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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5595) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
Can. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma of lemon, wheat, fruitiness, some yeast and bubblegum. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some citrus, wheat, black pepper and lemon. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13219) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
Can. An unlcear, yellow-golden beer topped by a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is a bit sweetish, with citrus peel, saison yeast, a spiced touch and some grassy hints. Way too carbonated, with a tad too much sweetness. Medium body. Oranges, a spiced touch, pale malts and some yeast in the flavor. Pleasant bitterness all the way. Lasting finish, which dries up quite a lot. Too sweet this one, not much grisette-like, but quite tasteful. 140420

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7280) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2014
Can 355ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat, yeast, melon, citrus and peach. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a yeasty, slightly banana and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2496) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
Can. Pours hazy pale golden with an average, white head. Aroma wheat, yeast, spicy notes and some fruit. Sweet flavor that ends dry and slightly bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A nice Saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6325) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Can at home. It pours cloudy gold with a thick white head. The nose is doughy, farmhouse loaf, pepper, barnyard, wood, hay and banana. The taste is fresh, doughy, banana, light spice, hay, light bitterness, minerals and citrus peel with a dry finish. Light-medium body, fine carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Balanced, refreshing and very drinkable indeed. Nice post-work out beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1491) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Hazy, yellow/gold appearance with a large white head and nice lacing. Yeasty aroma blends wheat, coarse grains, spices and herbs. Tart, bitter flavor with lemongrass and pepper lingering in the aftertaste. Medium-to-light bodied, wll carbonated mouthfeel with an average length finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1112) - Herning, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2014
35 cl can @ home. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are lemon, wheat, straw, yeast, and spices - with a slightly dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (6917) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2014
Can from Miorgemihoublon: leicht trübes goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht hefig, fruchtig, würzig. Geschmack nach Weizen, würzig fruchtig.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (947) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Appearance: Clear golden with 3 finger thick white head. Aroma: Orange, spice, umami, mineral and funk. Taste: Low sweetness, medium bitter and sourness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, medium body, prickly carbonation, lingering astringent tart peppery finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (453) - Linz, AUSTRIA - DEC 23, 2013
Can cloudy golden body with lasting white head. Aroma is typical belgium yeasts with some bread? Taste is fruity malts with some yeast aftertaste is medium bitter with some malts and a little Bit of sourness nice refreshing ale like the name working class ale


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