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Short Pump Saison | Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery

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Short Pump SaisonShort Pump Saison
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3.78/5
Very Good
118 Ratings
Short Pump SaisonShort Pump Saison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery
Virginia, United States
lickingholecreek.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brother_kenneth on 10-07-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,837
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
118
pDev:
12.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
11
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 118 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of ArtZan
3.4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kell50
3.46/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DavidHume
3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CharlesK
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mendvicdog
3.01/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of LAND_MINE
3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
2.84/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

The first clue was the $6 price tag for a 25oz bottle. The second was the color. The third and final clue came when I brought the glass to my nose. This was no normal saison. In fact, I don't think it's a saison at all. Weirdly fruity, abnormally sweet, and only vague funkiness associated with the style. Oddly medicinal and 100% undrinkable. Maybe it was already old when I bought it, but I can't imagine it being appreciably better when fresh. Drain pour.

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Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigbutter
3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SStein
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Murky orange, with a thick head that fades into decent lacing. The smell is very wheats, but lacking funk for the saison. Slight spice with citrus in the taste. Slight carbonation.

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Photo of oldn00b
2.86/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a pretty, dark orange. Deeper colors than expected for a saison. Carbonation is looser than expected but pours a nice head with a little retention.

Nose is lacking the typical funk I expect from a saison.

The spice on this is nice and the hop is welcomed but that's about it. There is not much complexity to this.

There is not much body to this one. It's light, refreshing, but forgettable.

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Photo of Kelp
3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamieDuncan
3.67/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bubseymour
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark orange and murky. Sweet bready smell. Taste is not quite what I'm looking for in a saison. It's spicy, dry and very bitter finish. Not much else really. Still ok and drinkable but not a top notch saison.

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Photo of earlholman
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerknuckled
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TX-Badger
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy yellowish orange with white head. Funk, light fruits, spice, and bready wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a slightly sweet and funky note.

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Photo of Jamato14
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of schmitter
3.52/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ncaudle
3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LeeEvolved
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayQue
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A bit lacking as a traditional Saison , but a very tasty and well crafted beer. Pours a hazy dark orange with a huge antique white head. Smell is sweet bready malt with some piney hops. Taste is sweet malts up front with some spices, followe by a piney hops finish. Not much in the way of Belgian yeast or funk. It is, however a big robust flavor. Mouthfeel is rich with a nice balance between malt and hops.

I would drink this one again, just not when in the mood for a traditional funky Saison.

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Short Pump Saison from Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 118 ratings
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