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French Oak Saison | New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
55 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
French-style Saison blended with a foeder-aged sour golden ale

Added by BrittEBurke on 12-21-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,350
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
55
pDev:
6.6%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 55 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of TheHopsman
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bryan12345
3/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of csmrx7
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy, straw-yellow color with a thin, tan head of foam. It smelled of oak, yeasty, toasty caramel and green apple. Nice fruity flavor with a yeasty kick.

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Photo of Bitterbill
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Straw gold with a head of foam that recedes slowly. In the nose I get cloves, tart fruit, bits of Brett, pepper. Okay tart taste up front, some barnyard, coriander and cloves. Extremely dry especially in the finish. Very lively carbonation, this is a good one.

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Photo of evanwoertz
4.77/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of sendbeer
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Blazer22
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BamfBacon
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AngusOg
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AMarkle6524
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of caahare
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jared40
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer pours a golden slightly hazy look into the glass. Great head on the beer. Not too sour but very drinkable.Great smell to the beer as well. If you love farmhouse ales you will definitely love this beer.

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Photo of Zach136
4.34/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tommy5
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajdemma
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cbcrunch
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucular
3.96/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HermitDan
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MrDarcy
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tilley4
3.62/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good example of the style... Not mind blowing but very solid and tasty... Slightly sour... Paired with some maple smoked pork chops marinated in Captain Rodneys...m

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Photo of Luckydog91
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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French Oak Saison from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 55 ratings
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