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Heavy Seas - Red Sky At Night (Saison Ale) - Heavy Seas Beer

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656 Ratings
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Ratings: 656
Reviews: 422
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 18
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 05-23-2004)
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AlexJ

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Red Sky pours a deep golden honey, innitially sporting a fluffy white head that quickly recedes. No lace. Certainly doesn't look the part. Nothing prettier than a Saison Dupont and it's mighty merrangue head.

Aroma is brimming with green apple and orchard sweetness. Theres a mild yeast and spice note that intensifies as it warms. Smells a bit on the sweet side for the style.

Flavor bursts out with apple, pear, melon, and grape. Candi sugar sweetness with some spice and tropical fruit. Starts sweet but dries nicely towards the finish. Alcohol is noticable for a beer that is "only" 7.5%. A nice interpretation.

Body is to big and sticky, slick. I prefer a light fluffy, expansive mouthfeel in a Saison. It also loses carbonation quickly. Still very drinkable and inexpensive compared to other Saisons.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2008 21:29:26 | More by AlexJ
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ElderBeagle

Maryland

3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Overall I tend to enjoy most Heavy Seas beers.

This was one I have wanted to try for a while. Really great pour nice amber appearance with fluffy bubbly head. A rather simple nose, spicy, Belgian yeast, and a bit of grainy scent. The flavor is rather unique as opposed to other saisons I have had. Similar spicy notes including coriander and pepper. A really strange graininess follows like a hefeweizen. I checked the description and found that they do use wheat so I guess that explains the graininess. Last is the nondescript hop bitterness. It's certainly different and unlike other saisons I've had. Overall it was successful for me. Maybe not the best in the class but certainly interesting.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2014 01:21:55 | More by ElderBeagle
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Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +9%

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Michigan

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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Virginia

3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a deeper cloudy gold with a thinner white head. The head lingers on leaving some sticky soapy lacing. The smell is quite good, with some nice deep fruity esters and hints of spices. The taste hits it just right with some notes of grain, banana and sugar. It has a thinner body and is a well-made saison.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 20:52:39 | More by delta490
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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-05-2014 14:15:03 | More by TheNightwatchman
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Heavy Seas - Red Sky At Night (Saison Ale) from Heavy Seas Beer
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