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RATINGS: 476   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Vieille meaning “Old” is our artisinal barrel-aged Saison, lightly dry hopped. Each batch release is a diverse blend of Vieille casks that have taken on a soft Brettanomyces character before being lightly dry hopped. Dominated by a floral, citrusy hop character, a subtle herbal note and a tart finish, Vieille’s character exemplifies artisan Saisons.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2013
375ml Bottle. The pour was a murky golden orange with a small (less than 1 finger) white creamy head that diminished quickly, down to a scattered film and medium collar with excellent streaky lacing. The aroma was of a funky Belgian yeast and a light grain malt with notes of citrus (lemon), a fruity ester (peaches and pairs), lemon grass, cheese and dust. The taste was very yeasty with a strong citrus backbone and had a mild grassy feel along with a hint of lemon early on, and then become very lightly bitter with a mildly sour ending. The flavor only lasted a short time after the swallow, with a light sour bitter taste fading slowly off the taste buds into the background. Mouthfeel was a bit above light in body and rather dry in texture with a medium carbonation. Overall this was an extremely tasty Saison, which I also found to be very refreshing and easy to drink. I think I may just have found my new session brew...


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joakgust (1091) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle. Semi hazy blonde beer with a large white head. Aroma is spicy with notes of citrus, grapefruit, peaches, funky leather and grass. Flavor is fruity with notes of citrus, wheat, sour yeast, herbs, grass and apricots. Sour and well balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (850) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Golden, hazy, medium white foam, barnyard, fruity, lightly bitter sweet and sour, medium body, thin feel, tart, average- carbonation, short tartish tannin finish Overall, balanced, very delicate but complex, heavily drinkable

-- rated with beerbasher

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
geophagus (522) - Lubin, POLAND - MAY 17, 2015
(Bottle 0.375l/ sample) Thanks Blade86. Hazy, dark yellow colour. Medium sized, white, medium to fast falling head. Light body, medium carbonation, watery a bit oily texture. Aroma: Crisp and complex. Dried zest, citrus, sour red fruits, cherry stones, soft woody, soft barnyard, a bit yeasty. Taste: Light sweet, a bit tart, pale malts, barnyar, soft red fruits stones. A bit tannin, short finish. Impresive strong aroma, easy to drink, good saison.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikeyo1 (377) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
bottle @ home. Pours hazy yellow with a little white head. Dry and citrus fruity aroma with acidic notes plus hay and bread. Dry and moderately acidic taste with notes of lemon peel, grape, barnyard, hay, wood and lactic acid.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cool_Bond (1923) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2015
Sour berry, citrus and some fruitiness in the aroma. The flavor of the bread, citrus and a little oak barrels. Certainly, this beer is sour but really good. Really good bitterness in the aftertaste that fills the front part of the mouth for a long time. A very enjoyable beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (5319) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2015
Lovely cloudy yellow color with a small white head. Sour berries, wood and citric aroma. Decent body for an 4,2% ale. Fine acidity and a bit dry. Average carbonation. Lots of brett here. Also citric, herbal and wood. Fresh nice saison.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order in Sweden]

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
FBoekman (81) - SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2015
Ljusgul, lätt grumlig. Luktar ljuvligt syrligt av källare. Bra balans av jäst och citrus. God

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (2948) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Hazy pale straw-white coloured with a large foamy white head. It has a tart lemon and barnyard flavour, spicy fruity notes with a dry biscuit, vanilla, oak and herbal, tart Bret finish. Excellent!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
craigcochran (11) - - MAY 9, 2015
Smooth crisp spiced aroma with a light color appearance. The aroma unfolds in the mouth and finishes with a tart coating. One of the best saisons I’ve had. Refreshing and to style. Soo drinkable, but very pricey.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2497) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 7, 2015
Cloudy yellow body, white head, not much retention, some lacing. Sharp sour citrus aroma, a touch of lactose. Taste is initially a little sour and vinous but finishes rather dry, watery, and lacklustre. A touch of earthiness and a slight bitterness. However, the taste just doesn’t have the hit of flavour that the aroma promises. Still, pretty nice beer.


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