Brush Tail Farmhouse Saison | Big Sky Brewing Company

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Brush Tail Farmhouse SaisonBrush Tail Farmhouse Saison
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States
bigskybrew.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jellopants356 on 02-23-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,393
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
119
pDev:
17.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 119 |  Reviews: 35
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3/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.63/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Murky dandelion yellow hue.

Frothy bright white head head; spotty lace.

Banana & clove nose; hint of citrus.

Medium mouthfeel.

The taste is surprisingly malt forward; banana & clove take a backseat but are present. Not too flavorful but definitely sessionable.

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Photo of Irrationalist
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Bear1964
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of deadliest
2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of kew
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Eric908
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of capnamerica
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of amishbooze
4/5  rDev +23.8%

Photo of tronester
3.68/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours a hazy golden with a massive white head. Smells like musty , earthy barns. Taste begins with a big pepper flavor. After that is some lemon, then wheat grain, and a tart, dry, citrus rind finish. Mouth feel is pretty good. Overall quite a good Saison.

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Photo of BeardedBoffin
2.96/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

The beer pours a dark yellow color with a big, billowing cap of foam. The aroma presents some decent grain aroma with a background of citrus. However, together with this, is a lingering off component, tending toward something like sourish vegetation---something that should be earthy has went awry. It's light on the palate as it should be, but the flavor profile follows the nose with some curious sourish notes. The sweetness of the grain brings some positive components, but it isn't enough to rescue the flaws. Something went off the rails while brewing this, which is a surprise, since the breweries year-round offerings are very good.

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

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1/5  rDev -69%

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2.75/5  rDev -14.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +39.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -22.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of BierJager89
4.04/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy golden with a white head.

N: Nose is fairly typical of a saison. Notes of wheat, orange peel, coriander, cardamom, nutmeg, a tiny bit of Belgian yeast funk, and some fruity Belgian yeast esters.

T: Taste is pretty much the same, cardamom, nutmeg, fruity Belgian yeast esters, funky Belgian yeast, wheat and orange peel.

M: Medium bodied, and smooth for the style.

O: Recommended. This is a solid example of the style. Definitely worth a try, as is anything from this brewery.

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Photo of Foyle
2.84/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: 2" fluffy white head recedes slowly with moderate lacing. Significant carbonation present. Deep golden color and somewhat cloudy, but less than is common with saisons.
Aroma: clove, banana, warm bread dough, earthy hops.
Mouthfeel: mostly light, fairly crisp, somewhat dry finish.
Flavor: Hops are more forward than expected and mask the sweeter malt flavors (clove, banana, caramel) somewhat.
Overall: very fine, but not great.

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Photo of Jameswoody
2/5  rDev -38.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of coldriver
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of fivetime
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Brush Tail Farmhouse Saison from Big Sky Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.23 out of 5 with 119 ratings