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Brewed by ’t Hofbrouwerijke
Style: Saison
Beerzel, Belgium
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2013
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy maize body with a small white head. Aroma of herbs, earth, florals, and citrus. Flavor of citrus, herbaceous, grass, earth, florals, dried apple, yeast, and minerals with a dry, mildly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2013
fliptop bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, pours a milky yellow with scant foam head, nice bright herbal and wheat flavors with a pronounced sharp citric finish

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4490) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Super hazy golden coloured body with a soapy, full white head, about three centimetres tall. Aroma of yeast, pepper, coriander seed, curacao, alcohol and tons of hay and grass. Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and wheat flavours throughout with a bunch of pepper and clove flavours tucked in with some herbes de provence, lavender and sage, all with a very nice glow of yeast and wheat. Aftertaste is quite complex as well with the spices ranging from white pepper to oregano back to coriander seed and even some allspice. Overall, a very nice saison with tons of flavours from hay and grass notes to the obligatory spice notes. A great beer to sample - very nice to find and I wish I could have sampled them all! I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased from Bacchus Cornelius in Bruges, Belgiuim on 14-August-2013 for €2,50 sampled in my hotel room here in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on 16-August-2013.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2013
Bottle (75 cl swing-top) from Etre Gourmet. Hazy deep golden, large white head. Earthy, spicy, peppery aroma. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The aroma is a hazy, milky yellow color with a white head. The aroma is full of wheat, yeast and peaches. The flavor is a bit more complex. I get some brett and light funk notes as well as some peaches, Belgian yeast and wheat. Nice, light tartness in this saison. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
john_henry (77) - - SEP 14, 2013
My personal opinion is that this is a very nice example of this style, better than some more well known examples. Wish I had more in the cellar.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (4069) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2012
20/I/2012 75cl bottle from Hopduvel @ blind beer tasting "Bier van de maand" Gentse biervereniging - BB: X/2013 (2012-63)

Clear light orange to blond beer, small white head, unstable, little adhesive. Aroma: citrus, very grassy, touch of yeast, slightly sweet, cheesy touch. MF: soft but ok carbon, medium body. Taste: citric start, pretty sour, herbal, grassy, bitter, some bubble gum. Aftertaste: dry bitter, citrus, grassy tot herbal ending.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2365) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 21, 2012
75 cl bottle from Dranken Geers, tasted with friends june ’12 @ brewery Eutropius. Hazy amber color, with off-white head. Aroma malts, hops, bit sweet, fruit. Medium body. Taste yeast, good bitterness, sweet notes, refreshing. Nice brew !

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2133) - FINLAND - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle 75 cl, BBE 02/2016. Pours unclear pale goden in color with a creamy whitish head. Leaves a nice lacing on the glass. Fruity citrus, summer meadow and lots of more lime-like notes in aroma. Light biting peppery spicyness and lemony juicyness mostly in taste, some parts are slightly bitter, some are again more sweeter as in ripe garden fruityness. Nice one with a very refreshing, slighty bitter, ending.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeinEscazú (1325) - Ozark, Missouri, USA - AUG 31, 2012
A zesty saison with nice hop character that could have gone drier. Orange-yellow, a bit hazy, white dissipating head. Grass-lemon aroma that reminds me of EK Goldings, but I shouldn’t try and guess these things. A sweet orange note there too. Moderate, smooth bitterness with some zesty citrus, lightly sweet rolling into mildly dry. Lively.


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