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Brewed by Brekeriet Beer
Style: Saison
Staffanstorp, Sweden
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brekeriet Black Label
Brekeriet Saison is a Scanian saison receiving its special character by fermentation using a mixture of different yeast strains, particularly those of the genus Brettanomyces. The beer is carbonated naturally by fermentation in the bottle and therefore giving a thin layer of yeast on the bottom.


mentalmind's rating

1.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mentalmind (36) - - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle@Pikkulintu. Earthy aroma. Cloydy and coppery. Strong body, nice malty biscuit. Alhough promised by the label of the bottle. No Bretanomyces is not that prominent.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15342) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
13th October 2014
Very hazy amber beer, good fluffy pale cream colour head. Palate is light and airy. Mild seltzer. Airy malts. Trace of lemon and herbs. Light bitterness before the semi dry finish. Pretty drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle. Unclear dark amber/brown with big white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hop, yeast, brett and spicy. Flavour is malt, fruit, brett, hop, medium dry, little lemon, spicy, little sweet, little pepper and medium bitter.

2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
tderoeck (4885) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2014
22/VIII/14 - 33cl bottle @ home - BB: 29/IV/16, batch: 39 (2014-931) Thanks to hackobock for the bottle!

Little cloudy orange beer, small irregular white head, unstable, dissipates immediately. Aroma: floral, lots of orange peel, honey, pretty oxidized. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: very sour, dirty, infected, unpleasant vinegar sourness, white wine notes and some hay. Aftertaste: very sour, tannings, earthy, lemony, orange peel, very oxidized. Brett is not an excuse for infected beer... This is horrible.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Japalo (1226) - DENMARK - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle@bottle home. Haze amber. One finger foam. Yeasty citrus notes. More Spicyness than fullblown Brett aromas. Dry complex flavours. Like it a lot.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (1225) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2014
Orangebrun klar med lavt beige skum. Kornete, vått gress og eplelukt. Syrlige epler og sitrus. Mye kullsyre

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7150) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Low but lasting fluffy white head. Hazy amber body. Powerful fruity acidic brett aroma. Pretty sour fruity dry brett dominated grapefruit vinegar flavor with a nice bitterness as well. Low carbonation, long dry sour finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

[ As Brekeriet Saison ].
[ Trade by omhper ]. Unclear medium amber orange color with a large to huge, speaking, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, moderate to heavy yeasty, sharp, riped fruit, fruity, saison yeast, fynky, light orange, funky - smoke - medicine note. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet, light acidic and bitter with a long duration, riped sharp fruit, orange, yeasty, sharp, funky, caramel, fruity, tart notes. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft and fizzy. [20140605]

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Timvim (106) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2014
On bottle @ GH nation (student pub), Uppsala, Sweden 20140730. Minimal head. Aroma is sour with earth, cherries and raspberries. Taste is similar, a lot of sourness here.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunnrider (5) - San Sebastian, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
This is a great saison. It´s full of flavour, fresh and perfect for a summer´s evening. Nice one inch head after pouring, orange and a touch hazy appearance Taste is malty, fresh fruit, appleish and brett backbone. Aftertase is sour lemony,nuts and creamy. Mouthfeel is full and well rounded.Good carbonation, not overdone My new favourite and as good (if not as complex) as the few Hill Farmstead that I´ve been lucky enough to try.


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