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Saison - Oast House Brewers

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BA SCORE
85
very good

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | 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:
Beer added by: Sammy on 02-11-2013

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Sammy
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

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.

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3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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!

Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

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3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

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Saison from Oast House Brewers
85 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.