Kanazawa Brut Moscato (Vineyard Collaboration)
Main Street Brewing Company

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Belgian Saison
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3.8 | pDev: 0%
Main Street Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada
Notes: A dry, effervescent base beer combined with Muscat blanc juice. Saison yeast and low mash temps minimise residual sugars, while Mandarina Bavaria hops provide orangey hop flavours with little bitterness.

A collaboration with Kanazawa wines.

10 IBU
Reviews by altstadt:
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3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Look: Clear pale-straw color. Pours a head with fine bubbles that reduced to a thin skiff across the glass in a minute. Fine foam clung to the wall of the glass. Fine bubbles rose continuously from the bottom of the glass.
Smell: Very light hop and yeast scents combined with an equally light white wine scent. Swirling the glass kicked up more wine scents and a light mint.
Taste: Rather tart, but not in a funky sour beer way. Mostly white wine flavors with some citrus hops. Very light bitters show up to join the wine flavor in the aftertaste.
Feel: Retains the fine bubbles for a long time. Doesn't quite make it to a creamy stage before the bubbles combine to larger bubbles.
Overall: I'm not sure what I was expecting from this. The wine flavors dominate and turn this into more of a beer/wine cocktail than a beer. This is a refreshing beverage but I just don't know what it is. I've guessed that it is a saison, but would welcome someone else's opinion. Thankfully it was a completely different experience than Okayama Kraft (Fruity Doppo) Muscal Pils, which tasted exactly like Fanta grape despite looking like a respectable Pilsner.

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Kanazawa Brut Moscato (Vineyard Collaboration) from Main Street Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 1 ratings