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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Grisette is a Belgian style ale which was originally brewed in the Hainaut province to be the beer of the miners in the area, just as Saison was the beer of the farmers. It was lighter than Saison and frequently contained wheat as well as barley malt (as does the Sly Fox version). The name is derived from the French word for "gray," referring to both the drab factory frocks worn by the young women (the grisettes) who doled out pints as the men exited from the mines, and also the color of the cobblestone rock being mined.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (5916) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Tap @ Blind Tiger. Pours hazy gold with a medium white head. The nose is brioche bread, salt, pepper and orchard fruits. Hints of tropical pineapple. The taste is saison yeast, banana, wheat, cobweb. Mineral chalkiness on the long finish. Light body, easy to drink on a very hot summer day. Soft carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3025) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 9, 2012
The aroma is a fruity, banana, peppery combination. The appearance is a veery hazy light orange, white head. The flavor is spicy, peppery up front, banana, light tropical fruit. The finish is spicy, peppery, earthy, resin, lingering. Medium in body, a little thicker maybe, slightly syrupy. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyCraft (4262) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2013 On tap, pours a very cloudy straw yellow gold color with off white creamy head, good lacing. Aromas of bannana, spice, coriander, yeast. Taste is crisp coriander belgian notes, lemons, grains, and other light spice notes. Pretty sessionable and very refreshing. This style of beer isn’t my favorite but I will def search this one out again. Excellent. Re rate in can, not as good but still a nice grisette.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krisgale (4) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2012 does not count
best feature: incredibly fine carbonation, thus, superb mouthfeel. flavour is a bit like fleur de lehigh with additional spices, but subtle, not cloying. tastes 'boozier' than its ABV. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Capa (2360) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is citrus, herbal, sweet, yeast spice. Medium, filling body. Flavor is nice and light but with decent complexity. Sweet malts, citrus fruit, yeast, herbal spice. Finish is soft spice and citrus. A real winner

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
westknife (37) - USA - JUL 17, 2012
Very drinkable, can’t taste the 5.6% alcohol one bit, tastes like a nice refreshing summer ale, very grassy, hayey, and it goes down real nice and easy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9410) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 7, 2011
Tap at Blind Tiger in NYC. Murky, glowing yellow like witbier/hefeweizen. Thin, white head. Nose is hefeweizen esters- bananas and yellow apple cidery off character.. Taste is hefeweizen in taste with some hefty tartness. Moves to yellow apples...cidery overall. Not sure what happened here, but poor yeast choice. Sour, cidery, estery. Not great saison characters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (11245) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Draft. Pours yellow gold. White head. Nose and taste of lemon, citrus, wheat and yeast. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (7182) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Draft. Pours hazy golden yellow with a white head. Wheaty aroma with some light lemony notes. The flavor is clean and wheaty, with some straw-like notes and light lemony citric notes. Outrageously drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (6515) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2015 Draft at rattle with streets and baron. Pours bright cloudy yellow with fluffy white head. Aroma is lemon and wheat. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with notes of lemon, lavender, wheat, zest.

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