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

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83
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770 Ratings
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Ratings: 770
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 19
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

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(Beer added by: pezoids on 05-23-2004)
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Photo of xudave56
3.1/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of JNForsyth
3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chris00710
2.95/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DonWeymouth
2.3/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Tastes like a spicy champagne.

Photo of gdlybbert
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of Therealfootball
4.35/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of BogAl
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a pint glass, this most excellent saison pours a light straw/amber color with a firm white head that dissipates to a thin layer and excellent lacing. Nose of lightly spicy Belgian yeast, bubblegum, candy sugars, light banana, and light clove. Flavors are solid and delicious with a complex quandary of sweet Belgian sugars up front, banana flavors to the sides, and a nice spicy yeast flavor to the rear marrying nicely with the very light herbal clove aftertaste and mild hops. A new favorite for the style brewed by an American brewery WHICH is really impressive. Lightly dry finish makes this one a fantastic sipper. VERY well done.

Cheers!

Photo of Herze
4.04/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Chinaskifan1
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.52/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Foxtrot084
3.24/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of UrbanCaveman
3.03/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, poured into a tulip at approximately 50 degrees F.

A: Pours a honey-straw gold and forms a two-finger white head, which has decent retention. The body of the beer is cloudy and hazy, though not so much that one cannot see bubbles streaming steadily from the bottom. The lacing was patchy, but clung thick where it did.

S: Light bread with banana and clove, with Belgian candi sweetness. There's also some hints of something bubblegummy, and a light grassy note.

T: An almost hefe-like profile of light wheat, clove, and banana strikes up front, and is swiftly cut into by a veritable jagged spiked wall of spicy, grassy bitter. There's a faint fruitiness underneath that, something like a pear or green apple, though it is mostly covered by the hopalanche. I don't get much funk or sour from this.

M: Light-bodied and sharply carbonated.

O: I would likely rate this beer a bit higher if it involved a bit less grassy hop bittering, and a bit more sourness / funkiness. As it stands, this drinks like an over-hopped hefeweizen.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Valentno7
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

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