beer but still a decent effort. Price might be a touch high but worth trying once.

04-26-2014 00:39:24 | More by spinrsx
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-14-2013 16:27:20 | More by Mr_Rocca
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-20-2013 06:17:42 | More by dbaraniak
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-03-2014 17:34:08 | More by Hoppy_McGee
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-06-2013 14:48:02 | More by Rlombardi75
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Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-25-2013 02:09:40 | More by lgmol
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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-27-2014 21:04:19 | More by leaks
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3.78/5  rDev -0.8%

75 cl pour

Pours a clear golden with a white sudsy head.

Smells of banana esters and grass malts with some coriander.

Grassy citrusy malt with an estery flavor and a light floral hop.

Full body with a tingle of carbonation on the tongue.

A good but not quite great saison, still worth trying. Doesn't quite hold up to the top tier in this style.

02-07-2014 03:10:35 | More by Cylinsier
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-02-2013 03:22:27 | More by andrenaline
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

08-08-2014 03:43:30 | More by Jerboat
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

Appearance - Pours a cloudy golden yellow with three fingers of foamy white head.

Smell - Clove, citrus, wheat, banana, spicy hops and yeast... spot on for the style.

Taste - Same as above with the aromas: spicy hops and yeast, citrus fruit, banana, clove. Spicy, peppery, and lively flavour. Touch of pleasant tartness.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light-to-moderate carbonation.

Overall - A spot-on representation of a saison by Oast House Brewers. Hits all the right notes for aroma and flavour - very refreshing. Nice to see more breweries popping up near my old hometown.

01-04-2014 05:04:41 | More by leaddog
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

04-28-2014 21:11:56 | More by nullbort
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Saison from Oast House Brewers
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