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RATINGS: 497   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (1346) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Boca Raton. Poured into a snifter at home. Pours a cloudy gold-yellow with a thick head. Some lacing. Aroma is lemon, orange peel, brett, hay, fresh bailed straw, and barrel. The taste is superb with the citrus (lemon and orange peel) , herbs, spices, brett yeasts, and fresh hay. Sprite carbonation, light body. Serious flavors.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1813) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2015
Yellow and hazy with a small head. The beer has a brett aroma with lemon peel, sponge cake, turf, barnyard and sugar. Taste is slightly sour like a lemon juice and green apple. There are also strong notes of white wine. Almost no carbonation which is a shame because this beer would be more refreshing. Still a really nice one.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bartzilla (574) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Big fan of this one. Smells sour, tastes earthy and ends a little sour. Just delicious all around. Funky stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
freretoc (1174) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 5, 2015
Bue en bouteille de plus de 50cl à la brassrie. Batch #14 2014 Couleur blonde pas de mousse et effervescence moyenne plus. Nez sur l’acidité et le brett. En bouche attaque boisée sur la vanille et deuxième bouche sur l’acidité bonne rondeur bel équilibre.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turtles (604) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2015
375ml bottle from Systembolaget. Hazy pale golden, white head, sinking fast leaving little lacing. Tart aroma with oak, barnyard, yeast, spice, hay, citrus zest. Smooth and sour mouthfeel, medium carbonated. Hoppy fresh taste with tartness, citrus, pepper, lemon and some of the oak barrel. Very nice crisp, dry long finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
foto000 (2) - - JUL 28, 2015 does not count
On Tap at Biercab, Barcelona. Great beer, but esa expecting just a little more.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1219) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 28, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 375ml. 2014, Batch 14. Blonde claire. Acidité, notes florales. Pas trop mon style quand c'est trop acide mais c'est acceptable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ysok02 (398) - MOns, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2015
Une très belle saison au nez tout en fraîcheur, sur des notes de citron, de sureau, presque un nez de Lambic. Bouche tout en fruit, tension, élégance et longueur. Très grande saison dans l’esprit de celle du cazeau. Super fraîche comme on attend d’une saison

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (1787) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2015
Awesome beer! Pours clear straw limited head clumpy lacing. Nose is grassy and lemon. Flavours lemon, dough, citrus. Taste light tart, light bitter light sweet. Lightish body medium carbonation lasting light tart finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (863) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours faded yellow with a small white head. Aroma of Brett. Citrus, hops, tart. Taste is brett, hops, tart, herbs, bitter finish with notes wood. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (1418) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUL 19, 2015
375 mL bottle purchased at Belmont Station. Pours a cloudy bright yellow color with a quick fade head. Floral and sour fruit aroma. Flavor has a nice citrus front flavor, with short spice, dominant brett, and a delicious overall tart flavor. Very nicely done here. Love it.


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