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Saison Du BUFF - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,347 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,347
Reviews: 400
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.12%
Wants: 36
Gots: 127 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: Very unassuming label that has a nice color scheme and style in the DFH tradition. Label gives ABV info, web info, a bit of brewery info, states that beer is a collaboration between DFH, Victory, and Stone Brewing Company but brewed at DFH, has Stone, DFH, and Victory logos. Bottled 2012A18:20?

Appearance: An aggressive pour from 12oz glass into 16oz English Pint led to a 3 finger light airy white head resting atop a slightly hazy pale golden yellow beer. Head retention was 4min 50sec before fading to a thick coating and ring with very good lacing.

Smell/Aroma: Smell is very spicy with a herbal tone. Hints of thyme, sage, and a definite rosemary presence can be detected. Didn't really detect any parsley. Also has a slight citrus yeasty scent.

Flavor/Taste: Tastes very herbal and floral on the front end with the thyme, sage, and rosemary dominate. Has a bit of bitterness that comes through midpoint along with a citrus yeasty flavor. Herbal and floral tones dominate the back end and leave a slightly dry bitter aftertaste.

MouthFeel/Drinkability: Medium carbonation led to a medium bodied beer that was crisp and clean tasting as well as very drinkable.

Overall/Comments: This was a very unique and enjoyable beer that allows the drinker to sample some obscure flavors in a beer. Very interesting and complex. Classified as a Saison/Farmhouse Ale @ 6.8%. Consumed 8/8/2013.

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Saison Du BUFF from Dogfish Head Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 1,347 ratings.