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Blaugies Saison D’Epeautre

Brewed by Brasserie de Blaugies
Style: Saison
Dour-Blaugies, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 519   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Saison D’Epeautre is a saison beer made in a unique traditional style, using spelt and barley malt in the mash. Very dry and light in body, with a hint of wheaty tartness and a hardy texture that expresses the character of spelt, a primitive strain of wheat.

It is one truly feisty brew, with an outrageous pop and a natural long-lasting head. And ah, the aroma! It’s a wonderfully heady, musty, cellar character that is unmistakably Belgian and a lot like champagne. The taste delivers on the promise of the nose. Very enjoyable, and perfect for summer, but wonderful at any time of year.

D’Epeautre is hand-brewed in small batches by the impassioned, gifted Blaugies brewers, a husband, wife, and son team. They’re very adventurous in recreating traditional beer styles – and are some of the nicest people you will ever meet. The family enjoys good food and beer, and consumes a lot of its own product for cooking and drinking. We like the rougher, grainier malt texture of all their beers. They give you the feeling that the brewers put this beer in a bottle just a few days ago, especially for you.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Vaiz (4047) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle. Aroma of condom, new car, rubber and yeasty. Weird. Flavor is quite basic pilsener malts, slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2406) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2015
Bottle at Poechenellekelder, Brussel. Aroma of fruits, spicy yeast, floral notes, light grainy malt, some citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter. Body is medium. Fine balance and complex yeasty Saison character. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (836) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Pours golden yellow with a huge white head which largely remains. Aroma is pepper, herbs and slight lemon. Taste is pepper, herbs, slight lemon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hallinghansen (2466) - Odense S, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2015
Hazy golden body with a medium white head. Yeast, wheat, light funk, hint of banana, light alcohol notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (12255) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2015
Leicht trübes goldgelbes Bier mit einer schönen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, leicht bananig, süß. Geschmack süß malzig, hefig, leicht bananig, schlanker Körper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (429) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2015
75cl Bottle, Pours a light golden yellow with a huge foamy head that lasts Aroma is spicy with mild hops Taste is dryish with spicy notes and a long dry spicy finish Slightly unusual beer but very nice

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fashawn (492) - Montesarchio, ITALY - OCT 12, 2015
Big saison this time, a 75cl bottle from beergium sarei with Friend. Aroma of lactose,cheese, basement aromas, earthy, for a rustic and big nose. golden, clear beer with rocky head, white foam. Taste is little sour with Sweet fruits, some grain, cheese, a little bit of grassy and some Spice. Quite dry finish. medium body, flat, oily feel, bitter and dry finish. Great saison, should it use to be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (2028) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
Big bottle shared at home. Clear golden with big bright white head that leaves a nice long lasting film. Looks like a classic Belgian ale. Cloves, lots of dry Belgian spicy yeast, raw grains, wheat, fresh baked bread, lemon. Light sweet and bitter. Under medium bodied, bone dry and slick feel with fizzy carbonation. Super drinkable classic style. Not hugely exciting but way better than more commercial examples.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (698) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2015
Flaska 75cl systembolaget. Disig blekgul kulör med stort vitt fluffigt skum. Blommig doft med lite stal och belgojäst. Frisk och len smak med citrus, koriander, hö, stall och vete

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Acid303 (567) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - SEP 19, 2015
75cl bottle, served in tulip. Pours hazy golden with medium white head. Aroma is mostly lemon and cereals with hints of green apples. Regarding flavour, malts, yeast and hops are so very well balanced. Extremely pleasant bitterness on the palate, no sour touch and, of course, no cloying sweetness. Easy to drink and refreshing, no problem drinking liters of this. Light/medium body, very good carbonation. This is almost perfect, really underrated. Chapeau!

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