Brother Soigné
Grassroots Brewing

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From:
Grassroots Brewing
 
Vermont, United States
Style:
Saison
Ranked #35
ABV:
5%
Score:
97
Ranked #492
Avg:
4.4 | pDev: 6.14%
Reviews:
157
Ratings:
1,152
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 10, 2022
Added:
May 09, 2013
Wants:
  210
Gots:
  209
SCORE
97
World-Class
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Notes: 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.
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Rated: 4.35 by cd34 from Illinois

Oct 10, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by LAM01833 from Massachusetts

Jul 31, 2022
 
Rated: 4.35 by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania

Jan 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4.44 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire

Dec 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.35 by AD17 from New Jersey

Dec 27, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.93/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Shared bottle at regional tasting. Golden colour, white head. Lovely saison aroma, fruity and spicy notes. Medium sour flavour, lemony and spicy notes.
Aug 26, 2021
 
Rated: 4.49 by Wizzle32 from Pennsylvania

Jul 31, 2021
 
Rated: 4.4 by Wheels2532 from Pennsylvania

Jul 31, 2021
 
Rated: 4.55 by blisscent from Rhode Island

Jun 20, 2021
 
Rated: 4.69 by djcira from Pennsylvania

Dec 06, 2020
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Reviewed by brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4.32/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
750ml bottle dated 1/2/20.

Pours sparkling clear gold with a massive head of rocky white. Loads of tattered sheets of lacing after the retreat. Cut grass with apples in the nose with hints of citrus. Light bodied with a soft but crispish mouthfeel. Tart and juicy up front on the palate. Soured tangerine with a pithy, bitter bite. Finishes fairly dry with lingering tart citrus.

The lime is hard to pick out and not even a hint of Hibiscus.
Nov 13, 2020
 
Rated: 4.43 by paresis from Massachusetts

Oct 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4.44 by gardner254 from Ohio

Sep 26, 2020
 
Rated: 4.35 by sd123 from Georgia

Sep 12, 2020
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Rated by BillRoth from Maryland

4.44/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
750ml bottle from HFB.
Lovely saison. Floral, herbal, citric with gentle hay and funk.
Aug 25, 2020
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Rated by BEERMILER12 from Maine

4.36/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
On tap at Mule Bar
Aug 17, 2020
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Reviewed by StJamesGate from New York

4.28/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Honey blonde with legs; lemon, herb, lime juice, flowers on the nose; crackery malts, herb, limey hit, mild lemon and pepper, some orange esters as it opens, bits of peach and lemon verbena + twiggy end; fizzy, pillowy, round.

4.25 4.25 4.25 4.5 4.25

Banging saison nose though less saions-y and tart than expected. For adjuncts: lime - yes, blood orange - not so much, and a shrug for hibiscus. Shifts in favour of esters as it gets yeastier in the bottom half of the bottle. It’s the supersoft water that carries the day. Smooth, easy, understated and classy.
Aug 17, 2020
 
Rated: 4.44 by wip998001 from Massachusetts

Aug 06, 2020
 
Rated: 4.14 by Holderness from Massachusetts

Jul 12, 2020
 
Rated: 3.96 by zotzot from Vermont

Jun 19, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by pepesylvia from Pennsylvania

May 01, 2020
 
Rated: 5 by pavpav12 from Pennsylvania

May 01, 2020
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.77/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
You know I had this at Hill Farmstead in October 2019 and didn't realize it was another brewery's creation. No wonder it didn't score in the God tier like most HF saisons (although looking at its average score here, most feel it is).

Pours a bright yellow, 1/2" white head. Ample retention, she is a pretty looker. Aroma has the hay dried grass, lemon-lime, orange and grapefruit pithy smells to it. We're solidly within style guidelines.

Taste kept the clean saison vibe going, this isn't a funky mold from uncovered wet hay come summer monsoon season. Its a cleaner dry hay and citrus sensation. Definitely leans heavier on the citrus component than about any saison I can think of, but it still kept a refreshing bright barley aspect with ample carbonation. Light botanical floral hibiscus note on the back end. Damn, I liked this beer a lot, but the rest of y'all love it. I would totally purchase a bottle if given the chance.
Apr 22, 2020
 
Rated: 4.93 by BeerPilgrim80 from Pennsylvania

Mar 10, 2020
 
Rated: 4.47 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Feb 15, 2020
 
Rated: 4.57 by Handz from Rhode Island

Feb 03, 2020
 
Rated: 4.04 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Jan 26, 2020
 
Rated: 4.43 by shelby415 from Oregon

Jan 12, 2020
 
Rated: 4.5 by jwat from Pennsylvania

Dec 31, 2019
 
Rated: 4.65 by rcjennings from Ohio

Dec 25, 2019
 
Rated: 4.36 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Dec 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.5 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 03, 2019
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Reviewed by John_M from Oregon

4.06/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at Arch Bridge for their annual frantastic event.

The beer pours a solid gold color with good head retention and lacing. The nose is attractive as well, showcasing lemon zest, light funk and vinegar, and a hint of clove and blood orange. The flavor profile replicates the nose in a lightly tart flavor profile. Mouthfeel is fairly light, with a mouthwatering quality that I like and appreciate. Alcohol is barely noticeable and is very well integrated into the flavor profile.

A very nice, easy to quaff saison from the folks at Grassroots.
Nov 09, 2019
 
Rated: 4.43 by hozersr from Pennsylvania

Oct 31, 2019
 
Rated: 4.52 by chossboss from Oregon

Oct 26, 2019
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Reviewed by VABA from Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A-Pours a very nice Hazy golden color with a slight head and lacing
A-Aroma has hibiscus and blood orange hints
T-The taste follows the nose with a very well balanced hibiscus and blood orange flavor
M-A light bodied well carbonated beer
O-A great very well balanced Belgian Saison
Oct 14, 2019
 
Rated: 4.5 by paulish from New York

Sep 01, 2019
 
Rated: 4.49 by moltch from Massachusetts

Aug 15, 2019
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Rated by grover37 from District of Columbia

4.31/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
750ml at home with Lisa. Bought at HF a couple years prior. Tasting really good - mostly tart, limited funk.
Aug 08, 2019
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Reviewed by Reef from South Carolina

4.29/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
At Armsby Abbey
Vibrant slightly hazy gold; one finger white head, full curtains and cap
Lemon, yeast, grapefruit pith
Lemon, lime, blood orange, slight brett
Very smooth, creamy mouthfeel, dry finish
Amazing
Jul 28, 2019
Brother Soigné from Grassroots Brewing
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 1309 ratings