Brewed by Brasserie de Silly
Style: Saison
Silly, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Saison style top fermentation old brown beer. Its taste is remarkable, light and favourably combined to offer a tone that is both modestly sweetened and fruity, leaving the mouth with a refreshing feel as is constantly asked of it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (6324) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 12, 2015
330ml bottle. Clear mahogany color. Tiny to almost no head, disappears. Caramel, sweet, malty, plums, fruity tones in aroma. Plums, dark rye bread, sweetish, malty in taste. Dark rye bread with plums in aftertaste. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
willisread (2455) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle from Seiyu (¥150). Pours a caramel brown color with a modest off-white head that dissipates fairly quickly. Faint aromas of grain, hay, caramel malt and muscat. Sweet and slightly sour (in a rotten fruit way) on the palate. Light to medium body with a cola mouthfeel. Soft to average carbonation. Fruit flavors come a little more forward as it comes to room temperature: stone fruit, raisin, prune, muscat. Finish has a nutmeg and clove element to it. Not really a saison in the modern sense, but historically saison is an open category so this brown fits in fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1702) - BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought from Beer discovery. Enjoyable saison style beer. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (3002) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2015
0,33L bottle (from beerExpress). Pours ruby with beige head. The head stays. Aroma is rotten fruits, caramel, apples, malt. Flavor is sweet and sour, slightly metallic, fruits, caramel, malt. Body is thin. Overall: too thin, but otherwise ok brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DwarfeD (2692) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Clear dark amber with a medium slightly off-white head with low retention. Low to medium body with ditto carbonation. Quite sweet with some herbal bitterness. Caramel, malts, raisin, brown sugar, hay and herbs. Too sweet for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (999) - MOns, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2015
Robe ambre foncée. Nez puissant sur des notes de caramel, de pain brioché, de croute de pain. Bouche à l’attaque épicée, riche et puissante, un coté carmamelisé marqué avec une finale finement acidulée et levurée. Une saison puissant mais pas très raffraîchissante.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
donniemillan (102) - AUSTRALIA - APR 2, 2015
It pours orange brown with thin lacing, aroma of that Belgian yeast, very syrupy, tastes like fresh malt, grainy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (4529) - BELGIUM - FEB 10, 2015
Classic but ’deviant’ saison, in existence for seventy-odd years or so, proving the term ’saison’ could encompass more different beers than we now associate with it - and therefore interesting from a Belgian beer history perspective. Historically speaking, this fits the saison category perfectly for the simple reason saison could be most any kind of ’seasonal farmer’s beer’ back then. This one colours a deep bronze, misty, under a creamy and dense, yellowish white head; malty and estery nose, grapes, hazelnuts, overripe peach, banana, honey... Sweet and fruity taste on a soft, ’fluffy’ malt backbone, slightly nutty, a bit honeyish, yeasty with some lingering candi syrup sweetness, spicy notes and drying herbal hop bitterish finish with slight sourish touch. Unusual but ’honest’ and very enjoyable, I still regard this as one of Belgium’s classic beers, certainly from a historical viewpoint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2015
[Tap] Cloudy brown in color. Beige colored head. Sweet caramel and mild spices in the nose. Dark fruits, more residual sugars, caramel and mild banana bread flavors in the flavor. Sweet finish. Not much of a saison feel to it. Still the flavors came together nicely for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2593) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Draft at shortys on Pearl NYC. Pours a brown red color with no head. Sweet malty with a hint of bready yeast. Doesn't really taste lime a saison

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