Saison Du Fermier | Side Project Brewing

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Saison Du FermierSaison Du Fermier
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Chardonnay barrel-fermented Saison that uses our house blend of Brett and bacteria. Batch 1 spent 3 months in oak and then 3 months bottle conditioning. Bright citrus, billowy mouthfeel, classic funk round out the flavor profile of this rustic Saison.

Added by MasterSki on 09-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#76
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
746
pDev:
6.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
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Shimmering, lightly sparkling gold-amber with a moderate white fizzy foam that settles to a creamy ring and thin central film.

Complex and mature aromas of vinous oaks and grapes are accented by peppery herbs, straw and honeysuckle.

Tangy and lightly sour, flavors of green apple come along with an excellently balanced note of bright wine oak that adds an infinite complexity of grapes, orange rind and a hint of olive brine, becoming more acidic as it warms.

The round, medium body comes in with a light, tingly fizz and finishes just barely semi-dry.

This reminds me a lot of Jester King's Biere de Coupage, and although SdF came first, I did enjoy BdC a bit more.

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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

b1. Slight gusher, but it just flooded the immediate area with floral and citrus aromas. A closer whiff reveals the typical SP rustic characteristics, though this seems to be much fruitier than some of their other offerings (at least the few I've had). It's almost like sticking your head inside of a used wine barrel.
Not sour but tarter in taste than the nose lends one to believe, but fits well with the fruitiness; reminiscent of a Gewürztraminer.

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Saison Du Fermier from Side Project Brewing
Beer rating: 4.57 out of 5 with 746 ratings