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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31232) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
12 fl oz can. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is estery and light grainy. Bitter, fruity and light citric, mild spiced. Medium dry and light bitter into a medium dry finish. Easy to drink saison.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11181) - DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Can. Unclear yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, hop and notes spices. Flavour is malt, fruit, yeast, little sweet, hop, little spicy and a little bitter,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14064) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are citrus, pepper, malt, fruits, grass and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3497) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2013
On tap at Bocktown in Robinson. Pours a cloudy yellow orange with a thick white head. Aroma of light fruits, perfume, apples, sweet bready malt. Flavor is lightly tart, light funk, hay, light fruits, a touch of spices, yeast, and bready malt. Light, slightly tart, fruity saison. Very enjoyable. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2013
On tap at Bocktown, pours pale gold with thin white. Full mouthfeel almost bubblegum feeling, fruity, some spices of lemon pepper. Bitter and some sweetness. Medium and crisp body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2174) - New York, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Draft at Stags Head. Pours hazy yellow with florescent white head. Nose of citrus and yeasty. Tastes of bold Belgian yeasts, grass, lemony citrus, herbal, peppery. refreshing especially since i came straight from gym to bar this hit the spot

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3416) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Big Top Beverage Mart, Rosyln case: Pours cloudy yellow gold with a nice white head. Aroma is dusty saison yeast, with some light hints of banana. Taste is a bit farmhouse and slightly sweet. Has some wheat ale aspects, especially in the banana elements. Light and consistent hops. Light body, but a very full taste. Quite good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Aroma is very bold belgian with yeast, banana, marshmallow and pepper. Pours blonde and SUPER heady. Took a while to pour this one. Taste is wonderful with yeast, banana, slight potato, and a hint of pepper. Mouthfeel is super light despite the intensity of the taste. Super easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1449) - - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold with a huge fluffy white head. Aroma is yeast and corn. Taste is a burst of citrus and a little alcohol on the front of the mouth. Surprisingly full palate. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bob_w (320) - new york, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2013
a citrus note, wheat malt aroma, some yeast esters. Medium-dark straw yellow, modest head. a faint smokey note. Mild tart character. Mild sour note. Reasonable bitterness in finish. Spicey flavors and phenolics.


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