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Millevertus La Safranaise

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Brewed by Brasserie Artisanale Millevertus
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Breuvanne-Tintigny, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Le safran gaumais est produit dans la région de Virton (B) et la mise au point de cette bière est une belle collaboration avec le producteur. Jouer avec le safran c’est comme jouer avec le feu, enfant on risque des catastrophes, adulte, on a dompté Vulcain. Trop de safran tue le goût de la bière, et vice-versa. Suis-je un brasseur adulte ? A vous de juger !


2.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Arremon (1) - Brugge, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2015 does not count
Nice looking bear, good foam. Arma of citrus, herbs, very nice in the nose. First gulp is still OK, but with a very strong spicy taste. Next few gulps the beer only gets worse, with the specific safrane herb tasting too sharp. After 10 gulps I gave up, because I didn’t like it at all - as good as undrinkable for me. The only reason this beer still gets a score of 2,2 is because of the appearance and the aroma, the taste ruins it all.

2.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
wimpie133 (381) - Brugge, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2015
Beer with a nice spicy, flowery aroma, terrible safrane taste ruining at all

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (515) - Airvault, FRANCE - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A brown orange opaque beer ; many yeast sediments ; medium white head ; medium retention. Fruity aroma (quince), spices (I guess this is saffron!), biscuit, resin, floral. Medium sweet, medium dry bitter, warming powerful "background". Good body, medium texture, average carbonation, sweet warming finish and dry. Overall, a pleasant spicy bittersweet ale !

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ergal83 (12) - Gorizia, ITALY - JAN 30, 2015
Aroma intenso di grano saraceno, ricorda sensazioni di te nero e di un buon orzotto ai funghi porcini. lieve punta di amaro e piacevole sensazione di calore data dai suoi 7 gradi. Schiuma fine compatta e persistente. Buon corpo.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PlutonowyMan (74) - POLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Color gold, honey. White head but weak. Flavor: honey, strong tea, sweet. a touch of bitterness, short but intense. do not feel saffron

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
motelpogo (7171) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 23, 2014
bottle from the fridge at pivni rozmanitost. quite a pale, saffron yellow with almost no head; aroma of weetbix and golden syrup; soomewhat stale flavours, hint of earthy spice. so-so

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2863) - BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2014
Saffron-flavored specialty beer since 2011, with yellowish white, delicate, creamy head and cloudy yellow colour. Lots of saffron in the nose, pineapple, jute, green apples, mango. Exotic fruits in the mouth, sharp Asian spiciness becoming milder towards the finish, light sourishness, drying, bit powdery mouthfeel, saffron very clearly pleasant and either you like that, or you don’t. I did and I bet this goes well with Indian or creole food.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trappist1 (628) - Diest, BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2014
Dark orange color with an off-white head. Well, the nose is saffron ! Some malt, hop, yeast, rice pudding, oranges. Taste is malts, hop, nice bitterness, Okey body. Saffron is less present than in the nose (which is a good thing). Finish is dry and bitter. Okey balanced. Beats the saffron expectations. Okey try, and nice for a taste.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
TEJA (1519) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2014
Big and lastning beige head. Solid golden color. Huge aroma from saffran. Hard sharp taste with a bit of alkohol. Big body and a lastning saffran taste that is to Much.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mikske79 (1277) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
Net zoals bijna alle bieren van deze brouwerij heeft deze ook een heel uitgesproken smaak, maar een smaak die mij absoluut niet bevalt


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