Brewed by Thiriez
Style: Saison
Esquelbecq, France
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Formerly known as Frères de la Bière.

Initialement nommée "les Frères de la Bière", elle est le fruit d’un partenariat avec un brasseur anglais, John Davidson de la Swale Brewery, dans le cadre d’un projet Interreg.

Blonde, légère en alcool, un houblon aromatique du Kent, utilisé très généreusement lui confère son caractère unique.. "Dès l’attaque, l’amertume est là, puissante, enrobante,bien associée au malt. Structure moelleuse, bien maltée et sans lourdeur. Du houblon à l’état nature envahit le palais. Les amateurs vont en raffoler" Bière Magazine mars-avril 2006 Exportée au USA sous le nom de Thiriez EXTRA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (6661) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2012
Bottled GLI Slightly hazy golden. Medium white head. Yeasty and a bit herby aroma and flavour. Herby bitterness; wormwood(?).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (5830) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2012
Sample at ÖÖWF 2011. It poured a hazy golden-yellow liquid with a white head. Smell of horse blanket, hops and sour. Similar taste but milder. Very nice for its style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8076) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2012
27/III/2012 - 33cl bottle from Abbaye des Saveurs (Lille) @ home - BB: III/13 (2012-293)

Clear orange beer, big creamy white head, pretty stable, adhesive. Aroma: sweet almonds, cookies, bit sugary, grassy hops. MF: good carbon, medium body, soft creamy texture. Taste: pretty grassy, some vegetables, herbal, bitter hops. Aftertaste: little citric, dry bitter ending.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (3259) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2012
Ljus vätska med tydlig gräsig humledoft. Smaken är örtig åt gräshållet men beskan snarare apelsinskalaktig och tydligt markerad. Frisk och fräsch, lätt olijg, rejäl eftersmak från humlen och medelstorkropp gör det till ett riktgt bra öl och ett klockrent typexempel på hur en BdG skall smaka.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rhialistic (156) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2012
33 cl bottle shared with gnoff, sampled on March 10, 2012 Clear golden orange color with a white head. Apricot, honey, orange blossom and a little fresh hop scent. Honey, herbal, bitter taste. Medium mouthfeel, creamy aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3940) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 8, 2012
raisin, rotten eggs, bubblegum, earthy, cheese, spruce, citrus, herbs, floral, roasty, hay, cereal, caramel, nuts, golden, cloudy, frothy, rocky head, light sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, umami, full body, creamy, flat, long finish, bitter,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nisse666 (6159) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2012
Bottle from SB cons 2012-02-24 Ar: yeasty, grapes, citric dough Ap: copper, 2 cm higj transparent withe head F: yeasty, hoppy, high bitterness, cardemum, lemon juice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fred82 (2138) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 16, 2012
330ml bottle from La Cave à Bulle.
Appearance : Clear amber with small foamy head. Some lacing.
Aroma : Crisp and citrusy hops with floral notes. Light honey.
Taste : Citrusy hops with light honey, lots of cereals. Citrusy and malty finish with light bitterness. Sharp and crisp finish. Slightly resinous.
Overall : Similar to the Blonde but slightly less aromatic on the hops but a bit more bitter and resinous. Quite drinkable and refreshing. Quite elegant. Quite flavorful considering the low abv. Great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2382) - SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2012
Bottled. Pale straw. Dry, medium body, high bitterness. Spicy, hoppy taste, faintly funky, yeast, citrus fruits. (2011-10-15)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Potverdikke (14) - SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle from brekeriets mixpack (systembolaget). There is something in the nose that turns me off. Some kind of combined hoppiness, maltiness and yeastinees that doesn’t go together. Taste is much better, nice hoppy taste with a bit of bite, but not too much. Nice aftertaste. If it wasn’t for the aroma, this would be a very nice beer.

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