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Saison Du BUFF - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

544 Ratings
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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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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-25-2014 00:22:39 | More by apasternak
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ystazi

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-23-2013 02:26:54 | More by ystazi
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RingoBro

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Poured from a bottle into a Samuel Adams Boston Lager pint glass. Bought as a single for $2.29

A - Clear straw color. Not much head or lacing with this beer

S - Tangy, citrus smell. Maybe a hint of spices and mint

T - Tastes herbal/spicey. Bitter aftertaste

M - On the high end with carbonation, but felt pretty light on the tongue. Went down smoothly

Overall, I thought this was a decent beer. I'm a big fan of Dog Fish Head Brewery and saw this as a single so I picked it up. I wouldn't purchase it again (as I can see they don't make it anymore), but I'm glad I picked up this single.

12-21-2013 04:23:02 | More by RingoBro
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-16-2013 02:53:40 | More by BillRoth
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.7%

12-13-2013 05:21:55 | More by XmnwildX12
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humulusphile

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

12-13-2013 02:54:33 | More by humulusphile
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

11-09-2013 18:59:45 | More by CB2maltygoodness
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random846

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-30-2013 04:21:08 | More by random846
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.7%

09-28-2013 23:56:39 | More by ejimhof
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AWB3

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-26-2013 23:18:44 | More by AWB3
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-05-2013 14:54:42 | More by ChipMurray
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.7%

09-01-2013 03:32:18 | More by Rekrule
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-23-2013 04:20:46 | More by MarkyMOD
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-13-2013 14:20:18 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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kjrod20

New York

3/5  rDev -21.7%

08-08-2013 22:48:25 | More by kjrod20
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mattafett

Iowa

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-06-2013 23:50:48 | More by mattafett
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-17-2013 01:39:23 | More by pathman
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-16-2013 03:14:35 | More by Zbeetleman
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-12-2013 03:10:40 | More by wonothesane42
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.8/5  rDev -0.8%

Light orange or dark yellow in color. Lovely smell To it with some yeast and banana coming through. Malty and gritty condensation making for a scratchy and well carbonated mouth feel. Taste is very citrusy. Reminds me of allagash's saisons but also has the coriander and some zest like Hennepin. Overall tasty beer and cool Concept from three unique breweries on both coasts. Which I could compare to the stone version. Had at bier baron tavern DuPont Washington, D.C.

07-10-2013 00:39:59 | More by Swift989
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LeRose

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev -3.4%

Twelve once bottle no date but I assume it is pretty old.

The pour was a light straw color with a bit of haze. About a finger of head that backed down to a modest ring, good amount of lacing. Head persisted to the very end.

Aroma was vaguely fruity, some mixture of herbal notes but nothing distinctive. Almost like an herbal cough drop - not unpleasantly medicinal, just reminiscent of that smell. Maybe clove, rosemary, licorice. A little bready malt/sweet smell.

Taste was a smooth mixture of herbs (rosemary, fennel), bitter lemon citrus, hints of apple and pear. Slight acidic bite, some sweetness. Definite anise aftertaste. Heavy bitter component in the middle that fades. Some lively peppery notes. Nothing jumps out as an overwhelming taste component. Thought it had a lot going on but calmly so.

Mouthfeel was pretty lively. Well carbonated, spicy tingle on the finish. Cooling sensation like mint or menthol, maybe from whatever brings the anisette-type flavor? Dry and crisp.

I was surprised that this was so very drinkable. I have had the bottle at least a year. Very blended flavors. Alcohol well hidden, sneaks up. Pleasant drinking, nice beer.

07-10-2013 00:27:06 | More by LeRose
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Ian_Hammons

New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-08-2013 00:24:01 | More by Ian_Hammons
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nyyfanatic213

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-04-2013 01:38:01 | More by nyyfanatic213
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-30-2013 16:34:44 | More by dgherm
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Juuroumaru

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-26-2013 01:50:37 | More by Juuroumaru
Saison Du BUFF from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 544 ratings.