Old Fashioned Saison | Telegraph Brewing Company

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4.26/5
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7 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Telegraph Brewing Company
California, United States
telegraphbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by TheMarkE on 04-14-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
pDev:
7.75%
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by TheMarkE:
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4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Smell: Orange marmalade and oak.

Taste: Orange marmalade, bourbon, and oak.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

The Verdict: Awesome. Smooth and complex, it was aged on orange peel in bourbon barrels. I don't remember the ABV, but it was fairly high. Really good brew.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of wethorseblanket
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of define333
4.01/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of jimmyss1
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of jchain
4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

It doesn't really taste "like an old-fashioned whiskey cocktail." However, it is remarkable for doing an outstanding job of getting the bourbon-barrel age taste right. Too often barrel aged beers are too oak-y or too bourbon-y (in a pickle-y way). But this one is smooth, and yes there is a hint of citrus. Great beer. Had it on tap at Far Bar in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.

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Photo of mig100
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%

Old Fashioned Saison from Telegraph Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 7 ratings