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Imperial Cherry Saison - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Imperial Cherry SaisonImperial Cherry Saison

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BA SCORE
80
good

327 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 327
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.71%
Wants: 18
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bighuge on 06-07-2008)
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Reviews by tavernjef:
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tavernjef

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Muted pale gold with a solid finger high head of solid white foam thats lush and lumped with a substantial girth that lasts fro good duration. Lacing sticks in long stings and globuls as it sits and consumed.

Aroma is fruity and sweet with a clean tone of cherry, pear, and melon with a wheaty/bread doughy freshness and tender zip of musty grassy spices.

Nice flavors, a nice easy meld of creamy/milky breads and tender fruityness that touches on the cherry lifted with melon, dull, rounded citrus, and pears and red apples. Very nice saison touches of wet or musty grassy herbs and grassy spices that make for wholesome treat of goodness.

Nice medium toned bodt with a clean mold of creamyness that is remarkably wholesome and vibrant with a great touch of spices that last in the finish resonating with left over malty sweetness of doughy breads and fruity nuances.

Drinkable by the gallons! Super drinkable and an absolutely fine tasting brew by Southern Tier! Yum!

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2008 02:56:03 | More by tavernjef
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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2.76/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

22oz. bomber: This one was hiding at the back of the fridge, where it has been since I got it. It pours a fairly clear, golden color. There was very little head on it, and left no lacing. Interesting aroma. Hint of sour cherries, some oak, faint spices. Earthy, a bit funky, but doesn’t smell infected. Taste is interesting. Some tart cherry, bready, some candi sugar. It’s not very sweet, but there seems to be an underlying subtle sickly sweetness to it. It should probably stay retired.

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Imperial Cherry Saison from Southern Tier Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 327 ratings.