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Willimantic Salacious Saison - Willimantic Brewing Co.

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Willimantic Salacious Saison
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5 Ratings
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Willimantic Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: woosterbill on 06-30-2012)
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Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by larybrew:
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

larybrew, Jul 15, 2012
More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

tjdrewry, Jul 26, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught @ Brewpub: This one pours a hazy, dark golden color. There is a small white ring of foam around the edge. The nose is good, although a touch lighter. Some earthiness, faint juniper, cardamom and wheat. The taste is very good. Slightly peppery, spicy, wheat notes with a touch of tartness. Very smooth. Another keeper!

Boto, Jul 09, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the brewpub; listed as 7.3% on the chalkboard, while the website calls it 5.5%. Who knows?

Website description: "This unfiltered Saison is full of flavors from Lomik hops, Cardamom, juniper berries, lemon grass, and French Saison yeast."

A: Cloudy light orange body under a thin but sticky off-white head. Ok.

S: Super spicy, smooth, round, and generally terrific Saison aroma. Really fresh, vibrant, and balanced, with ginger really standing out.

T: Candied fruit and ginger spice. Straightforward and great.

M: Light-bodied and spiky. A bit too prickly.

O: I never would have guessed about all its crazy adjuncts, but I do know that this was a delicious, balanced, complex Saison. I'm starting to think Willibrew does Saisons even better than they do IPAs, but that might be heresy...

Cheers!

woosterbill, Jun 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

jfcaa193, Jul 07, 2013
Willimantic Salacious Saison from Willimantic Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.