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Swing Session Saison - Victory Brewing Company

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712 Ratings
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Ratings: 712
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 5
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Seasonal release beer brewed w/ German & American whole-flowers, 2-row German malts, Rye, Oats & Wheat. Spiced w/ peppercorn & fresh lemon zest. Belgian saison yeasts.

(Beer added by: Tucquan on 02-26-2013)
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Grugalug

New York

3.52/5  rDev -0.6%

Poured into a pilsner glass.

A- Pours a straw golden color. A little bit hazy, and pours a nice and thick 2 finger head. Some lacing and a good deal of carbonation. Looks nice. (3.7)

S- Earthy yeast and fruit aromas. Maybe a slight hint of spice. Not terribly complex but nonetheless decent. (3.35)

T- The taste is bright and fruity. Some of that earthy yeast is present, as is a very light caramel note from the malt. Just a slight hop bitterness to round it out. Refreshing and quite nice. (3.55)

M- Lots of carbonation and very light. Perhaps a bit too thin, but it is very drinkable and crisp. (3.5)

O- Certainly fits the billing of a session saison. Could easily drink a few of these on a sunny spring or summer day. I wish it had more complexity, but it is a reasonable interpretation of the style that successfully represents even with the low ABV. (3.52)

09-02-2014 02:35:02 | More by Grugalug
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cfadams17

Pennsylvania

3.2/5  rDev -9.6%

08-31-2014 20:06:07 | More by cfadams17
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whojim

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-31-2014 17:17:23 | More by whojim
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-28-2014 22:41:14 | More by muskiesman
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-28-2014 03:02:02 | More by Powderhornphil
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-24-2014 21:32:47 | More by Nichols33
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ceruleanbeksa

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-21-2014 17:55:04 | More by ceruleanbeksa
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malfunxion

New York

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-21-2014 15:19:43 | More by malfunxion
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Scott_Thomas

Pennsylvania

3.16/5  rDev -10.7%

08-21-2014 11:29:32 | More by Scott_Thomas
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PirateCraft

New York

3/5  rDev -15.3%

08-18-2014 02:27:50 | More by PirateCraft
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scott2269

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-16-2014 19:49:20 | More by scott2269
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griffey123

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-15-2014 20:18:27 | More by griffey123
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brend2b

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-15-2014 03:03:32 | More by brend2b
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seedyone

New York

3.85/5  rDev +8.8%

05/14/14 On tap. Be aware of the peppercorns that meet you at the door. In tandem w/the lemon this is a perfect match for a few chicken skewers, on a bed of spinach with a crumble of blue cheese. If you don't have the facilities to do this yourself, go straight to your friendly local & demand they support your research & get on it. Ever had a lemon-pepper chicken dish? Or used a lemon-pepper seasoning in a salad? Well here's your old friend...in a glass. A word to the wise is sufficient. PS it's way session-able, so grab a 6 & fire up the coals.

08-13-2014 04:38:15 | More by seedyone
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kristenrae8

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-11-2014 00:08:08 | More by kristenrae8
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OnryAndMean

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-10-2014 16:48:15 | More by OnryAndMean
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Beans11

Massachusetts

1.04/5  rDev -70.6%

A: Clear and watery

S: The worst smelling beer I have ever smelt. It smelt of oil and plastic, I literally could not believe what I was smelling.

T: The taste followed the smell and I felt as though I had just drank melted plastic with oil. As the beer warmed up there was a definite increase in the peppercorn taste.

M: Thin and watery.

O: I can safely say this was the worst beer I've ever had. I'm not sure if this was a skunk batch or what, but I could not believe Victory would release a beer like that.

08-10-2014 15:42:45 | More by Beans11
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BraveMountie

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-10-2014 00:39:18 | More by BraveMountie
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condorsim

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-07-2014 21:53:58 | More by condorsim
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-04-2014 23:14:01 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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LeahM

New York

4/5  rDev +13%

08-03-2014 01:21:18 | More by LeahM
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Andrewcc57

Ohio

1/5  rDev -71.8%

07-30-2014 23:59:53 | More by Andrewcc57
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-30-2014 19:31:19 | More by EmperorBevis
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bklippel


2/5  rDev -43.5%

07-30-2014 19:08:35 | More by bklippel
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cscarly69


2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

07-30-2014 19:00:56 | More by cscarly69
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Swing Session Saison from Victory Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 712 ratings.