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Saison - Casey Brewing And Blending

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60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.05%
Wants: 20
Gots: 27 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Casey Brewing And Blending visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LotsofLupulin on 07-09-2014)
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Reviews by spoony:
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4.45/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From a 750 ml bottle (First Blend, May 30, 2014) to a tulip.

A-A normal pour produces two fingers of white, clingy head. The lacing is pretty solid on the glass. Head retention is so-so, but a thin cap hangs around for a while. The beer is light and straw-colored with golden hues. It is murky, but I can see some carbonation in there.

S-The aroma is a pleasant mixture of musty, lactic funk with fruity, Brett-like aromas including lemon, lime, and bread dough. I also smell some straw, dried grass, and a bit of pepper. There is a surprising bit of tartness going on. This is a great example of what I expect a saison to smell like.

T-The taste is lightly tart with a similar lemon-lime flavor that tugs gently at my glands on the finish. It isn't sour, but there is some acidity here. The body of the beer has some bread dough flavors and a bit of saccharin-like sweetness. I also taste some dried grass, pepper, and straw. This beer tasted "young" to me and I suspect that the saccharin flavor would dissipate with age.

M-The feel is light to medium in body with a pretty smooth, above-average level of carbonation.

O-I really liked Troy Casey's beers from AC Golden, but this one is a step above those and better for everyday drinking. The lightly tart aroma and flavors pair beautifully with the grassy/doughy flavors to make for a drinkable, but hugely interesting saison. The beer looks and feels just like I think a saison should look and feel. As noted above, I think this beer will improve with age...I just wish I had more bottles. A great summer beer that would pair well with food, cheese, or drink well all alone.

spoony, Jul 30, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Beaver13
3.35/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle, bottled 5/30/14. Pours hazy light yellow with a small creamy white head that goes to a thin film and laces the glass.

The aroma is banana and musty earthy yeast with a little lactic fruit.

The flavor is some tart/lactic and sweet fruitiness (lemon) with a little funk and a dry finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with spritzy carbonation.

Overall, interesting tart saison - it tastes kind of like a berliner weisse.

Beaver13, Jul 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.6%

Prospero, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

stereosforgeeks, Aug 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.6%

joshwith, Jul 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

blindpiggie, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

buffs9, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

LotsofLupulin, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

bushmat2, Jul 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

KCBeerNerd, Aug 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

LewSar14, Jul 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

mtbdonn, Sep 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

mgr78704, Today at 03:43 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

A: Hazy and glowing bright golden with a two finger pearl white head after a vigorous pour. Recedes to a small ring around the rim of the glass. Highly effervescent. Great looking saison.

S: Zesty lemon, clove, and spritzy lactic notes. As it warms brett makes itself more known with tropical fruit and musty funk.

T: Tart but not sour lactic acidity, followed by lime and lemon pith. A hint of sweet tangerine and some doughy malt. Hints of brett funk and slight notes of oak close everything out.

M: Light/medium and effervescent. Long dry astringent finish.

O: Rustic, balanced, beautiful. Can't wait to see what the Brett will do in my other bottle after a few months.

More_betterness, Aug 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.6%

beerdweeb, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Would give blend one a 4.4 and blend two a 4.7.

ucsbmullet, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Thorpe429, Jul 22, 2014
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4.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

750ml bottle sealed with a golden pressure cap.

poured into HF wine stem.

batch 1; bottled on 05/30/2014.

Appearance: I got the bottom pour. Hazy and completely opaque golden yellow bodied beer. 2 full fingers of white head that has decent head retention and leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass.

Smell: Wheat malts and light tartness. Hints of lemon and orange citrus. Not much funk to speak of.

Taste: Light tartness. Wheat malts and rotten hay. Orange and lemon citrus notes. Slightly fruity and earthy. Hint of pepper and minerals. Even tasting a hint of the oak barrel.

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Creamy carbonation. Semidry finish. Pretty refreshing too. Nice level of drinkability. Bright, clean, and balanced saison.

Overall: This is the new big deal in Colorado in my opinion as far as new breweries go. This saison is at the same caliber as Hill Farmstead and Side Project saisons. The light acidity is a must for any world class saison and this casey saison has found that perfect amount of acidity in a saison. Great mouthfeel and this beer is a great example what all saisons should strive to be. This has got me really interested in trying some of the fruited saisons that this brewery is brewing now.

4DAloveofSTOUT, Today at 03:22 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Saison from Casey Brewing And Blending
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