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Zeste Saison | Microbrasserie Le Castor

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Microbrasserie Le Castor
Quebec, Canada | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by groleau on 04-17-2014

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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
25
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
22.82%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 25
Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Originally it was amazingly clear and an extremely pale yellow. As I reached the bottom of the bomber It began to cloud up in stereotypical, bottle conditioned fashion. Head retention was pretty good. On the nose I get some belgian yeast quality and a melange of different citrus fruits and pepper. On the palate an interesting peppercorn element. It actually leaves just the faintest hint of spicy heat in the throat. A bit of grapefruit and a bready quality too. Mouth feel is a bit thin honestly. It's okay but it's not really spectacular, and I don't really get that much of the advertised elements (grapefruit, lemon), but its okay overall.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a clear light amber color ale with a nice large foamy had with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of light fruity ester and rustic malt with some residuals sugars is quite nice. Taste is a mix between some light fruity ester with rustic malt light peppery yeast notes and some subtle zest notes. Body is lighter than style average with good carbonation. Well brewed overall and quite enjoyable even though the grapefruit notes are not as clearly evident as advertised.

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Photo of papat444
3.31/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 660ml bottle, no #freshbeer info.

Pours a very pale yellow body with a thick billowy white head. Color isn't very appealing. Aroma has wisps of grapefruit and hints of yeast. Flavor is dry, grapefruit is felt, bit of pepper but the saison character is non-existent. Refreshing but disappoints as a saison.

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Zeste Saison from Microbrasserie Le Castor
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
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