Saison Du BUFF | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Saison Du BUFFSaison Du BUFF
BA SCORE
3.77/5
1,660 Ratings
Saison Du BUFFSaison Du BUFF
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
Ranking:
#18,198
Reviews:
461
Ratings:
1,660
pDev:
14.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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58
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246
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On tap for this review, had it when origibally released, and did a tasting of all three versions in past. This review:

Pours a hazy straw-to-golden with a fair amount if soapy head. Lacing is pretty significant, and the beer sustains a nice film of head. The nose isn't as strong as I recall, but I do get a bit of Belgian yeast funk, and some hints if the spices they use. I also get a light lemon scent.

The taste hits a bit more earthy than I'd expect from the nose, but it doesn't really have that farmhouse taste I sorta expect from a saison. I do get a bit of tartness; it's not really lemon, but something like it. After this initial taste, the beer does turn a bit dry and I get more of the spices.

Overall, I have the impression they mellowed this out from the initial offering (I realize I'm probably imagining it). I recall the spices really reminding me more of thanksgiving, maybe just the sage was a bit stronger. The smells and tastes were never overpowering, but they are muted in this pour. A decent beer that I can leave until next year's offering to try again.

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Saison Du BUFF from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 1,660 ratings
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