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Brewed by Brouwerij De Ranke
Style: Saison
Dottignies, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 565   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison de Dottignies is a high-fermenting saison with a relatively low alcohol content which makes for a well-balanced beer.

Taste: Full of taste, but very drinkable. Heavily-hopped and thirst-quenching - typical of saison-styled beers.

Hops: Challenger, Brewers Gold, Hallertau Mittelfrüh, Styrian Golding


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (2384) - GREECE - MAR 17, 2016
330 ml bottle at The Beers, Lyon. Light unclear golden orange color with white to off white head. Malty hoppy and yeasty aroma, citrusy fruity, dusty, spicy, light grassy. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vili (245) - FINLAND - MAR 15, 2016
33cl bottle. Clear golden pour with thin off-white head, little lacing. Aromas of bread, leather and herbs. Taste is heavily bitter dry and somewhat sour. Lively but low carbonation, slick palate. Aftertaste is short and bitter with great crisp finish. Great beer, but too bitter for the style.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (2075) - PORTUGAL - MAR 7, 2016
33cl bottle. Hazy pale orange colour with a nice white head. Citrus, caramel, spices, grass and brett in the aroma. Average to high carbonation and medium body. Taste is bitter with brett and spicy notes. Dry finish. Overall, a very good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (1202) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 27, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2016 These are words being strung together to write about beer. Putting random characters would be completely uncalled for.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (1763) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle at home, 26th February 16. Slightly hazy straw colour. Aroma is yeast, grass, hay, pepper, spice. Taste is clean, bitter, slightly floral, yeast. Really enjoyable, another great one from De Ranke

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DroolYeast (915) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle @ studenterhus Århus. Aroma of spices, some lemon and brett-like yeast, caramel. Pours hazy orange amber with white head, not lasting. Taste is dry and light sour, some more brett yeast. Medium body, dry feel, lively carb., dry spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (503) - ITALY - FEB 23, 2016
Color albicocca, opalescente, schiuma bianca di media persistenza. Aroma di lievito belga, miele, pepe, fieno, note citriche. Al palato lievito belga, leggero miele, amaro erbaceo e citrico che permane nel finale, molto lungo, insieme ad un amaro agrumato che ricorda il pompelmo. Corpo medio, mediamente carbonata, molto beverina.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tometclo (209) - Paris, FRANCE - FEB 20, 2016
Belle mousse blanche, couleur orangé, levure belges, malt. Bière houblonnée, douceurs d’agrumes. 25 Cl La Fine Mousse

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8430) - Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle picked up locally from notes. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have Belgian yeast, hay, pale malts, peppery spice, floral notes, light fruit, some farmhouse funk, decent saison, I would drink this again if available.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (760) - ITALY - FEB 2, 2016
On tap. Orange apricot with creamy medium white head. Yeast aroma, bread, lemon. Sweet caramel flavour, apricot, spices, bitter finish


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