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Du Bocq Saison 1858

Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq
Style: Belgian Ale
Purnode-Yvoir, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Anatole (112) - BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2014
Ceci n’est pas une Saison, mais un blend. Rien d’intéressant. Rafraichissant à boire, mais sans plus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcoDL (2180) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. Bit standard saison, with a thin body and notes of grassy hops and some yeast. Bit too much like a grassy Belgian blond, instead of a saison.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sebilinz (500) - Linz, AUSTRIA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy yellow Body with nice large whíte head. Aroma is malts and fruits with some hints of herbs. Taste is malt with some wheat and some hints of citrus. Aftertaste is a little bit sweet with some spices and medium to light bitterness. O.K.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 3, 2014
Een saison die iets te warm uitgeschonken is waardoor mijn rating misschien iets te laag is. Het is lekker, maar niet wauw

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

[ As Du Bocq Saison 1858 ].
Hazy medium yellow color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, wheat, moderate to heavy yeasty, spicy, saison yeast, coriander, citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, saison yeast, spicy, coriander, citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140423]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmc619 (409) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
From bottle into Julius glass. Says World’s Best Saison (WBA 13). Actually a bit on the hot / viscous side for me - I like really dry saison. Can’t beat the pour though - head sat up out of the glass and stuck for minutes (until I finally started drinking it). For me, a long way to go to compete with my favorite saisons, but overall fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (2988) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - some wheat and lightly sweetish - sweetish aroma, faint caramel with some fruitiness, light citrus and faint spiciness (coriander), light hoppyness, faint yeast. Body is medium, malty - some wheat and lightly sweetish flavor, faint fruitiness and citrus, light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty - some wheat and lightly sweetish, faint fruitiness and citrus, light spiciness and hoppyness. Wheaty saison, could be drier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1643) - FINLAND - AUG 2, 2014
A light yellow beer with a big and white head. A fresh aroma, lots of fruits and spices, lemon, coriander and flowers. Taste has fruits, lots of spices, quite dry, also some bitterness, black pepper and lemon. Medium bodied, high carbonation. Very refreshning and strongly spicy beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosskie (399) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2014
Huge foamy head. Transparent head. Citric bready smell with subtle fruitiness and light herbiness. Taste is fizzy watery bitterness with subtle fruit, alcoholic twang. Very well balanced but a bit too astringent at the end. Nice and relaxed beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
petewhitley (337) - JAPAN - JUL 23, 2014
floral, citrus, herbs, golden, hazy, frothy, white foam, lightly sour, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, bitter. Very foamy, nice and golden. Pleasant taste, though a bit thin and soapy. Good but let down but by the fact that it’s unmemorable; in this category there’s enough variety that I wouldn’t choose this over the competition.

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