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Harpoon Jed's Sour Donkey - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Harpoon Jed's Sour Donkey
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.33
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale | 5.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Slatetank on 08-04-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
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3.33/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this on tap at Belgium comes to Cooperstown '09. Served chilled in a tulip. The unique ingredient in the saison as noted on the tap handle is caraway.

A - Bright lemon shade w/ 1 1/2 finger white head w/ tight bead and spotty lace.

S - A citrusy lemony odor with hint of spice and juicy sour odors the underlying aroma is medicinal/astringent

M - Dry sour and nutty w/ mild malt feel. The yeasty sour aspect gives a juicy acidity

T - A strange caraway taste rides above the lemony and acidic flavor w/ toasty malt and mildly phenolic yeast w/ dry and nutty finish. The contrast between somewhat sour yeastiness and spice(caraway) adds an odd licorice hint as it finishes.

D - Queer as the flavor matchup(picture lemonade with carway)is I still couldn't put this down. It is a mostly quaffable saison on the sour end of the spectrum.

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Harpoon Jed's Sour Donkey from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
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