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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
Continuing our theme of Saisons brewed with peppercorns, Poivre du Sichuan is brewed with Szechuan peppercorns, coriander, pink peppercorns, ginger and ornage peal. Fermented using a French Saison yeast, the result is a blend of citrus and floral notes with a unique kick from the Szechuan peppercorns. We hope you’ll enjoy this unique take on a traditional beer. Batch 24 - Released 8/2/12

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21440) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle. Hazy golden amber color, medium white head. Nice aroma of black pepper, ginger, spice. Taste is peppery spiced citrus and flowers. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheHOFF43 (2043) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle from StFun. Pours a burnt orange, looks great. Lots of belgian yeast, some citrus. Decent beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (6415) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2013
650ml bottle [batch 77]. Hazy amber colour with very huge, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Floral hoppy and minimally spicy aroma, a touch of wild yeast, some citrus. Taste is floral hopy, spicy, orange zest, a peppery touch. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brian60625 (746) - Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Pours a dusty, murky orange-yellow with a frothy white layer of foam. Smells earthy, sweet, peppery, spicy. It tasted thoroughly unfiltered and yeasty. The peppercorns worked nicely with the traditional saison aspects. Palate was medium bodied and fizzy. This is a good mealtime beverage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (5370) - Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2013
22 ounce bomber poured a nice orangish copper color with aromas of peppercorns, yeast, light ginger, and some citrus. Flavors follow suit with a light spicy yeast in the back end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate citrus, floral, ginger, red peppercorn and yeast aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy spice citrus flavor with a medium to heavy spice sweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectation where exceeded.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (8114) - Indiana, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bomber to snifter (thanks alexsdad06). Looks good; a semi-opaque burnt-orange with sticky off-white lacing. Smells of oranges, peppercorn, other spices, and Belgian yeast. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. A solid example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1445) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2012
800th review! Bottle purchased at West Lakeview awhile back while in Chicago. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a ton of foamy head. Has a floral scent and a very distinct flowery-yet-spiced taste. Very light on the tongue and crisp. The pepper comes through more in the finish. Very good beer, I loved it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14944) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours semi cloudy gold with big white fluffy head. Nose/taste of peppercorn, yeast, citrus, florals, lemon and orange zest, coriander and ginger root. Finishes dry peppercorn/ginger root and spicy hops. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoePeesie (924) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Batch 40:Pours a clean gold with no head, nose is of grass and spice. I must have gotten a bad bottle as there was no carbonation at all, other than that it was a great beer. I liked how the spices were scaled back on this beer a bit. It was more balanced than previous similar incarnations. Add carbonation to this bottle and it would have been a grand slam.

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