Saison Tonnellerie

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by CAbeerCAbeerCA, Apr 6, 2013.

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  1. the_trystero

    the_trystero Disciple (360) Mar 19, 2013 California
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    I can't find Logsdon for less than $14 here on the eastside.

    Anyway, I've had one bottle of my Tonny allocation and thinking about picking up some more. I enjoyed it immensely.

    And, yeah, as much as I love the beers, sometimes I just hate visiting the tap room. Which is why I've been having my stuff shipped.
  2. Tenchi221

    Tenchi221 Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2010 California
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    was at the taproom last night.. had the tonnellerie.. i thought it was pretty damn good for the style.. ended up bringing home 4 bottles to send to my trading partners to see what they think..
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  3. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,078) Mar 18, 2010 California

    It's a solid beer, but it's my lowest rated of the style from The Bruery.
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  4. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Meyvn (1,028) Oct 24, 2009 California
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    Interesting.. I thought it was better than both Rue and Lente. Though.. it has been awhile since I visited either of the two. I should try a Bruery saison tasting sometime soon.
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  5. Carbon14

    Carbon14 Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2009 Maryland

    Each to their own I suppose. I think it's better than Saison Rue, Saison De Lente, and 7-grain Saison.
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  6. sind310

    sind310 Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2011 California

    Maybe they just like Nobles beer... Naughty sauce does it for everyone
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  7. RedBeeron

    RedBeeron Initiate (0) Jul 7, 2012 California
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    Here for the Molé Black Tuesday Firkin and one of the new beers, Euphegenia includes a pronunciation guide underneath it. I chuckled.
  8. Saxmusik45

    Saxmusik45 Aspirant (253) Nov 18, 2011 California
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    One could also just watch "Mrs. Doubtfire".
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  9. MighHighBrewer

    MighHighBrewer Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2013 Colorado

    Just had this beer. While a very solid Saison, I found it slightly below the best Saisons on the market.

    To answer your question: IMHO Funkwerks and Trinity both produce better Saisons. Funkwerks flagship Saison runs $9.99/750ml at my store. Trinity's beers run the gamut in price - my favorite from them at the moment is Le Capitaine which runs $15/btl. I recommend seeking both of these beers out.

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  10. ASUBeer

    ASUBeer Disciple (305) Nov 4, 2011 North Carolina
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    Le Capitaine is absolutely incredible. The best surprise beer I've had this year. If it had a Hill Farmstead label on it, people would trade their mother for a bottle.
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  11. DougOLis

    DougOLis Initiate (185) Aug 15, 2008 California

    Neither of which distribute in California (or out of Colorado for that matter)
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  12. vacax

    vacax Initiate (0) Jun 3, 2008 California
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    It has been a long time since this thread started, but have to say if those beers are as good as the Tonnellereie I would buy the hell out of all of them. I actually just had it again within the last week out of the bottle and it was just outstanding.
  13. MighHighBrewer

    MighHighBrewer Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2013 Colorado

    Why the trading forums exist.... :) Cheers!

  14. MighHighBrewer

    MighHighBrewer Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2013 Colorado

    It's definitely a great Saison - I'm not taking that away. I used to live in California and it's probably one of the best - if not the best - Saisons you can get there. When I moved to Colorado though - whew - there are some great breweries who either exclusively or primarily do Saisons. Funkwerks and Trinity come to mind. I've tossed Funkwerks as an extra into a few trades I've done. I also just completed a trade exclusively for Trinity. People outside of Colorado really haven't heard much about these beers (especially Trinity) but trust me, they are worth trading for. Le Capitaine, Pappy Legba, Saison Man, etc- all different spins on a Saison that will change your mind about the genre.


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  15. DougOLis

    DougOLis Initiate (185) Aug 15, 2008 California

    Yeah, I know. One issue with that though is that a relatively affordable beer I'd love to have all of the time becomes less affordable when you start factoring in shipping and what not. So previously if they were at a similar price point, the one you have to trade for might now cost double or something. And at that point it kind of makes more sense to just drink the local one regularly.
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  16. Altenor

    Altenor Aspirant (217) Aug 12, 2011 California
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    Had it on tap and bottled. On tap it was pretty good but when I had it from the bottle it was awesome. Not sure if it was just me or if in fact the bottle conditioning made a difference. I enjoyed it more than their other Saisons and I like Saison Rue very much. Cheers!
  17. abecall98

    abecall98 Devotee (442) Aug 11, 2007 California
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    #SOLOed a bottle the other day. Really fuggin good.
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  18. N17shelfside

    N17shelfside Initiate (0) Jun 26, 2013 California
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    I actually got some in VT the other day. But I wouldn't have believed it until I got it.
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