Style: Brett Saison

ABV: 5.5 IBU: 25.0

Aroma: 11
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 19
Mouthfeel: 4

Casey Brewing & Blending Saison

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What the brewers say

“We use all Colorado ingredients: malted and raw barley and wheat, Crystal hops, and a yeast blend of saison yeast, Brettanomyces, and Lactobacillus. We ferment in open oak barrel fermentors, then in other barrels. The result is a citrusy, dry, tart and effervescent beer.”

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Citrus with just a touch of Brett. Fruity esters abound, with notes of apricot, lemon, and lychee. A hint of must and leather adds to the Brett complexity.”

Flavor: “Moderately dry, medium body. Tart notes up front, orange and lime esters throughout. Moderate carbonation creates a refreshing bite toward the end. A puckering sensation after the taste lingers in the back of my mouth a while after the sip. Apricot, peach, and lemon up front with a bit of barnyard/horse blanket, must, and leather. Acidity pairs nicely with the Brett character, and the finish is surprisingly balanced.”

Overall: “Very complex, well-executed Brett saison. Tons of complexity from the Brett character with just the right amount of tartness and acidity to make each sip dynamic. Definitely worth seeking out.”

What our editors thought



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