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Sneak Attack Saison - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

411 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 11
Gots: 22 | 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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rfgetz

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-23-2013 05:12:02 | More by mhaugo
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-15-2014 00:05:12 | More by Boone757
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-22-2013 14:29:17 | More by AngusOg
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-19-2013 14:48:42 | More by KevinGordon
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, clear, gold in color, high carbonation

Smell: huge pepper smell and hay

Taste: pepper dominates, hay, flowers--maybe lavender, dry hops at the end

Mouthfeel: sweetish start with a big bitter end, light bodied with high carbonation

Overall: I really like the powerful pepper here and the flower is nice as it warms up. The end is a bit bitter for the style, but I still like this one as a more affordable saison. I could sip on a couple as the weather started to warm.

Serving type: can

02-25-2013 14:22:46 | More by tigg924
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-30-2014 23:37:38 | More by IPAchris
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-26-2013 04:34:52 | More by AgentMunky
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morimech

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
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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twelveinches

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-31-2013 07:12:04 | More by twelveinches
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Reidrover

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz tin into a pilsner glass, bought from Fred Meyer in S.Salem. $8.99 a sixer. Clear corn oil yellow colour, nice thick creamy white head. Attractive lively carbonation. peppery,yeasty aromas slight dough. nice Taste is moderately spicy wit a touch of bubblegum,some German white wine tones coming through. I likey. Mouthfeel is OK maybe a little too thick and under carbonated for style but still OK. Overall i enjoyed this one nice drink.

Serving type: can

04-07-2013 17:35:42 | More by Reidrover
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from can into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a very hazy straw yellow-golden color with a one finger pure white head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving a persistent white foam on the top of the brew with almost no lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is of a wheat and lemon smell with a large amount of a funky yeast smell. With the funky yeast comes a grassy and herbal smell. Along with these smells is a good dose of spice being largely of cardamom and some clove.

Taste – The taste begins with a more smooth bready and cracker taste mixed with a lemongrass taste. The flavors have a bit of lemonade sweetness upfront, but these sweeter tastes are soon lost more toward the middle of the taste. The sweeter lemonade is lost largely due to spice flavors of coriander and clove as well as a more grainy wheat flavor coming to the tongue more toward the middle to the end of the taste profile. Along with these tastes, a yeasty flavor comes, bringing with it a grassy and hay like funky taste leaving a rather grainy, grassy and somewhat funky yeast s taste on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side in its creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that is slightly above average. Both are quite appropriate for the style, keeping a very drinkable brew while not accentuating the funk, yeast, and wheat too much so that it is overpowering, but yet allowing it to be appreciated by the tongue.

Overall – A rather tasty and enjoyable saison with a nice blend of lemon, wheat, yeast and funk.

Serving type: can

07-22-2013 01:26:38 | More by Darkmagus82
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13.3%

03-23-2013 04:27:28 | More by outoffocus
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-26-2014 19:09:27 | More by ShemRahBoo
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Funny can art. Pours a lightly hazy yellow with a thinner, white head. Soft on the lace.

S-Aroma is heavy with the pungent cardamom. That combined it's the Belgian yeast makes for one spicy, clovey aroma. Some peppery aromas, too. Somewhat fruity.

T-Cardamom, clove, pepper. Light fruity notes with some grassy hops as well. The spices are too bold.

M-Medium bodied, well carbonated. A bit of a lingering feel to it.

O-Was not a big fan of this. Not into all the spice flavor. It takes away from the other elements of the beer.

Serving type: can

07-04-2014 16:59:43 | More by VelvetExtract
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pale yellow in color, very light haze. Airy white head sticks and deflates. Crowned nicely. 3.75

Coriander, cardamom, pepper, yeast funk, light peppermint, and almost an aroma of treacle. Strange, but likable. 3.5

Herbal, like the nose. Cardamom is right there along with white pepper, grapefruit pith and rind, light nuttiness, and a few trapped malt sugars. Lively and spicy with big herbal notes and barely definable citrus. Flatter in the finish. 3.75

Drinks lighter and refreshingly so, but with a tad too much sweetness. Carbonation is big and fluffy. Warrants a more careful approach, as it can burn you out too quickly if you try to guzzle. 3.5

Canned saisons. Steps in the right direction. Not exceptional, but good enough to approve. 3.75

Serving type: can

02-03-2013 02:17:32 | More by thecheapies
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-26-2013 23:41:15 | More by williamjbauer
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-04-2014 15:40:26 | More by ZEB89
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-24-2013 02:34:17 | More by gtermi
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-05-2013 01:06:01 | More by Hanzo
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jsanford

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

01-27-2013 20:16:09 | More by jsanford
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-31-2013 23:45:38 | More by RedneckBeerz
Sneak Attack Saison from 21st Amendment Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.