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Talking Tree Saison

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Talking Tree Saison
BEER STYLE

Saison/Farmhouse Ale

ABV

7%

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  • $12.99 +$1.00 deposit

DETAILS

A classic take on this Belgian style. Talking Tree has citrus fruit esters with some earthiness supported by heavy carbonation and featuring the traditional addition of spelt, an ancient grain that lends some almond and toffee notes. Named for the Terry Allen tree sculpture on campus at UCSD.

STYLE NOTES

Saison or Farmhouse Ale

Meaning 'season' in French, Saisons were typically given to farm workers during the summer months to hydrate because the water wasn't potable. Hence they're also known as Farmhouse Ales. They are quite complex with lots of spice and fruitiness due to the special yeasts used. The spice profiles are varied including peppercorn, coriander, ginger, anise, orange, clove, vanilla, and more. They have a tartness that is characteristic as well.

  • ABV: Medium to high alcohol
  • Color: Pale to light brown
  • Glassware: Stemware
  • Temperature: 45-55 oF
  • Food Pairing: Farmhouse Ales go with farmhouse foods: roasted chicken with garlic and herbs, stews, funky cheeses