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Saison De Beaver - Belching Beaver Brewery

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Saison De Beaver
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BA SCORE
80
good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Belching Beaver Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 02-25-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

notchucknorris, May 08, 2013
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3.05/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Consumed on March 22nd, 2013 at the brewery.

Beer is a light and slightly cloudy yellow. A fine, white foamy crown provides sticky sheeting on the sides of the glass.

Aroma has a sweaty armpit scent with a floral and herbal accent, sort of like a deodorant that failed to fully eliminate B.O. Not as offensive as I'm making it sound, but not especially appealing.

Flavor has a soft wheaty note up front. Orange peel and floral notes. Moderate bitterness on finish. Slightly dry.

Medium mouthfeel, slightly parching,

Not so awesome, but good enough.

I also had a chardonnay barrel aged version, which was essentially the same but white wine flavors were the most significant component of the aroma and flavor. A 50/50 blend of the two might have been something fun...

charlzm, Mar 26, 2013
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djaeon, Oct 31, 2013
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Starts out with an attractive light coppery color in the tall nonic, but there's not much head. Unfortunately, the carbonation dissipates to nothing.

A little cidery, a hint of browned buiscuits. Rather sweet with some kind of fruit juice in the front. Modest hoppiness, but there is some bitterness. The yeasty flavors are quite subdued except for a drying sensation after some sipping. The alcohol doesn't help any. I wonder what this would taste like with some carbonation? On tap at Hillcrest Brewing.

07/05/2013 Update: On tap at 57 Degrees and I liked it better this time. Rich and fruity with a balance of sweet and tart. Some roasted malt, hints of apricot, and Hawaiian sweet bread. Simple, and could use a touch of the usual dry yeastiness.

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Saison De Beaver from Belching Beaver Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.