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Du Bocq Saison 1858

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


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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BigBeer45 (1307) - Michigan, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Sampled from a bottle, this ale had a hazy pale orange-yellow pour and presented a large, foamy, lasting white cover from lots of carbonation that receded a bit and clung to the glass, the nose had a mix of aromas of funk, flowers and faint malt, a little citrus orange and white grape, and some coriander spice, the flavors were light bready malt and wheat with citrus, white grape and coriander spice that was a bit much and gave a spice bitterness to the finish, the finish had a spice bite and bitterness that appeared off on the mouth, the coriander lingered on the mouth, the mouth feel was light and bubbly/fizzy from lots of carbonation, the nose seem to have some funk and was nice but the flavor was overly spiced with coriander, the flavor was not as good as the nose and was disappointing, I enjoyed the nose much more than the flavor, it was an ok drink but I do not recommend.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (448) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
Cloudy golden bear with a white head, medium carbonation. Tastes like coriander, fruity, bitter (hop), sweet Belgian malt, citrus and spicy. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DutchMark (236) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
Although technically it is not a saison I quite like it. Looks nice misty yellow with a good white head and pleasant carbonation. Flavor is yeasty funky with orange peel spices and a metallic hint. Basically it is a belgian white with a heavier body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Matt_Foran (89) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Nice hazy yellow color with foamy, fluffy head. Pick up wheat, yeast easters, spice and cloves. Pick up some spicy notes from spices, wheat flavors. Solid flavors linger on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (2282) - NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget Strømstad shared with Simonsen
Yellow hazy, creamy white head. Smell of yeast esters, spices, clove, light citrus, light malts and hints of soap. Moderate sweet, quite fruity, yeast influence, light hints of citrus and a spicy touch. Moderate bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1671) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Dunkel gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av sitron, gress, koriander og gjær. Smak av sitron, gress, koriander og gjær. Fruktig og frisk. Lokal øl-smaking på Bryne; 3xUntappd, 2xRateBeer & 1xNeutral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (2119) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015

Lukt: Frisk duft av sitron, noe høy og gjær.
Utseende: Gul farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: Høy og sitron.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Systembolaget, Nydt@Tasting hos Bryne med Gorm og Untapped gutta.
Medium: Flaske@750ml, ABV@6,4%, Når@01.05.2015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
monk191 (1233) - California, USA - APR 13, 2015
Not a good saison at all. Pours a cloudy beige with a soapy head. not appetizing at all. Aroma is fine, lemon and some floral notes. Taste is very dry, with just lemon and an almost tart finish, acidity that sits on your toungue. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanEric (1108) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
Lihgt blonde, small white head. Good lacing. Somewhat sourish, citrus aroma. Fresh taste, citrus, slightly bitter. Fine carbonation. Medium body, nice but not that aison like (as they say theriselves on the bottle)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ysok02 (246) - MOns, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2015
Robe blonde, mousse peu persistante. Nez assez discret, sur des notes épicées, touche de banane et de levure. Bouche à l’attaque épicée, une belle fraîcheur, mais un milieu de bouche assez creux, finale levurée. Une saison agréable mais qui manque un peu de fraîcheur.

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