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Devoir - Penrose Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Penrose Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian-style saison with citrus yeast esters, and subdued earth tone. Effervescent and airy. Simple, clean, and smooth saison yeast with slightly less spice than its Belgian cousin. Mild hop bitterness, subtly tart and dry finish.

(Beer added by: PHBoiler on 02-25-2014)
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-03-2014 19:49:27 | More by Thorpe429
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-28-2014 01:48:06 | More by SpdKilz
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-01-2014 17:25:50 | More by emerge077
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-05-2014 20:37:18 | More by Eighty
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Etan

Wisconsin

3.79/5  rDev -0.8%

Tap pour at Lula's in Logan Square.

A: Pours a mellow gold with a nice white head.

S: Pretty traditional clean saison aroma. White cake, bit of coriander, nectarine esters.

T: Dryish and clean. Bit of vanilla, mild hop bitterness, white sugar. Mild.

M: Light-bodied with crisp carbonation.

O: A decent clean saison that's good for sessioning. Penrose could do something more interesting than this though.

07-24-2014 01:36:04 | More by Etan
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-06-2014 21:53:51 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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hopswap1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-19-2014 20:09:33 | More by hopswap1
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-18-2014 16:17:21 | More by sweemzander
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krome

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-26-2014 18:10:03 | More by krome
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.01/5  rDev -21.2%

Served in a shaped pint glass at Firkin.

Hey, another Penrose beer. When it rains it pours, I guess. This stuff pours a mostly clear sunrise brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises light lemon rind, cracked wheat, mild soap, grass, and a pinch of black pepper. The taste brings in more of the same, the grass, wheat, and soap leading the charge. Maybe it's just me, but that soap character seems to be a hallmark of Penrose's yeast... The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly drying finish. Overall, a bit of an underwhelming saison for me, especially with that vague soapiness I also found in Proto Gradus. I'm still optimistic about future Penrose offerings, but things have not gone exceedingly well so far.

06-19-2014 21:17:20 | More by TMoney2591
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EOTLBrewer

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-21-2014 19:28:35 | More by EOTLBrewer
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coz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-28-2014 14:22:47 | More by coz
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-29-2014 15:52:26 | More by thebigredone
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Buttermilk

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-26-2014 18:10:45 | More by jgunther71
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-23-2014 18:48:12 | More by kodt
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.39/5  rDev +14.9%

One of my favorites from Penrose. Straw/lemonade colored body with tiny bubbles for a head. Light scent with a bit of an esteriness but not funky. The lack of overt spices or yestiness really is well done here. The beer is bright and effervescent. So drinkable. Can't wait for warm weather here to crush a growler of this. Light citrus notes and almost champagne-like flavor. A hit with a saison fan.

03-17-2014 14:37:02 | More by PHBoiler
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Kevin_Young

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-21-2014 19:21:34 | More by Kevin_Young
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3.3/5  rDev -13.6%

08-22-2014 21:20:43 | More by Nbdreher
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Illinois

2/5  rDev -47.6%

08-02-2014 21:12:31 | More by dunlap926
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Devoir from Penrose Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.