Orville | Wynkoop Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by emmasdad on 02-13-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of crobinso
2/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of StubFaceJoe
4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.28/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

meh. pours a little cloudy and pale golden in color. a very small white head just a quater inch thick is there on top. the smell is that same yeast they used in the koop de ville, which is really all i can smell in this. the hops dont come in until the taste. its very similar to the koop in flavor too, fruity and sweet from the yeast, but there is a decent floral hop vibe in the finish which is a nice addition. i dont know what to make of this really, its drinkable enough and tastes alright, but it doesnt yell saison at me, sort of a weird hybrid ale. the yeast is too familiar from their other beers to get past for me. not my favorite, but fairly complex and probably worth a try if you havnt had their koop de ville brew.

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Photo of emmasdad
3.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one on tap yesterday at the Wynkoop Brewing Company in Denver. Listed as a Belgian style ale, although no other descriptions were forthcoming. Golden color, with a decent white head. This one has a pretty funky nose, horse blanket, brett and a late tartness. On the palate, medium bodied and funky, as more of the bretty tartness comes through.

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Orville from Wynkoop Brewing Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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