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Thiriez / Jester King la Petite Princesse

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

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 87   ABV: 2.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Collaboration with Jester King, it’s the "sister" of Le Petit Prince; brewed at Thiriez, same recipe, different malt and hop suppliers, and different yeast.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiong (6383) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2016
750ml bottle. Pours yellowish orange with a smooth head. Aroma of fruits, spices, hints of yeast and earthiness. Taste is smooth, slightly watery with some spices, earthiness, grainy malts, farmyard and yeast. Finish is heavily carbonated, slightly spicy and earthy with some farmyardy notes and hints of grainy malts. Okay table beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmargarucci (275) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - JUL 6, 2016
Pours a cloudy yellow color. Aroma has some bread, herbs and yeast. Taste is surprisingly flavorful for such a low abv. Lots of banana citrus and herbs in profile. Only complaint is the palate and finish are slightly watery.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1880) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2016
Bottle in garden, 3rd July 16. Pours light straw colour. Aroma is fresh, citrus, yeast, spice. Taste is full especially given the extreme low ABV. Yeast, spice, funk, citrus. Very refreshing and enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25174) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2016
Bottled (from Saveur Biere). Hazy yellowish golden colour, mediumsized foamy white head, which leaves some lace. Aroma is floral, fruity some grassy, herbal and earthy notes. Flavour is quite much the same. Quite nicely dry palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (818) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle. Nose is yeast, funk, honey, floral. Taste dry, lime, hints of grapefruit, light floral, dry slightly spiced finish, hints of honey, funk, floral. Mouthfeel is light given the low alcohol. Fantastic table beer, that is light, characterful, and dry. Perfect for a hot lunchtime.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (8033) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2016
33 cl bottle @ home. Batch #547, BBE 08/2017
Aroma is rather soapy and a bit musty with apricot. Also some funky yeasty notes. Flavour has minerals, grassy hops, some funky yeastyness, oaty notes and some apricot. Quite rich for this ABV.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2896) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle. Cris and slightly sour with notes of rye bread, grapefruit and clove. Drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9498) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 25, 2016
Bottle, shared with Mafair. Medium golden, moderately hazy, need to be cautious as there is a lot of yeast sediment. Persistent lovely white head. Cereal grains, bready yeast, light honey, light grassy notes, mild peppery notes, moderately dry finish. Light all around, but very pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (784) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2016
0.75 l bottle from K-Citymarket Ruoholahti, Helsinki. Aroma has fruits. Visually it is golden, clear, bubbly and with a head. At first when the yeast is in the bottom of the bottle you’ll get dry and bitter ending. There might also be some taste of wheat. For an ABV of 2.9 this tastes more than just plain water. Later on when you get to the yeast there is also some grapefruit. Mixed with the yeast colour is dark golden and cloudy with a big head.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TET (2589) - Kaarina, FINLAND - APR 29, 2016
A muky, dark yellow beer, a head is medium and white. Aroma has strong sourness, fruitness, some chalk, personal. Taste has strong sourness, that’s dominating flavour, fruitness and herbs. The end is spicy, dry and sour. Low alcohol % cannot be noticed, medium bodied, strong carbonation. Interesting and sour saison. Personal and tasteful.


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