Le Saisonnier | Side Project Brewing

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4.23/5
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187 Ratings
Le SaisonnierLe Saisonnier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing
Missouri, United States
sideprojectbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Le Saisonnier is named after the seasonal workers for which the first, old-world Saisons were originally brewed. Amber in color and fermented in and aged in Chardonnay barrels with a blend of yeast and bacteria, Le Saisonnier is bright, balanced and refreshing.

Added by StoutSnob40 on 01-10-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,549
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
187
pDev:
11.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
93
Gots:
17
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 187 |  Reviews: 23
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Light copper to dark straw yellow. Cloudy. There's a fingernail of dishwater white that cover half of the top. The aroma is of sweet green grapes and white wine. I'm tasting green grapes, green apple, oak, and white wine. The mouth is light and delicate.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a wine glass.

Appearance - Murky and hazy orange. Medium white head. Lots of lacing and a thick collar.

Smell - Stone fruits and some citrus. Some wine barrel. Lots of yeast. A bit of a mineral character.

Taste - Stone fruit and more wine flavor. Pale malt is stronger here. Yeasty and pushing a bit sweet before the finish. Mineral character is strong and it has kind of a rotten fruit flavor in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Not as light as I was expecting. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Not as impressed as I normally am by Side Project saisons. It's got a weird aftertaste.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy pear like color lends to the overall experience as pear seems prevalent. The aroma had orchard pear and Apple with a cidery sour and peppery scent. The flavors followed with pear and Apple but the sour is more balsamic and white wine. Though sour and tart the feel is smooth and seems more like a cider. Very enjoyable beer.

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Bright gold with rising carb trails visible, wispy skim.
Aroma is lightly acidic with crabapple and oak traces.
Taste is oaky and tart, juicy acidic crabapple, white grape and apricot flavors dominate, with a dry oaky finish. Lots of oak, zero diacetyl. Nice and crisp.
Thanks to Steve for this one!

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This beer had a very prominent nose and flavour of fresh hose water. Shared this bottle with 5 others who all got that same strange flavour. That being said, this was still a very nice beer and the flavour, although odd, was not off-putting.

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Le Saisonnier from Side Project Brewing
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 187 ratings
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