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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2387) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Can. Hazy pale creamy yellow with white head. Faint spicy citrusy aroma. Similar flavour, belgian yeast flavour, citrus. Refreshing. Ok

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1240) - SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Murky, chewing gum yellow with white dunt of a head. Bright farmhouse nose. Big peppery mouthfeel and a nice chalky undercut but not much going on for the finish.

Bottle, Cheers Stu666, November Tasting.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Can at home... Hazy yellow.. Big Bubbly white head... Light zezty lemon... Soft. Fruit... Light pepper fruits.. Soft dry zezty

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2013

Can 12fl.oz.

Unclear matt medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, pale malt, moderate yeasty, spicy yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, yeasty, spicy yeast, wheat, light fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20131012]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (1651) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Can. Hazy yellow with a large frothy white head. Good retention and lace. Saison yeast; white pepper, fruit esters. Citrus, flowers, hay, light grain and doughy. Light body, light sweetness, fizzy carbonation, watery texture. Ok session beer all though the fizzy carbonation is a bit annoying.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5413) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle shared at Beer Temple. Pours cloudy golden with a small off white head. Aroma of citrus, malt, biscuit. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter, saison yeast coming out but not peppery. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3466) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2013
Poured a hazy, milky light orange with a disappearing frothy ring. Aroma of sweet, zesty lactose. Medium, moderately lively, sweet, spicy orange, some lactose. Dry, sweet finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Funknmilla (692) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Hay/straw colored...off white head...light lacing..sour yeasty aroma...mild sour clove aroma....not a huge fan of this style, hoping the taste is better...tangy, sharp on the tongue....bitter effervescence like pop rocks without the flavor and the fizz stings...12 oz can

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13537) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2013
Can at Mikkeller. Clear yellow - white head. Citrus. Crispy. Grassy. Light malty. Nice hoppy. Light malty. Light light sweetness. Sweet baked citrus flesh.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JanLaursen (3159) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2013
Dåse, 355 ml. Diset gylden med et medium stort hvidt skum. Dufter af hø, græs, gær, brød. Smager lidt som en tysk pilsner med hvedemalt og et drys farmhouse-gær. Let metallisk finish. En skuffelse...


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