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Saison Du BUFF - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

539 Ratings
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Ratings: 539
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 9
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed in collaboration w/ Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Stone Brewing Company, and Victory Brewing Company, who each brewed a version at their own breweries.

(Beer added by: garuda on 08-24-2010)
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jlandis

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Crystal clear straw golden in color with thin white head.

Lime and earthy herbs (mostly sage) - it feels like I reached into a sage patch and ripped out a fresh bunch. Some lemon and spice with a bit of citrus hops.

Huge sage flavors right up front with lemon and spice with a touch of belgian funk. A bit of pepper in the finish with a strong malty sweetness.

Medium body with solid carbonation.

It's a nice and complex beer, but the sage flavor gets old after a while. Seems more like a novelty beer than one you would want to drink all the time. I'm glad that I had this one, and I'll probably try the DFH and Stone versions sometime in the future to compare.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2010 20:18:01 | More by jlandis
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Saison Du BUFF from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 539 ratings.