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Brewed by Partizan
Style: Saison
London, England
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Editor’s note: It can be hard to detect which Grisette you’ve had as the label doesn’t indicate if it’s spiced or citrusy. This edition has an addition of ginger, pepper and an undisclosed spice, and less wheat than the regular edition. The label artwork is pinkish/lilac.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10958) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2013
Bottle at home in London - picked up at the brewery. Pours perfectly clear, yellow-gold, highly effervescent, with a large, pure white foam head. Lightly doughy and biscuity pale malts in the nose, hints of yeast, lemon, hints of sting suggestive of ginger. Light sweet flavor with further restrained, biscuity-doughy pale malts, touches of citrusy fruits here and there, background ginger. Light bodied with lively, mouth-filling carbonation. Clean finish with very light sweetness, mellow straw bitterness, less doughy malts now, further hints of ginger in the background. A very delicate but impressively nuanced beer. Great summer bevvie.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2013
I have consumed more than my fair share of this....Bottles from Partizan. It pours pale yellow with a large white head. The nose is earth, straw, dough, spice and light citrus peel notes. The taste is smooth, straw, dough, crisp bitterness, ginger, pepper, light zesty citrus and faint underlying sweetness with a dry finish. Light-medium body, moderate carbonation and velvety mouth-feel. Crisp, clean and refreshing. Utterly drinkable. Brilliant stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8630) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle, Theydon Bois Roma Pre-Nuptuals Tasting at Ma Che, 22/06/13. Thanks to Josh for bagging me this one. Hazed light golden with an off white head. Good lacing ensues. Nose is grass, citrus, farmy, yeast notes, spice, orange peel. Taste comprises lemon zest, herbal qualities, pinch of spice, bitter orange, grass, farmyard, earthy. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp refreshing palate cleansing finish. Another great saison from Partizan.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mortlach (962) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 26, 2013
22/06/2013 330ml bottle shared by Theydon_Bois (thanks Colin!) @ Ma che siete venuti a fà. Dorata chiara con schiuma biancastra discreta. Al naso sentori di lieviti, scorza di limone, note erbacee, zenzero, non così speziata come ci si attenderebbe dal nome. In bocca ancora scorza di limone, con finale amaro, molto secca e pulita. Corpo medio, carbonazione finissima. Tra le migliori saison assaggiate in bottiglia, forse non proprio tradizionale, ma ottima.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (1866) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle from Brixton Market. Pours very very pale amber, big fluffy white head. Nose is fragrant, aromatic light Brett yeast, grain husk, sugary meringue, lemon. Taste is light, lemony, fragrant yeast character, sweet, with some grassy straw and light bitterness. Lovely summer saison. Glad I bought two bottles of this by accident!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a clear pale yellow colour with a large foamy head. Aroma of floral hops, strong ginger and some herbal notes. Flavour of floral hops, ginger, herbs, tart citrus, hay, biscuit and grapefruit. Light bodied, high carbonation and a crisp, citrusy finish with some ginger burn. What a great refreshing light saison.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (1923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
33cl bottle from the brewery. It pours a slightly hazy golden colour with 1 finger of white soapy head. Aroma is fresh and hoppy, quite zesty with notes of black pepper and spices. Taste is similarly light bitter with some floral hops and grass, some yeasts and bread, little in the way of funk. Overall, extremely tasty and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6166) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2013
33 cl bottle. Bottled 26.03.2013. BBE 26.03.2014.
Pours hazy pale golden color with a large frothy head. Aroma of citric fruits, spices, yeast, some herbal notes, floral hops and some faint soapy notes. Flavor of coriander, mild wheat, yeast, citrus fruits, subtle hop notes and pepper. Strong carbonation, crisp citric palate with a dryish peppery finish. Very good.
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jd543 (398) - SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Light golden colour, with a big white head. Aroma is citrus, orange peel, ginger, spice, hops. Taste is light sweet/sour bitter, medium duration. Light, crisp, refreshing, oily texture, light carbonation. Really tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - AUG 30, 2013
Sample from bottle at Haand Festival 2013. Hazy golden body, nice white head. Zesty aroma, spicy and hoppy as well. Clear spicy taste with lemon peels, peppers, crisp malt. Dry palate, refreshing finish.


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