Barrel-Aged Saison De Detente | Yellowhammer Brewing

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3.94/5
Very Good
5 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yellowhammer Brewing
Alabama, United States
yellowhammerbrewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by GPHarris on 04-22-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
5
pDev:
4.31%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of graysandpeas
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of thegerm87
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of nmann08
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of GPHarris
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a one finger thick eggshell-colored head into a tulip glass that left good lacing throughout. the body was a bubbly and crystal clear golden color.
s - chardonnay! some belgian yeast comes through but overwhelmingly chardonnay grapes from the barrel. if you had blind-folded me and waved this beer under my nose i would have said it isn't beer but wine.
t - oakey, belgian, spicy with a chardonnay grape finish.
m - medium and slick.
o - quite and interesting take on a saison because of the influence the barrel has in it. pleasant beer.

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Photo of richj1970
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 22oz bomber into a goblet.

A: Pours lemon yellow with a rather small head that dissipated almost immediately. Little or no lacing.

S: Belgian yeast, peppery spice, citrus, and some earthiness. Some of the grapes from the barrel coming through. Smells a bit like a wine.

T: All of the flavors you would expect it a nice Saison mixed with a bit of oak tones and Chardonnay grapes. A nice spicy finish.

M: Light and refreshing. Crisp and a bit dry. Maybe a bit light on the carbonation but this bottle had aged a bit...

O: Very nice. I enjoyed this one quite a bit. Looking forward to many other creations from the Yellowhammer folks!

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Barrel-Aged Saison De Detente from Yellowhammer Brewing
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 5 ratings