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Saison du BUFF

Original Release Date: 
On Tap At Tasting Room: 
At the Milton Tasting Room
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

This beer is collaboration between Dogfish Head, Stone Brewing Co. (Escondido, CA) and Victory Brewing Company (Downingtown, PA).

The idea for this beer germinated way back in 2003 when the three guys (Sam from Dogfish, Greg from Stone and Bill from Victory) formed the BUFF alliance (Brewers United for Freedom of Flavor) - a noble endeavor with the goal to highlight the passion and camaraderie of the American craft brew movement.

So, BUFF didn't really do anything (beyond talk a lot of talk) until 2010 when the three brewers finally got together to jointly brew at beer at the Stone Brewery. Saison du BUFF was first brewed at Stone and then replicated at each of the other two breweries - same recipe, same ingredients, three different breweries throughout 2010. The brewers have a repeat performance planned for 2012!

Saison du BUFF is a 6.8% ABV Saison brewed with parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. The beer is brewed three times, once at each brewery using the same recipe. The expected release dates for each brew are as follows:

Dogfish Head - March 2012 release

Victory Brewing - April 2012 release

Stone Brewing Co.- Late May 2012 release

Below you can see the different brewery's bottles for the Saison du BUFF releases (from left to right, Stone, Dogfish and Victory):


The beers, once released will be distributed by each brewery's distribution partners. Please check with each brewery about availabilty of their Saison du BUFF.


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Beer Activity

Adam B. is drinking Saison du BUFFTastes plant-y.

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Jack H is drinking Saison du BUFF at George Street Ale HouseGreat. I will drink anything this brewery makes. Can't believe I have not had this beer before.

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Matt is drinking Saison du BUFFJust a taste, but damn that may have been the best ever...

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Lauren Tucker is drinking Saison du BUFF at Striper BitesLight and refreshing.

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Craig Montanari is drinking Saison du BUFFInteresting...nothing much else to say. Just....interesting.

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Brittany Bell is drinking Saison du BUFF at Dogfish Head Brewings & EatsSo good! Brewed with parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme!

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