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


on tap

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RATINGS: 436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16262) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle split at Moeder Lambic St Giles, 20/11/15. Clear golden with a well appointed off white covering. Nose is straw, citric peel, earthy, light funk, candied orange. Taste comprises yeast esters, straw, light funk, bready, bitter orange, grain. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Pretty basic saison but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClaudeB04 (313) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 18, 2015
Another beer from the "Orval" pack bought at Mi Orge Mi Houblon Colour is indeed orval like. Taste is hoppy light refreshing. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - OCT 25, 2015
Between orange and amber color with cream head. Nice lemon with apricot aroma, some yeast and barnyard. Taste is a little sweet, some citrus, bitter finish. Av. carb and body. Not amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (1132) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A brown orange opaque beer witha huge off-white foamy head ; good retention. Herbs, citrus, light resin, sugar. Medium dry herbal bitter, light sweet ; refreshing. Medium body, average carbonation, light silky, average good carbonation, bittersweet finish. Overall, a pleasant refreshing hoppy bitter beer ; good texture & palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bawelt (465) - Lyon, FRANCE - AUG 29, 2015
Très orangée ! Au nez, à la couleur, en bouche. Très légère, on peut déplorer un manque de corps. Mais on reste sur une saison très aromatique (agrumes portant sur l’orange amère) et désaltérante. Assez bonne longueur grâce au joli houblonnage à cru.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shorelinetrail (8) - - AUG 8, 2015 does not count
Aroma: citrus, earthy. Appearance: amber, hazy, off-white head. Taste: medium bitterness, light sweetness, citrus, fruity, hoppy. Palate: light body, mid-sharp carbonation, bitter finish, thin feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (1354) - CANADA - JUL 20, 2015
Appearance: hazy pale amber with one finger of fluffy light tan head, good retention and lacing. (4/5) Aroma: earthy barnyard funk, apples, citrus, stone fruit, grassy. (8/10) Taste: mild sweet, moderate bitter, mild tart. (8/10) Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, lightly funky and lingering bitter finish. (4/5) Bitter and fruity, with a distinct earthy funk. Decently complex, without sacrificing drinkability. Hard to argue authenticity and pedigree here - a Franco-Belgian style, brewed in Belgium near the French border, using a recipe from the 19th century. A nice beer to savour and very much representative of the style. (16/20)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beertobealive (454) - Courbevoie, FRANCE - JUL 13, 2015
Pours a beige head. Spring and hops flavors. Clear orange colored. Dry and bitter in mouth but average taste with less aromas than hoped. Quite bitter balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1425) - LATVIA - JUL 7, 2015
Yellow with medium white head. Nice rich hoppy aroma with fruity notes. Mild taste with nice bitterness and fruity notes, bit too watery. Mild bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Satyroneto (291) - BRAZIL - MAY 15, 2015
Cor de ouro envelhecido com espuma de leve coloração bege de alta formação e baixa persistência sem lacing. Aroma de casca de laranja e biscoito. Sabor seguindo o aroma com final de leve amargor; retrogosto de leve adstringência e leve dulçor de laranja. Corpo leve e média carbonatação.

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