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Brush Tail Farmhouse Saison - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.34%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jellopants356 on 02-23-2013)
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

JSchock7, Apr 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +39.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Ispeakforthetrees, Apr 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

moarmare, Jul 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

neckbeered, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of BierJager89
4.03/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy golden with a white head.

N: Nose is fairly typical of a saison. Notes of wheat, orange peel, coriander, cardamom, nutmeg, a tiny bit of Belgian yeast funk, and some fruity Belgian yeast esters.

T: Taste is pretty much the same, cardamom, nutmeg, fruity Belgian yeast esters, funky Belgian yeast, wheat and orange peel.

M: Medium bodied, and smooth for the style.

O: Recommended. This is a solid example of the style. Definitely worth a try, as is anything from this brewery.

BierJager89, Feb 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Bear1964, Sep 08, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

confer, Jun 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

capuchinpilates, Today at 02:28 AM
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2/5  rDev -38.1%

Jameswoody, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

Tracker83, Apr 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

capnamerica, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of Franziskaner
2.66/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Heavy carbonation off of the pour. Eggshell white foam. Light golden in color and it you get plenty of light coming through. I get some of the Saison yeast in the aroma,but it is quickly followed by a bit of corn. Adjuncts in a Saison = not cool. Mouthfeel is light and smooth. I don't get the trademark slickness of the Saison yeast. I actually get almost a faint bit of a flavor that is similar to coriander and it is pretty strong.

Franziskaner, Jul 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

coldriver, Mar 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

fivetime, Apr 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

ReeseMax3, Apr 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

dlello2, May 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

grubefresh, Apr 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Ted, Jun 09, 2013
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3.58/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a NB snifter.

A - Beer pours a light, clean golden, creating a big three-finger head of eggshell white fluffiness that takes its time to dissipate. Held to a full-spectrum light, the beer is a rich golden-yellow and cloudy, with a thick column of bubbles flowing up the middle. Wide, delicate broken lace around the sides.

S - Esters of lighter fruit, like ripe pear and cantaloupe, mix with bubblegum. Yeasty, light grain breadiness sits underneath. There's a very subtle spiciness that has a clearing effect on the nose, so the esters are favored along with notes of golden wheat and wild grasses. Nose is rather soft.

T - Light whole grain bread with a touch of dark honey. Some yeastiness mixed in, with hints of banana taffy in the background. A touch of white pepper shows up in the profile in the last half of the glass. Light floral hops appear in the finish for balance.

M - Fizzy and crisp. Nice, tight carbonation that's moderate and refreshing. Light-moderate body that's integrated. Short finish that's clean with just faint echos of the taste profile lingering.

O - A refreshing, enjoyable beer with a relatively straightforward construction. A touch sugar-forward, but light throughout, there are just enough bittering hops to provide good balance and a clean finish, making this a good summertime option.

BuckeyeSlim, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +23.8%

mfl620ks, Jan 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Robloc303, Monday at 01:12 PM
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3.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a straw yellow color with a decent sized white head that stays around for a time.

Smells like hay, freshly mowed grass, and a hint of citrus.

Citrus starts out strong at first, then gets a bit grassy and finishes with a strong hops note. Leave a bit of lingering bitterness.

Feel is ok, can really feel the carbonation on the tongue.

Not a bad beer, but seems to not be very coherent. It could use a bit more balance and complexity to it, while refreshing, has a bit of an odd flavor note that keeps it from being one of the better examples of the style. I mainly bought this because i like the packaging and the label, but not one I'll be likely to have much more of in the future.

Vixie, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

beerforpresident, Feb 16, 2014
Brush Tail Farmhouse Saison from Big Sky Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.