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Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Saison
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Dry hopped with cascade and centennial.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4020) - SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2010
Pours hazy orange with very small off white head. Yeasty, citrus fruity (orange) and hoppy aroma with notes of spices. Flavor is very citric fruity (orange again) and yeasty with nice tartness. Acidy crisp and fruity on palate. finishes refreshingly fruity with nice touch of hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2013 Re-rate: 75cl de Grain d’Orge. BB 01/2014, dégustée Oct 2013 avec Tomaz. Orangée légèrement brumeuse avec qcq sédiments, col épais et crémeux beige. Arôme est houblonné, fleuri, malt caramel avec une pointe de cacao poudreux, houblons de style US avec cette impression de feuilles vertes - houblons. Palais est premièrement centré sur un houblonné agréable alternant notes houblonnées et fleuris avec une petite touche épicée presque poivrée mais légère. Pointe de levure pour une amertume modérée. Léger profil malté caramel-grains ainsi que épais avec une touche de réglisse en retrait? Caractère un tantinet trop malté ponctué par un léger houblonné feuillu en toute fin de bouche.

75 cl bottle from Grains D’Orge, Moudon. pours copper, thick white head. aroma, fruity, reminded a lot of a white wine, fermented grapes, light pear nose. flavors, bitter palate with nice saison elements and a lingering enjoyable hop profile that complements the beer very well. Some lemon grass, mild spicy hops mouthfeel, touch of white grapes/ wine with champagne undertones. Finish is a bit dry with some fruit acidity and a very thin touch of malts. Interesting and tasty. 7-3-8-4-15

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6059) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2010
750, capped. Thanks, Dany! Pours a murky medium orange with a loose scattering of white head. Tart lemony nose with full-fledged yeasty spice, definitely showing a little tawny oxidation and the better for it. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Lemons, white pepper, tawny port, and some caramelly, earthy cereal notes. Not a perfectly harmonious combination, but certainly interesting, and they’re definitely not fighting each other. Pleasant and easy drinking. Lists at 7%.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fred82 (2114) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 8, 2010
750ml bottle at a tasting thanks to MartinT
Big time gusher...
Aroma : Nose herbal hops and rustic. A bit dusty and a bit tart. Wow I could smell this all day. It was a bit oxidized but it faded a bit with time.
Taste : Rustic with some esters. A bit tart. Some hops.
Overall : Very nice beer. Among the best Saisons I’ve had thus far. I really need to catch this one next time I see it. This one was not even top shape compared to what it can be (from what my fellow tasting partners said). What I liked the most was that little tart bite. Amazing stuff !

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2010
750 ml bottle thanks to Dany! Pours a hazy deep copper- bright orange with a nice fluffy cloudy head- Nice... Aroma is earthy, musty, crackery malts behind a nice floral and flowery hoppiness, some spicy hops, and light citrus notes as well - also some slight lime-zest? Flavor is slightly tart, earthy, spicy, peppery, citrus hops, lime zest, orange blossom honey, light sweetness, flowery earth hops, crisp clean malts and a slight tart finish keeps this easy drinking- finishes fairly dry as well. Nice!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6368) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - APR 4, 2010
Bottle 750 ml
Appearance : thick haze, amber , some chunkiness , light creamy top. 3-
Nose: dryness of hops . some citrus , some fruit followed. 7-
Flavor/Palate : mid light bodied, earthy with lip smacking tartness at end. Bit drier would be nice to it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20495) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 4, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Cloudy orange red coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, spices, yeast and hops with notes of berries. Fruity flavour of caramel and berries with acidic notes and notes of spices. Berryish finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
puzzl (3249) - New York, New York, USA - APR 1, 2010
Bottle from Paul. Aroma bursts with fresh flowers, tobacco, mint, rosemary, peppercorn. Everything I love about saison. Big, bright carbonation, with a flavor of guava, strawberry, horseblanket, some definite funk. A touch of sweetness in the flavor balances things out. Very nice!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 1, 2010
Bottled. A hazy red beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes alcohol, acidic fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and citrus. Hmm

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 1, 2010
Hazy amber with a medium off white head. Sweet fruity aroma with toasted malt, caramel, yeast and spicy notes. Flavour had spices, fruits, caramel and toasted malt. Finished dry.


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