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

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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   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


zaf's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zaf (248) - - MAY 14, 2013
piacevolissima saison assaggiata allo zbf 2013..corpo molto delicato,così come l’aroma..gusto fresco,pulito e dissetante.. zbf 2013 (riassaggiare)


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Deu (810) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 19, 2015
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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (862) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2015
Medium white head, amber body with parts of yeast floating in it(or something), yeast fruuty some honey some citrus sour smell, medium carbonation and peppery medium bitter a bit dry and some sour

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6634) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2015
(Bottle, Le Bier Circus, Brussels, 24 Oct 2014) Pale amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of orange peel, dried apricots and slightly grassy hops. Malty, fruity taste with crisp-bread, apricots, orange peel and a fairly dry finish with a balanced bitterness. Medium body, with just a touch of sweetness. Well balanced and tasty, but I have tried more complex saisons. Quite nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ysok02 (128) - MOns, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2015
Une très belle saison au nez qui allie de belles notes maltées et houblonnées sur un fond épicé, avec une bouche fraîche, digeste, avec une belle amertume et de la longueur. Une des plus belles saisons dégustée jusqu’à présent.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (1676) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2014
Trade from Bartlebier. Pours light golden wiht a large frothy white head. Aromas of fresh garden herbs, citrus, elderflower, coriander, lemongrass, slight honey. Taste is rye bread, citrus, elderflower, slight lemongrass and coriander. Very nice on the nose, but the taste does not delliver unfortunately.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gizmo_ber (187) - Steinwenden, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2014
Not my kind of beer. The hops are too forward, and the malt too behind. It’s drinkable, but just not my kind of beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lobs_ols (222) - LATVIA - DEC 2, 2014
Transparent amber, strong white head. Fruit and some nut on the nose. Bitter sweet with fruity notes, finishes light bitterness and malty fruit. Nice and refreshing, little else to it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (1152) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2014
dense ivorywhite head leaves lacing and foamhead. copper color. aroma is some fruit esters, spices, bit sweet. taste is like aroma with a pronounced and rather harsh bitter finish, bit peppery. medium body, very carbonated. quite atypical saison.bottle 33cl / bbf mar-2016

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1078) - USA - NOV 18, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Classical Amber saison style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2787) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle at moeder lambic. Clear gold with a big white head. floral, a little orange peel aroma, bitter with malty base, medium body and long, delicate bitter finish. Nice.


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