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Saison Du BUFF - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

540 Ratings
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Ratings: 540
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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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bottle poured into tulip glass

A - Clear golden yellow with a minimal head which quickly fades to a light film with little retention or lacing.

S - Yeasty, funky, and herbal with a touch of spice.

T - Starts off bitter with a little funkyness. Assorted spices and herbs swirl around the palate before a slight touch of sweetness kicks in. There's also a small hint of banana and fruit in the brief sweet tastes. Wraps up dry without lingering too long.

M - Bubbly and dry with a somewhat light body. Definitely didnt go overboard with the carbonation.

D - Goes down pretty smooth, while remaining relatively drinkable for the style.

Definitely a nice take on the saison style with a heavy helping of herbs and spice. I plan on trying all three versions at once to search for any variations.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2010 03:46:25 | More by xnicknj
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Saison Du BUFF from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 540 ratings.