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Saison - Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewcrew76 on 04-08-2012)
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Ratings: 108 | Reviews: 28 | Display Reviews Only:
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davek72

Iowa

4/5  rDev +10.2%

10-25-2012 01:43:57 | More by davek72
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

10-16-2012 16:57:17 | More by doucmehu
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Jman_01

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

10-09-2012 19:18:47 | More by Jman_01
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Bubukar

Iowa

3/5  rDev -17.4%

10-08-2012 17:53:45 | More by Bubukar
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sourgrass

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

09-22-2012 00:20:48 | More by sourgrass
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jcmittag


2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

09-09-2012 15:50:28 | More by jcmittag
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

08-26-2012 22:56:39 | More by derkfromwi
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mattafett

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

08-13-2012 23:52:47 | More by mattafett
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MaxOfMetal

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +37.7%

08-12-2012 00:14:51 | More by MaxOfMetal
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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

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.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 02:31:31 | More by TheQuietMan22
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denimdemon

Indiana

3/5  rDev -17.4%

08-04-2012 03:12:10 | More by denimdemon
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-29-2012 20:01:01 | More by thebigredone
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ChimRichels

Wisconsin

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 02:32:53 | More by ChimRichels
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FreshHawk

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-19-2012 07:06:14 | More by FreshHawk
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-15-2012 00:55:34 | More by Kunstman
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aasher

Indiana

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 05:49:28 | More by aasher
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rocklibster

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-30-2012 00:08:11 | More by rocklibster
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danedelman

Pennsylvania

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2012 20:05:49 | More by danedelman
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-08-2012 03:41:36 | More by TonyTalon
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mrelizabeth

California

4.5/5  rDev +24%
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!

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 18:13:11 | More by mrelizabeth
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +24%

06-03-2012 14:29:55 | More by atone315
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jaidenjb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-03-2012 00:10:06 | More by jaidenjb
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Jnaustin114


3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance:
Hazy golden straw color with white head.

Aroma:
Floral, Citrus

Taste:
A little to heavy on the spice for me at first but as I got futher into it was refreshing, The finish has nice ginger notes.

Overall:
Not one of my top choice from Hinterland, but not a bad beer by any means.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2012 22:27:18 | More by Jnaustin114
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clean deep yellow color, with a white head. In the aroma, small earth notes and a little spice too. In the taste, spicy, earthy, and a nice yeast presence. A spice like bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry earth and yeast aftertaste. The color scared me a bit, but nice earth and spice all the way through.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2012 20:18:26 | More by OWSLEY069
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TylerDYoung


4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-13-2012 02:42:55 | More by TylerDYoung
Saison from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
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