Transmitter Brewing

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Farmhouse Ale - Saison
Ranked #1,407
Ranked #29,782
3.79 | pDev: 13.46%
Transmitter Brewing
New York, United States
Very Good
Notes: Rye saison
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 14 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Eamonn-Cummings3 from New York

4.34/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a dogfish tulip glass.

Look is a hazy Amber with a nice thick head.

Aroma is funky farmhouse wet sour straw.

Taste is tart fruit maybe slightly fermented over ripe.


Aug 31, 2016
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nstr22 from New Jersey

2.65/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

With the absence of photos I'd like to describe what I have. It's the one with yellowish label with large green S6 and black RYE SAISON at bottom.

It's not bad (for those hunting for sour, it's probably better than average), but it's nothing exceptional. Looking through the glass at electric light it's rather muddy, and it's ok for craft beer. But the taste is rather primitive sour. And contrary to previous reviewer I do not feel any noticeable smell. Combine the last two observations, and the result is just well made handyman experiment resulting into, well... one of many others.

My previous encounter with Transmitter left me well way more satisfied

Apr 20, 2016
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GreesyFizeek from New York

3.12/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Bottle shared by Steve last night, thanks man.

This one pours a dark-ish amber color, with a big one inch head, and a good amount of lacing.

Brett aroma just jumps out of the glass, in the form of intense horse blanket. This smells like a big ol' dirty Brett bomb. I get a little bit of rye, but not much else other than the Brett attack on the senses.

The main unfortunate thing about this beer is that I don't get a whole lot of actual rye, or spicy pepper-like flavor, as described by the label. The Brett fermentation just seems kind of out of control, and a not a strain that I particularly enjoy. I enjoy the "horse-blanket" thing in small doses, if there are other things going on, but this is so barnyardy, so sweaty, and just plain dirty that it's hard to enjoy it. It kind of overwhelms anything else going on in this beer. It's a little bit tart and citrusy, but not really a whole lot.

This is medium bodied, with a fairly full body for the style, and a higher level of carbonation.

This one didn't really work for me, it just feels like the Brett got out of control in this one.

Mar 11, 2016
S6 from Transmitter Brewing
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 14 ratings