Saison | Funkwerks

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
574 Ratings
SaisonSaison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funkwerks
Colorado, United States
funkwerks.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Oxymoron on 11-22-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
574
Reviews:
134
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
8.05%
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
113
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 574 |  Reviews: 134
Photo of BadlandsPig
3.48/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 11.2fl oz bottle into a tulip glass. Pale golden yellow color with small yet highly carbonated head. Slight yeast smell with hints of citrus. Flavor was mild and balanced, malt, grain, "barnyard" profile. Medium bodied, dry feel.

I am just getting into Saison style beers and while this Funkwerks was interesting, I can't help but expect more out of it, especially given the high Beer-advocate rating. Will definitely try this Saison again, maybe poured and consume at a warmer temp.

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Photo of dshansen1184
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of breardon1776
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

All around great saison.

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Photo of breakingbland
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NeverSettle
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of zbooks
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of puftdank
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mkyer
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gene-Colorado
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of einman
3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vette2006c5r
4.41/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Saison pours a golden color, with a long lasting, and lacing head. Big sweet and spicy aroma, lots of yeast and a flower like finish. Big strong spicy taste, hints of sweet fruit, and a dry finish. Good body and finish. Overall, a very top notch saison, big balanced flavor.

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Photo of Wasatch
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz. Bottle
Bottled On: 2016.12.06

Poured into a Tired Hands glass a very nice golden yellowish color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy/foamy one-finger plus white head, which leaves some pretty nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, yeasty, with some pretty nice banana/clove/pear notes, some licorice, with some wheat/grass. The taste is really nice, malty, yeasty, with some very nice banana/clove/pear, licorice, wheat/grass. Medium body, ABV hidden very well. Overall, another pretty tasty brew from FW.

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Photo of mmilyko
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of prowlingleo
4.68/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rilesmiles
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cbaz
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of evanwoertz
4.47/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tyecko
3.79/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.73/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lots of active fermentation on this one. 3 fingers of stable head, a crystal gold color.

Fruity aromas, pepper, clove, banana, apricot, and metallic cantaloupe.

Flavor is much of the same, as if I took a slice of pineapple and put some pepper on it; some metallic harshness, bright fruity notes. More coriander, some clove.

Feel is pretty carbonated, a starchy dryness.

Overall it's pretty decent. Still not as great as Sofie or Colette though.

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Photo of jmh21
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraftFan5
3.76/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of moundbz
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Saison from Funkwerks
4.1 out of 5 based on 574 ratings.
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