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Brush Tail Farmhouse Saison - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Brush Tail Farmhouse SaisonBrush Tail Farmhouse Saison

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BA SCORE
75
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108 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 17.65%
Wants: 0
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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soju6

Missouri

3.41/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a hazy copper color with a thick head that fades very slowly to plenty of lacing.
S: Aroma of citrus, fruit, spice and what seems to be banana.

T: Taste of citrus, fruit some banana, spices and some bread. Mild bitterness blended with tart. Fairly dry finish.

F: Medium body with ample carbonation.

O: Decent beer for the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 15:11:48 | More by soju6
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -30.3%

05-16-2013 03:05:25 | More by Zachtheporter
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

05-10-2013 10:16:05 | More by bigbeers84
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bsp77

Minnesota

3.74/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Hazy honey with thick, bubbly white head.

Smell: Earthy aroma, with dried out banana, clove, citrus and white pepper.

Taste: Very similar to the aroma, with the same mix of flavors. Pretty tasty, but the finish is sharp in an odd way.

Feel: Light body, moderately high carbonation, dry finish.

Overall: Much better than the average in my opinion. It seems that the lower abv Saisons usually get lower scores.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2013 21:43:18 | More by bsp77
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Kerrie

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

06-02-2013 23:20:42 | More by Kerrie
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MacStinson

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.1%

04-21-2013 01:27:09 | More by MacStinson
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bump8628

Oklahoma

3.54/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark gold with a dense white head that leaves behind a few rings of lace. The body is just slightly hazy thanks to the bottle conditioning. All the standard saison notes make an appearance but not one particularly jumps out - spicy pepper and clove, lemon, faint banana, grassy bitterness, along with a slightly off-putting herbal astringency. Malt gives support with some honey sweetness and crackery base.

A sub 6% saison in six packs is appealing to me (see Prairie Standard). Brush Tail is a solid attempt, but the lingering harsh herbal note and it's "generic" saison profile is holding this one back.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 04:19:49 | More by bump8628
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-15-2013 22:18:03 | More by Eric908
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jklecko2

Missouri

3/5  rDev -7.1%

05-28-2013 21:10:42 | More by jklecko2
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kew

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-07-2013 02:19:30 | More by kew
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jzlyo

Iowa

3/5  rDev -7.1%

04-12-2014 21:46:59 | More by jzlyo
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-16-2013 22:55:41 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

05-05-2013 23:37:27 | More by Cramerican
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snaotheus

Washington

3.29/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Bottle code is 060131 061914, or something fairly close.

Pours clear yellow until the last bit of the bottle is poured in, when it becomes pretty hazy. Head is huge, almost disastrous, to the point where I couldn't pour the whole 12oz bottle into the pint glass. Head fades into huge peaks and valleys. Smell is apples and spicy, with lemons.

Taste is a bit of a letdown after the smell. Strange bitterness, dirty dishwater, a little bit of the apple and almost no tartness or sour.

Mouthfeel is thin and slick. Overall, it’s a decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 03:58:43 | More by snaotheus
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ocelot2500

Arizona

3.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy straw color with a pillowy white head that leaves big chunks of lacing.

Smells of citrus peel and grainy sweetness with a little spice.

Tastes of the grains first with a bit of citrus and spice over top. Leads off with grainy sweetness and a bit of bread to it. Citrus hops come through as well as some earthy spiciness. A touch of clove and pepper comes in the end with a dry finish.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is decent, but I probably won't pick up any more.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 23:48:20 | More by ocelot2500
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sloelco

California

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

07-18-2013 05:43:59 | More by sloelco
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tronester

Oklahoma

3.68/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours a hazy golden with a massive white head. Smells like musty , earthy barns. Taste begins with a big pepper flavor. After that is some lemon, then wheat grain, and a tart, dry, citrus rind finish. Mouth feel is pretty good. Overall quite a good Saison.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 22:18:45 | More by tronester
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-22-2013 19:26:44 | More by powdersoldier
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deadliest

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

11-05-2013 18:46:14 | More by deadliest
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BeardedBoffin

New Mexico

2.94/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

The beer pours a dark yellow color with a big, billowing cap of foam. The aroma presents some decent grain aroma with a background of citrus. However, together with this, is a lingering off component, tending toward something like sourish vegetation---something that should be earthy has went awry. It's light on the palate as it should be, but the flavor profile follows the nose with some curious sourish notes. The sweetness of the grain brings some positive components, but it isn't enough to rescue the flaws. Something went off the rails while brewing this, which is a surprise, since the breweries year-round offerings are very good.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 01:28:55 | More by BeardedBoffin
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JSchock7

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

04-09-2013 05:42:54 | More by JSchock7
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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev +23.8%

04-20-2013 18:56:18 | More by amishbooze
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lakersfan16

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-27-2013 03:47:57 | More by lakersfan16
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-06-2013 21:26:25 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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KC9LDB

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +39.3%

05-14-2013 20:21:04 | More by KC9LDB
Brush Tail Farmhouse Saison from Big Sky Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.