Style: Saison/Farmhouse Ale
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What the brewers say
“Using a variant of our classic saison recipe and aging it in white-wine barrels, this beer is the newest in our ‘Road Less Traveled’ series. Majorly fruity and spicy with a hint of dry white wine notes.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Some nice Brett funk and wood character with mild tartness. White grapes and a little lemon with earthy notes as well. Vanilla, grape, pears, some pine notes. Slight wood throughout with some evident funk that complements all of the fruit.”
Flavor: “Starts sweet with big white- grape notes, then gently fades into a mild tart acidity. Biscuit bready malt sweetness is balanced by peach/apricot stone-fruit character and a bit of vanilla, while the high carbonation lifts all the flavors off the palate. Finishes really refreshing and tart.”
Overall: “The wood-and-barrel character give it a nice structure, and the controlled funk and mild acidity make it refreshing and tart. It’s subtly funky without being overwhelming—a light and confident beer that doesn’t have to go overboard on acidity to create depth. A really great beer.”
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