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Great Lakes Saison Avec Sean - Great Lakes Brewery

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Great Lakes Saison Avec Sean
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 2.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Great Lakes Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jrenihan on 06-23-2012)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

OCB beer week special, on tap at Bryden's. Yellow with a small retained white head. Pepper aroma. The base saison does not go with this pepper, it rather competes. A lager would have been better. Yeast sweetness is brought out by the pepper. Medium mouthfeel. So-so drinkability.

Serving type: on-tap

06-24-2012 16:35:33 | More by Sammy
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Volo. Saison brewed with Szechuan pepper.

Beer is opaque gold with a smallish white head.

Smell contains pepper, chili powder, yeast and ginger. Chili is faint but present.

Taste follows the smell: spice, chili, pepper, ginger, light fruit (white peach, I think). Dry. The Szechuan peppercorns are present but restrained. I do not think I would have picked them out if I had not been looking for them. Does add a nice touch.

Light bodied, moderate carbonation, active feel.

Overall, pretty good. Not as crazy as the description makes it sound. Enjoyable for sure.

Serving type: on-tap

06-23-2012 03:22:13 | More by jrenihan
Great Lakes Saison Avec Sean from Great Lakes Brewery
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