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Great Lakes / Amsterdam Collaboration Saison | Great Lakes Brewery

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Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewery
Ontario, Canada
greatlakesbeer.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Sammy on 05-24-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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3
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
2.37%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Photo of WeedKing4
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This farmhouse ale pours a golden/yellow thats hazy with lots of white head. Tastes of slight lemon, with spices and the peppercorn coming through on the finish. Good mouthfeel and this is a good attempt at an ale like this. Really wish more imagination like this would come out of Ontario. Hopefully its the start of something.

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Photo of jrenihan
3.72/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beer is a cloudy yellow/orange. Smallish white head fades quickly.

Lots of spice in the nose. Cardamom, red peppercorn, rosemary, sage. Some light fruit as well.

Taste is also spice filled. Cardamom, rosemary, pepper and sage. Yeast. Light fruit, slightly tropical. Fairly dry. The beer is supposed to be smoked but I don't get much in the way of smoke.

Light bodied, high carbonation. Crisp.

Overall, pretty good. It grew on me as I drank.

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Photo of Sammy
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Everitt Brick Works event. Part II of this will come out of Amsterdam and be on tap throughout the city during beer week. Big sage, cardemon, pepper, thyme. Good drinkability, though bold flavour. I got some oregeno as well. Big bubbly head on bright yellow.

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Great Lakes / Amsterdam Collaboration Saison from Great Lakes Brewery
3.79 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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