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Saison Du BUFF - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

544 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 544
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 9
Gots: 29 | 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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ksiazewski

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.5%

05-19-2012 03:24:54 | More by ksiazewski
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +30.5%

05-30-2012 22:14:09 | More by bostonryan
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Leftfield00

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +30.5%

06-30-2012 19:54:29 | More by Leftfield00
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patm1986

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-15-2011 06:09:44 | More by patm1986
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.5%

05-17-2012 02:47:51 | More by JeffTheJuice
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jaysephx69

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +30.5%

This is High on my top ten

A - A cloudy yellow.

S - Herbs, and lots of them. Pepper. It smells like I am in a garden. Maybe this beer give me my daily allotment of vegetables.

T - Bitter bite up front, with pepper and vegetable aftertaste. perfect amount of hops and flavors came through

M - Well carbonated and well rounded.

O - best Saison I have had

02-17-2012 18:12:31 | More by jaysephx69
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captainbearcat

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.5%

07-10-2012 02:10:34 | More by captainbearcat
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clegolfski

Ohio

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-25-2011 22:15:02 | More by clegolfski
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +30.5%

11-26-2011 02:28:23 | More by Rochefort10nh
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-05-2011 21:33:23 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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tubbnik

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-08-2011 16:25:06 | More by tubbnik
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ToAzwethinkweizm

Maryland

4.9/5  rDev +27.9%

Reviewed on 6 November 2010, on tap at Tap at Mallet in Rochester, NY for the "Victory Total Tap Takeover."

Whoa. What? Here we go.

Served draft in standard American pint glass, no head, no lacing, gold in color. Aroma? Where to begin.... Well to start, there are hops in this draft beer that are SO FRESH, my buddy and I next to me couldn't decide if we enjoyed the fresh hops or the herbs more! Now for the herbs. Who the hell threw my kitchen spice rack in this beer?? The aroma begins with a kick of mint, followed by oregano, sage, MORE FRESH HOPS, some sweet rosemary, and some Belgian flavors. Unbelievable. On the tongue, we say hello to mint, oregano, parsley, a touch of rosemary, Belgian yeast, and just a slight amount of lemon peel. Oh, not to mention those wonderful fresh hops. Wow. This beer goes down real easy and has no alcohol on the tongue or nose. I'd love to order another, but I want to review other beers this night. If you see this bottle in the store, BUY IT. This is a bold beer collaboration between Dogfish, Stone, and Victory (this version is Victory's). I give this beer a perfect score (except for appearance) because I never expected to enjoy it this so much. It would be a perfect beer for those willing to be blown away by the potential of different ingredients that may exist in a beer. This is the oddest session beer I have ever had by far, and I would like another, please.

11-08-2010 00:48:46 | More by ToAzwethinkweizm
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Jamstone714

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +24%

05-23-2012 01:42:42 | More by Jamstone714
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callahwj


4.75/5  rDev +24%

05-21-2012 19:58:02 | More by callahwj
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kjgum


4.75/5  rDev +24%

07-15-2012 00:33:04 | More by kjgum
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JD510


4.75/5  rDev +24%

06-06-2012 20:27:59 | More by JD510
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +22.7%

thanks to Shaggy9356 for getting me this one...

A-cloudy hay colored with a good amount of white head, good lacing

S-mmm smells like sweet herbs, spices, and hops. there's a touch of maltiness and corn aroma in there as well. medium strength. smells great!

T-comes in with great herbal hops and bit of tanginess in there. it transforms in to a good tartness. the after-taste is full of the herbs and spices. this beer does have a slight plastic-like aspect to it, but i love this so much. its unique. it tastes like its a fusion of a saison and an IPA.

M-has a high but good creamy carbonation that has a slightly dry finsh

D-Well I've had many of these. I love it. I can't get enough of them! I can down these like water. the taste stays and it remains enjoyable all the way through!

02-14-2011 23:07:00 | More by AdamBear
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ybnorml

Rhode Island

4.58/5  rDev +19.6%

a pale golden beer with a small white head. spicey peppery aroma with a nice lemon citrus background.the taste starts peppery slides to citrus lemon and there is a hint of grassiness just before hoppy dry finish maybe a touch of funk in there to. nicely complex. the mouthfeel has a nice silky edge to it. very good. i want more.

01-10-2011 21:44:39 | More by ybnorml
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PaulfromNoVa

Virginia

4.55/5  rDev +18.8%

Poured into a Riegel Chard glass. Should have poured into a pils glass.

Saison du Buff is a cooperatively created brew, with Victory allied to Dogfish Head and Stone, with each brewery issuing its own release. Vicitory was the last to issue. What a formidable bi-coastal and Mountain alliance.

This one (and probably Saisons in general) is an acquired taste, like Islay malts are for Scotch drinkers. Not everyone will appreciate the seasonings brewed into Saison du Buff, and particularly the predominance of sage in the nose and taste.

But I do. I thought this was a sensational beer for the taste-appealing oddness of the sagacious flavor. But be prepared for it. (And yeah, I'm partial to Islay single--malts as well.)

This glistered like glittering gold in the glass, with a very modest, quickly dissipating head. The nose and flavor were consistent.

I've had a few other Saisons, and I like those vegetal notes, but I haven't had any other Saison that, like this, made we stand up and cry, "WTF...!"

01-06-2011 01:44:48 | More by PaulfromNoVa
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1759Girl

California

4.55/5  rDev +18.8%

Saison du BUFF

Appearance- very hazy golden, lively white head that dissipates quickly.4

Smell- hops - green buds to the max 5

Taste- wow. Delicious. Sweet and citrusy but with huge hop and wheat finish.complex Balanced. spicy nutmeg 5

Mouf- easy 3

Drinkable - oh so drinkability 4

10-25-2010 13:57:40 | More by 1759Girl
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

08-10-2012 02:08:12 | More by rypkr
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AlCzerik

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

05-01-2012 01:00:13 | More by AlCzerik
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tfsimpkins

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

11-07-2012 18:19:36 | More by tfsimpkins
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Neorebel

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-02-2012 22:02:14 | More by Neorebel
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durkle


4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

08-26-2012 07:40:33 | More by durkle
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Saison Du BUFF from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 544 ratings.