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Brewed by Brasserie des Géants (Brasserie des Légendes)
Style: Saison
Irchonwelz, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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For more than a century, Saison Voisin was beloved in the famous Hainaut region of Belgium until, in 1989, Leon Voisin closed the little brewery where it was made. The Brasserie des Géants, or ’Giants Brewery’, revived this rustic and historic ale with Monsieur Voisin’s blessing in the year 2001, using an original recipe from 1884. It is light on the tongue and refreshingly fruity and bitter, as a true saison should be.
Initially 6.0%
2012 vintage 5.0% abv


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bryanvdv (497) - - MAR 9, 2014
Fles gedeeld met lachneger. Citrus geel troebel bier met minimale kraag. Aroma is nihil. Smaak is zacht licht tintelend op de tong. Zuur in begin met licht bittere afdronk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (2854) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle from Geers. Clear gold pour with nice lacy white head. Aroma is grainy, flour-y. Taste is grainy, light herbal hoppiness, very mild bitterness. Palate is dry, med-light bodied with med carbonation. Nice easy drinking ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJvd (786) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2014
33 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy golden, almost copper coloured with a large white head. Aroma has spices, some saison funk, oranges, malts and some fruitiness. Taste has spices, some malts, bit flowery with some fruitiness and a medium bitter finish. Medium body and over medium carbo. Decent saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jspronck (23) - BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2014
UPDATED: APR 9, 2014 amber color, medium bitterness, average carbonation, long bitter finish, refreshing

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
coyforce (572) - Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Cloudy with floaters in the pour. Aroma is light but slightly alcoholic. Flavor is slightly alcoholic an fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4303) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Very big and thick white foamy head, disappears really slowly. Cloudy to hazy orange colored body. Aroma of pils malts, glue, yeast, some stingy orange and stingy apricot, light dust and some stingy grainy wood. Flavours of wood, yeast, dust, fruity, orange, citrus, stone, earth, grains, bitter, herbs, way better than the aroma! Aftertaste is bitter, yeasty, light fruity, herbal and some grains. Medium carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture. Aroma is not much but the taste is good!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (1995) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2014
Decent beer, but a bit flat for a saison. It was a bit dry and bitter, but not nearly enough.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (4752) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours hazy amber with an off white head. Aroma of peppery saison yeast, citrus and other light fruits. Flavor is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with an off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma with some floral notes. Moderately sweet with yeast and floral notes. Grainy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10483) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle in the flat in Sofia, Bulgaria. Many thanks to Liubo for the bottle! Pours clear gold, mildly effervescent with a large, frothy white cap. The nose has some melon, yeast, dough, hints of horse blanket. Medium sweet flavor with dry dough, melon, bubblegum, papaya, mild hay. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with further tropical fruit characteristics, white bread, dry dough, some grainy bread, hay. Quite nice overall, really. Well balanced, pretty clean, interesting..


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