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A Short Break From Sours

I’ve been having only sours over for a little while now, so when I broke it off with the Fresh Hop Mirror Pond, I decided to avoid sours for the next beer as well. I “discovered” that I had another saison in the fridge, so I promptly opened it…

Beer: Five

Brewery: Upright Brewing

Style: Saison

ABV: 5.5%

Location: Portland, OR

Appearance: Deep gold/amber with a finger of frothy white head that leaves a moderate amount of lacing

Aroma: Funk, earthy, grassy, with some clove and yeast.

Taste: Funk, tart, flowery.

Mouthfeel: light with light carbonation. Very crisp and refreshing

Drinkability: Easy to drink, but not bold enough to drink more than a 750ml bottle before getting bored

Beer Advocate Grade: B+

My Grade: B