Portsmouth Hokeo Saison | Portsmouth Brewery

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Portsmouth Brewery
New Hampshire, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by lordofthewiens on 04-05-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by deltatauhobbit:
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle picked up a couple weeks ago, been in my fridge since.

Pours a very very clear light golden/orange, very thin white head fizzes away wicked fast, no lacing on my chalice.

Smell starts out with a grainy sweet malt front, strong presence of banana.

Taste is definitely a mix of sweet malt and banana, touch of lemony zest, slight astringent aftertaste though but that quickly passes before it becomes a nuisance, carbonation is slightly high but doesn't explode too much in the mouth, finishes clean and dry.

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Photo of lordofthewiens
4.17/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

In a tulip glass this beer was a hazy orange color. There was a medium-sized white head with a bit of lace.

Aroma of sweet fruit and faint spice. Earthy.

Nice taste.Pineapple. Orange and tangerine. Earthy hops.

A bit on the tart side. Very refreshing.

I'm on a saison kick right now. Wonderful style of beer.

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Photo of jadler16
4.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of cbutova
3.39/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottled shared by Kimmy at our annual Sour/Saison tasting on 05-04, reviewed from good notes.

A- Light yellow poured into the Portsmouth tulip by chance. Not much of a head but a small ring of white bubbles around the edges. Spotty lace and the head eventually disappears almost completely.

S- Light almost honey cracker sweet malts up front. Not much going on for me just some lemon and a bit of spice.

T- Improves here to a certain degree. Belgian specialty malts are big in the finish with a citrus/lemon zest feel. Floral with some raisin and even fig hints.

MF- High end carbonation bubbles attack the palate but it foams up taking away any abrasiveness. Foamy overall mouthfeel but light with a spicy bitterness in the finish.

Light like a Belgian Pale with citrus and herbal qualities. Some good malt character in the finish as well.

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Photo of mklisz
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Chico1985
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of jbertsch
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of mltobin
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of TobiasG
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Rekrule
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of wdarcy77
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Portsmouth Hokeo Saison from Portsmouth Brewery
3.8 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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