Tropical Saison
Brewery Vivant

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Brewery Vivant
Michigan, United States
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
Ranked #825
Ranked #24,685
3.66 | pDev: 13.11%
Sep 19, 2020
Jul 17, 2015
Tropical SaisonTropical Saison
Notes: pineapple & mango saison
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3.39/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by Franziskaner from Missouri

Gold in color with a light haziness. There’s a a quarter inch of off white on top. The aroma is of mango and faint pineapple. I’m tasting mango and pineapple in a bad candle sort of flavor. The mouth is moderately carbonated and over fruited.

Sep 19, 2020
3.72 by stella77artois from New York on Jan 03, 2020
4.24 by Zzavela from Ohio on Aug 21, 2019
2.85 by MacStinson from Michigan on Aug 16, 2019
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3.96/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

Appearance - Pours slightly hazy golden color with a nice white head excellent retention. Tons of lacing.

Aroma - Yep getting that spicy Belgian yeast right up from, I can almost say i smell the mango but no pineapple. I can tell there is some fruit there from a hint of sweetness that cuts the spice.

Taste - The taste is much different, more sweet tropical fruit I get the mango for sure on the finish. The spiciness is covered up mostly by the pineapple and mango. Lots of pineapple in the taste.

Feel - Medium bodied nice carbonation pretty clean finish.

Overall - Impressed with the taste, the nose is almost a standard Belgian ale but the taste is much more tropical. Without knowing I would not say this was a Saison from the taste.

Jul 20, 2019
4.6 by Rubezahl from Pennsylvania on Jul 09, 2019
4.06 by DayVee77 from Michigan on Jun 15, 2019
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by dd53grif from Michigan

Pours a hazy light amber color with a minimal white head that disappears quickly. Aroma of fruit. Taste is sweet, banana comes through. Good mouth feel.

May 11, 2019
4 by sgttibbs from Minnesota on Sep 26, 2018
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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by robotnewyork from Michigan

Little foam, light golden color. Fruity mango nose. Taste is light, crisp and citrusy with forward mango and pineapple. Good aftertaste.

Little bitter for Sarah. One of her lesser favorites from Brewery Vivant.

Aug 10, 2018
3.47 by blissfulNemo from Michigan on Jul 16, 2018
4.35 by BigRipCity from Alaska on Jun 11, 2018
3.48 by Dactrius from Wisconsin on Jun 03, 2018
3.75 by WadeBridgman from Illinois on May 21, 2018
4 by Cotton_27 from Michigan on Oct 12, 2017
3.65 by Kevinpitts from Illinois on Aug 19, 2017
3.63 by jduprey007 from Michigan on Aug 13, 2017
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3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by gopens44 from Virginia

Slight haze to this boldly golden bodied beer, with the kind of head that impresses with it's fluffy whiteness for mere seconds before a disappearance act. Nose carries more biscuit than anything else until something similar to an AAL? Finally, a little pear in the finish. Taste ropes in a bit with a strong, fruity presence, but like a sophisticated fruitiness. Certainly mango, but it's a less sweet, more rich kind of mango, as if eating the actual fruit and not a contrived candy version. Lots of depth to this as well, like seriously sinking your teeth into a big, fleshy hunk of not 100% ripe just yet mango. Not getting much pineapple though. After taste is nearly non-existent, save for a little rind taste on the tongue. It's a good beer, but I kind of think that it requires more contemplation than what I was expecting.

Aug 06, 2017
3.53 by BarryMFBurton from Indiana on Aug 02, 2017
3.55 by aaronyoung01 from New Mexico on Jul 06, 2017
4.25 by ESchweers from Michigan on Jul 04, 2017
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3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by Blackop555 from Michigan

Pours light hazy, light gold. Foamy, short, white head that is short lived with light lace.

Smells tropical, mango, light pineapple, light yeast funk and doughy.

Tastes bready malt, light sweet fruit, hints of pineapple, light tropical. Followed by light yeast Funk, hints of floral and spice. Finish is dry with a citrus peel and yeast hint linger. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation.

Jun 10, 2017
3.87 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida on Jun 10, 2017
3.93 by Resuin from Massachusetts on Feb 05, 2017
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3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by buschbeer from Ohio

1 Pint can
Served in a Michigan Wolverines oversized stemless wine glass

This beer pours about like pineapple juice. There is a lot of sediment floating in my glass. It is topped with an inch of off white head that doesn't stick around long and leaves virtually no lacing.

The aroma is spicy Belgian yeast along with pineapple and mango.

The taste is pretty much the same as the smell. It has spicy Belgian yeast flavors complimented by the mango and pineapple juice.

Medium mouthfeel

This is a pretty refreshing beverage. I really like the addition of the pineapple and mango juice to a solid saison base. It is quite refreshing.

Nov 19, 2016
3.75 by Gtg642 from Michigan on Oct 29, 2016
3.8 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas on Oct 14, 2016
3.75 by Beerhemoth from Illinois on Sep 27, 2016
3.79 by drbenderdo from Michigan on Sep 11, 2016
4.1 by Barnoloid from Illinois on Sep 10, 2016
4.16 by DruC4 from Michigan on Sep 05, 2016
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3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Bartleby91 from Wisconsin

My first beer from brewery vivant and hopefully not my last.
The appearance is probably my favorite part of the beer. Nice hazy golden orange color with a quickly dissipating white head that left some lacing.
The aroma is nice with zesty yeast spiciness up front along with mango. Not much pineapple.
The taste is pretty similar with zesty spice and mango. Maybe some pineapple as well.
The mouthfeel is medium-light with a nice lingering palate as well. A bit of bitterness coming through as well.
Overall a decent saison but could be a little more fruit foreward.

Sep 03, 2016
3.85 by midlifec from Michigan on Aug 26, 2016
3.52 by Jackalope1977 from Michigan on Aug 21, 2016
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3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by lewdwig from Michigan

Poured golden with a one-finger head which quickly dissipated. Slight funk smell then cinnamon and pineapple. Taste tropical, slightly (pleasantly) sweet. I don't really notice the hops. Light, refreshing.

Aug 14, 2016
3.98 by Zuidman from Illinois on Aug 12, 2016
4 by -Andrew- from Michigan on Aug 03, 2016
3.58 by Gemini6 from Michigan on Jul 30, 2016
3.97 by tommy5 from Michigan on Jul 25, 2016
3.59 by DanGeo from Michigan on Jul 24, 2016
Tropical Saison from Brewery Vivant
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 86 ratings