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Brewed by Brasserie de Jandrain-Jandrenouille
Style: Saison
Jandrain-Jandrenouille, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Natural craft beer, non-filtered, non-Pasteurized and refermented in the bottle by the Brasserie de Jandrain-Jandrenouille.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3143) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 30, 2009
Clear golden color. Funky barnyard, hay, honey, herbs and apples in the nose. Dry mouth, very well balance. Not overly aggressive in any direction. Lingering, honey, hay finish. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivnizub (8797) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2009
Golden, a bit hazy, stable white head; solid flowery - "american" - hoppy nose with a light malty backbone; solid bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied; dry floral hoppy finish, supported by a delicate amount of sweet malt. A fine, very well balanced brew...........

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2009
Yellow with floaties, small white head. Malty aroma with complex herbs and spices. Dry and malty flavour with pilsner malt character. Herbal hops in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Bottle shared by Lee at the Brick Store. Pours cloudy golden with a huge fluffy white head that shows excellent retention and tons lacing. Aroma has plenty of fruity esters with lots of Belgian yeast and some peppery spice presence. There’s some light fruit sweetness with some apples and pears. The taste has the same characteristics as the aroma but I get a little more toasted grains than in the aroma. There’s still plenty of light fruits with pears coming out and a peppery finish. There’s also a slightly earthy and funky note to things. The mouthfeel is smooth and medium bodied with good carbonation and definitely very dry in the finish. This is a solid Belgian-style saison that’s very drinkable and has a subtle funkiness that adds to the complexity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MoritzF (8464) - Bochum, GERMANY - JUL 22, 2009
(75cl bottle) Hazy, pale golden colour with a thick and moderately persistent blonde foamy head. Slightly sweet and delicately malty aroma with an aromatic fruity and zesty (citrus) hoppy aroma with aromatic flowery elements. Light-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Dry mouthfeel, delicately pale malt profile with subtle fruity elements and a herbal as well as floral hoppy presence; dry and slightly bitter and floral hoppy finish with shades of malty sweetness far in the background. A very fine Saison (22.VII.09).

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2009
Cloudy, almost opaque dull golden pour which produces a surprisingly small, almost disappointing white head. A bright, fresh, perfumey, floral, pepper&sage spicy aromas. This can’t be mistaken for anything, but a Belgian Saison. Dry and spicy (white pepper) palate with fresh, fragrant citrus notes (white grapefruit, lemon), leaving a considerable bitterness for the style. Soft citric acidity stays on all along. Large-bubbled carbonation is active, engaging. For its attenuation, the body remains considerable, medium-full bodied, yet drinkable. Totally my style. Spot on yet original Saison.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 4, 2009
The pour reveals a slightly cloudy golden color with a thick, frothy, white head. The aroma is solid, there’s a good presence of citrusy hops and peppery yeast that pleases my senses. The flavor is really good, I like the fresh, crisp, citrusy hops in there along the peppery yeast, also, it’s very well attenuated, which is a must for a saison. The palate is near perfect, the body has a medium thickness with a creamy texture and lively carbonation. This saison has a lot of great things going for it, it’s very impressive.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (7779) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2009
My Bottom Line:
Heavenly peppery grapefruit juices burst out of this idiosyncratic Saison’s doughy yeast, before sizzling piney hop bitterness establishes its reign until the very next sip.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A hefty head of foam laces all around the chalice, decorating the cloudy blond gown.
-That grapefruity and peppery perfume is captivating.
-The body is well attenuated, creating high drinkability.
-Carbonation is frothy, as is expected of the style.
-Funnily enough, this feels authentic and "New World" at the same time.

Bottles; best before 2013.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4699) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 17, 2009
Bottle: Poured a clear bright yellow color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of lightly funky ester with some nice Belgian malt and a dry hoppy finish. Taste is also dominated by funky ester and dry hops with a good malt backbone. Body is somewhat full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Well done even though mix between hops and funky yeast is not totally balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (2967) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 13, 2009
Brown bottle, 75 cl, via Importations Privées Bièropholie, savoured on June 13 2009; eye: golden with a straw hue, hazy, good effervescence, voluminous white head that falls and turns into a tiny ring, light lacing; nose: yeast, spices, light malt, light hops, coriander; mouth: yeast, spices, coriander, light malt, light hops that becomes more present towards the finale, herbal, finale in hops with presence of coriander, light astringency, medium body, rather carbonated, lightly bitter, refreshing, thin; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 75 cl, via Importations Privées Bièropholie, savourée le 13 juin 2009; œil : dorée avec une teinte paille, voilée, bonne effervescence, mousse blanche volumineuse qui tombe et se transforme en un petit anneau, légère dentelle; nez : levure, épices, léger malt, léger houblon, coriandre; bouche : levure, épices, coriandre, léger malt, léger houblon qui devient plus présent vers la finale, herbacée, finale en houblon avec présence de coriandre, légère astringence, corps moyen, plutôt carbonatée, légèrement amère, rafraîchissante, texture mince; en résumé : bien


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