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Saison - Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | 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:
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(Beer added by: brewcrew76 on 04-08-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

sinistarfab, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of tastymug
2/5  rDev -44.9%

tastymug, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of wingman14
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark golden yellow with a foamy white head. Smell is lemon, clove, pepper, some yeast. Taste is clove, lemon zest, pepper, and some yeast. Mouthfeel is light , good carbonation, lots of flavor. The lemon lingers in the aftertaste. Overall a powerful beer, interesting flavors but a bit overpowering for my tastes.

wingman14, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of scruffwhor
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Hrd to keep the chunky sediment out of the glass. Pretty good bubbling and a strong film of foam that leaves some sticky lace and for almost all sixteen ounces.

Earthy, Spring fruit nose. Smells yeasty and dry with a just hint of melon.

Pretty sweet, yeasty flavor to this saison. One of the sweetest of memory. Dry banana and melon mixed in a light earthy melange of sweet toasted malt and soft hopping.

Palate is carbonated, but not as bubbly as I like in my saisons. Palate is dry yet oily on teh back of the tongue.

scruffwhor, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of wyatt13
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

wyatt13, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of bskrtz
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served cold in glass pint at Fat Pour, Chicago

A) Hazy golden straw with soapy white head. Shines bright when held to the light

S) Sour dough, banana, clove, apple pie. Lots of yummy stuff.

T) Smooth and refreshing. Sweet caramel malt, mild hops. lemon zest

M) Mediium body with ample carbonation, mild esthers

O) Excellent interpretation of the classic farmhouse ale.

bskrtz, Dec 15, 2012
Photo of Hardy_Brew
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Hardy_Brew, Nov 15, 2012
Photo of davek72
4/5  rDev +10.2%

davek72, Oct 25, 2012
Photo of doucmehu
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

doucmehu, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of Jman_01
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Jman_01, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of Bubukar
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Bubukar, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of sourgrass
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

sourgrass, Sep 22, 2012
Photo of jcmittag
2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

jcmittag, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of derkfromwi
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

derkfromwi, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of mattafett
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

mattafett, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of MaxOfMetal
5/5  rDev +37.7%

MaxOfMetal, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of TheQuietMan22
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: 16-ounce bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a tulip. The color is very hazy gold. Around two fingers of off-white head dissipated to leave a thin lacing and ring around the edge.

Smell: Tame Belgian farmhouse funk lets fruity notes of orange, lemon, and grapefruit shine. It also has sweet apple and clove/pepper spice; it is very reminiscent of hefeweizen. Funky hefeweizen, that is.

Taste: It offers a surprising kick of spice to the back of the throat. The effect reminds me of curry but the flavor is more like white pepper. The other flavors create a well-balanced mélange and nothing really stands out like it does in the smell: light funk, orange, lemon, grapefruit, and spicy clove.

Drinkability: I am impressed. This may have turned me into a fan of saison.

TheQuietMan22, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of denimdemon
3/5  rDev -17.4%

denimdemon, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of thebigredone
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

thebigredone, Jul 29, 2012
Photo of ChimRichels
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Hazy golden color with a finger of bone white head that lingers for the majority of the drink.

S - The nose is absolutely bursting with deliciousness, and I cannot stress that enough. It is really incredible. Cloves, fresh baked banana bread, and a muted floral note.

T - Much like the aroma, but with the hops coming more into play than in the nose. Lovely flavors of rich breads and that tangy bite from the yeast that really ties it all together. Quite peppery/spicy on the finish.

M - Smooth and creamy with a bit of a bite on the finish.

O - We did a blind taste test with this against the New Glarus Saision, and out of 5 tasters, the Hinterland won unanimously. Pretty impressive brew, and only the second I have tried from this brewery... I will have to try some of their other offerings.

ChimRichels, Jul 25, 2012
Photo of FreshHawk
4/5  rDev +10.2%

FreshHawk, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of Kunstman
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Kunstman, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of aasher
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a slightly cloudy, tarnished gold in color with a one finger bright white, soapy head. The nose is impressive right off the bat. It features a lot of lemon rhind, a cardamom esque spice, light citrusy yeast, and light hay. The flavors are very well rounded. There is a lot of spicing, a lot of cardamom, and the citrusy peel aspect isn’t over the top. The yeast character is near perfect. It has really nice flavor. It drinks light in body and leaves behind plenty of spice. It’s pretty interesting. For an American made saison, this is pretty solid. While I may get flack for this, I would say that it is a poor man’s version of Fantome Hiver, with a much lighter mouthfeel.

aasher, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of rocklibster
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

rocklibster, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of danedelman
3.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Maximum12 for this one in a trade.

A-very viscous during the pour. pale yellow with little head.

S-citrus notes crowd the nostrils and then a backing of pepper gets in there. smell is very true to style and delicious.

T-Lime with a green pepper dances on the tongue. Pretty thick mouthfeel for a saison. A grapefruitiness hops lies in the background.

M-I think the mouthfeel really hurt this beer for me. Great smell/taste but the thickness and chewiness was a bit much for this style.

danedelman, Jun 23, 2012
Saison from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
82 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.