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Victory Brewing Company Swing
92 out of 100
Victory Brewing Company Swing

Style: Saison

ABV: 4.5

92/100
Aroma: 11
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 18
Mouthfeel: 5

Victory Brewing Company Swing

What the brewers say

With its citrus swagger and spicy refreshment, Swing Session Saison offers you a jazzy jolt of joy. This Belgian-style ale is bracing but benign and enlivens any experience.

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Lots of yeast complexity and good citrus notes of lemon and orange. Prominent fruitiness with a ripe cherry phenolic character. Spices, pepper, oregano, rosemary, and some sulfur. Moderate malt shines through.”

Flavor: “Moderate sweet malt is immediately overpowered by dominant bitterness. Lots of lemon zest, almost bitter pithy-ness. Playful fruit character that leans more toward phenols than esters. High carbonation and finishes dry, crisp, and slightly bitter with lingering astringency. Great body for a session beer.”

Overall: “This is pretty darn full of body for a session beer. Really enjoyed this one. It’s easy drinking and refreshing. I’ve never smelled oregano like that in a beer. This would pair well with pizza and many other fatty foods.”

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