8 Wired Saison Sauvin Ale

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 9 421902 080395
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about 8 Wired Saison Sauvin Ale

Produced by: 8 Wired Brewing
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alc./vol: 7%

Proof: 14°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of New Zealand New Zealand

Brewed in New Zealand with French Saison yeast and Nelson Sauvin hops.
Hops: Nelson Sauvin and a pinch of Motueka
Malts: Pilsner, Aromatic, CaraMunich, Wheat and Crystal
Yeast: Wyeast 3711 - French Saison
IBU: 50
SRM: 6 (Pale)

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 18/02/2017

Appearance:

Hazy, golden amber with thin but retentive off-white head.

Aroma:

White bread crust, hay, zest orange and grapefruit, light pine and grassy hops. Faint farmyard.

Taste:

Medium-bodied and slightly tart. Bready, yeasty white wine, pear and zesty grapefruit with piney hops.

Aftertaste:

Tart and dry. Bread and hay, zesty white grapefruit and pine.

Overall:

Dry and slightly tart and also wonderfully refreshing. Flavours of bread and hay with yeasty white wine, pear and zesty grapefruit.

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