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Saison D'Hiver | Ore Dock Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ore Dock Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Winter

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Added by feelin_iffy on 01-30-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
9
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
11.56%
 
 
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Photo of Jason
3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

STYLE Imperial Black Saison | ABV 8.3% | AVAILABILITY Seasonal

Peppery, Fruitcake, Yeasty, Warming

Although offering a little taste of winter, I’m really not sure how much of a Saison this really is and being an Imperial Black one at that just creates that much more confusion. It tastes somewhere between a Dubbel and a Belgian Stout, while the 8.3% ABV flaunts some warmth but stays quaffable. I would love to see more Belgians from Ore Dock. Saison D’Hiver is a real lollapalooza of a Belgian-inspired brew.

Look 3.75 | Smell 4.25 | Taste 3.75 | Feel 4.50 | Overall 3.75

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #104 (SEP 2015)

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Photo of feelin_iffy
4.14/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Had this Saison off the Taproom Tap poured into a fluted style pint glass.

A- Near black body with a slight reddish mud tinge that poured a small one finger head that quickly dissipated to a etched lacing.

S- Black Cherry front with raisin, bitter chocolate and success

T-Very complex, dried cherries and other indiscernible fruit, slight taste of dates, white pepper and resin. Finishes with a bubble gum draw

M-Very smooth, almost fizzy like carbonation that adds to the appeal, ends dry and balanced

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Saison D'Hiver from Ore Dock Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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