Saison Rustica | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
84
good
114 Ratings
Saison RusticaSaison Rustica
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Virginia, United States
hardywood.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 05-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
114
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
9.65%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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Photo of augustwest
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xt0n1cx
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bristopher89
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gobuccos
3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stephensinner
4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kscaldef
2/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

An awful mess of spices.

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Photo of Beerasaurus
3.29/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zach136
4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Medium clarity golden body. Rocky, 3-finger head in an NB Globe glass.

Aroma/Flavor: Lemongrass and anise definitely come through on the aroma and palate. Peppercorn waits to make an appearance on the finish. Belgian yeast leaves the slightest hint of fruity-ness as well. All flavors are very in check and balanced.

Mouthfeel: Effervescent carbonation, light bodied, mostly dry, and refreshing.

Flavor levels and mouthfeel are tell ale signs of a great saison, and Hardywood nailed this one.

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Photo of jrs3994243
3.29/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jhlosito75
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nose has lots of anise, faint grass, spice. Taste anise, some spice, sweet malt, grass, hay. Ok!

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4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PEIhop
3.49/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Budinetz
3.72/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPAchris
2.82/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Looked good, smelled okay, but horrible taste with the peppermint. Just didnt work with this style IMHO.

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Photo of GreenMind
3.54/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dicers
3.43/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexFields
3.28/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.04/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of jzeilinger
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Knapp85
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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Saison Rustica from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
3.73 out of 5 based on 114 ratings.
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