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Saison Du Fermier - Side Project Brewing

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Saison Du FermierSaison Du Fermier

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222 Ratings
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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 6.3%
Wants: 401
Gots: 38 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Chardonnay barrel-fermented Saison that uses our house blend of Brett and bacteria. Batch 1 spent 3 months in oak and then 3 months bottle conditioning. Bright citrus, billowy mouthfeel, classic funk round out the flavor profile of this rustic Saison.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-15-2013)
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mjohnson17

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

09-16-2013 17:09:59 | More by mjohnson17
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

5/5  rDev +8.7%

Batch 2 poured into a stemmed wine glass.

A- Pours very hezy and a bright golden straw in color. The head on this beer is about a finger in thickness when half poured in a wine glass an retains just a little while before boiling down into a thin film on top of the body. The thin film of a head does actually lace fairly well. A beautiful beer in the glass.

S- The first scents that hit the nose are a bright and slightly tart fruitiness. Just a touch of citrus and peach like flavors hit the nostrils and are accompanied by a slightly bready undertone of yeast and brett. Throughout there is a slight to mild tartness and somewhat citric quality to the scent.

T- Where to start with this incredibly complex beer? It starts off with the same slightly tart and fruity note that the scent does. Just a touch of peach and some citrus notes accompany the tart flavor, as well as the underlying brett funk. The brett provides a breadiness and funkiness that dries out the tartness that preceded it and provides a layer of complexity. The beer's entire flavor moves toward a grainy and yeast like flavor while maintaining the slight tartness as well. Ends with a lingering touch of the fruitiness and the underlying funk.

M- This beer is light and almost fluffy on the palate. It is also smooth while still being fairly well carbonated. This beer is remarkably easy to drink and well balanced. You cannot tell it is 7% at all, and if I would have guessed, I would have said closer to 4%.

Overall, I'm so glad I traded for this beer. I missed the releases of both batches, but it is safe to say that I will not miss future batch releases. This beer is nearly perfect in every way.

08-24-2014 22:31:57 | More by boilermakerbrew
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jono0101

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-09-2014 17:01:36 | More by jono0101
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

03-01-2014 03:23:15 | More by DaftPatrick
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Jared14

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-09-2014 11:26:56 | More by Jared14
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fo1ksguitar

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-30-2014 15:00:18 | More by fo1ksguitar
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

09-17-2013 13:24:30 | More by jaminjohnson
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

12-09-2013 20:19:37 | More by standardcherry
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-28-2014 04:21:48 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-04-2014 11:11:34 | More by Cynic-ale
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-10-2014 22:25:36 | More by doremite
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

12-08-2013 21:11:18 | More by jtladner
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-08-2013 23:51:01 | More by stereosforgeeks
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jeonseh

Indiana

4/5  rDev -13%

The nose is light lemon, barnyard funk and white vinegar. On a first sip, this is a light and balanced saison that leans more towards the tart side. This has light vinegar and lemon as well as slight funk on the backend. The finish is dry and that dryness lingers on the tongue after the beer is gone. The body is a bit thin overall which would make this one that you could drink continuously on a hot day.

11-18-2013 00:06:59 | More by jeonseh
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Schlafly33

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

06-09-2014 12:06:42 | More by Schlafly33
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -13%

10-12-2013 14:16:40 | More by acurtis
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Beezee

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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hooliganlife

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-29-2013 18:18:45 | More by hooliganlife
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1noa

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

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Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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SpdKilz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-24-2013 21:14:34 | More by SpdKilz
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cmdmzmjm

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.7%

09-28-2013 19:33:17 | More by cmdmzmjm
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Saison Du Fermier from Side Project Brewing
100 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.