Rose | Night Shift Brewing

RoseRose
BA SCORE
53.8%
Liked This Beer
3.69 w/ 117 ratings
RoseRose
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
nightshiftbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saison brewed with rosemary, rose hips and pink peppercorns.

Added by Jason on 08-08-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
117
Liked:
63
Avg:
3.69/5
pDev:
14.36%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by yottachem:
Photo of yottachem
3.32/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Served in a tulip.

Appearance: Opaque, orange/honey in color. Quickly receding head with med-coarse bubbles. Some lacing in glass.

Aroma: Tart aroma, rose hips, rosemary up front. Some malt sweetness with a deep whiff. Distinctly floral aroma, less herbal than one would expect for rosemary addition.

Flavor: Tart flavor first, followed by a herby rosemary flavor, then light malt with a final return to the tart that lingers. No alcohol flavor percieved, surprising for a 8.9% ABV. Very similar tartness to a flemish brown/red. Floral component is barely perceptible and herbal flavors linger on tongue. Upon warming, floral notes are "mid-taste". Peppercorns start to appear in finish.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium tartness with light carbonation and light-med body. Tart lingers ever so slightly. Very dry finish.

Overall: Very refreshing. Tart is a bit too much if considering a second pint. Floral and herbal playing together is interesting, but not my favorite. Ethanol warms after the second glass but the beer is not boozy. If having as second beer, a strange "barf-like" flavor appears on the tongue because of the rosemary/tart conflict.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of NilocRellim
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap at the brewery on September 8th, 2012.

It had an orange/pink-ish, cloudy hue to it, with an off-white foamy head. The smell was very sweet, fruity, floral, and a slight spiciness. The taste was similar to the smell. It had a spiciness to it with floral, honey and citrus flavours meshing nicely. Very great balance with the pink peppercorns, honey, and rosehips.

Would I buy it again? Absolutely.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -39%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of fourstringer
4.2/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a corked & caged 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Bottled on: 4/1/14. Another take away from a trip to the brewery. I don't believe it was available on tap.

A: Cloudy amber body with orange tints at the periphery. 1 finger white head. Ok retention. Minimal lacing.

S: Fruity, floral Belgian yeast. Lemon juice. Peppercorn. Herbs. Rosemary. With effort I can pick out each listed ingredient, but taken together they create a harmonious, cohesive whole.

T: Lightly spicy initially with herbal and floral notes. A mild bitterness and tartness simultaneously develop to a semi-dry finish. A pleasant herbal astringency lingers on the palate. The tartness beckons another sip. Alcohol is light for 8%.

M: Moderate carbonation and moderate body that well suits the flavors.

O: Really nice saison with a bit extra tartness than average. Very impressed with much of Night Shift's stuff. Too bad I only grabbed the one.

Prost!

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Rose from Night Shift Brewing
Beer rating: 53.8% out of 100 with 117 ratings
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