When Life Gives You Grapefruit | Kent Falls Brewing Company

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Kent Falls Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blend of wine barrel aged saisons with zest and juice from grapefruit

Added by boredalready on 09-18-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 11
Photo of jhavs
4.33/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into snifter.

Look: Yellow, tiny bit of orange tint, haze, but still letting some light pass through. Thin foamy white head settles quickly and rings the glass.

Smell: The use of wine barrels is quite noticeable in the aroma, adds a depth of white wine grapes, oak, with the added zing of grapefruit.

Taste: Light and crisp flavors of citrus zest and white wine tannin followed by a slight funk and yeasty farmhouse ale. Refined, balanced by the barrel, leaving subtle but tasty flavors.

Feel: Medium body, low side of moderate carbonation. Coats the mouth a bit, but not syrupy.

Overall: Not bold in flavor, subtle, easy drinking and smooth. The flavors are all available for your taste buds, and not hidden by an unbalanced player. I would drink this on my back deck at sunset whenever it is available.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.45/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

500 mL bottle. Lightly hazy orange body. Smell is nice. White wine. Light grapefruit. Oak. Taste has a little less depth to it. Bright white wine right up front. Strong. Grain. A little yeast in the back end. Kinda citrusy, but not much in the flavor. Medium light body. Something lacking in the flavor. Doesn't really compare to how nice it smells.

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Photo of dar482
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer hits of a light funk, a straw like malt base, some white pepper, wine tannins and oak, a slight sweet and tart quality of grapefruit with a dry saison finish.

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When Life Gives You Grapefruit from Kent Falls Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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