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


on tap

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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10497) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, Citrus, würzig. Geschmack würzig malzig, Citrus, minimal bitter, hefig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trappist1 (642) - Diest, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2014
clear golden, off-white head. nose: malty (bit unfresh). taste: malts, very refreshing. bitter finish, well balanced, refreshing but also wattery, lacking a bit of punch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2238) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle at Moeder Lambic. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, peach, resin and earthy notes. Bitter finish with citrus, hops, peach and grass. Excellent saison.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brandman (2417) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 29, 2014
Hazy amber body, offwhite head. Aroma has caramel malt and some metal. Jarsh yeast and hops in taste. Not quite saisony. Very harsh all the way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mircoas (219) - ITALY - JUL 4, 2014
33 cl presa ad un beershop milanese. Non ho troppa esperienza in Saison ma mi è parsa poco più che sufficiente. Niente di che.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (8560) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2014
330 ml bottle. L031. BB 07/2015. From belgianbeerfactory.com. Dark reddish brown colour with a small white head. Yeast, malt, rubber and berries in the aroma. The flavour is berries, malt, yeast and rubber. No good saison. Or is this saison as the label also says Ambrée... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sharkydodson (630) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 9, 2014
the aroma of malt, yeast and grass with shades of barnyard... the taste is light, malty and fruity with noticeable hoppy bitterness... spicy aftertaste...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
EdwinLitzau (320) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2014
Goudkleurig, mooie laag wit schuim. Ruikt niet erg lekker, bedorven, zwavel. Smaakt niet goed, geen balans, teveel koolzuur.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzgorog (461) - FRANCE - MAR 13, 2014
Orangée légérement trouble et avec un léger dépot dépot. Le nez est sur la levure (normal) et sur les agrumes (citron, mandarine). L’attaque est sèche et amère, les légères saveurs de malts, de levures et de fruit suivent, puis l’amertume reprend le dessus pendant très longtemps. Bonne carbonation. Très bonne saison dans la tradition et sans concession.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hugi (463) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2014
Shared with bartlebier - thanks! Amber coloured and clear, nice full head. Hoppy and fruity aroma wit some notes of elder flowers which reminded me on a classic american pale ale. Flavour is: caramel, nuts and biscuit which reminded me on a classic british ale. Full body with a long lasting taste.

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