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Nepenthes - OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)

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Nepenthes
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

51 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 6.88%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores) visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: HopStoopid120 on 06-30-2014

"Sour Spiced Saison" - Rye saison with sage and lavender fresh from our horticultural area added to the coolship and then again dry-herbed with more fresh sage and lavender.
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Ratings: 51 | Reviews: 2
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Photo of CraftFan5
4.74/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

The kind folks at OEC said the growlers would last in the fridge for several months, but after almost 3 weeks I decided to quaff this kind beverage to gain some respite from my memories of Lenore.

750 ml OEC growler into a champagne flute.

A: Mostly transparent, straw yellow. Tons of bubbles streaming up reinforcing a large soapy white head.

N: Spicy lemon. An intense, delicious aroma.

T: Wow! Tons of flavor packed in there, considering it's just 5.5% ABV. More tart than I expected. I get lots of lemon and barnyard funk. The finish is soft on the palate, which is surprising considering the tartness and streaming bubbles.

M: Medium to full and slightly slick. A bit flat with a little less life than I would have liked or expected, what with the profusion of bubbles streaming up the glass.

O: An outstanding tart saison. I continue to be impressed with OEC.

Photo of j_flynn
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

750ml growler into Teku glass. Pours golden orange with head that attenuates quickly. Sage and lavender presence easily found in the aroma with a light sourness in the finish.

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Nepenthes from OEC Brewing (Ordinem Ecentrici Coctores)
90 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.