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Amber Saison Sour | Perrin Brewery

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4.09/5
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4 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perrin Brewery
Michigan, United States
perrinbrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by superspak on 09-25-2016

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
pDev:
5.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of beergorrilla
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaphog
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HardyA
3.74/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled in 8/2016. Pours crystal clear dark orange/copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big tart lemon, cherry, raspberry, green apple, orange, red grape, pepper, vanilla, toasted oak, brown sugar, brown bread, hay, straw, leather, light musty funk, and yeast/oak/toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, oak barrel, and moderate dark/bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tart lemon, cherry, raspberry, green apple, orange, red grape, pepper, vanilla, toasted oak, brown sugar, brown bread, hay, straw, leather, light musty funk, and yeast/oak/toasted earthiness. Light-moderate fruity/acidic tartness and yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, cherry, raspberry, green apple, orange, red grape, pepper, vanilla, toasted oak, brown sugar, brown bread, hay, straw, leather, light musty funk, and yeast/oak/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, oak barrel, and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/tart/spiciness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light dryness from acidity/spiciness as well. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/grainy/acidic, and lightly tannic balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6%. Overall this is an outstanding sour amber saison! All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast, oak barrel, and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the balanced acidity. This has a lot of barrel presence and feels pretty close to a Flanders red overall. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Amber Saison Sour from Perrin Brewery
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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