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Brewed by Brasserie de Blaugies
Style: Saison
Dour-Blaugies, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 582   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison D’Epeautre is a saison beer made in a unique traditional style, using spelt and barley malt in the mash. Very dry and light in body, with a hint of wheaty tartness and a hardy texture that expresses the character of spelt, a primitive strain of wheat.

It is one truly feisty brew, with an outrageous pop and a natural long-lasting head. And ah, the aroma! It’s a wonderfully heady, musty, cellar character that is unmistakably Belgian and a lot like champagne. The taste delivers on the promise of the nose. Very enjoyable, and perfect for summer, but wonderful at any time of year.

D’Epeautre is hand-brewed in small batches by the impassioned, gifted Blaugies brewers, a husband, wife, and son team. They’re very adventurous in recreating traditional beer styles – and are some of the nicest people you will ever meet. The family enjoys good food and beer, and consumes a lot of its own product for cooking and drinking. We like the rougher, grainier malt texture of all their beers. They give you the feeling that the brewers put this beer in a bottle just a few days ago, especially for you.

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robinvboyer (4721) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2017
Clear golden pour, huge, foamy, white head. Tart, grassy wheat, light spice, some light basil, hints of cereal, and citrus. Crisp, clean mouth feel, very active carb. Lightly spicy finish, low to medium bitterness, very crisp, and very refreshing. Really nice example of an old school Belgian saison.

3.5
Franckg (1780) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 11, 2017
Bouteille à consommer de préférence avant fin 2018. Robe jaunâtre trouble avec une tonne de particules en suspension et surmontée d'un gigantesque col de mousse blanc et rocailleux qui ne cesse de croître. Arômes de céréales âcres et craquantes, zeste de citron, levures belges à tendance poivrées, léger sucre résiduel. En bouche, citron frais, levures qui sont ici plus sucrées, un peu d'orange/coriandre, finale axée sur le grain. Texture légère, carbonatation élevée, corps mince à moyen.

3.1
Borresteijn (7349) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2017
75cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma of a typical Belgian Blond ale, light fruity, banana, esters, light spicy yeast, light malty. Flavour is light to medium sweet, light malty, fruity esters, light spicy, light floral, hint of lemon, firm underlying bitterness. Relatively dry, light bodied, way over-carbonated. Disappointing.

4.9
Cristobal37 (1176) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 20, 2017
Yella wild living carbonation and vigorous head. Lovely yeast aroma of fresh bread, lemon cream, black pepper, floral hops and dank stickyicky. High co2, tastes like the aroma, medium dryness, very refreshing, quite straight forward. Dry mildly bitter finish. No need for bullshit modern dumbass kids ruining a good thing, this is what a saison tastes like. Perfect saison.

4.2
Poncjusz (264) - POLAND - JUN 23, 2017
Złoty zakurzony, zamglony. Piana sztywna, wysoka, średniej struktury, dobrze się utrzymuje. Aromat wyraźny ale delikatny, słód, pszenica, owoce, lekka cytrusowość, delikatne fenole drożdży, przyprawy w tle, głównie pieprzowe, wuczuwalne ciasto drożdżowe. W smaku słód, pszenica, chleb, przyprawy, subtelny kwas, ale w odczuciu półpełne, dopiero na finiszu taka półwytrawność. Delikatne przyprawy nie psują fajnego balansu ze słodem. Porządna lekka kontrukcja przez co bardzo pijalne.Polecam

3.8
sokuzs1 (1472) - POLAND - MAY 27, 2017
Aroma: spicy, anise, apricot, grass, cereal, peach, citrus Taste: light sour, light bitter, light sweet, spicy, lemon, apricot, cereal, grass

4
ALIBALI (2316) - Kiel, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2017
Farmer mit verschimmelter Käsestulle first. Dann gleitender Spiceybrother auf dem Heuballenerntedankfest. Klassischer Stinker💥. 0,1/1 Jetson. Fassware beim ZYTHOS 2017.

3.8
Rubin77 (2390) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 24, 2017
F: snow-white, medium size, average retention. C: gold, hazy. A: malt, floral, barnyard, a bit of brett, orange peels, spicy. T: malt, orange peels, hint of barnyard, orange, grassy, floral, fruity, wheat, dry on the palate, light to medium body, medium carbonation, very good, enjoyed, sample from tap @ ZBF 2017 Leuven.

3.9
Tognetta (951) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 4, 2017
Alaranjada de média turbidez, espuma amarelada de boa formação e média persistência. No aroma brett, abacaxi maduro, laranja. Bastante personalidade, corpo médio e alta carbonatação. Final de leve adstringência, pera e laranja.

4.4
Grzesiek79 (4364) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Bottle from www.SmakPiwa.pl. Przepiekna piana tak bogata i obfita ze nic wiecej nie trzeba dodawac. Spore nasycenie, niemal szampanskie, zlocista poczatkowo barwa by potem stac sie barwy skorki grejfruta. Zapach glownie cytryn i avokada. Smak sporo cytryn i gozkiej pomaranczy, jest terz sporo skorki zielonych kwaskowych jablek, im wiecej osadu tym wyczuwa sie ta kwasnosc. Cos jakby w Proseco zastosowac sok ze swiezo wycisnietych cytryn. Kompletny i solidny Saison w tradycyjnym stylu. I like that!


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