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Saison Du BUFF - Dogfish Head Brewery

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85
very good

1,232 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,232
Reviews: 392
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.12%
Wants: 33
Gots: 109 | FT: 2
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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jarrett123

New York

4.2/5  rDev +11.4%

08-23-2014 02:49:25 | More by jarrett123
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barczar

Kentucky

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%

Brilliant golden with a moderate ivory head. Notes of lemon, thyme, and rosemary are accompanied by a touch of must and sage. Flavor is savory, with sage and parsley cleanliness forming the base, and lemon and thyme hitting mid palate. Rosemary carries into the lightly bitter finish, and notes of mint. Nice savory beer that I'll buy again and hold back for thanksgiving dinner.

08-22-2014 16:46:52 | More by barczar
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spykespnoypbg

California

1.96/5  rDev -48%

08-22-2014 00:16:14 | More by spykespnoypbg
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Mattmiller21

Indiana

3.76/5  rDev -0.3%

08-22-2014 00:14:09 | More by Mattmiller21
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-21-2014 22:36:04 | More by AndrewMichael
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rjbrenn3

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

08-21-2014 21:53:01 | More by rjbrenn3
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bfitzge2

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-21-2014 13:39:44 | More by bfitzge2
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.27/5  rDev +13.3%

08-21-2014 00:47:02 | More by JamieDuncan
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eGodley


4.2/5  rDev +11.4%

08-20-2014 17:58:19 | More by eGodley
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.8/5  rDev +0.8%

With the clanging of the head from Dogfish Head, Stone and Victory- its quite clear with the first sip that the character, spirit and imagination of Dogfish Head takes center stage with this clever saison that employs spices that are typically reserved for pot roasts and pork loin.

Yet in a slim Belgian-esque taste, the spices project with such sprucy desertion that the saison beneath is hard to find. The rosemary, thyme and parsley lights the palate up like a Christmas tree. Despite its hazy golden appearance and creamy eggshell foam that seem to carry the classic farmhouse ale appearance, its nose and early palate is all about the herb.

Its partly creamy, partly zesty carbonation gives slight rise to underlying sweet maltiness of honey and light bread but as those bubbles begin to pop, the middle enlivens the spices and allow them to pull ahead of the balance with little challenge from underlying pear, apple and grape esters.

Finishing creamy-dry, the beer's relative medium body is slow to relax and is content to retain low levels of malt sweetness and firm textures to linger on the palate. This buffers the effect of its sprucy perfume and might be somewhat of its saving grace.

08-20-2014 16:14:57 | More by BEERchitect
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bmur112

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-20-2014 15:46:33 | More by bmur112
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Mealy58

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-20-2014 02:48:59 | More by Mealy58
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Betajeff

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-20-2014 02:26:45 | More by Betajeff
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hermit990

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-20-2014 01:56:19 | More by hermit990
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TheBeerSipper

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Appearance - Pours nice yellow haze with a half inch foamy head

Smell - You can smell the spices - Sage and Thyme stand out

Taste - The spices are tasty but not too strong. Goes down light and crisp.

Overall - Very enjoyable. It is on the top of the list of Saisons for me my friends.

Until Next Time

The Beer Sipper

08-20-2014 01:33:53 | More by TheBeerSipper
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pottergator

New York

4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

08-19-2014 01:47:16 | More by pottergator
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RPH2327

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-18-2014 20:37:11 | More by RPH2327
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-18-2014 17:06:42 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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ThurmondTX

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-18-2014 16:54:00 | More by ThurmondTX
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JohnParadee

Delaware

2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

08-17-2014 19:12:12 | More by JohnParadee
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lic217

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -46.9%

08-17-2014 15:49:53 | More by lic217
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jaemeno3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-17-2014 00:05:48 | More by jaemeno3
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themagickallife

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +32.6%

08-16-2014 21:43:36 | More by themagickallife
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rjp217

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-15-2014 21:52:43 | More by rjp217
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-15-2014 21:26:38 | More by Zetcha7x
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Saison Du BUFF from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 1,232 ratings.