Cool Breeze Cucumber Saison | SweetWater Brewing Company

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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

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#44,384
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
72
pDev:
21.88%
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Photo of BeerDawgs
3.39/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L - Pilsner yellow, with 1 finger of head and lots of lacing left on the glass

S - Very mild barnyard funk but dominated by the cucumber, also has some nice malt grain

T - Cucumber dominates, and thats not a good thing, malty backwash

F - Light bodied and carbonation

O - Well - you probably like this a lot more than me if you actually like cucumbers. I will pass

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Photo of Caveworm
3.72/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cool Breeze Cucumber Saison | SweetWater Brewing Company.Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, the head is two fingers thick, with solid lacing and a clear medium gold body.

I smell spices& a dash of the lime. Not really picking up on the cucumber.

Tastes like cucumber&lime... in beer! Not really anything resembling a saison. Probably a good thing...

Medium-light mouthfeel with carbonation

Overall, I'll give Cool Breeze Cucumber Saison | SweetWater Brewing Company a 3.5. Why cucumber?

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Photo of zapiszak
3.43/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | 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 JeffKowalek
3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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 KensWorld
3.3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.75/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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 ordybill
3.54/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a pale yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is cucumbers, did i mention that I am not a cucumber fan? Oh well, onto the flavor. Awesome, it tastes like cucumbers. Not my favorite flavor choice. Maybe Brussel Sprouts will be next.

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

Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of yeast, spices, hints of cucumber. Taste is cucumber, much stronger than in the aroma, spices, dry at the finish. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall is a unique beer, and not bad.

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Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.78/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire
3.44/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light yellow color with white cap and lace.

Aroma has a definite cucumber scent that's present without being intrusive. Other than that I get little more than a pleasant sense of floralness. This was so light I let the brew warm a bit a the cucumber becomes sharper and more focused. Remains pleasant.

Taste is of a mild brew that features the cucumber. Very dry and something like a cucumber flavored chamomile tea, if there is such a thing. A focused tartness yet remains dry through out and the aftertaste carries a mild malt flavor and slight bitterness which I presume is due to hops.

Light texture with balancing carbonation.

Overall it's sorta interesting. It's not a muddle or a mess, just a pleasant light brew with a refreshing clean taste.

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Photo of Genx
3.65/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I poured from a can into a chalice. First sip caught me by surprise, tarter than I expected. The flavors are more subtle than expected but still tasty. The finish is bone dry. With the low ABV, this will be a great thirst quencher this Summer.

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Photo of madelf66
3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CreedeSon
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

good seasonal option.

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Photo of tgatort
3.88/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of russpowell
3.78/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effevescent gold with a pinky of pearl white head. Above average head retention & lacing

S: Pear & cucumbers

T: Follows the nose, plus dryness up front. A litttle grassyness, more cucumber & dryness as this warms. Finishes with plenty of cucumber, a little grainyness & dryness

MF: Medium body, crisp carbonation

Drinks easy, I've had better cucumber beers though. I could take or leave it, refreshing enough

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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 jotap
1/5  rDev -69.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | 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

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Cool Breeze Cucumber Saison from SweetWater Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.29 out of 5 with 72 ratings