Grassroots Brother Soigné | Grassroots Brewing

Grassroots Brother SoignéGrassroots Brother Soigné
BA SCORE
4.4/5
1,213 Ratings
Grassroots Brother SoignéGrassroots Brother Soigné
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grassroots Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A tart, refreshing saison brewed with our dear friend Luc Bim Lafontaine, formerly of Dieu du Ciel! Lime, hibiscus and blood orange in a mixed fermentation.

Added by Kinsman on 05-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#271
Reviews:
136
Ratings:
1,213
pDev:
6.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.31/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhartley
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Teku glass. No visible date, the label is covered.
Appearance: First impression is that this is a Saison: slightly cloudy, golden orange body. No lacing left behind.

Aroma: Definite funk (Brett?) on the nose, peaches, a little sour/tartness to it.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Funk, straw/hay, peaches, citrus, subtle bitterness, not sure but this has an oakiness to it as well, definite HF well water taste too. Soft feel to this one and easy to drink.

Overall: Lovely looking beer with a funky aroma and delicious taste. Really refreshing and something I would definitely drink again.

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4.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kash2112
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rabbott2
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattsander
4.19/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.09/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of edward_boumil
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hazy, yellow. Light head, cloudy
Smells of straw and citrus. Taste is great up front, its tart but sweet. Straw, grassy malts, and slightly wheaty, doughy. Finishes with a very light dry bitterness. Overall very smooth and drinkable. Great saison with some wheat flavors.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SawDog505
3.65/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Funk Teku glass bottled in April of 2017. Pours a bright yellow with a 2 plus finger sticky white head that leaves thin wisps of lace behind.

Smell is musty, lime, some ginger, sage, coriander, and champagne.

Taste follows musty and a tad funky, lime, ginger, sage, and champagne.

Mouthfeel is about medium, plenty of life, maybe a little dry, and it goes down pretty easy considering I really don't love this style and a ton of flavor for 5 percent.

Overall for what this is, it is pretty good, well crafted, but I just am not into this style.

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4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of von_kaiser
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blaze5445
4.43/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rab53
4.04/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mistro
4.32/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tyecko
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.41/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.65/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a bottle of this at HF at the end of April. I am really getting into the Saison/Farmhouse Ales there and decided to try this out. The smell is wonderful - very citrus-y but also really floral. Mouthfeel is pretty carbonated and definitely sour, but your palate tends to adjust about 1/2-way through a full glass. I still think Arthur beats it out in a head-to-head but this is really sensational, particularly if you enjoy a crisp/light/punchy ale.

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4.18/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: pours clear yellow with a finger of white head. Looks clear Amber color in the glass.
S: lemon with some sourness
T: a nice orange and lemon mix. Slight sourness.
F: smooth and easy drinking. No puckering, and doesn't finish dry.

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Grassroots Brother Soigné from Grassroots Brewing
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 1,213 ratings
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