Barrel Aged Saison | Kern River Brewing Company

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Kern River Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Inflames on 09-19-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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2.32/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Poured on-tap at the brewery. The beer pours a dirty-water color, looking more like a cider with orange highlights. No head to speak of. The beer smells like sour-cider mash with some flowery notes. Taste has a foundation reminiscent of apple cider, with sour characteristics. Other flavors are a muddled blend of weak spice and used tea bags/leaves. Sour finish with a mash aftertaste. Not a pleasant drink, and at no point did I consider a second one.

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Inflames
4.47/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

If you haven't tried this then you are wasting time reading this. Get to the brewery and try this one.

This brew was on tap in the spring and was a pretty good Saison. Some time in a barrel has made it fantastic.

It still pours cloudy,orangish gold.

The aroma is hay fields and Smartees with a slight dank woody-ness.

The tart grainy taste is so smooth, the residules allow a bit of the spices to come through before the funk gets the best of your taste buds. When I say funk I believe there is a bit of a sour flavor there(some might argue that it is the tartness) whatever, it tastes great either way.

I'm so pissed that I went up by myself with no one to drive me home; this I could've enjoyed all afternoon.

On tap at the brewery 9/18/10

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Barrel Aged Saison from Kern River Brewing Company
3.47 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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