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Swing Session Saison - Victory Brewing Company

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Swing Session SaisonSwing Session Saison

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691 Ratings
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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 142
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.08%
Wants: 5
Gots: 37 | 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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Kruja5

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-08-2014 00:55:48 | More by Kruja5
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etoimazo

Connecticut

3.66/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I got into the Saison style last year and brewed a relatively strong batch that friends and neighbors enjoyed more than the beer judges who sampled my first-ever submission. Since then, I’ve been acquiring a taste for the style and have developed a preference for beers that are more luscious than dry. Victory’s offering is of the latter variety: lemony and peppery – not much of the sweetness of some I’ve tried, but still a solid summer Saison

Appearance- straw to light golden color, a bit cloudy, half-inch head that dissolves quickly, while carbonation persists

Aroma- characteristic Saison fragrance, some coriander and citrus, inviting

Taste- somewhat bitter for a Saison, lemony dry, grassy, a bit peppery, refreshing.
Hoppy/lemony bitterness persists with no solvent-like or alcohol burn.

Overall- Unlike my first Saison, which snuck up on you with its 8.7% ABV, this one is “What you see is what you get” – sessionable at its 4.5% ABV, with no surprises

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 21:41:07 | More by etoimazo
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vancean2

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-03-2014 16:56:22 | More by vancean2
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thedifferencemaker

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-03-2014 00:24:17 | More by thedifferencemaker
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-02-2014 15:04:22 | More by chrishiker1409
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.61/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Big, fluffy white head that really lasted left lots of clumpy foam clinging to the glass. The beer is crystal clear and a bright yellow/gold. Nice aroma with notes of grain and spices, slightly sour wheat, a bit grassy with a hint of coriander and parsley. The flavour was a little less interesting but still alright, with mild bitterness and spice, moderate sweetness and grain character, a bit of lemon character, lingering spice and bitterness. Medium bodied, low to medium carbonation, decent texture but maybe a bit heavier than expected.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 01:23:36 | More by DrJay
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DaveOB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-31-2014 05:39:30 | More by DaveOB
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PSU_Mike

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-31-2014 01:35:17 | More by PSU_Mike
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cheah

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

05-31-2014 01:23:09 | More by cheah
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J_Dub

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

05-30-2014 22:45:56 | More by J_Dub
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lauries444

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

05-29-2014 01:58:18 | More by lauries444
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

05-27-2014 21:32:47 | More by Durandal_777
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dcguitar

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-27-2014 15:02:09 | More by dcguitar
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raydas

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-27-2014 00:12:31 | More by raydas
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-25-2014 12:48:26 | More by DRBiser
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NateMac13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-25-2014 00:31:27 | More by NateMac13
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cproioi

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-23-2014 19:18:11 | More by cproioi
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-23-2014 12:48:18 | More by zeledonia
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mve102

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-23-2014 03:36:36 | More by mve102
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-23-2014 00:05:55 | More by neckbracesub
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sammyt728

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-22-2014 02:28:16 | More by sammyt728
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-20-2014 13:09:28 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-19-2014 14:56:05 | More by Shandycan
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illeagle05

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-19-2014 13:20:24 | More by illeagle05
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JOldewurtel

Maryland

4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-19-2014 03:27:00 | More by JOldewurtel
Swing Session Saison from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 691 ratings.