D'aison | Idle Hands Craft Ales

D'aisonD'aison
BA SCORE
3.81/5
28 Ratings
D'aisonD'aison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Idle Hands Craft Ales
Massachusetts, United States
idlehandscraftales.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 05-02-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
28
pDev:
10.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by brewandbbq:
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3.65/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle.

Pours dark amber with a chestnut hue and a two inch head of beige. A solid skim coat for the duration with clingy lacing.

Burnt sugar, cloves, apples, caramel, and a hint of bubblegum starts the nose. Some faint horse notes follow through.

Medium bodied with a crisp yet creamy mouthfeel.

Brown sugar, candied apples, and sweet malt start the palate. Raisins, dark rum, and spicy phenols follow through.

Finishes sweetish and malty with spicy raisins.

This beer tastes like a spicy dubble with a hint of funk. A bit too sweet for my tastes and not dry enough for a saison.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Fiore757
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Janeinma
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Dylanjf
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of HattedClassic
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of chet4
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of jimboothdesigns
4.37/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice deep copper color with an exceptionally nice thick and creamy head. Nice yeast smell with a hint of ripe banana. Nice taste of a typical saison but much more mature. Some sweet booziness like raisins. Nice smooth feel start to finish. This beer tips slightly towards a stout in ways. Very good.

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Photo of BMG5
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of BostonPhilly
3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.92/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of kaelingirl
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of polishkaz
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of harrymel
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of DelicateDelirium
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NEhophead
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of AGust82
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of hefferee
5/5  rDev +31.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of dunix
4/5  rDev +5%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Beric
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Serving: On tap into snifter
Served: 6 May 2015

Appearance: Pours a deep brown color with pink gold tints around the edges. Not much of a head on this one, but what was there was tannish and foamy. Not as deep as a stout, which is nice.

Smell: Overripe banana with a pinch of espresso and dark chocolate.

Taste: Nice notes from the yeast keep this one squarely within the 'saison' camp- nice bright, overripe banana notes, a pinch of spice, and a touch of nutmeg. Dark malts add complex notes of French roast coffee and baker's cocoa, though rather subdued. Tastes kind of like banana bread, but a pinch roastier.

Mouthfeel: Soft on the tongue, but I couldn't help but feel like it was just a pinch thin.

Overall: Another great brew from Idle Hands. Recommended.

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Photo of JennaDeRo
4/5  rDev +5%

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D'aison from Idle Hands Craft Ales
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 28 ratings
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