Daphne - Rustic Farmhouse Saison | Spring House Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
springhousebeer.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rustic Farmhouse Saison spiced with rosemary and chamomilie, hopped with Falconer's Flight.

Added by Jason on 05-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
16
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.21
pDev:
15.26%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 1
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3.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +32.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev +24.6%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of stakem
3.12/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Draft offering at the Springhouse taproom. The brew appears a clear orange color with rising bubbles that maintains a thin film across the top. A full wall of webby lace sticks to the glass as the cap fades.

The smell is like perfume mixed with a faint clove yeasty spice and dry fruity aspect like pear or apple skins. There is a hint of phenolics and just an overall strange feel to the way this smells.

The taste is more bitter and herbal than you would expect in the style with a grassy flavoring. A very mild yeasty spice like clove and pear/apple skins is present before the solvent alcohol character comes into play giving this almost a medicinal feel.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest to light amount of carbonation. It is interesting and not dry like one might expect of a saison. It also has an aggressive bitterness and alcohol inclusion that doesnt meld well and really makes the overall enjoyment suffer. I know this is a line of experimental saisons so hopefully the next in the series is a bit better.

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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

Daphne - Rustic Farmhouse Saison from Spring House Brewing Company
3.21 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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