Delicata Squash Saison
Black Hog Brewing Co.

Delicata Squash SaisonDelicata Squash Saison
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From:
Black Hog Brewing Co.
 
Connecticut, United States
Style:
Farmhouse Ale - Saison
ABV:
7%
Score:
86
Avg:
3.76 | pDev: 2.66%
Ratings:
10
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 19, 2020
Added:
Nov 02, 2015
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  3
SCORE
86
Very Good
Delicata Squash SaisonDelicata Squash Saison
Notes: None
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3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

Can to tulip.
The appearance was a ruddy burnt semi-dark brown color with a small transparency about it. A little white foamy head slid off nicely to leave some concave lace all around.
The aroma captured a nice melding of Belgian sweet spices through some grassy hops and a light squash/vegetal almost pumpkin-like character. Brown sugar, cloves, bubblegum and a little bit of earthy yeast ride in underneath.
The flavor leaned towards the sweet end rolling through some layers of Belgian sweetness and spices. Mellow aftertaste of Belgian sweet malts, squash, clove and bubblegum.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Mild carbonation and a semi-faint finish of Belgian malts, earthy character, squash, cloves and some grassiness.
Overall, interesting saison, I can see it as one done up in an American unique sort of way.

Feb 19, 2020
 
3.75 by Griffith from Connecticut on Jun 30, 2019
 
3.75 by Eychung from New York on Apr 14, 2019
 
3.8 by jrc1093 from Connecticut on Mar 18, 2018
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3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by mvanaskie13 from Pennsylvania

Poured into a small chalice: color is amber, a bit opaque, head is off white to light tan in color with fine bubbles presenting about 1/2 inch thick and linger well; head laces the glass well.

Smell is earthy, some yeast off notes, hints of clove and light spice, light sweetness and maybe some toasty malt.

Taste is slightly sweet with hint of malt and toast, yeasty notes with clove and dry spice.

Mouthfeel moderately carbonated, with light sweet presence then drying.

Overall a slightly belgiany beer with cool take on a farmhouse beer style with farmhouse ingredients, however its a bit on the sweeter side in terms of flavor with not quite a yeasty, spicy punch.

Mar 09, 2018
 
3.75 by jagada from Pennsylvania on Dec 25, 2017
 
3.75 by justintcoons from Pennsylvania on Dec 14, 2017
 
3.69 by IdrinkGas from Pennsylvania on Nov 10, 2017
 
3.96 by drummerdwzp from Connecticut on Dec 11, 2015
 
3.71 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut on Dec 05, 2015
Delicata Squash Saison from Black Hog Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 10 ratings