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Swing Session Saison - Victory Brewing Company

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731 Ratings
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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 6
Gots: 51 | 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 +5.9%

ceruleanbeksa, Aug 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

malfunxion, Aug 21, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -10.7%

Scott_Thomas, Aug 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

PirateCraft, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

scott2269, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

griffey123, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

brend2b, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of seedyone
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

seedyone, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

kristenrae8, Aug 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

OnryAndMean, Aug 10, 2014
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1.04/5  rDev -70.6%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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.

Beans11, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

BraveMountie, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

condorsim, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

LeahM, Aug 03, 2014
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1/5  rDev -71.8%

Andrewcc57, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

EmperorBevis, Jul 30, 2014
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2/5  rDev -43.5%

bklippel, Jul 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

cscarly69, Jul 30, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

gunnerlincoln, Jul 29, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

Virtuosabes, Jul 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Chilly_E, Jul 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +41.2%

ysj5009, Jul 27, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear golden color with a fizzy white head that leaves a ring of lacing.

Smells of lemony citrus and some floral notes.

Tastes of the lemon with some grainy malts and a bit of hops. Lemon zest notes lead off before some floral hops come through. Grainy malts come next with a bit of sweetness. A touch of pepper and funk add towards the end before one last kick of citrus finishes it.

Moithfeel is medium-light with a crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a tasty saison and gets a bit of a bonus for keeping the alcohol down.

ocelot2500, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Gemini6, Jul 26, 2014
Swing Session Saison from Victory Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.