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Sneak Attack Saison - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

494 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 494
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 19
Gots: 62 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Hoptometrist on 01-04-2013

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Photo of fscottkey
3.3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: [4.50] The beer is a transparent straw color. It is pale compared to most beers. There is very little head - just a white covering on the beer. Lots of nucleation bubbles from the bottom. The can lists the best by date 4/30/15, the ABV 6.2% and the IBUs at 38. As an aside I also like the art on the can. Kind of a spin off of Washington crossing the Delaware - but in all beach otfits.

S: [2.50] Funky yeast. Heavy wet wheat. Earth tones.

T: [3.50] The front of the palate is Belgian yeast/wheat. But the mid palate transforms to something different (better). It has a nice citrus flavor. The finish is a combination of both flavors.

M: [3.75] It is on the carbonated side of things. The overall feel is decent - not too watery.

O: [3.25] I think this would be a decent beer on a dock or a beach. It seems a little out of place on a 7 degree day in Buffalo. The citrus flavor really livens up what I thought would be a big mouthful of Belgian wheat and yeast. I would drink this again just to say I have a "go to" Saison.

Photo of mmhannon
3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jens4212
3.49/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ScottP
3.48/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GOBLIN
3.47/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of metsfan1
3.49/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of twillingthenoz
3.64/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from can into tulip glass. Pale golden opaque. Tall frothy head, dissipates quickly. Smells sweet, that classic saison smell which I cannot characterize... I guess it is cardamom. Mild hop flavor, yeastyness, and light sweetness. Mild carbonation. Overall good beer but my mind is not blown.

Photo of JratBones
3.2/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tbeer40
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alking956
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ColSanders123
3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of poohbearzeccola
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deebo
3.46/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerswag
3.2/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JMS1512
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vinci528
3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of notchucknorris
3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antc2382
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenwayPHD
3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a light, hazy, golden yellow with a one finger white head. The nose is pretty welcoming. Cardamom, lemon, hay, slightly yeasty, with a very slight malt sweetness. The flavor is okay. The cardamom completely overwhelms the other flavors and the carbonation is too high. I would like a little more presence of that barnyard funk. It's not bad just not great.

Photo of i4ourgot
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Morey
3.19/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TonyY
3.08/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of JimmyFlatRock
3.92/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dub_d83
4.14/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fitzy01
3.07/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Sneak Attack Saison from 21st Amendment Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.