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


on tap

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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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

pintbypint's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintbypint (2643) - Edmonton, Alberta, - AUG 26, 2012
750ml green bottle. Lot 292. Golden pour, some haze, mousse-like white foam on top, good sticky edges. Nose has grasses and hay, slight lime or lemony hop as well. Taste is bready, some citrus sweetness in the middle then layer of grassy hop on top with an herbal edge. Mild yeast finishes it out. Green grassy aftertaste, citrus. Decent lasting bitterness, dries out nicely. Lots of carbonation, medium body. A nice saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (6094) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle @ DØE Meeting. Pours hazy golden with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, light bread, yeast, light hay, fruit, peach. Flavor is malt, grain, yeast, light sourness, light spice, hints of licorice, fruit. Medium body, average carbonation, light bitter finish. 151014

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Deu (716) - Nantes, FRANCE - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Full golden colour, not quite clear. Heavy carbonation. Scent is of lemon, vinegar, honey and yeast, with noticeable sour funk. Taste is sweet at first, then very dry, with a bittersweet finish. Pleasant but not impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (731) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 14, 2014
Bue à la pression en 25cl à la Fine Mousse (Paris), couleur dorée, mousse très présente effervescence un peu juste, une bière qui fait vraiment penser à une saison, un côté maltée en début de bouche un peu grillée, continuité sur l’amertume très verte type herbe et foin frais.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8099) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle-conditioned 33cl from Brasserie Thiriez, dated 12/15, likely 12/13 bottling. Lightly hazed amber gold with a patchy white head.
Malty, yeasty nose of toasty baked crackers, candy sugar, wet / green / herbal Strisselspalt, dank basement, fruity pear and grape and green banana esters and a small dose of bubble gum. Medium-light body, semi-sweet to sweet, lightly acidic with good bitterness. Lively carbonation, fine and soft in the mouth. Rich house character, seemingly good shape, only a bit too much of a green banana nose, but otherwise it’s a fun beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (4140) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Slightly clouded amber-orange with a thin head. Has a tropical fruitiness that’s better stated in its nose, behind a medium to high bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (2313) - FINLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle. Yellow hazy, foamy. Belgy blond yeastyness, green, light citrus, fruityness, pale malts. Medium bodied, pale malty, some bitters, but soft. Ok belgian blond, but nothing too special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (1741) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
330ml bottle @ La Capsule, Lille. I have no idea why I paid 6 euros for this. Pours hazy gold with frothy head. Nice enough hoppy blond taste with a little spice and moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (575) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 14, 2014
Color oro pálido algo turbio con espuma blanca. Aromas de frutas verdes con punto cítrico y levadura. En boca es fresca y ligera con un inicio dulce breve que pass pronto a una moderada acidez afrutada con trazos cítricos. Bien.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taboada (346) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 12, 2014
330 mml bottle tasted on 12/06/2014. Hazy golden colour with a nice bubbly head. Aroma is spicy, hoppy and malty. The taste is balanced with notes of hops, bread and sweet. Light body and medium carbonation. Medium bitterness. Next one please!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jice (99) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUN 4, 2014
Intéressant et déroutant. Très fines bulles. Très forte amertume. Une bière anglaise mais produite dans le Nord!

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