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Saison De Banc Noir - Green Bench Brewing Co.

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Saison De Banc Noir
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 7.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Bench Brewing Co. visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: MikalMick on 02-01-2014)
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Reviews by Shaw:
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3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a growler I had filled today at the brewery.

A deep ruby/amber in color with a short light brown head.

Banana and spicy aroma. Very nice.

Classic Belgian flavor: Complex and earthy and spicy, with bread flavors to boot. Excellent.

Hefty body.

Overall a very nice Belgian-style ale from St. Petersburg. Green Bench is new, but they can brew.

Serving type: growler

04-05-2014 02:37:43 | More by Shaw
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

a rather pedestrian saison for me here, dark red in color with a nice white head and good retention on it, but the use of that wine heavy french saison type yeast is off putting with all the darker grain in here, and a balance is never really discovered in either aroma or flavor that makes this a beer id like to drink again. it seems disjointed, like a weird strain of yeast got pitched into a copper ale or something, it has that style hybrid weirdness and lack of fluidity. i do like the feel though, with a on of big soda like bubbles and a medium body that finishes bone dry. my problem i think is just the yeast, its unflattering to the grain selected, and while the beer hints at being well made, i think the recipe may just need a bit of reworking. i didnt dislike it, but it was disagreeable to my palate from a yeast standpoint. will need to try others from green bench to get a better feel for it, but this was forgettable in the form i had it.

Serving type: growler

04-13-2014 15:57:01 | More by StonedTrippin
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-20-2014 16:49:34 | More by BuckTuckian
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-11-2014 18:28:53 | More by johntfox
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4.11/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Green Bench for Foeder for Thought. Foeder #3. Pours a copper color with great lacing, thin light tan head, thin collar. Aroma is funky red wine, grassy-earthy. Taste is much like the nose but with some caramel sweetness too. Fuller body than the Saison de Banc Vert, and some more carbonation as well.

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2014 16:01:44 | More by mverity
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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Saison De Banc Noir from Green Bench Brewing Co.
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