Saison Du BUFF | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Plans call for Saison du BUFF to be a 6% alc/vol Saison brewed with parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. This beer will be brewed three times, once at each brewery using the same recipe.

Added by SaCkErZ9 on 08-05-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,650
Reviews:
458
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
14.4%
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
246
For Trade:
3
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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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1.08/5  rDev -71.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Vile. Loathsome. Worst beer ever. Since this is a Dogfish Head and Stone collaboration, I was expecting something potable if not profound. But like many collaborations, Saison du Buff is the crap of both worlds. And the Rosemary! What kind of savage puts rosemary in beer? You might as well use lavender and bathe in it. Dirty bath water tastes better. Washed it down with Choc Lobster.

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1.25/5  rDev -67.3%

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1.46/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

My husband and I bought this beer at Dogfish in Rehoboth. We opened it tonight. We first served it in tulips, and then tried half pints.

Appearance: The appearance was yellow with a thick head.

Smell: No one else has mentioned the fact that this beer smells like cat urine. I could also smell thyme and dill, both of which I like very much.

Taste: This my first saison/farmhouse type beer. Although I enjoyed the dill/thyme taste, I could not get over the urine smell when the glass was at my lips. We switched glasses to see if would improve things for me, and it did slightly, but not enough to enjoy drinking this beer.

Mouthfeel: It was a very light beer. I like light beers very much in the summer. If it tasted better, it would be a great summer beer.

Drinkability: I just could not get over the smell. We have seven bottles left, so I am hoping to trade.

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1.5/5  rDev -60.7%

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1.78/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

A total drain pour for me. I could not even get through my 5 oz tasting glass. Glad I just bought 1. This one is not for me

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1.89/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

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1.91/5  rDev -50%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.25

A golden orange with a decent white head that quickly becomes a small white head and then gravitates to the edges. Decent retention. A very herby aroma, totally unique to me to be coming from a beer, with a sweetness to it. That aroma is right there in the flavor too. A nice malt base to this and the herbs kick in mid stream. Very up front; gMedium bodied to this, not much carbonation at all. I enjoyed my first few sips but the more of it I drank the more I found the flavor to start to become too much and I barely could finish the bottle.

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look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -47.6%

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Saison Du BUFF from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.82 out of 5 based on 1,650 ratings.
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