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Wednesday, 15 March 2017 10:53

Beer Pick of the Week

Dogfish Head Biere de Provence Picmonkey

Bière de Provence

 

Dogfish Head Brewery

Milton, Delaware

Style: “Herbaceous Saison”

Alcohol: 8.3%

IBUs: 30

Serving Style: Bottles and kegs

Availability: Nationwide

Friday, 13 November 2015 14:30

November 13, 2015 Beer Pick of the Week

Utah Sage Saison Picmonkey

Utah Sage Saison

 

Epic Brewing

Salt Lake City, Utah

Style: Saison (farmhouse ale)

Alcohol: 7.5%

IBUs: 35

Serving Style: 22-ounce bottles, kegs (our sample from draft)

Availability: Seasonal. Limited distribution through the fall in much of the U.S.

Friday, 19 December 2014 10:55

December 19, 2014 Beer Pick of the Week

Foret Saison Picmonkey

Foret

 

Brasserie Dupont

Tourpes, Belgium

Style: Bottle conditioned saison ale

Alcohol: 7.5%

IBUs: Unknown

Serving style: 11.2 ounce, 375ml and 750ml bottles

Availability: Year around in selected markets

 

 

Appearance:  “Beautiful. Kind of a clear golden color. Carbonation gives a head that's almost foamy like the ocean.”

Aroma:  “Spring flowers. Some clove.”

Taste:  “Hops essence. Bubbly, but not Champagne. Active carbonation. This would be perfect for beer aficianados to serve in a Champagne flute.”

Food Affinity:  “Apples. Turkey. Brie.”

Lauren Lundsten Picmonkey

 

Reviewer Lauren Lundsten owns Swanberg's on J,

a Hawaiin shirt retailer in Sacramento