Saison | Otto's Pub and Brewery

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Brewed by:
Otto's Pub and Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
ottospubandbrewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian Farmhouse Ale originally made in Wallonia, Belgium. This is a dry and spicey ale using three different strains of yeast and a little bit of Paradise Seed.

Added by akorsak on 07-23-2006

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
6
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
18.25%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by thaichile:
Photo of thaichile
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler. Pours a hazy yellow with a nice white head. Nose is musty/funky. Flavor is barnyard continuing with wet hay/musty flavor. Honeyed sweetness in the background provided nice balance with those farmhouse sourish qualities. A little spice and citrus as well but never sensed the juniper berries. Really liked this alot and it improved as it warmed. Thanks to mjc410 for the growler.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of tdm168
3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brian60
2.22/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of akorsak
3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a serving of Otto's Saison during BrewFest 2006.

Appearance: The ale has a deeper yellow color that is not as light as I would like. There is a decent head here.

Smell: The ale has a fruity aroma that is fairly unique for the style (the website tells me that it is juniper).

Taste: The ale has a firm spicy flavor that does not allow much room for malt or hop. The spices include a bit of honey sweetness and the astringency of the juniper.

Mouthfeel: The ale has a nice fruity aftertaste that lingers for a bit.

Drinkability: The ale is fairly drinkable, with a firm spicy body that provides a bit of unusual kicks.

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Photo of k75
4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draught at the brewery.

golden / orange with an off white head presented in a tall goblet.

aromas of tart citrus, sweet melon, spice and some funk

flavor are a great blend of same - fruit, funk, spice, twang and high carbonation

more body and mouthfeel than most of the style but I liked that part.

highly enjoyable local, went great with the shrimp.

k75

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Photo of EMV
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saison from Otto's Pub and Brewery
3.89 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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