Three Cranes | Mystic Brewery

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92 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mystic Brewery
Massachusetts, United States
mystic-brewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rab53 on 11-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
92
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
12.3%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
8
For Trade:
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1.75/5  rDev -54.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

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2.76/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Off flavors in yeast. Not every locally sourced yeast strain is worth using, alas.

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.02/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Look: Transparent orange with a thick white head. Moderate activity.
Nose: Fruity yeast with hints of pepper, hay, Belgian sugar, honey, green bananas, and farmhouse funk.

Taste: A wash of green bananas, pepper, and lemon rind cover the palate. Then come a tart cranberry note with no sweetness. A malt slowly arrives with just a hint of Belgian sugar which gives way to a farmhouse funk that is lightly tart and floral.

Feel: Clean and easy drinking. Light-Medium body. No booze. Only lasting effect is a light tart on the tongue.

Overall: A funky saison with just a hint of cranberry. It seems the yeast did all the heavy lifting here with tons of Belgian saison complexity

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3.12/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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3.18/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The pour is a slightly hazy medium golden color with the faintest of a pink tinge to it and a huge fluffy white head that slowly recedes to a cap on top. The aroma is sweet lightly bready malt beneath a whole lot of yeast funk, a tart fruitiness, and a hint of phenol. The flavor is quite a bit nicer than the aroma. A sweet sugary maltiness up front melds into a tart fruitiness, cranberries obviously come to mind. Medium body with a spirited level of carbonation and a tart bubbly mouthfeel. This is probably my least favorite beer from the Mystic Saison brewery. It's a bit too heavy with yeast and phenols for my tastes.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.3/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.42/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.46/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed at Tree House Brewery. Reviewed from notes:

A - Poured in to my Tree House glass a clear light golden hue with a thin, fizzy quarter inch head that fades to leave minimal wisping.

S - Lots of esters here. Fair amount of booze...where are the cranberries? The beer claims to have cranberries in it but try as I might I cannot find them.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, good esters, light banana, hints of lemon and light barnyard funk and Belgian yeast. Again though, where is the cranberry?

M - Mouthfeel is light and crisp. Nice carbonation here.

O - Overall, while not a bad saison, nothing irks me more than a beer that states to contain or resemble one flavour or ingredient only to not deliver. No cranberry = no money from my wallet.

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3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Three Cranes from Mystic Brewery
3.82 out of 5 based on 92 ratings.
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