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Oddland Peppercorn Saison - Elysian Brewing Company

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Oddland Peppercorn SaisonOddland Peppercorn Saison

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102 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LI_PO12 on 06-04-2013)
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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bomber into tulip (not seeing a date)

Appearance- deep gold light copper, 1 finger white head let go quickly, slight haze

Aroma- a lot of peppercorns, some hay, farmhouse funk, spicy, slight fruitiness, they aren't kidding about the peppercorns

Flavor- as to be expected from the aroma very spicy and peppery, the peppery notes are much stronger than that of a regular saison, some fruitiness and light malt In the background, abv well hidden, dry long lingering spicy pepper finish

Mouthfeel- medium bodied, medium carb, smooth

Overall- I liked this a lot, it is what it says it is, very intense pepper in smell and taste, an interesting take on the style, I'm not running out for another bottle, but I'm glad I picked this up. Worth a try

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2013 03:28:28 | More by LI_PO12
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Oddland Peppercorn Saison from Elysian Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.