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Saison - Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

Not Rated.

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

33 Reviews
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Reviews: 33
Hads: 145
Avg: 3.83
pDev: 31.33%
Wants: 4
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: brewcrew76 on 04-08-2012

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Reviews: 33 | Hads: 145
Reviews by rhoadsrage:
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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(Served in a Nonic)
A- There is just a touch of hazy to the golden orange body with a strong carbonation supporting a wispy snow white sticky head.

S- A mineral water aroma with some malt note and a soft saison yeast ester finish.

T- There is a nice fresh lightly toasted malt flavor leads to a mellow saison ester flavor then some green pineapple weed hops in the finish. A gentle bitter note lingers. There is also a mineral note to the Saaz hops that come through.

M- The medium mouthfeel as a gentle fizz in the finish.

O- This beer has a mellow ester profile with a nice balance to the malt flavor and hops are also in balance. Nice session beer and a unique take on the saison style.

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Photo of DaPeculierDane
4.18/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

After reading Robin Shepard's favorable review in the Isthmus, I thought I'd give this one a go.
Pours into a Duvel tulip a gentile orange with a thick, frothy off-white foam.
Spicy and floral aroma of lemongrass and chamomile. Lemon. Ginger.
Taste is surprisingly spicy with a strong black pepper presence. Lemon grass hits the top of the palate and the lengthy finish closes with a touch of ginger. A lively yeast character adds depth and a very slight hint of funk. No flaws or negative traits to speak of.
Very spicy and assertive mouthfeel. Medium bodied with aggressive carbonation.
Exceptionally drinkable. I think I'll be buying numerous four packs of this well priced beer this spring.

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Photo of MadScientist
4.4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: a medium golden beer with great clarity and a rocky, white head with good retention.

S: There are medium black pepper and spicy hops aromas dominating the nose with a slight clove spice. Some fruity esters. The hops smell so fresh that they have that brightness like having just been dumped into the boil kettle while brewing; they bring a moderate amount of grassiness and some lemon citrus notes.

T: Medium-strong citrus and spice flavors with a medium hops bitterness. The spice is a blend of slightly more pepper than clove. The hops are mostly a spice Saaz-like with some lemon character. There is a good amount of Pils malt with a light sweetness but balance is fairly bitter and the finish is dry. An orange fermentation character comes through the more it warms.

M: A moderately light bodied beer with a strong level of carbonation.

O: A dry, spicy somewhat fruity beer with a good amount of hops character; everything that I enjoy about the Saison style. Worth looking for when your in WI. and would be nice great to find locally.

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Photo of BuckeyeSlim
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had at the Milwaukee Hinterland on tap. Pours clear gold under a thick off-white head. Has a lemony aroma. Initial citrus flavor segues into more peppery taste in the finish.

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Photo of juicebox
3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Fuzzycuffs
3.07/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of acurtis
3.18/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of weonfire
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of InVinoVeritas
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of mrelizabeth
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Stopped into Hinterland Milwaukee on Eerie St., and was given this bottle to sample. Very friendly folks, and a great, slightly up-scale gastropub.

A- great body color, slightly more amber than most saisons. About one-two fingers of foam, good lacing throughout tasting.

S- malty, hops rising just a touch. Bread with a lingering fruity yeast.

T- starts smooth, then you get the yeast (banana/clove), then you get a great peppery blast. Slightly malty finish.

M- refreshing. enough carbonation to spread the flavors over your tongue. Pepper lingers, but not uncomfortably. Wonderful balance of ingredients.

O- a very, very good Saison. A simple bottle, easy to overlook, but you'll be sorry if you do. Pick up a pack and enjoy them!

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Photo of Tuckersmth
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of schmidtmattsays
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of cjgator3
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of RickS95
3.3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Had this on draft at Bar Louie because they were out of Hennepin.

Pours a fairly clear but dark golden straw color. Doesn't look like much body from the pour. Head had good retention and a nice lace.

Smell was good for the style with the typical farmhouse funkiness you expect. Dank citrus fruits and some white pepper spice dominate.

Taste was a step down because the pepper overwhelms. Really, nothing else is noticed.

Mouthfeel also suffers because my palate is ruined from he spice. A bitterness in the the finish is the only thing else to pick up.

Overall it's a fair beer, just nothing to write home about.

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Saison from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
86 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.