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Lemongrass Ginger Saison | Bootlegger's Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States
bootleggersbrewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Halcyondays on 01-22-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2
Avg:
2.97
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2.18/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

On-tap at Bootlegger's

A: The pour is an incredibly hazy pale yellow color with a finger of white head.

S: There's a big herbal note to this with lots of lemongrass and ginger. The ginger seems to give this beer an aroma I can only describe as hot dogs. A mild peppery note as well as some mild malt.

T: Wow, the hot dog flavor is even more pronounced on the palate. The lemon stands out and there's a definite sweetness to the beer. Plenty of ginger and a little bit of warmth from the pepper.

M: The body is medium and so is the carbonation, but it's nowhere near as dry as I like saisons to be.

D: It's kind of tough to drink a beer that tastes like hot dogs. Wasn't a fan of this one.

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Photo of Halcyondays
3.76/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bootlegger's, pilot batch,

A: Pours a very hazy cloudy and bright yellow. Minimal head, low retention and lace.

S: Very herbal, though sage, but found out it was lemongrass and ginger. Pleasing.

T: Bready malt flavour comes out more, pils style malt with the notes from the herbs. Tasty, but not as complex as the nose.

M: Almost flat, very light carbonation, though it can work here as a drink.

D: Interesting batch, I like the herbal notes, just up the carbonation.

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Lemongrass Ginger Saison from Bootlegger's Brewery
2.97 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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