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Brewed by Le Baladin
Style: Saison
Piozzo, Italy
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Le Baladin Wayan is made of 17 different ingredients (barley, wheat, spelt, oats, rye, different types of hops and many different spices besides coriander. Teo calls it a "Saison" but it is certainly his personal definition of a saison. Aroma and palate are rather complex, ie it takes some time to find your way through it, so to speak. The different hops are barely noticeable. The balance and bitterness is by a high defree provided by those many spices some of which are very, very unusual in brewing. This quite unusual combination of spices and herbs greatly impacts the finish which again is very different from "regular" saison-style ales. Food pairings: Fish, salmon, salads, filet mignon and other steaks, Thai food.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sblsimone85 (348) - USA - JUN 6, 2014
Saison classica molto speziata nei profumi con un acceso sentore agrumato. Buon equilibrio e corpo medio con una buona beverinità e un finale leggermente pepato. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkillsFactory (150) - ITALY - JUN 26, 2015
Ambrata chiara, opalescente, schiuma bianca non molto persistente. Aroma di coriandolo, scorza d'arancia, pera, pepe, camomilla, leggerissima cannella e mentolo. Al palato coriandolo, pepe, scorza d'arancia, leggera pera e camomilla, successivamente si sentono i grani e l'amaro erbaceo finale, anche in bocca è rinfrescante. Retrolfatto pepato e speziato. Corpo leggero, molto carbonata.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moebbels (461) - FINLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Tried on 13.6. at Bier-Bier saison tasting in Helsinki. Mildly hazy yellow body with quickly settling white head. Nose has lovely aromas of sweet pears, spices and white pepper. Taste is fairly dry but the finish has a lingering white pepper taste that is quite interesting. Soft carbonation and light palate. This is quite nice and different.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (1470) - CROATIA - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle, 750 ml from Vrutak, Zagreb. Shared with JFK10000. Cloudy yellow, short lasting white head. Tastes and smells like cellar, moist, bit spicy, yeasty. Very weird.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (7431) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2015
75 cl bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu. BBE 2016.
Pours hazy golden color with a small head. Very spicy and lemony aroma, stuffy too, yeasty and somewhat grassy. Spicy flavor, gets stronger towards the end, some pepper and lemon, yeast rounds the palate with all the spices. Quite nice, I like the spices here.
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eduardovl (1067) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2015
750ml corked bottle served in a pint glass. Pours a cloudy orange color forming a small and fizzy white head. Medium retention and only few spotty lacings left in the glass. Strong spicy notes in the nose. An authentic Farmhouse ale. Sweet pale malts followed by strong notes of black pepper, flowery hops, honey, cinnamon, coriander, camomile and earthy yeasts. Slight sweet upfront in the mouth. Again, strong notes of pale sweet malts, honey, camomile, coriander, cinnamon, black pepper and earthy yeasts. In overall, a light sweet taste with nice spicy and "hot" pepper notes followed by a mild and pleasant hoppy bitterness. Light body. Medium to low carbonation. Very smooth body. Peppery aftertaste. Damn good drinkability. Excellent drinkability. Excellent beer. Masterpiece.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nassoro (34) - Neuchatel, SWITZERLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Very nice. Good golden color, and long lingering spicy finish - almost like ginger, but with less kick. Not what I expected from a saison, but I would gladly have it again!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1822) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2015
Pours hazy peach with a large white head. Aromas of honey, peach, flowery esters and gooseberry. Taste is rye bread, honey, peach, gooseberry with a peppery finish. Mouthfeel is slightly creamy and medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lobs_ols (362) - LATVIA - MAY 16, 2015
Opaque light gold, medium white head. Hay, grain, citrus and farmyard yeast on the nose. Medium bodied (!), sweet with sour notes. Yeasty, zesty, and finishes bit dry and spicy. Nice!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5881) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from Eataly Milano, kindly delivered by a friend, many thanks.Hazy orange golden color with medium white head. Malt, oranges, tangerines, coriander, other spices. Taste, oranges, tangerines, malt, coriander, cinnamon, peppery notes, allspice, ginger and much more. Dry, spicy finish. Very good refreshing beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosskie (566) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
Opaque hay coloured beer with a weak head. Smellmis peppery salty with sweet pungent orange, lots of spices. Coriander, flowers, grass. Taste is sweet and watery, honey dominates at the beginning with some citric orange, evolves into a fizzy watery spiciness. The pepper hotness hits at the end. Impressive to balance so many ingrdients so well.


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