Saison de Rose

Pennsylvania
United States
Saison de Rose by Free Will Brewing Co.
Style Family: 
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
93
Aroma:
24 / 24
Flavor:
38 / 40
Appearance:
5 / 6
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20
Description 

Saison de Rose is our annual cancer awareness collaboration beer, that we decided to make a little extra special this year by aging it for nine months in wine barrels.  This tart saison was brewed with pink grapefruit, lemon peel, ginger root, pink peppercorns, and dried hibiscus flowers, and pours a salmon pink color.  It is an elegant balance between delicate fruit, graceful flowers, and lively, determined spiciness.

Profile

ABV: 
6.0%
IBUs: 
11.5
Served at: 
45º
Hops: 
Pilgrim
Malts: 
Vienna malt, Malted Red Wheat, Raw Oats, Pilsner malt
Judges Review 
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10

Saison de Rose is an Oak Barrel-Aged Farmhouse Ale with Fruit and Spices, judged as BJCP Category 33A, Wood-Aged Beer.

This beer begins with an acidic aroma with notes of lighter fruits and low spiciness. After a while in the glass, a low oak aroma is more obvious. It is copper and hazy...