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Brewed by Gyle 59
Style: Saison
Chard, England
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a Saison. It has its roots in a long tradition of Belgian farmhouse ales. The mixture of Pale and Vienna malts combine with three different English and German hops to perfectly compliment the earthy, peppery and spicy yeast flavours.


Rob_D_UK's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1342) - Surrey, - AUG 20, 2014
Pours quite a murky/hazy golden colour with a white head. It smells mostly of yeast and the taste is slightly tart.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Cask at the Nags Head - Reading. Pours clear gold with a frothy white head. Slight saison yeast in the nose, some dry wheat, hay, pale grains. Light-medium sweet flavor with more pale grains and wheat, light husk, plastic, wheat, lemon peel. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderate sweetness to finish, more wheat, dry yeast, melon, rindy lemon. So so.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
14th October 2015
Bottle on holiday in Lyme Regis. Hazy gold beer, fluffy white head. Palate is airy and semi dry, modest carbonation. A little green apple. Sweetish floral things. Trace of citrus. Light finish. Clunky, too much apple.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (3848) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2015
Cask at the Southampton Arms. Amber with a funky lemon, banana and peppermint nose. Malty-sweet with a funky nuttiness. Kinda grows on you.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16017) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle split with James, thanks to he, 30/08/15. Hazed golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is light soap, straw, farmyard, lemon rind. Taste comprises bitter orange, light yeast, grassy, light spice, lemon. Medium bodied, light spritzy carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (12797) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 10, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2015 Gravicask (CWAF2015) (7:4:7:4:13=3.5)
Nice saison. Authentic. Not just the addition of saison cubes. Hazy. Full body. Also refreshing. Spicy. Oregano? Good example of the style being done well by foreigners.
Rerate: Gravicask (CWAF2015) (7:3+:6:4:14=3.4+)
Still good. Fresh and spicy traditional saison. Anna also liked.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7686) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Cask-conditioned at the Three Tuns, Bristol March 2015. Deep gold in colour, and slightly hazy, with a decent, white, head. Perfumed, floral, hops, a touch of stone fruits, grainy, slightly yeasty, malts and moderately bitter finish. Enjoyable.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wheresthepath (2027) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bottle from Darts Farm near Exeter. Hazy golden-amber with a huge craggy white head. Creamy banana throughout with pepper, ginger and orange promises much but it’s all ruined by a harsh dry metallic bitterness. Really too much metal. Not a fan of this.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015

Cask @ EBF17 2014, 17th Egham Beer Festival, Egham United Services Club (EUSC), 111 Spring Rise, Egham, Surrey, England TW20 9PE.

[ As Gyle 59 Toujours ].
Unclear - hazy medium orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, wheat, moderate to light heavy yeasty, orange - citrus, saisin yeast, orange, riped fruity, yeast. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet with a long duration, peppery, riped fruit, orange, sweet orange - riped fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. [20140419]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1800) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
500ml Bottle ; Considering the low boost here -this beer has got the Belgian texture and complexity of a Saison going on pretty well . Spicy , peach ,banana skin , citrus ,bready nose ... Bright golden with a robust creamy foam that I gotta give a five in the Duvel glass ; Earthy , spicy and fruity palate ; There’s some bubblegum emphasis . A big spicy citrusy dry hop bitterness keeps this refreshing . Iron, flowers , chewy candy resemblance .. Tastes rustic and like a Belgian Saison.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2047) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2015 Gravity cask at the Cambridge Winter Ales Festival 2015. Orange-gold, cloudy and fairly flat. Aroma of yeast, spice, with a bit of herb and pepper. Mostly sweet taste with a bitter finish. Massive spicy/bready hits. Aftertaste is a bit too bitter for my liking. Other than that it is an impressive beer for this ABV.


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