Cool Breeze Cucumber Saison | SweetWater Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
sweetwaterbrew.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
A fresh and refreshing way to find that chill spot this summer. This cucumber flavored Belgian-style saison is light in body and laid back in spirit. Notes of fresh cucumber and lime flavors come through in this hazy golden summer crusher.

Added by dbrauneis on 05-02-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,184
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
71
pDev:
22.19%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 71 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of jotap
1/5  rDev -69.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Rostie
1/5  rDev -69.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of duvall172
1.42/5  rDev -56.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of harpus
1.5/5  rDev -54.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Pinginn
1.54/5  rDev -53.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of otwelmr
1.77/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.25

From a can: This is the worst beer I can remember tasting. I like cucumber saison if properly done (best I've had were from other home brewers) but this was terrible. I only gave it three sips before pouring it out. It left a very bitter turnip green sensation at the back of my throat. I could not recognize saison or cucumber on the palate. Luckily this was in a tackle box pack and I had a SW 420 to quickly refresh my palate.

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Photo of OhYesILoveBeer
2.3/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Not very pleasant at all. Lacks depth, and is on the funky side. Won't be having again.

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Photo of JacobusFavier23
2.36/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

L- Light, sifted-through adjunct lager look, small kinda foamy head.
S-Definetly that saison yeast. Some cucumber. Slight sour note thats maybe a little appealing? Not sure... But not much else.
T-Imagine, lemon, bread-y yeast, and hops all watered down by kinda fancy hotel cucumber water. That's what the flavor is in my opinion.
F-Light bodied.
O-Dont waste your time. The saison equivalent to sweet water blue. Sweet water really does brew some good beers, and I see where they were trying to going with this one. But... no. Just no.

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Photo of Tiernan
2.63/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TBonez477
2.75/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Photo of VeganUndead
2.78/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
2.78/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can't imagine why Sweetwater bothered to bottle this and ship it out. I know offering different styles is fashionable right now, but..... This is almost undrinkable.

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2.81/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nosquatch
2.82/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

I know it says "cucumber", but it tastes way more like pickle. Pickles are good. I like pickles, especially dill. Sweet pickles aren't awesome and don't get me started on butter and sugar. Beer and pickles aren't supposed to be married.

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Photo of jjamadorphd
2.87/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

SweetWater Brewing - What in the hell were you thinking?

Let me preface the following review by writing that I do like cucumbers, they go great with practically any salad I eat. Given this, I have to say cucumbers in beer is just plain awful. The beer looked nice enough, and it even smelled nice enough - a nice blend of cucumbers and citrus that in no way translated to the liquid. About the only other redeeming quality of the beer was it's mouthfeel - medium-bodied and crisp.

I am a fan of SweetWater, but this concoction was just not for me...

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Photo of malprep
2.93/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Spanglish2
2.93/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Shawnspl
3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hophugger
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JayQue
3.28/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

If Budweiser set out to make a Saison, this might be it. Not much Saison-like characteristics. Just a mild summer cooler. Pours a clear gold color, it takes a hard pour to turn it hazy. Small fizzy white head that fades fairly fast. There are thick frothy bands of lacing all over the glass. Aroma and taste are just a mild malty beer with a little funk and some cucumber/cucumber juice. Mouthfeel is light. A fairly good lawnmower beer/thirst quencher. Nothing more.

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3.28/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Cool Breeze Cucumber Saison from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.29 out of 5 with 71 ratings