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Monkey King Saison, Farmhouse Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kerrie on 03-05-2013)
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

remy4x6, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

ortie, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

SteeleWright, Mar 24, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev 0%

Pours an effervescent amber with a sliver of cream colored head. Great lacing above average head retention

S: Over-ripe pears & more green banana

T: Follows the nose, a little green banana as well & dryness up front. More pears as this warms & a well as green banana & tart wheat. Finishes with a touch of banana taffy, a touch of Golden delicious apples & faint grassyness

MF: Light/medium bodied with too much carbonation

Worth a try, but more of a training wheels Saison

russpowell, Mar 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Eric1Mess, Mar 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Brushkanna, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

mrskunk, Mar 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

jimmy13, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Drknight, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of spices, some yeast. Taste has considerable spice, fruits, yeast, a bit of apple flavor to it. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and solid beer.

tone77, Mar 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Slikpitt, Feb 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

addiwilliams, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Nich7601, Feb 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

dmorgan310, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

leinie13, Feb 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

RusImpStoLuv, Feb 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

KolbMarley, Feb 20, 2014
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3.15/5  rDev -11.3%

Has a hazy gold color with a white head. The mix of pepper spice and sweet fruit is more strange than pleasant. Still, the beer is enjoyable and it offers a unique flavor. Feels fizzy on the tongue and has an unfortunately abrupt finish that doesn’t cap off the unusual body very well.

brutusmuktuk, Feb 20, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -4.5%

A: A pristine barley-gold coloring has a medium sense of effervesce. A glass consuming pearl white head is dominate in the vessel with a monstrous size, rocky texture, all the while leaving a generous shellacking of lace behind.

S: Fresh oranges, sugar cookies with a hint of musky lemon at first. Some musky flowerys follow.

T: Flavor was lightly musky, sweetly toasted bread crust, dry oranges, with some sweet caramel fruitiness. Citrus, grapes, sage with some earthy musky tones followed by a freshly squeezed lemon finish that linger a bit after. Some citrus herb fade with a dry toasty sweetness.

M: Medium bodied, lacks a sharp crispness i usually assoicate by style. Slightly chewy.

O: Overall soft farmhouse attributes, sweet and musky tones meshing together with a toasted bread backing. Decent, but slightly misses the mark in terms of solid good recommendation.

beerthulhu, Feb 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Doublicious, Feb 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

jeffwright, Feb 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

BH712, Feb 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Zaximus, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

dlin0sbb, Feb 05, 2014
Monkey King Saison, Farmhouse Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.