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Oddland Peppercorn Saison - Elysian Brewing Company

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Oddland Peppercorn SaisonOddland Peppercorn Saison

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.53%
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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halo913

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-28-2013 12:51:44 | More by halo913
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dirty gold shade. White head forms and laces the glass well. In the aroma, musty yeast and black pepper. Quite peppery in the nose and slightly herbal. For the flavor, there is a Belgian yeast spicyness the plays well with the coarse peppercorn notes. Not intensely bitter but there is some acidity and citrus from the hops. Herbs, pepper and must. Finishes with a lingering spice note. Overall, this was a pretty good brew, as I am a fan of peppercorns in brewing.

Serving type: on-tap

07-27-2013 19:20:28 | More by Stinkypuss
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lovindahops

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-27-2013 17:20:05 | More by lovindahops
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Eighty

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

07-24-2013 22:36:50 | More by Eighty
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mtalley999

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-23-2013 22:33:43 | More by mtalley999
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snaotheus

Washington

3.35/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle poured into a large snifter. If there's any bottled on/best by/batch number printed on the bottle, I can't find it.

Pours clear golden with a small filmy head. Little or no active carbonation. Smell is grassy, apples, slight tartness, something sweet.

Taste is slightly tart, definite peppercorn flavor is noticeable. Definite (but mild) citrus sweetness, a little more of that apple acid flavor. More interesting in flavor than good, but definitely not bad.

Mouthfeel is thin, flat, a little filmy. Overall, it's not very special.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 04:02:44 | More by snaotheus
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22

Pours a slightly hazy honey gold, thin white head dissipates to a bit of lace.

Smells of honey, lemon citrus, coriander, and spicy peppercorns.

Tastes of mildly sweet honey, lemon citrus tartness, and grassy malts with some notable pepper character. Has a bite at the end.

Medium body with a light tingle of carbonation on the tongue followed by a pepper sting in the throat.

A good light refreshing saison, hides its strength well, and brings the unique addition of peppercorn spice which adds welcome but palatable zing to the beer. While it is certainly different, its quite good and worth trying. Whether you like it or not will partly depend on how much you can deal with spiciness in a beer and partly on how open you are to interpretation within the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 00:44:52 | More by Cylinsier
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lpotter

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-20-2013 03:05:27 | More by lpotter
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

2.46/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Had as a sample glass at Bocktown Monaca

This review is gonna be short and well...not so sweet.
A - Straw color, spritzy, looks like a saison would.
S - Belgian yeast, and spices, mainly peppercorn, but its not too much...yet.
T - PEPPERCORN. And thats pretty much it, it assaults your palate with the most abrasive use of any spice ive ever tried. Awful.
M - That taste lingers, hurry up and wash it down.
O - Wouldn't give this beer to someone I hated. I cant believe there's people out that justify this much use of one spice.

Serving type: on-tap

07-19-2013 01:55:35 | More by Omnium
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JustinMatthew

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-17-2013 18:38:24 | More by JustinMatthew
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-17-2013 12:32:59 | More by irishgreensoda
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-15-2013 02:50:00 | More by scottbrew4u
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-15-2013 01:35:51 | More by DrunkinYogi
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mattafett

Iowa

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-14-2013 21:07:19 | More by mattafett
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-14-2013 01:23:37 | More by hoppymcgee
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GennyCreamAle

New York

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-12-2013 02:24:31 | More by GennyCreamAle
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.76/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours a dark yellow color with a 1" head. No lacing develops.

Smell: pepper and lemon zest are nice on the nose.

Taste: grainy malt profile with loads of peppercorns, some lemon zest, yeast, pear, and golden apple. Bitterness is hearty and nicely balancing.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Very crisp at the initial swig, less crisp and a bit dry at the finish.

Overall: a decent saison that is a bit heavy handed on the peppercorns but not in a bad way. Nicely spicy and easy to quaff.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 22:16:01 | More by Gavage
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ckollias

Maryland

4.46/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this beer on tap at LURES in Maryland

A: Pours a copper hue with a white head that quickly dissipates in to a wispy lace.

S: Very sweet and spicy aroma.

T: Similar to the smell there is a sweet and spicy flavor.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation

O: Excellent Belgian Brew – would grab this again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-11-2013 18:52:11 | More by ckollias
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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-09-2013 02:52:27 | More by Profchaos20
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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This brew pours a golden brown color with a 1/2 finger head which does not last long. Light lacing.

Dank yeast, diacetyl pepper, lavender and sweet malts.

The taste is pretty bland, sweet malts a little lemon then the pepper comes in at the end. The pepper does provide a burning type of heat that almost saves the day but it is not quiet enough to make me like this beer.

The mouthfeel is a bit tangy, a little bubbly and carbonated.

Overall this is a pretty plain Saison. There is not much hear unless you like pepper and then there is not enough of it. I wish this brew had been as good as the artwork on the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 21:02:52 | More by microbrewlover
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-07-2013 18:30:10 | More by Boone757
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twelveinches

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

07-07-2013 06:20:34 | More by twelveinches
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vfgccp

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-05-2013 23:40:01 | More by vfgccp
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crobinso

Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-04-2013 20:34:02 | More by crobinso
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acurtis

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

07-04-2013 01:00:22 | More by acurtis
Oddland Peppercorn Saison from Elysian Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.