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Saison Du BUFF - Dogfish Head Brewery

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85
very good

1,315 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,315
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.12%
Wants: 35
Gots: 124 | FT: 3
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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On tap for this review, had it when origibally released, and did a tasting of all three versions in past. This review:

Pours a hazy straw-to-golden with a fair amount if soapy head. Lacing is pretty significant, and the beer sustains a nice film of head. The nose isn't as strong as I recall, but I do get a bit of Belgian yeast funk, and some hints if the spices they use. I also get a light lemon scent.

The taste hits a bit more earthy than I'd expect from the nose, but it doesn't really have that farmhouse taste I sorta expect from a saison. I do get a bit of tartness; it's not really lemon, but something like it. After this initial taste, the beer does turn a bit dry and I get more of the spices.

Overall, I have the impression they mellowed this out from the initial offering (I realize I'm probably imagining it). I recall the spices really reminding me more of thanksgiving, maybe just the sage was a bit stronger. The smells and tastes were never overpowering, but they are muted in this pour. A decent beer that I can leave until next year's offering to try again.

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Saison Du BUFF from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 1,315 ratings.