Pyrus Saison
4 Hands Brewing Co.

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4 Hands Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
Ranked #754
Ranked #24,599
3.69 | pDev: 11.11%
Aug 24, 2021
Mar 26, 2012
Pyrus SaisonPyrus Saison
Notes: The name Pyrus originates from the genus of the pear tree. Pyrus is our Fall and Winter saison brewed with pear juice, whole white pepper corns, and the zest of fresh oranges. Pyrus pours a hazy golden hue, with aromas of pear, citrus, and spice. A perfect compliment to seasonal fare.
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Rated: 3.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Aug 24, 2021
Rated: 3.6 by mltobin from Connecticut

Mar 07, 2017
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Reviewed by Buck89 from Tennessee

3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Clear golden color with a shy white head. Aromas of pear, bread, yeast, and some floral esters. Taste was pears up front, but with some complexity - yeast, bready, and floral notes.
Apr 05, 2016
Rated: 3.87 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Nov 30, 2015
Rated: 3.62 by Glenn_Cole_BTBC from Illinois

Aug 25, 2015
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Reviewed by sweemzander from Illinois

2.94/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
22oz bottle poured into a snifter.
(A)- Pours a clear yet pale orange color. Minimal white froth.
(S)- A big combo of white pepper and pear. Smells a bit sweeter for the style.
(T)- Again, big flavors of pear, orange, and white pepper with a drier finish.
(M)- A good carbonation level. Very fruity and peppery for a saison.
(O)- It is just a little too fruit forward for this to remind me of a true saison.
Aug 24, 2015
Rated: 3.35 by Beerhemoth from Illinois

Aug 12, 2015
Rated: 4.24 by BurtStL6 from Missouri

Aug 09, 2015
Rated: 3.54 by monty79_1997 from Missouri

Jul 25, 2015
Rated: 3.18 by gjoker321 from Florida

Jul 13, 2015
Rated: 4 by aussiebeer from Illinois

Jun 19, 2015
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Reviewed by Suds from Missouri

3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
This beer, from a 22 ounce bottle, is a tawny clear liquid. Absolutely no head, and very, very slight carbonation. The smell is slightly sweet, with a hint of pepper and fruit. I didn't get pear at first, but it did come out after the taste. The taste is winey, and has under-ripe fruit flavors. There is not sweetness, but a little madera-like scents. Medium in body. Interesting, but not exceptional.
Jun 19, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by jschott75 from Illinois

May 30, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by beerginner45 from Missouri

May 18, 2015
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Reviewed by JLaw55 from Missouri

3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
This one is pretty funky, more so than I like. It seems to have some of the same funk that brettanomyces yeast gives off, not sure if that is even in this brew, but it tastes extremely similar. Not a fan of this, and the pear is pretty much nonexistent. I really expected to taste more pear. Also, even though the ABV is not exceptionally high, there was still a noticeable amount of booziness coming through.

I have had this and their Opus Saison and I must say that Opus was the preferred one. Opus was fantastic, this was not.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No
May 15, 2015
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Reviewed by Clockwork420 from Missouri

3.42/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Light straw yellow, with little head totally clear, no haze at all as the description would state... Smell was strong of peppery spices. Taste was spicy, and the peppery notes were apparent. Had an earthy taste I cant describe, something from a Autumn seasonal. Tang came afterwards of pear. Mouthfeel was on the thin watery side. Carbonation was good. Overall the spice notes overtake the pear flavor, which only came to me in the end of the drink. I longed for more pear, and less spicy to balance it out. Still, its pretty good for what it is, could just use better balance.
May 01, 2015
Rated: 3.98 by Inglewood from Illinois

Apr 20, 2015
Rated: 4.42 by Sgbrown78 from Connecticut

Apr 07, 2015
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Reviewed by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Haven't had much luck with 4 hands brewery been picking up some bottles of their amber and such and they exploded with carbonation. Thankfully this one is a tame 2013 bottle.

A - As expected a ton of carbonation but not overbearing since it's a 2013 vintage. Over an inch of head that takes forever to fade and little lace. Beer is a very hazy looking orange brown tint.
S - At first very overbearing strong Saison yeasts and peppery bite but in the glass I get more actual pear fruit and some orange peel.
T - Very nicely rounded with the flavor which I can agree it's a juicy overripe pear flavor. Yeast has calmed a bit and the white pepper still snaps with a very grassy pear skin flavor. Not bad.
M - Still very bubbly and bright but good carbonation it drinks smooth.

Overall I guess it was worth the 6 bucks for a discounted bottle of this stuff. A good tasting Saison with sharp orange peel notes and a very sweet pear flavor.
Mar 16, 2015
Rated: 3.6 by BalancingBrooms from California

Mar 07, 2015
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Reviewed by russpowell from Arkansas

3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Pours an effervescent honey color with a sliver of beige head. Stays effervescent throughout, minimal head retention & lacing

S: Grassyness, orange peel, melony notes

T: White pepper, orange zest, pears & a little green melon up front & pear skin. Musty pear skins, a little white pepper & orange zest as this warms. Finishes with over-ripe pear, melons & white pepper

MF: Light/medium bodied, delicate carbonation, a little warming

A serviceable Saison, but not in my wheel house. if you like over-ripe pear, this is your beer
Jan 20, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by Oakenator from Pennsylvania

Dec 29, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by 22Blue from Kansas

Dec 15, 2014
Rated: 4 by nathanmiller from New York

Dec 13, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by ralerwen from Illinois

Nov 12, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Nov 09, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by jaydoc from Kansas

Nov 08, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by Elicoleman from Colorado

Oct 06, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by zestar from California

Oct 03, 2014
Rated: 4 by LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers from Missouri

Sep 18, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by ariceclemson from North Carolina

Sep 17, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by Beer-Zombie from Oregon

Sep 14, 2014
Rated: 3 by AndyEdgar from Illinois

Aug 31, 2014
Rated: 4 by LehighAce06 from Pennsylvania

Aug 29, 2014
Rated: 4.52 by XRay_Tony from Missouri

Aug 22, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by GTB from North Carolina

Aug 17, 2014
Rated: 4 by alexm1309 from Illinois

Aug 14, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by ShriverMO from New York

Aug 06, 2014
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Reviewed by patre_tim from Thailand

3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A: Golden orange clear with lots of carbonation, and a finger of fast fading yellow head.

S: Belgian yeasts, orange candy, caramel, a sort of strong chemical scent.

T: Belgian yeasts, orange candy, caramel, a sort of strong chemical taste. The negatives fade as this one warms to room temperature. White pepper, fruity, I suppose there is some pear but hard to distinguish it from this without knowing.

M: Medium thin, slightly syrupy body, medium high carbonation.

O: Well done brew. Got it at Whole foods in St Louis, same day (today) Aug 4th in St Louis. Glad to have found another local brewer this time through St Louis.
Aug 05, 2014
Rated: 4 by anticipation23 from Wisconsin

Jul 21, 2014
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