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Odell Brewing Celastrina Saison Ale

  • The Cellar Reserve Series Celastrina Saison Ale from Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado pours out a cloudy golden-orange in color with a large, white, soapy head that slowly reduces down to a very thin film with a quarter inch collar. A spicy saison on the nose with a good amount of clove and some sweet banana as well as vinous notes, a little apple, lemon and floral hops. Clean in the mouth and very refreshing. Flavors of banana, pear, lemon, clove, a hint of pepper and some earthiness. Light to medium bodied. Fine carbonation. Crisp, clean mouthfeel. Splotches of lacing on the glass. The finish is long and quite dry with the banana and clove outlasting the other flavors.

     

    I'd be hard pressed to say this is not spot on for a saison. Flavorful and with enough complexity to add character but without any one element trying to over-bare another. Well worth buying. Highly recommended.

     

    750ml bottle, 7.5% ABV, 100% bottle conditioned

     

    Odell Brewing Cellar Reserve Series Celastrina Saison Ale

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  • KajII likes this
  • KajII
    KajII Saison is a great style. Infact I like it so much I am going to get a keg of Lonerider "The Preacher" for my birthday. Yep, I think I am gunna get toasted... lol
    May 22, 2013 - 1 likes this
  • Mark
    Mark That is awesome!
    May 22, 2013