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

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RATINGS: 507   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5979) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2015
750ml Bottle - Golden with a foamy head. Lemon, wheat and a hint of spice in the aroma. Refreshing and nicely balanced taste with lemon, lime, yeast and a hint of coriander. Easy to drink on a summer’s day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (398) - MOns, BELGIUM - JUN 22, 2015
Une saison super raffraîchissante avec des arômes citronnés et levurés et une bouche qui allie amertume, fruit et longue finale désaltérante. Un régal

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamTheBarrel (644) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2015
750ml green corked and caged bottle with a label depicting a miller and a windmill, poured into a Tulip glass. Appearance is opaque orange with a large frothy white head, that dissipated quickly leaving some lacing on the glass. Aroma of lemon zest, pears, banana and herbs. Flavours of lemon zest, spices, wheat bread, herbs, banana and pears. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium bodied, soft texture and lively carbonation. Blaugies Saison D’Epeautre a fresh refreshing beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pyrmir (4264) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2015
750 ml bottle. Cloudy golden with white head. Aroma has yeast, light peppery spicy notes, band aid, light banana and herbs. Taste has more band aid, heavy phenols, spicy yeast notes and pale malt. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. The phenols kind of ruins it for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2641) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2015
Bottled:
Pours hazy golden with a large, fluffy head. Aroma is yeast and wheat with a touch of pears. Mouth feel is a bit watery. Dry taste of yeast and wheat. Also some grassy citrus.
Not very spectacular but it is a good thirst quencher.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2840) - SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2015
Pours cloudy golden with tall, frothy white head. Aroma of citrus, cilantro, herbs, light honey and wheat. Taste is crisp, light funky sweet with mellow citrus bitter finish. Light, smooth body with average to lively carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (406) - - JUN 13, 2015
Pours a hazy golden body with a thick head. Nice and funky aroms. Taste of hay and farmyard with a hint of fruit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PauloAG (241) - BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2015
375cc bottle. Pours pale bonde with huge white head. Very discrete tartness. Citrus, yeast, pepper, herbs. As it warms up comes the malt and spelt. Really refreshing and easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (7118) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, light pepper, a touch of banana, light herbal notes and fruit. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (6712) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2015
75cl bottle courtesy of and shared with kermis. Thin creamy white head. Pepper aroma. Cloudy orange pour. Nice and refreshing on a hot summers day.


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