Yards Saison | Yards Brewing Co.

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81
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490 Ratings
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Yards SaisonYards Saison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
yardsbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saisons were originally brewed to keep farmhands happy and hydrated during the warm summer months. True to the style, Yards’ Saison is a semi-unfiltered Belgian style ale brewed with distinctive Belgian yeast. It’s delicate and fruity with a subtle spiciness. Styrian Goldings in the kettle lend a touch of hop to the palate, balancing out this highly drinkable version of the classic style.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-13-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
490
Reviews:
205
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
12.64%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
86
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 490 |  Reviews: 205
Photo of BeerNDoggerel
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ehrlacher
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is a fairly sweet Saison without even a hint of tartness. Pours a fairly dark (for the style) orange color with a medium head that lasts just a few seconds. Nose is spicy and yeasty. The taste is sweet, with Dupont-esque yeastiness and spicy. A fairly pleasant Saison, albeit lacking complexity.

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Photo of Lucular
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jacobob10
3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle.

Pale gold in color with a small white head. The clarity caught my attention immediately, very clear for a Saison. There is a very small amount of yeast at the bottom of the bottle, which clouds things up slightly if you add it in. Spicy hops hit the nose first, followed by lemon and light grainy malts. Good fruit/spice combo in the flavor with the malt, hops, and yeast all balanced very well. Dry finish. Medium-light bodied with lively carbonation. Not the most rustic or complex Saison, but very clean and easy to drink.

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Photo of BrokenEdge
3.61/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Body is a transparent golden, honey color. Very thin head (maybe half a finger) despite an aggressive pour. Smells a little funky, slight horse blanket, yeasty type smell with hints of lemon. Taste is hay, pepper, citrus, and more of that yeasty funk. Hints of alcohol burn and yeast phenolics. Finishes with a lingering bitterness/sourness and slightly dry. Feel is medium, smooth, and slightly creamy. Overall, this isn't the best saison I've ever had, but it's definitely drinkable and worth a try.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

**
AUG 19, 2015
On tap at Uno, Hamilton. Aroma is bread and butter, yeast,. Yellow color. No head. Taste has a touch of fruity, Ester,but very clean. Nice saison.
**

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Photo of JamLand
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stofko1992
3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of let8it8grow
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bmcl16
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joetad
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PorterThwarter
1.75/5  rDev -50.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of FickleBeast
3.89/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Savor snifter.

Pours a bright yellow color with a finger of effervescent foam that fades quickly without lacing. Aroma is spicy belgian yeast flavors, mainly bubblegum and some phenols.

Flavor is dominated by Belgian yeast and some alcohol burn. Again, bubblegum and phenolic flavors are most prevalent, with a bready malt backbone that is pleasantly sweet. I'm not a huge fan of Belgian style yeast flavors, but I am enjoying this beer better than a lot of other Belgian saisons that I've had.

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Photo of sbleibtrey
4.14/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AMarkle6524
3.42/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Valentno7
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brandoman63
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ultimate
3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of twenteone
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.08/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jammyman
3.96/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of socon67
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Yards Saison from Yards Brewing Co.
3.56 out of 5 based on 490 ratings.
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