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LaPorte Saison | Back Road Brewery

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Brewed by:
Back Road Brewery
Indiana, United States
backroadbrewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Summer

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Added by mdm46410 on 06-27-2007

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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
4
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
3.99%
 
 
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of mdm46410
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip. This saison poured a hazy golden/amber color with a minimal white head that disappeared almost immediately. The aroma was made up of apricot, strong yeast, some cinnamon, and also a bit of pepper. The flavor was a bit sweet and sour, with a nice peppery finish. I can't believe there weren't any spices used. You could really taste some clove, cinnamon, and pepper. The mouthfeel was medium to full-bodied with a good hit of carbonation. Very crisp and refreshing. I didn't quite know what to think of this beer the first time I tried it at the 10th anniversary, but now it has really started to grow on me. Can't wait to see what lies ahead for Back Road Brewery.

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Photo of rtepiak
4.22/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

bought about a year and a half ago.
.pour is a bit more amber than most saison. smell is mild sweet belgian, pilsner hop, a mellow must of barns, a cloud of lemon grassy, lemon zest. the palate has an essence of mint and a light dry pepper along with the sour backing. a good beer. can feel the core of something special would like to try something fresher... don't really care excellent balance.

had with HIGHPA

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Photo of GreyMorel
3.78/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Dark brownish red in color, with a persistent head.

Very complex smell, with a lot of malt and some fruity notes. Taste was dominated by ale fruits and minor malt notes with some hops in the background.

Overall an enjoyable beer, and a solid representation of the styles textbook characteristics. I wish the style were more common, so I could compare it to another breweries version.

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LaPorte Saison from Back Road Brewery
4.01 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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