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Le Saisonnier - Side Project Brewing

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Le SaisonnierLe Saisonnier

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

120 Ratings
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 85
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Le Saisonnier is named after the seasonal workers for which the first, old-world Saisons were originally brewed. Amber in color and fermented in and aged in Chardonnay barrels with a blend of yeast and bacteria, Le Saisonnier is bright, balanced and refreshing.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 01-10-2014)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Batch 1.

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy bone head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, funk, and Brett aromas. Taste is much the same with sour grain, funk, earth, and Brett flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with nice sour and funk qualities in the taste.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

4.8% abv 750ml bottle split with JLindros and Rudzud.

A: Pours into a Treehouse tulip a very soapy 1/2-1/4 inch head that dissipates quickly leaving very solid, very soapy lacing. No head retention, but great lacing. Darker golden sunset hue.

S: Oh my! Smells very tart, very lactic acid like, Great lactic, brett type mix. Reminiscent of Flora. Oh my.

T: What an amazing taste. Very tart up front, quit sour but extremely balanced. There are very obvious green apple notes, great funk, citrus like almost.

M: Quite milky for what it is. Frothy even. Nice citric acid, big salivary gland action caused by this but again very balanced, not overly sour. Wow.

O: Pretty perfect. What else could I want? I literally have no complaints about this beer. Would jump in a heartbeat at the chance to drink this again and would obviously purchase it at a moment's notice.

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06-23-2014 03:40:54 | More by ThreeLions
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.59/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Awesome thanks to rudzud for sharing.

Pours a soapy fizzy and fluffy creamy mixed 1/2 finger head that fades fairly quickly, decent lacing, super hazy murky a weird dirty water brown orange color.

Nose awesome, big funk, big Brett, Brett funk with yeasty note, with bacteria sourness, lacto perhaps, maybe pedio, not quite sure, little vinous white wine, etc. Hint lemony zest too.

Taste big funk, Brett all over, Brett funk, into big bacteria sourness, big acidity too, tart fruity apple like flavours, great funk etc. Although a little yeasty flavor. Some tart green apple, fruity sour flavours, grainy toasty like malts, saison wheat and toasty. Little earthy like too. Finish is nice tart sour fruity little lemony, nice sour bacteria funk, fruit, and wild yeast funk.

Mouth is med bod, nice light acidity, tartness, nice carb, little flemmy on the back end.

Overall very nice, great sour funk, tartness, fruit, etc. Only real downfall is yeasty flavor, and little nitpick things.

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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Shared with JLindros and Threelions. Batch 1.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice clear copper hue with a thin one finger head that leaves a thin halo and light lacing.

S - Aromas of funky saison notes, blanket, great yeast notes, great brett, very nice chardonnay notes both barrel and beverage. Great barrel notes, loads of bacteria. Very inviting.

T - Taste is wowzer, tart green apple skins, sour funk, phenomenal brett and bacteria notes, awesome lemon acidity, quite tart. A touch yeast heavy and a bit of a yeasty lingering aftertaste. Light grains. As delicious this is there are subtle flaws here. Absurdly delicious.

M - Mouthfeel is very brightly carbonated, super crisp, awesome.

O - Overall this beer was just awesome. Great wine and bacteria and brett going on here. Great delicious beer. Touch too yeasty on the end.

Serving type: bottle

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Le Saisonnier from Side Project Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.