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Summit Honeymoon Saison - Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Honeymoon SaisonSummit Honeymoon Saison

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BA SCORE
81
good

87 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 15.25%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Chaz on 07-16-2011)
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Reviews by tavernjef:
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tavernjef

Minnesota

3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Slightly paled golden hue with a medium capping of off-whitish foam that sits slender and firm for a bit before fading to a broken skim and a solid collar. Some ink blobby lacing is thrown about the glass and sticks there.

Aroma is pale and slightly spicy with pepper and yeasty floralness. A bit of stale bubblegum and sweet citrus is lowly set within its spice.

Taste is a bit plain and flattened for a Saison, its more like a slightly pepped up hefe or wheat beer. Slightly starchy sweet yet paled and a dulled maltyness simple rides a bit of peppery spice and yeasty dryness through to the finish where it adds a bit of tannin tone to it and floral bitternss. Not much to it really, but not all that bad, just above average and all about some easy drinking.

Body is just under medium and doesn't really offer much in the line of bold body or length of tone anywhere other then a bit of dryness and touch of spice.

I think its the twist of spice and yeast that just doesn't pull together for me in this one. It's a bit odd tasting in that regards. Some tweaking to that and a broader malt base and this could be much nicer.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2011 01:35:15 | More by tavernjef
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from tasting notes.

Poured out a mostly clear light golden color with a single finger of off-white foamy head that leaves behind minimal amounts of lacing. Lighter side of medium strength carbonation and body.

Smells and tastes of light floral elements, some vague honey and white pepper, a tiny ghost of lemon peel, and some cracker malt. Not a very memorable or striking profile, although it does contain the basic elements of a saison. Everything is sort of wispy and thin, even for a style that *should* be lighter.

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3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a bit of an orange tint abs a massive three inch white foamy head with huge bubbles that quickly dissipate, leaving sheets of lacing.

Aroma is heavily wheaty, with orange and coriander, lemon peel, peach, and a bit of bready caramel malt adding intrigue.

Flavor is disappointingly malty and grainy. Lemon and wheat add complexity to the profile, which ends slightly dry. Tangerine and coriander surface in subsequent sips, with a bit of white pepper at the finish. Woody notes surface as it warms, but bittering hops are a bit overdone.

Body is on the light side, with very high carbonation, and a powdery dry finish.

Overall, the graininess, bittering hops, and extreme carbonation stole the enjoyment of the flavor. Wish the flavor held up to the aroma's promise.

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A: Pours a hazy, yellow-orange color with two fingers of billowy, nearly white head. Strong retention and lace.

S: Sweet bread, floral notes and hay. Honey is in the distant background.

T: Light pepper up front, fades to dry, bready malt, then finishes with pepper, minerals and a little bitterness.

M: A tad thin, quite fizzy.

O: Not a bad saison, but with so many better ones out there, probably won't miss this one too much. Nevertheless, glad to have had the chance to try it.

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I think this would be a good beer for a garden party or for a wine party for those who do not wine.

This would go great with roast pork with rosemary, pears and cheese, or swiss fondue.

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Summit Honeymoon Saison from Summit Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.