Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Saison
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This limited production "black saison" is medium bodied ale with a deep amber color and off-white head. The hops provide a pleasing spiciness while the malt and yeast create subtle notes of anise and cocoa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13316) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2011
75cl bottle, thanks wickedpete. Medium beige head, hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, candi sugar, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, roast. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2012
(750ml bottle) Pours a hazy amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of mustiness, raisins, light roasted grain, cocoa, and dates. Flavor of yeast, lychee, mineral, cocoa, caramel, anise, and earth with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2011
@Tampa Wkly Gathering @TampaPourhouse-750 bottle-pours an off white ring for a head and copper/brown color. Aroma is medium malt-musty, fruit. Taste is medium malt-musty, fruit, spice hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11602) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2009
Thanks Josh for bringing this 750ml bottle over. I would have guessed it was a Unibrou beer based on the label. Poured a medium and clear amber color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of rotten citrus, oakiness, spices, and fruity. Tastes of caramel, fruity, and spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Amber/copper pour. Fruity and malty aroma. Spices and yeast as well. Flavor is spicy and a bit sweet. Some caramel too. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Fallen Angel
Date: July 07, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: hazy amber, wispy off white head
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, nice spicyness
Flavor: sweet fruity flavor, nice spicyness, light bitterness, dark fruity esters
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (10214) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Bottle thanks to Ben! Pours a hazy orange red with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a very earthy grain note with some dark chocolate and a hint of funk and spice. Flavor has a earthy grain note as well with a hint of chocolate and some fruits and spice. Quite muddled.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9565) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2010
Bottle at Paul’s saison tasting. Pours a somewhat hazed dark brown with a thin beige head. Strawberries, sweet herbal notes, caramel and chocolate. Medium bodied, sweet and smooth. Finishes with a bit more faint musk, a touch of chocolate and figs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2010
I can’t believe this isn’t from Unibroue, because everything about the bottle and label looks like it was lifted right from them, but I digress. Amber-orange pour with a thin white head. The nose is light and spicy with some apricot and peach. The spiciness has a kiss of herbal character. It’s a bit grassy with a bit of soft spiciness. Light roast and licorice on the back with a touch of chewiness. Okay, but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8267) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Bottle shared at Dickinsonbeer’s Saison tasting. Pours hazy brown with an off white head. Spicy aroma with some fruity/phenolic notes. The flavor has spices, some figgy/plummy sweetness and some lighter toasty notes. Decent.

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