A MIDDLING SAISON that alludes to the style progenitors well enough but without distinction. Ebullient head, but less effervescent and sweeter than expected, reminiscent almost of a golden ale and honey. Correspondingly more hearty of body, too: its estimated 1.065 OG is towards the high side of the Saison spectrum, and with an ABV of 6.25% its FG should be around 1.017, placing it a notch or two above the range for Saisons. Some perceived attenuation comes from an aftertaste more brackish than grassy, with alcohol slickness begins to show after half a bottle. But these are like surface smears of mustard on a toast already damp with jam. A bit of peppery hops are present, though they can’t quite assert themselves amidst a muted blend of orchard fruits.
Served: 12 oz bottle