Basil Ryeman - Tennessee Brew Works

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very good

43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tennessee Brew Works visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: richj1970 on 11-22-2013

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Ratings: 43 | Reviews: 4
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Photo of richj1970
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on draft at Craft Brewed in Nashville.

A: Pale yellow with nice 2 finger head. Lots of sticky lacing.

S: Spices mixed with earthy and grassy undertones. Basil, pepper, funky yeast, and rye grasses.

T: Herbal flavors with a bit of a peppery kick. All of the nice earthy funk you would expect in a nice saison. The rye malts give it a different twist.

M: Light and refreshing and nicely carbonated.

O: A very nice saison. The basil adds just that little something to make it interesting and unique.

Photo of smcolw
4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Good lace but small head. Gold and nearly clear

Spicy nose and flavor which comes across as licorice and peppery.

Photo of Tone
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of strong yeast, smoke, sweet malt, slight pale malt, hint of hop, and strong biscuit. This is not a Saison, but it is really good beer. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of ginger, slight yeast, hint of hop, alcohol, slight spice, and slight sweet malt. Overall, good appearance, aroma feel, body, and blend.

Photo of JDR78
2.63/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

The basil was just not a good flavor for me, and I love basil. The combo in this recipe just seems like a bad fit.

Basil Ryeman from Tennessee Brew Works
86 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.