Mongrel - Elysian Brewing Company
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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
3.18/5 rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
The brewery calls this a "Dark Saison" and it is a very dark beer. Served in a tulip, the beer was black, with no translucence, and had about a half-inch of light tan head that had moderate retention and good lacing.
The expected yeast and spice notes are very subdued and there was just a slight hint of roastiness. The Saison features were more apparent on the tongue, but were still not as well defined as I expected. Some spice and a trace of roast lingered on the finish.
The body was fairly typical for the style, medium and crisp. Drinkability was good, as i find most Saisons to be. Overall, a nice, but not special, beer. Worth trying if you see it.
Serving type: on-tap
03-12-2012 01:38:52 | More by beertunes
Mongrel from Elysian Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.