Took a brief trip to Burlington this weekend and of course I had to stop at the Farmhouse Tap & Grill for whatever Hill Farmstead offerings are on tap and hopefully something new.
I was in luck today as there was a Lawson’s on tap, their (his?) Session in the Rye (“a Belgian-style Rye Saison” according to the menu). OK then.
Hard to tell the exact color from the dim lighting here, but it looks to pour a cloudy honey color. Nose isn’t all that strong, but I’m getting notes of grass, rye, some citrus and malt.
It’s a medium-bodied beer with high carbonation. It has a pretty dry character which carries really through the entire sip up to and including the finish. It’s a very restrained brew though. Subtle flavors are the order of the day here with light fruity notes but mostly thing like grass, grain, rye and a slight mineral taste.
Vitals: Draught poured into a pint glass. 4.5% ABV.
Taste: B. Nice, but not my favorite style. The flavor disappeared a bit quickly as well.
Drinkability: A- This is indeed a session beer and goes down easy, but for me this style is one and done.