Dismiss Notice
Hello, is it beer you're looking for?

Learn more about beer. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for as low as 68% off the single issue price.

Subscribe now →

Samurai Saison - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Not Rated.
Samurai Saison
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 2
Hads: 8
Avg: 4.18
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: akorsak on 05-07-2011

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (364) | Events
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Hads: 8
Reviews by the Alström Bros:

  None found.

More User Reviews:
Photo of akorsak
4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A goblet served on-tap at IH Lancaster. A guest brew from Brian Finn at Iron Hill Wilmington.

A: The saison is golden, a hazy yellow color that appears quite robust. Opaque, there's nothing to see beyond the ale. A thin head comes along on the first pour.

S: Both lemony hops and dirty yeast drive the ale. The hops are citrusy and full, plenty of lemon peel to jump around. The dirtiness of the yeast lends a mild brett aroma. As the ale warms, the Sorachi Ace becomes more prominent.

T: The hops are strong from the first sip, bitter with lemon rinds driving the flavor. As the citrus relaxes, the dirtiness of the yeast kicks in. Although I don't think that it is wild, the yeast lends a brett-like earthiness to the ale. That flavor mixes well with the hoppiness, an earthy bite. Aniseedy flavors, along with pepper, are present although the Sorachi Ace and yeast are the key components. So good that I went back for a second glass.

M: The mouthfeel is ample, lively with both the Sorachi hops (awesome) and the musty yeast (well, awesome too).

O: This beer was a pleasant surprise; a bonus for making the trek from Harrisburg. Nicely done all around.

 1,170 characters

Photo of ROGUE16
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of TomMorris
3.92/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dbot
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of micropale
3.85/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bonkers
4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had this served in a tulip, IH Wilmington. The pour was hazy yellow, big white head. The aroma was full of sweet lemon zest. The flavor is zesty, lemony, grassy, dry finish. The beer was light and lively, high carbonation. A tasty saison, highly recomend.

 257 characters

Photo of rollywud22
4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reminds me of Tank 7 quite a lot, but with more lemony nose and flavor. Recommended.

85 characters

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.46/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Samurai Saison from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.