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The Bruery Saison De Lente

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The Bruery Saison de Lente

The Bruery Saison De Lente
The Bruery - Placentia, CA

This spring seasonal, with its bold flavors and label depicting a pink and green Easter egg, shouts out "Lent."
Upon pouring, you'll notice a pure white, frothy head that lingers long after entering your glass. Aromas of green apple, lemon and wild funk are compliments of the brettanomyces yeast it's brewed with. As you sip this highly effervescent, pale golden ale you'll encounter loads of fizz in your mouth, along with tart flavors of clove and citrus peel, which are also a result of the yeast. After swallowing, the aftertaste delivers a fresh citrusy hop character that is joined with a dry, crisp finish. As with all of The Bruery's beers, this one is unfiltered and bottle conditioned, meaning it's naturally carbonated through a secondary fermentation that occurs in the bottle. If you have to give up something for Lent, choose anything but beer so you can enjoy this Belgian-style gem.

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale
ABV: 6.5 percent
Price: $8.99 / 750 ml bottle

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