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Brewed by Brasserie à Vapeur
Style: Saison
Leuze-Pipaix, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 505   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
SAISON DE PIPAIX 6 %vol. 75cl a traditional Wallonian saison beer, born with the brewery in 1785. Dry, normally hopped, slightly acidic, very spicy (black pepper, ginger, sweet orange peel, curaçao, star anise...)


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gription79 (2793) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Poured from a 1995 750 ml bottle. This is very old and oxidized. Caramel notes, funky, citrusy. Past its prime.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vincentvega72 (321) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
Oranjekleurig bier met witte schuimkraag die snel wegebt. Zeer fruitig aroma. Geuren en smaken van perzik, abrikoos, nectarine, gele pruimen. Niet slecht maar niet 100 % mijn ding.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kch0206 (1) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2016 does not count
Bottle (33cl) bought at Kuva Dranken in Kinrooi, Belgium. Great aroma- bready, very yeasty, spicy but not exaggerated. Taste is smooth, silky. Just yummy. Would go very well with cheese (I think...).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
7stern (571) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
Dark orange, low but remaining foam. Plum and dried apricot aroma. At first some earth taste, but then mostly dried fruit. Medium body, balanced bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1896) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - DEC 21, 2015
Appearance: Very hazy, dark amber. Enormous amount of head, overflowing the bottle.
Aroma: Fruit, slightly metallic. Yellow pepper.
Taste: Lots of fruit, spices (especially pepper). Slight tartness.
Bought: Trade with tderoeck - thanks!, 330 ml
Info: 19/12-2015, 63/100, 237/300, BB: 30/4-2016

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Pours a very cloudy, dark golden orange color with a two finger, frothy white head that slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind. Musty farmhouse aroma with some earthy funk, grassy hops, pale malt and light fruit. Strong Saison yeast presence along with piney hops, grass and straw followed by caramel malt, toffee, biscuit and fruit juice. On the light end of medium bodied with soft carbonation and a prominent funky farmhouse yeast flavor that lingers over earthy hops, light fruit and malt backbone into a slightly sweet finish. Very earthy and funky with dry brett, Saison yeast and grassy hop notes followed by hints of toffee, bread and biscuit. Light fruit sweetness in the finish with some grape, apple and pear. Well balanced and easy to drink but nothing out of the ordinary.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (3145) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle at home. Extreme gusher. Earthy aroma of malt, tart fruits, herbs and spices, anise, ginger, peppery notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and a bit tart. Body is medium. Interesting but not really my kind of Saison, too spicy/herbal.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nickls (2316) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Tap. Hazy darker orange. Lots of spice and mostly black pepper in the aroma with some slight fruit and maltiness. Flavor is dominated by black pepper, slight fruity malt as well. Lighter to medium body. Not my thing at all.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (15444) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle @ Patrick’s Haus. Cloudy orange pour with white foam. Nice floral hops and orange peel. Kind of an anise note and some metallic notes as well. Super spicy and herbal. Lots of fennel qualities. Big dried orange peel and some black pepper. A fair amount of caramel malts as well. A let down for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torrefacto (1357) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 13, 2015
Ámbar limpio y espuma color canela compacta. Aromas de pimienta negra, naranja y anís. Cuerpo medio, sabor dulce, anís y pimienta negra, acidez ligera y final seco.


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