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Saison De Rouge - Side Project Brewing

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128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 100
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Red Saison that was fermented in red wine barrels and was 100% fermented with our house Brettanomyces strain. Aged 5 months and then dry-hopped before bottling with Mosaic, Citra and Simcoe hops.

(Beer added by: coryking on 01-16-2014)
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

jaken0ss, Saturday at 02:10 PM
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

BMart, Friday at 02:52 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Ludwigkpa, Friday at 02:37 AM
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Sarge3130, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of rudzud
4.54/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice hazy ruby hue with a good one finger off white head that fades to leave a light side lacing and a thin blanket.

S - Aromas of bright funky brett, good light red wine, faint hops, super pleasant fruit notes. Generic berry notes, good funky brett. Super aromatic and complex.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, awesome light raspberry note, good super funky brett, nice red wine notes, light barrel. Complex but a bit yeasty. Quite tasty. Super good.

M - Mouthfeel is very bright, clean, alcohol hidden well.

O - Overall this beer was delicious, great red wine notes, great acidic wine notes, good berries, delicious and aromatic.

Serving Type: Bottle

rudzud, Nov 11, 2014
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4.54/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to rudzud.

Pours a nice thick 1 finger semi fizzy foamy head that fades pretty slowly, nice lacing, semi clear and hazy ruby mahogany like color.

Nose big Brett funk, little sour, good vinous funk aromas, bright Brett and wine itself, light musty funk, light sour generic fruit and some berry like fruit maybe boisonberry like, mild aged hop with little musty note and faint fruity, light smooth reddish malt base.

Taste starts yeasty, Brett funk with a yeasty flavor unfortunately, but still good, and into tannic raspberry seed, straight up seed, with little blueberry flesh and green tannic berry. Then nice funk, Brett funk and sourness, generic sour fruit, little oaky note, with big vinous flavours, and even a red wine flavor and acidic bite. Mild bitterness with the tannic notes and some grassy slight citrus fruity hops in there. Finish dry sticky touch flemmy bit acidic and little tannic bitterness and plenty fruity with berry skin and seed, light hop note, more red wine too.

Mouth is med bod with plenty of carb, little wine acidity.

Overall pretty nice, nitpicking things that are off, but those are mild compared to how nice this is for a Brett wild saison in wine barrels.

jlindros, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Chingringo, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

stltaper, Oct 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

HoldenDurden, Oct 28, 2014
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4.47/5  rDev +3.5%

anteater, Oct 27, 2014
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4.65/5  rDev +7.6%

Hopbully, Oct 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Huhzubendah, Oct 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Jeffh84, Oct 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

POTABLE83, Oct 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

mportnoy, Oct 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

joesteinkamp, Oct 03, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours with a russet, burnt orange color and is capped by a decent head; spotty lacing

Smell: Fruity, with grapefruit and cherry tones; musty and oaky

Taste: The fruit flavors jut forward, bringing both grapefruit and cherry (a rather unusual combination in beer); the taste grows vinous, after the swallow, with an oaky, musty and leathery finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; moderate pucker factor

Overall: Quite unusual to have the fruit, the bitterness and the vinous character all in one beer; worth seeking out

brentk56, Sep 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.6%

tom10101, Sep 23, 2014
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surf71, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Saison De Rouge from Side Project Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.