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Saison Du Blé - Side Project Brewing

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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 6.26%
Wants: 156
Gots: 28 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Saison du Blé is our Chardonnay barrel-aged Wheat Saison. Batch 1 was fermented in stainless and then aged in oak for 3 months with our rustic house blend.

(Beer added by: coryking on 11-07-2013)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle sealed with silver pressure cap.

Batch 2; poured into SP Wine Stem.

Appearance: hazy and glowing straw yellow bodied beer with 2 full fingers of white head that drops down to a thin cap. Head retention is fair. Spotty lacing left on the glass.

Smell: light and airy citrus. Slightly sweet wheat malts. A light tartness in present in the nose along with almost a moderate level of barnyard funk. Slightly floral and yeasty too.

Taste: Light tartness in the form of lemons. Slight sweetness from the wheat malt profile and more citrusy notes, this time it is the form of a light tangerine flavor. Hint of oak barrel and light levels of lacto cheesy funk and then a stronger concentration of moderate brett funkiness in the form of barnyard, fruity, earthy notes. Little bit of that white wine shows through in the finish. Geez...what a nice saison!

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with moderate carbonation levels. This beer is extremely drinkable. Light, pillowy, and airy. Creamy carbonation. Only a very slight dryness in the finish. Its very crisp, clean, and refreshing.

Overall: What a great white wine barrel aged saison. Saison Du Fermier is better than Saison Du Ble, but its not by very much. This has a little more finesse and drinkability than Fermier does, but I like the heftier orangey citrus flavors and white wine found in Saison Du Fermier. Cork King makes some fantastic saisons that is for sure. I would have to say that between Side Projects and Hill Farmstead these two breweries are brewing the best saisons in the USA. Very impressed by Saison Du Ble. I wish Saison Du Ble could be an every day beer for me.

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Saison Du Blé from Side Project Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.