Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: Saison
Bodegraven, Netherlands
Serve in Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Ingredients: Water, pale and wheat crystal malts, premiant, columbus and galena hops, yeast (top fermenting).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (6814) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle @ Croydonia. The pour’s light amber with a small head. The nose is tart fruits, a bit of banana. Farty belgian yeast. Countryside, manure. The taste is similar. A touch of brett, peach, marshmallow. Slightly peppery. Some exotic passionfruit. Paper on the finish. Light body, fine carbonation. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
worldbeertaste (1795) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Medium amber with a medium, off-white, frothy, lacy, lasting head. Smells of mostly pine hops with yeast, paper and pepper. Some citrus as well. Medium oily body with medium carbonation. Some maltiness. Light sweetness at first with some fruitiness but moves to a astringent dry yeast pine peppery finish. In part I enjoyed this beer but the carbonation seemed a bit strong, it had too much yeast for my liking amen I’m not overly a fan of the pine hops. Nonetheless, it was a nice change of pace and still enjoyable enough

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (4060) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Another great beer from De Molen. This saison is pretty dry, with lots of citrus and a little bit of grainy dirt. Tried at the Arendsnest in A’dam in 2013.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fugitive (1853) - Athens, GREECE - AUG 5, 2013
Tap @ De Molen. Color dark amber with medium head. Aroma malt, wheat, caramel, hop, yeast. Taste sweet, fruits, hoppy, pine, citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle at the Croydonia Tasting, thanks to Jack, 13/07/13. Hazed orange amber with a good frothy white head. Nose is bitter fruits, yeast esters, orange rind, farmy, light boozey tones. Taste comprises bitter fruits, lemon rind, earthy, grass, light bready malt, orange pith. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, fruity finish. Ok saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18038) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle at the Croydonia Tasting - East Croydon. Thanks to Jack for the De Molen. Pours clearish, amber-gold with a creamy tan head. Ripe citrus on the snout, some dough, orange. Medium sweet flavor with more citrus, orange merengue. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Ripe citrus fruits to finish, mild pale bread. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (11958) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle thanks to jackl. It pours hazy golden-orange with a small white head. The nose is orange, white sugar, toast, brown bread, wood and a touch of spice. The taste is earth, toast, sweet dough, soft fruit, citric, chalk, wood and light spice with a dry, somewhat citric finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Ok, but really nothing that special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holmen1 (4698) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2013
Flaske fra Kihoskh, på hytta: etter dagens cykeltur t/r Louisiana (7 mil) var deete en effektiv restituering av kropp&sjel (kunne vært en De Molen-etikett!). Flott såpeskum, kobberrød, uklar. Syrlig, på grensen til sur, godt forfriskende og næringsinnholdet gjør sin virkning...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sureshpa (364) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Aroma: Bit sour, malt, hint of carmel, yeast Appearance: Amber gold, white head full lace, Taste: Bit tropic fruit at inhale, roast, bitter dry finish that stays long

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (3782) - NORWAY - JUN 11, 2013
Bottle, may 10th 2013. Dark orange body, medium white head. Aroma of yeast, caramel, peach and pears. Fruity taste, very hoppy, with peppery tones from the yeast. This works very well. Lasting pepper and orange taste, an interesting take on a saison.

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