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Swing Session Saison - Victory Brewing Company

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666 Ratings
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Ratings: 666
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 5
Gots: 31 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

04-11-2013 23:41:41 | More by buckyp
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

03-21-2014 23:53:24 | More by ADTaber
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-14-2013 02:06:28 | More by WDJersey
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-21-2014 03:45:03 | More by tommyguz
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-30-2014 23:17:22 | More by Molson2000
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North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Slightly hazed sunny gold topped with a small, pure-white head. Fresh herbal, lemon, and spice aromas...basil, hay, dank, spices, flowers, and a melon sweetness. Peppery, yeasty flavor with continued citrus rind and more grassy/earthiness from the hops. Fresh, cracker-like malts, coriander, and green herbs. Crispy clean, dry mouthfeel. Flavorful and very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 02:56:28 | More by wedge
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California

3/5  rDev -15.7%

11-13-2013 17:22:16 | More by Smarty_Pints
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

06-03-2013 12:49:54 | More by twenty5
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david18

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

03-12-2014 20:26:03 | More by david18
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DIM

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a: This was an almost completely clear, straw colored yellow. It poured with a small head quickly fade to spotty lace.

s: Grainy overall for lack of a better word. There was also some citrus peel, spice, and a hint of barnyard Belgian spice.

t: Bright and refreshing upfront, I tasted zesty citrus and peppery spice. The finish was an oddly heavy graininess the taste out of place.

m: Light and spritzy.

o: This wasn't as good as I hoped it would be, I'll stick to their incredibly delicious and bargain priced Helios.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 18:47:33 | More by DIM
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-10-2013 20:08:43 | More by Chugs13
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

04-10-2013 16:39:39 | More by JohnK17
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

03-12-2013 23:21:40 | More by Lovely85
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

03-11-2013 18:13:30 | More by kaelingirl
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-26-2013 11:41:12 | More by jbaker67
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.4%

03-25-2013 22:33:51 | More by bigfnjoe
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Dogfish signature snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours a light golden color with a 1/2 inch white head that soon lowers to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a small center patch of surface foam. Lacing is jagged and somewhat resilient.

S- Very bright, citrusy aroma with lots of sweet, floral spices and a hint of funky saison yeast. The spices (especially coriander) go a bit overboard depending on your preference. Nice wheat background plus some soap once the head is fully aroused.

T- Very flowery flavor with a decent twang of yeast and spice. Coriander is still present but also collides with rosemary and lavender. Also some citrus notes like lemon and orange. Barely any funk compared to the aroma. Tangy and sessionable indeed.

M- Light and semi-spritzy with medium carbonation.

O- Decent but ends up being a little too heavy in the spice department. Reminds me of a fruity version of Saison du Buff (DFH version).

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2013 01:12:28 | More by Immortale25
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

04-10-2013 21:41:21 | More by Falcone
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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy golden yellow with a big meringue white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is fruits and funk with some piney, floral hops and perfumey spices.

The flavor is sweet bready malts with a little funky fruit and some spices (corriander, pepper) and a good sized piney floral bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, I'm not sure I'd call it a saison. But I like it as a session beer with good bitterness and some funk.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 22:52:19 | More by Beaver13
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Indiana

3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear as day yellow, some carbonation, one finger head that doesn't leave any lacing.

S-Very herbal, lots of grass, spices. Similar to Saison Du Buff.

T-Some spices still the herbal notes, some citrus. No bitterness. Balance isn't quite there.

M-Lighter, nicely carbonated and easy drinking.

O-Too herbal and grass for my liking, more lemon and spice notes would have improved the beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2013 18:57:00 | More by rlee1390
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Swing Session Saison from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 666 ratings.