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French Saison - De Steeg Brewing Company

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French Saison
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86
very good

10 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Steeg Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bfields4 on 08-26-2013)
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by bfields4:
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bfields4

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4.41/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light straw/golden body.

Lots of aromas come of this beer. There's some funky esters, light apricot citrus notes.

Def a big beer. Very complex. Lots of spice, light fruits. Get hints of alcohol in the flavor as well.

This is an awesome beer. The heat of the alcohol doesn't even bother me. All the flavors really pop.

Serving type: on-tap

08-26-2013 16:03:28 | More by bfields4
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French Saison from De Steeg Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.