Saison | Casey Brewing & Blending

SaisonSaison
BA SCORE
4.34/5
394 Ratings
SaisonSaison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Casey Brewing & Blending
Colorado, United States
caseybrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Saison is as old-world as it gets. We use 100% Colorado ingredients: Colorado water, malted and raw barley and wheat, Crystal hops and a yeast blend of saison yeast, brettanomyces and lactobacillus. We ferment the beer in custom-made open oak barrel fermenters. After this rustic primary fermentation, the beer goes to other barrels for further aging and flavor development. The result is a citrusy, dry, tart and effervescent beer worthy of sharing.

25 IBUs

Added by LotsofLupulin on 07-09-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#581
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
394
pDev:
7.14%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
74
Trade:
10
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Photo of mltobin
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atrocity
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigred89
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of csmrx7
4.36/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Been looking forward to cracking this.

Pours a hazy pure gold very bright!

Smell is muted, citrus, earth, Brett minimal bacteria must that quite often come with this style.

Extremely tart right.on the tongue but a complex citrus tartness with many layers. Followed by mellow.malt and wheat flavors and a some Brett which adds to the dryness.

Light and dryouth feel as.would be expected. A touch more carbonation would be welcome.

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Photo of BEER88
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yeah, casey dis the style right! Super good!

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Photo of epyon396
4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FFFjunkie
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look is a lemon-lime tinted straw color. Poured with 1.5 fingers of effervescent white head.

Aroma is tart citrus, wheat, hay and some oak.

Taste is tart lemony citrus followed by some barrel and light fruit and finishes with a touch of hay and some lasting tartness.

Feel is crisp and slightly dry as carb is moderate to high.

Overall a fantastic saison that is really simple yet really complex. My first Casey to date and easily one of the best saisons that I've had so far. Just a wonderful beer.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
3.88/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-draught @ the brewery during a tour in June 2017:

B+ / VERY GOOD

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Photo of MattMorin
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.29/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TH28
4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750ml bottle. Bottled 3/9/16. Appearance: Straw yello, brilliantly clear, and a low lying white head.
Aroma: Lemon juice, black pepper, lactic acid, and a touch of brett funk.
Taste: Apple juice like flavor up front, turning to lemon zest, some saltiness, and finishes with light hay and brett funkiness and a moderate bitterness. Lactic acid bite kicks in on the swallow.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a low but sharp carbonation.
Finish: Very dry with lingering lemon and lactic acid.
Overall: Really nice complex saison, balancing the various saison yeast, brett, and lacto qualities that shine against a very light malt base. Fruity, funky, and acidic. Thirst quenching

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Photo of my_knew_craft
3.93/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregf51
4.09/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Deltoro
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.17/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tblack4d
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of petermethot
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of suckaj
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RyanTheLion13
4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Myotus
4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Poured gently at 46°F from a 750ml bottle (bottled 09Mar16) into a tulip. Consumed on 05Sep16.
SMELL: Strong waves of earthy yeast are supported by mild aromas of hay, sour green apple, white grape, pear, peach, and oak along with subtle tobacco, wheat, banana, cantaloupe, salty mineral, lemon grass, and black pepper aromas.
4.5 out of 5
TASTE: A sour funk is instantly established as strong earthy yeast flavors fuse with mild flavors of sour green apple. Mild flavors of hay and subtle salty mineral flavors give this brew a Farmhouse characteristic as the tartness significantly increases. A mild, fruity barrel explosion next floods the palate with flavors of white grape, pear, peach, and oak as the mineral aspect of the brew grows slightly stronger. The complexity of the beer continues to evolve as subtle banana, wheat, and lemon grass flavors commingle with the others. Subtle flavors of black pepper and hints of cantaloupe trail lastly as the lemon grass flavors grow to mild and all other flavors maintain.
4.5 out of 5
NOTE: This easily makes my top 5 list of the best Saisons that I have experienced. I loved how their was nothing extravagant done with this besides barrel-aging. It was not dry-hopped nor did it have fruit or spices added. It was simply a spectacle of complexity that took my taste buds on one heck of a roller coaster ride. I greatly look forward to trying more brews from Casey.

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4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamLand
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 22Blue
4.16/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Saison from Casey Brewing & Blending
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