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

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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HomeBrewHawk (464) - De Soto, Kansas, USA - JUL 5, 2012
11.2 oz bottle served in a Tank 7 tulip. Poured a light brown with a finger of off white head. Noble hops and some bready malt in the aroma. Light bodied. Carmelized sugar in the flavor with a hint of Belgian spice in the finish. Not really my idea of a Saison. Was excited to try this, but it was a let down.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OllieBBommel (1055) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle@home Appearance: clear, ruby with beige head. Aroma: malt, sour fruit. Taste: sweet and fruity Palate: refreshing, sour and bittersweet finish, medium CO2. Overall: nice

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mikeyo1 (152) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ home. Pours clear copper brown with a white head and nice lacing. Caramel sweet and phenolic aroma with quite a lot of fruitiness. Malty taste with medium carbonation. Notes of dried fruit, sour red berries, caramel, some peppers, yeast. Drier nutty finish with hints of citrus. An okay brew but certainly not what i expect from a saison, its malt base is more like an altbier.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (543) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2014
From a bottle. Dark cloudy red/brown, thin head, sharp fruity flavours linger with malt smoothness. I’m impressed.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chefseanjudd (28) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 15, 2014
A very drinkable beer but not at all what I have come to expect from the style. Strong malt aroma and flavour, caramel sweetness and a touch of warmth from the alcohol. Almost closer to a dubbel than a saison. As I said though, very drinkable and no doubt refreshing.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JorgeLee (1154) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle from Beers of Europe, trying to try lots of different saisons before brewing one! 25cl bottles are a bit small I think for 5% beer. Oh it’s poured a kind of chestnut brown, tiny white ring of foam. Sweet, malty and fruity? Kind of thin. Bland. Quite a disappointment.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BDD89 (12) - young, AUSTRALIA - JUN 1, 2014
Slight, copper aroma. Pleasant medium brown appearance. Little to no head. Sweet, malty taste with a tangy "saison" aftertaste. Smooth carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1082) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Great ruby red colour no head. Aroma is caramel fruits. Taste is same some yeast slight sourness. Medium slight carbonated. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oscbert (1012) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Sweet honey Belgian candi aroma with light sourness and spice Pours a murky reddish amber color with small bubbly white head Sweet bready flavor with slight sourness that is well balanced with spice Medium bodied with medium CO2, sweet bready finish Well balanced, enjoyable sweet saison ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (853) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2014
BB 14/06/14. Poured a hazy coppery brown with a white collar. Laced OK. Carbonation low with medium sized bubbles. Aroma of sweet caramel malt plus a slight sourness (?yeast). Taste initially quite sweet which was followed by a slight sourness. Light to medium body. Smooth, some sourness, and a bit sweet on the finish. Lower quality in taste to other Saison I’ve tried.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kramer (4866) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a rather dark amber body with a large frothy off-white head that had excellent retention. The aroma is rather sweet smelling with a little more caramel than I would expect for a Saison. Some interesting earthy notes as well as a fairly prominent yeastiness. The flavor is way too sweet and fruity to be something I’d seek out as far as the style goes. Not sure what’s going on with this one. The finish is especially sweet with some grainy malt notes. Light to medium bodied with a slight cling and very fizzy active carbonation. This is not my idea of a good Saison.


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