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Unplugged Imperial Saison - New Glarus Brewing Company

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Unplugged Imperial SaisonUnplugged Imperial Saison

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

226 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 226
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 48
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Atron67 on 05-10-2009)
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KCHopHead

Missouri

2.95/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours dark orange. 2 finger head. Little lacing.
S - Fruity, spicy, esters.
T - Woah! Tart sourness, be carefull not to get too much on the sides of your tounge. :) Past the overlly sourness you can get the farmhouse saison yeasty tastes that is full of esters and good balance of alcohol.
M - Well balanced and good carbonation for style.
D - I could only stand so much of the gobstopper tastes. I could only drink one of these.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2009 13:22:52 | More by KCHopHead
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Bottle shared by Sammy, 12oz into a tulip - 2009 vintage.

Hazy orange brown, with a white head. Moderate retention and mild lace. Nose has huge berry notes, red grapes, yeast, some berry pie and a just a ton of fruit character all around. Taste has more berries and cherries, yeast character, some bready and crusty character, and just delicious fruits - almost like a berry pie. Medium feel, no alcohol. Has held up exceptionally well for 3 years on this, further asserts New Glarus as one of my favourite breweries going.

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Unplugged Imperial Saison from New Glarus Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.