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Daphne - Rustic Farmhouse Saison | Spring House Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

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

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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 1
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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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Daphne - Rustic Farmhouse Saison from Spring House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 16 ratings
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