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


on tap

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RATINGS: 579   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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

Doppelganger's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - JAN 12, 2011
Tangerine pour with a layer of fine white bubbles so dense they look like you could walk on them and they’d hold you up. Soft earth and leather nose, with a distinct torrified wheat edge. A cold sea air quality develops a bit deeper in the glass. Dry peppery flavor, a bit of melon, just a little resin bitterness in the finish. Very pleasant as it is, though I suspect there is some level of brightness missing from this beer after the long journey. Closer to the source, I can picture this being remarkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Banzale (64) - FRANCE - OCT 23, 2016
Acheter à Tabac&co palais des bières dans famiflora à dottignies. Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur blonde progressive sur le cuivre ! Peu de mousse. Voir inexistante . Au nez, c’est houblonné et frais , fraîcheur type heureuse et résineux. En bouche, amertume douce et longue , accompagner d’herbes fraîche . Un petit goût de recine ? De pin ? La céréale donne une bonne note en bouche . Amertume super agréable et équilibrée. Top.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alex60 (220) - - OCT 12, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur blonde cuivrée, mousse blanche grosse bulles, odeur sur le houblon, l’herbe, goût sur le houblon, la céréale, amertume présente tout le long de la dégustation, très bien maitrisé, très bonne

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1579) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Keg @ Six North, Edinburgh. Pours golden, hazy with great lacing. Nose is banana, yeasty, bread and pineapple. Taste is orange big fruits, prunes

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (10879) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2016
Keg at six degrees north edinburgh. Pours golden orange, nose is orange, esters, herbal, taste is dry toffee, sugary, spiced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
guzgorog (722) - FRANCE - SEP 8, 2016
Couleur ambrée/orangée, belle mousse blanche bulleuse et tenace. Nez équilibré entre le houblon herbeux et résineux, le levure avec des notes de baneton, et senteurs de céréales. L’attaque est plus franchemnt sur le houblon, amère, sèche, des notes d’herbe fraiche. Puis l’amertume s’estompant, elle laisse une petite place aux levures et au malt légèrement caramélisé. Pour la finale, on revient sur le houblon. La carbo est excellente, le corps léger tout comme l’alcool, la longueur magnifique. Superbe bière, tout en équilibre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Icedwarf (1312) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2016
Donkergeel bier met veel stevig schuim. Smaak is bitter hoppig en licht zoet met iets van banaan en abrikoos.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gingertipple (15) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 20, 2016
I was quite excited when I poured my first glass. The aroma was spot on and it poured nice and clear with a pale to golden color. The aftertaste in the mouth was pleasant. What let it down was the taste. The was an overriding bitterness which was unpleasant and it lacked body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mice (819) - FINLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Aika perus Saison. Hedelmäinen, vaalea väriltään, maku ei kovin erikoinen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maits (179) - ESTONIA - JUL 29, 2016
Hazed golden color with descent white head. Rich aroma. Citrus and hops in aroma. Taste is bitter, medium body. Easy drinkable freshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MPA (977) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - JUL 26, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden with good white head. Aroma yeast, citrus, clover, flowers and grain. Sweet malt flavour with spiciness and a dry hoppy finish. Very nice.

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