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Sneak Attack Saison - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

412 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 412
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 11
Gots: 24 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hoptometrist on 01-04-2013)
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-22-2013 04:11:45 | More by DrunkinYogi
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johnhenryconway


1.75/5  rDev -50.3%

02-22-2013 01:50:55 | More by johnhenryconway
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justinbrown

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-21-2013 16:46:32 | More by justinbrown
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-19-2013 14:48:42 | More by KevinGordon
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dweeuu

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +34.9%

02-19-2013 06:17:00 | More by dweeuu
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-18-2013 23:47:23 | More by mendvicdog
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-18-2013 18:01:33 | More by Cooper
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mweso2000

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

02-17-2013 23:32:40 | More by mweso2000
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grittybrews

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-17-2013 15:29:56 | More by grittybrews
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-17-2013 04:39:12 | More by nmann08
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can. canned on 12/ 16/12.

A: surprised at how clear this brew is. a very dull yellow hue. head is bright white and bubbly. retention is average, spotted lacing.

S: lots of cardamom. perhaps some allspice as well. lilacs, heather. diverse to say the least, however, inviting.

T: similar to the nose, plenty of cardamom. too much cardamom, it is pretty much all you get. some yeasty sulfurs. the body could use some more grain, maybe some brett funk.

M: average carb . some conditioning would have been appreciated.

D: the cardamom is nice, but the brew came out a little too one-note for me. if they can get some funk in there, can condition (if possible...) they could really have something here.

Serving type: can

02-17-2013 02:04:48 | More by Jimmys
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.01/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a hazy light yellow pour with 2 fingers of white head which left behind nice amounts of lacing. smells of lemongrass, pepper, a nice fruity citrus scent of tangerines. a very floral flavor.. lemongrass, pepper are both there, honey, sunflower petals come to mind in a weird way. medium body with a nice amount of carbonation. a slight sting on the lips from the alcohol.. feels nice.

this is a pretty decent saison in a season where there's barely any competition. i gotta hand it to 21st amendment for the bold move of releasing this now.. and thank them at the same time :)

Serving type: can

02-17-2013 01:39:19 | More by facundoCNB
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-17-2013 00:09:32 | More by dsshuck
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-16-2013 23:39:21 | More by THECPJ
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.89/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from can into Tulip.

Appearance: Hazy straw color with stark white head and some clingy lacing.

Smell: Banana, straw, grass, cardamom. Fairly spicy and dry aroma overall.

Taste: Mostly matches the aroma, with banana, pepper, lemon, straw and hay. Fairly spicy and bitter finish - more bitter than most Saisons. However, it does not quite have the depth of flavor to make this top notch.

Feel: Moderately high carbonation with a relatively light body. Finish is quite dry.

Overall: A very nice Saison. Since it is lighter and more bitter than many others, this would be better as a summer beer, rather than releasing it late in winter. I won't ding the score for being released at an odd time, but I wish I could have this while mowing the lawn.

Serving type: can

02-16-2013 21:39:06 | More by bsp77
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adkieffer

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-16-2013 18:41:26 | More by adkieffer
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dertyd

California

3.8/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can to my chimay challice

A:verry nice looking beer looks like a White wheat beer nice yellow orange color with a nice cloudy look to it

S: can't smell much maybee a little grass and orange peal

T: great beer not to much going on but what is going on taste realy good. I taste some lemon or orange peal,fresh grass,with a decent amount of hops in the end realy good beer

M:nice crisp and dry good taste that lingers for a wile

Overall: I'm surprised a realy good beer dosent taste much like a traditional saison but it taste great I think I found a new session beer

Live life drink beer!!!:-)

Serving type: can

02-16-2013 09:01:47 | More by dertyd
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

02-14-2013 04:17:18 | More by bluckbeyes
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-14-2013 00:44:02 | More by buckyp
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morimech

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy straw color with barely one finger of head that quickly settles to a thin skim of suds. A nice amount of spotty lacing is left down the glass.

Aroma is a combination of yeast esters and cardamom. In fact the cardamom is a little strong for me and would of been better at a lower level to let more of the beer aromas to come through.

I prefer the flavor much more than the aroma. Nice fruity ester and dry malt flavor that the cardamom compliments. Still feel the cardamom is too strong. Nice dry finish that I prefer in my saisons.

Body is very light. Lively carbonation in an otherwise unremarkable body.

Not the most impressive saison. Enough of the Belgian yeast comes through to make this a worthwhile effort.

Serving type: can

02-13-2013 22:51:10 | More by morimech
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b2611

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-12-2013 23:13:39 | More by b2611
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strongaf

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

02-12-2013 01:58:27 | More by strongaf
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BB1313

Ohio

3.14/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Canned on 12/16/12. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours a light hazy staw color. There's a pretty small white head which fades pretty quickly and doesn't leave much lacing. The aromas are fragrant and full of spices. Cardamom and lavender seem to dominate the nose. There's also some bubblegum yeasty notes in the mix as well. There are also hints of lemon zest and orange peel in the nose. The flavors are somewhat grainy, but clean. This does seem to lack true depth. There's subtle hints of black pepper, giving it a light spiciness. These flavors are pretty floral and herbal. There is also some cinnamon in the mix, which is slightly noticeable in the flavors and aromas. There's a decent bitterness going on. Earthy flavors. It's slightly syrupy sweet, but barely. The mouthfeel is pretty crisp, making it a refreshing brew. It's light with pretty active carbonation. It's on the fuller side of light-bodied. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Would be great with warm weather.

This is an interesting beer. Maybe it's not exactly what I come to expect from a saison, but it's still a decent beer. I really like the herbs and spices used. Nothing special, but not bad. I think this would make a good summer seasonal.

Serving type: can

02-10-2013 20:51:28 | More by BB1313
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Huffs

New York

3.09/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured into a Sam Adams glass, developed a light head which dissipated fairly quickly. Appearance was a cloudy straw. Aroma was very unusual, though I'm not to familiar with saisan style, was strong of spice and citrus, spice was like cardamom. Taste was light, almost woody with citrus and cardamom hints. Mouthfeel was light and carbonated with the aftertaste being spicy and lasting.

Serving type: can

02-09-2013 22:44:42 | More by Huffs
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-09-2013 03:15:30 | More by sneaks2210
Sneak Attack Saison from 21st Amendment Brewery
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