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


on tap

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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Bière de fermentation haute, non filtrée et non pasteurisée. Refermentation en bouteilles. Les spécialistes y retrouveront le style belge.

Note: Recently reformulated to 6.0% ABV, although older 6.5% bottles may still be found.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2010

Bottle 750ml. @ Fanø¸ Tasting 2010.

Alc. 6.5%. Clear medium yellow color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, flowers, light yeasty, coriander. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dry and hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100724]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2008
75 cL bottle. Pours semi-explosive with a hazy orange colour, small yeast floating elements and a slowly collapsing white head. Orange fruit and yeasty aroma. Flavour is light malty with a solid orange fruity flavour. Light yeasty note in addition to this. Ends the same way to a citric lingering flaour. Nice and thirst quencing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32186) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 28, 2005
A hazy dark yellow beer with a light brown head. The aroma is sweet with sharp spicy and citric notes. The flavor is sweet and very spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25068) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) More amber than blonde actually, hazy with lots of impurities. Small, dense head. Rather pronounced bitterness which I find unusual for it’s type. Spicy, aromatic - almost flowery. Quite refreshing. 250303

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (23917) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2006
Bottled. Hazy pale yellowish golden colour, huge fluffy head. Aroma is sour apple along with spices. Flavour is spicy (bitingly spicy) along with some wheat and sweet grassyness. Big spicy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (22320) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2003
Bottled. Apricot coloured with yeast floaters. Fruity, funky blue cheese aroma. Sweet, lightly ornagey and yeasty with sharp, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20883) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2009
Draft @ Thiriez. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty slightly yeasty aroma with some hoppy hints. Fruity malty yeasty citrus flavor with some weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty yeasty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2011
9th April 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! A one dimensional but drinkable amber coloured beer/ Slightly watery and not much flavour. Average.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (18650) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Draft at Churchkey. Slightly hazy bright yellow color, massive white ice cream cone head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of mixed herbs and flowers growing in high mountain meadows with Julie Andrews singing nearby. Taste is delicate spring flowers, sage, rosemary, subtle but noticeable barnyard dust and cobwebs. Delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (17462) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2008
Cloudy blond color. It has some sweet malty aroma, with a citrusy touch. As pouring it, it was dense (as much as possible for a low gravity Ale), and indeed the body is reasonable, with a good flavor of dry malt and light cereals. I wonder which hop they use (Golding? Hallertau?), but indeed it’s good, both for the quite strong bitterness and its aromatic contribution. A good one in the French beer landscape.

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