Saison | Oddwood Ales

SaisonSaison
BA SCORE
4.13/5
87 Ratings
SaisonSaison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oddwood Ales
Texas, United States
oddwoodales.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dry, tart, and funky farmhouse ale. Fermented in red wine barrels with a melange of yeast and bacteria.

Added by bccocx on 10-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,557
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
87
pDev:
12.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
20
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 87 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of Buttstallion
5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really well-balanced saison with a pretty yellow color, good clean head and nice carbonation, really nice funky aroma, great Brett taste, and a frankly excellent finish.

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Photo of PassMeAZima
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jame515
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Inglewood
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mjwellman
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VinceMig
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Magery
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of champ103
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a slightly hazed/cloudy straw yellow color. At first a white head rises to over two fingers, but recedes in a few seconds. A good coat of lace is left behind.
S: Musty, basement like aromas...I guess you can call that funk. Soft fruits of white grapes, lemon and citrus rind. Maybe a bit of wood aromas, but again everything is really soft. Which after time becomes really inviting.
T: The up front acidity is sharper than the nose would lead you to expect. Lemon/citrus flavors, musky basement again. Grapes, oak tannins. Beautifully nuanced and soft. Like the nose it draws you in, and you like it more and more with each sip.
M/D: A light to medium body. Moderate carbonation that tries to be spritzy like. Though maybe just the other side of watery. Dry tannins in the finish. Superbly enjoyable, and incredible to drink. The bottle is gone in no time.

Hmm...what a nice little contract brewed Saison. Soft, but enough nuance to be really inviting. It doesn't hit you over the head with any one characteristic. Really well balanced, and reminds me a lot of some Jolly Pumpkin (which is good). Accessible, but unique, and really well done. I will be getting more.

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Photo of IrishColonial
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Monktastic7
4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of egrace84
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pablobomb
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zuidman
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tbryan5
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of M_chav
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

oh this is nice! perfect balance, tons of funk and brett presence. lemon/citris rind flavor and again perfect balance. this is legit. Wine is there in spirit, not too overboard but flavorful. This should be the standard on saisons, just great stuff right here.

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Photo of Matt141
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fabiand
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Patrick_Redbeard
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SweetChicken
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thedrizzle
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OnryAndMean
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saison from Oddwood Ales
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 87 ratings
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