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Saison Du BUFF - Dogfish Head Brewery

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85
very good

1,066 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,066
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.65%
Wants: 28
Gots: 75 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Plans call for Saison du BUFF to be a 6% alc/vol Saison brewed with parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. This beer will be brewed three times, once at each brewery using the same recipe.

(Beer added by: SaCkErZ9 on 08-05-2010)
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Ajmorriso1


4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-09-2014 19:11:51 | More by Ajmorriso1
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WhiteHillsStore

Connecticut

3.49/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very interesting. The beer pours a hazy yellow with a light head. The smell was easily my favorite part of the beer. It feels like you are directly smelling parsley and thyme. Very big notes from the earthy herbs. The taste was a little lack-luster though with big herb tastes in the beginning but I felt the ending wasn't as good and the sour taste at the end, while enjoyable, didn't leave a great lingering taste. This was a nice beer to try and appreciate the inventive style of Dogfish, but I don't know if I need more than one.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 14:31:53 | More by WhiteHillsStore
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WCW

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-09-2014 04:00:20 | More by WCW
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beercatbrew

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

07-09-2014 01:40:11 | More by beercatbrew
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2014 23:20:07 | More by Burkbom23
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JustCamIt

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2014 21:05:57 | More by JustCamIt
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AGust82

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-08-2014 11:35:24 | More by AGust82
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Beer_Brewer_MD

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-08-2014 04:03:08 | More by Beer_Brewer_MD
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-08-2014 02:09:48 | More by Thedrizzle
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Millsnerlight


4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-08-2014 01:17:23 | More by Millsnerlight
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Limey007

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-07-2014 02:45:08 | More by Limey007
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D_toxic_AVENGER


2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

07-06-2014 22:26:16 | More by D_toxic_AVENGER
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reefa

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-06-2014 22:25:18 | More by reefa
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avisong

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-06-2014 22:24:44 | More by avisong
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on July 6, 2014.

The pour is pale yellow with a white fizzy head and busy carbonation. Good clarity.

It smells like I am standing by my herb garden during peak season. Rosemary and sage are the biggest herbal notes I pick up with the parsley and thyme a bit more reserved. Also some toasted malts but they are blown away by the herbs.

Light body.

The taste is full of herbal notes with a tart, almost sour bite at the finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 17:51:13 | More by puboflyons
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sonnydeezy

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-06-2014 15:33:52 | More by sonnydeezy
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Liveupthere

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-06-2014 02:22:55 | More by Liveupthere
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theschmooz

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-06-2014 01:52:11 | More by theschmooz
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FriedSlug

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-06-2014 01:15:26 | More by FriedSlug
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Erice78

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-06-2014 01:00:14 | More by Erice78
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BeerBeast

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-05-2014 19:16:13 | More by BeerBeast
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AndrewScottPentland

Florida

4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This saison appears to be a pale-golden color. As I first began to pour it into the glass I didn't think it would develop a sizable head; however I was quickly proven wrong, and greeted with a sudsy, bright white foam.

The smell is dominated by herbs. Sage is most prominent with the rosemary and thyme playing a supportive role. The parsley seems to lend a pleasant grassiness to the aroma. It is difficult to distinguish between hop and herb aromas - the beer smells green and fresh.

At the front of the mouth I'm greeted with a punch of juicy hop flavor. This seems to be a heavily hopped saison, especially when considering the breweries involved in its production. This herbaceous flavor is supported with a pleasant sugary malt sweetness that is very subdued. The finish is dry and bitter, revealing more lemony hop flavor.

The mouthfeel is incredibly light and effervescent. The tingling sensation of the beer on my palate helps to highlight the spicy and citrusy hop and herb characteristics.

Overall, a delicious brew that will certainly satisfy foody beer nerds. A bold yet sophisticated use of herbs helps to elevate this saison to the likes of a true culinary experience.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 07:33:08 | More by AndrewScottPentland
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themegamancave

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-04-2014 13:29:07 | More by themegamancave
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-04-2014 03:54:05 | More by Georgiabeer
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-04-2014 01:29:59 | More by dpgoblejr
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Saison Du BUFF from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 1,066 ratings.