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De la Senne Gray Jacket

Formerly brewed at Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Saison
Brussels, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
A collaboration brew based on a bygone Belgian farmhouse ale style - once called La Grisette Supérieure - between Greg Engert and Megan Parasi, from Bleujacket in Washington, DC, and the De la Senne brewing team, made at the De la Senne on October 29, 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7695) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Some florals and some hay. Hazy golden pour with great head and lacing. Light tangy finish. Easy drinking. Bottle shared at tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6243) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2016
From a 35 cl bottle shared at the 2016 Nuplastik is back tasting. Pours a clear pale gold with an off white head. Light herbal nose. Flavors of mint and white pepper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Pour is hazed amber with tons of fluffy white head that linger forever. Nose has a ton of dusty brett and hints of dry leather with a nice fruity punch of lemon juice and notes of clove. Taste is bright, a touch sweeter than the nose with less of the dusty brett, still there with the dry leather. Body is incredibly smooth, nicely carbed, lemon juice, spiced with clove, clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6943) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy golden amber, medium off-white head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is dusty, grains, corn, grass. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, grain grass and Belgian yeast. Medium body. Meh.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shoulderbroken (3831) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle from Delices and Caprices. Lovely De La Senne aroma, Belgian yeastiness, lightly herbal, citrus in the way that XX Bitter is. Taste is great, fruity, peach, little bit of citrus, herbal crispness, bitter finish. Light creaminess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (6360) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2014
Thnx to Ben Pours clear blonde, OK to small white head . Smell is bitter, hay ( but not too much of it ) Some saison-yeastyness . Bit dry , some restsugars . Nice and interesting beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (6088) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
From notes, 4 oz bottle pour consumed on 5/18/2013 at ChurchKey. Hazy light straw/pineapple yellow with off-white head, nice lacing. Aromas of yeast, funk, orange citrus. Tastes of oranges, wheat, light hops, light yeast. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (3235) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
Taste 15.05.’13 @ home bottle from Geers. Bit hazy darkgolden color, with a white head. Aroma: some yeast, bit tropical fruits, hops. Medium body. Taste: again very nice, little sweet start, fruits(citrus), yeast, good bitterness... Dry ending. Top beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (8542) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 13, 2014
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Yeast and light grapefruit aroma. Summer fruit and light grapefruit flavor with yeast and spice. Medium bodied. Yeast and spice lingers with summer fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5292) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 26, 2014
11.2oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a big, off-white head. Aroma of spicy yeast, some light notes of tartness, wheat and pale malts, hints of fruits, and light bitterness. Flavor the same with a nice blend of everything. Average texture. A pretty solid beer for the style.

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