Summer Basil | Fullsteam Brewery

Summer BasilSummer Basil
BA SCORE
3.88/5
111 Ratings
Summer BasilSummer Basil
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fullsteam Brewery
North Carolina, United States
fullsteam.ag

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by atsprings on 07-06-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
111
pDev:
10.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
16
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 111 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of Bloodbuzz99
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.63/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Really excellent combination!

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Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not the most attractive looking beer as its color is a pale shade of urine. Nice basil nose through that light farmhouse funk. This is definitely a crushable beer, and the 16oz can is perfect for just that. Tasty, light, and overall enjoyable.

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Photo of GTJayG
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of n2185
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brauseboof
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigTrubble
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aleckpa
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Immortale25
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Dogfish traditional oversized snifter. Bottom of can says Canned 06/23/15.

A- Pours a hazy straw color with a 1/4 inch white head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a large center patch of bubbly surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Floral smell of saison yeast with the basil complementing quite nicely.

T- Somewhat sweet from the yeast and then the basil cuts it a bit adding a nice layer of complexity. Faint bready malt detected. So incredibly drinkable.

M- Crisp with medium carbonation and a light body.

O- What a fantastic summer beer. This has been selling like hotcakes in my neck of the woods and now I see why.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very light appearance, almost like a Berliner, and the smell is obviously dominated by basil, but I also get a hit of mint and grass on it. The flavor is much like the smell, and very refreshing and just about a perfect beer for the summer and hot weather. Easily crushable, and may be my favorite brew that I've had from Fullsteam.

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Photo of tlema1
3.02/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

No basil nose or flavor, tastes like dirt

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Photo of ColdOneKev
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Keith27614
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kell50
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WVUbrew
4.41/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EConnOG
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BigGingDrinker
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of RyanAU
3.24/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of Andrewharris8
3.92/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Heynau10
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Zimm
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of emeyer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of jacobmwilson
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Summer Basil from Fullsteam Brewery
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 111 ratings
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