SY1
Transmitter Brewing

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Style:
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
Ranked #695
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
88
Ranked #16,209
Avg:
3.99 | pDev: 8.02%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
30
From:
Transmitter Brewing
 
New York, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  1
Gots
  5
SCORE
88
Very Good
Notes: Rye adds a spicy note to this clean effervescent saison that uses yeast cultured from a nectarine.
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 30 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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mdfb79 from New York

3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From 12/07/15 notes. At Rattle 'N Hum in NYC.

A decent beer. Didn't get as much citrus of hops as some people are saying. Not my favorite of their beers.

Dec 08, 2015
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TheGent from New Jersey

4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy golden amber color with an airy off white head that disappears and leaves no lace and appears moderately carbonated.

S: Fruity notes of apricot, grape, pineapple, peach. A bit musty and chalky. A touch of alcohol. A hint of floral, potpourri like bouquet.

T: Crackery malt. Barely tart. A definite rye and mild peppery spiciness to the dry finish that lingers nicely.

M: Moderately carbonated. Smooth.

D: Overall a nice saison with a twist due to the rye that I really enjoy.

Aug 30, 2015
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metter98 from New York

3.81/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy yellowish amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down but consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of Belgian yeast are present in the nose.
T: As in the smell, the taste has flavors of Belgian yeast and hints of rye and peppery spices. Faint bits of nectarines are also perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink but only has faint amounts of spicy rye.

Serving type: bottle

Jul 05, 2015
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dar482 from New York

4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The beer offers orange peel and fruity esters up front, then onto a strong Brett character, a biscuity malt in the middle, almost with a clean rice characteristic. The finish is dry and clean. A really refreshing Brett saison with a decent malt backbone.

Another exceptional saison Transmitter.

May 04, 2015
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JonathanTaylorThomas from Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Pours a hazy golden color. 4 fingers of head. The initial smell is actually surprisingly tart, and SWEET, which somehow reminds me of cotton candy. There's a peppery, overly-carbonated bite, followed by sweet, tangy malts, lemongrass, caramel and hops, and a subtle tartness that lingers for a few minutes after swallowing.

Overall this beer is awesome, and absolutely worth a try if you can pick it up. It'll definitely give you an appreciation for the variability within the "saison" style.

Oct 25, 2014
SY1 from Transmitter Brewing
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 30 ratings