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Sneak Attack Saison - 21st Amendment Brewery

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Sneak Attack SaisonSneak Attack Saison

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BA SCORE
80
good

417 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 417
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 13
Gots: 25 | 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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tpacek

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-30-2014 14:28:30 | More by tpacek
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -29%

04-28-2014 23:37:38 | More by Waveoff
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brentk56

North Carolina

2.53/5  rDev -28.1%

Appearance: Pours a hazy goldenstraw; for a Belgian style, the head is underwhelming, as is the lacing

Smell: Bread and cardamom; possibly a hint of acetone

Taste: Bready, up front, and then the candi sugar, Belgian yeast and cardamom take over; there is quite a medicinal character going on, verging on acetone, though also infused with lemon; the hops linger into the finish, bringing a surprising amount of grassy bitterness

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Way too much cardamom and the beer just has too many other negative attributes for me to want to spend any more time with it; drain pour

04-27-2014 20:37:22 | More by brentk56
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vinylrooster

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13.6%

04-26-2014 23:20:31 | More by vinylrooster
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Shatter

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

04-26-2014 21:43:06 | More by Shatter
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-25-2014 14:46:56 | More by atrocity
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DIM

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +8.2%

a: Hazy, pale yellow; poured with a short lived fizzy head.

s: Lots of something I haven't smelled very often. Can says cardamom so I'll go with that. Mineral-y pils malt, lemon grass, and peppery yeast.

t: Plenty of what I guess is cardamom dominates. Odd, but it works pretty well. A bit funky which is nice, some lemon and pepper as well. A little grainy sweetness too.

m: A tad bit heavy for the style, but nicely effervescent.

o: No classic saison here, but this was pretty damn good nonetheless.

04-24-2014 20:15:52 | More by DIM
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-24-2014 17:25:12 | More by bacher468
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FocusDave

California

4.03/5  rDev +14.5%

Poured from a 12 oz can (of course) into a tall goblet.

A - Pale golden yellow with a bit of haze, but mostly translucent. One finger of white bubbly head with very retention.

S - Spicy and yeasty. Hints of orange. Spot on for the style.

T - Bready with a decent amount of spice and again just a touch of citrus.

M - Slightly overwhelming in body, then the carbonation starts to do its trick. A little heavy on the finish.

O - I like the winter seasonal Fireside Chat better, but this is a decent saison.

04-24-2014 04:23:07 | More by FocusDave
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dannyfayy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

04-21-2014 16:44:31 | More by dannyfayy
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mac8113

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

04-20-2014 02:08:54 | More by mac8113
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Zachior

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +17.3%

I would sum this one up by asking if you liked chai latte's? I know this sounds odd but this beer resembles that smooth spicy flavor you've loved from one of my favorite specialty coffee drinks. At a whopping 6.2% alc/vol you would never of guessed for how easy this one goes down. (Wouldn't have guessed it was alcoholic at times) If you were looking for a more traditional saison you may step back and wonder why it wasn't spot on, but it does post right on the can it is brewed with cardamom so right away if you didn't know what that was, you shouldn't haven't been surprised this beer had a more exotic flavor. Only for the better in my opinion, this beer is fantastic and drinks just like any other summer celebration beer. I hope you'll enjoy!

04-20-2014 00:36:58 | More by Zachior
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shigg85

Japan

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-19-2014 23:51:18 | More by shigg85
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13.6%

04-19-2014 23:36:42 | More by rfgetz
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lockewoodfin

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-19-2014 01:07:31 | More by lockewoodfin
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cletusdog

California

4/5  rDev +13.6%

04-18-2014 03:49:35 | More by cletusdog
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tclipse

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-15-2014 12:27:19 | More by tclipse
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AGB

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-15-2014 03:51:57 | More by AGB
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -14.8%

04-14-2014 23:44:25 | More by beernads
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13.6%

04-14-2014 03:48:26 | More by Zekenyce
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alienmario

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-14-2014 00:28:55 | More by alienmario
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ChucklesWorth

Washington

4/5  rDev +13.6%

04-13-2014 00:59:52 | More by ChucklesWorth
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.8%

04-11-2014 23:20:33 | More by tedho21
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Chris00710

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

04-09-2014 22:11:24 | More by Chris00710
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rosschive

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

04-08-2014 23:59:47 | More by rosschive
Sneak Attack Saison from 21st Amendment Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 417 ratings.