Brewed by Brouwerij De Ranke
Style: Saison
Dottignies, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Saison de Dottignies is a high-fermenting saison with a relatively low alcohol content which makes for a well-balanced beer.

Taste: Full of taste, but very drinkable. Heavily-hopped and thirst-quenching - typical of saison-styled beers.

Hops: Challenger, Brewers Gold, Hallertau Mittelfrh, Styrian Golding

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (4654) - Gteborg, - JAN 11, 2013
750 ml bottle bought @ beerplanet.be. Pours hazy pale golden with a rather big frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some sticky trace and lacing on the glass. Smell is tiny fruity, tiny malty and tiny funky with crackers, cereal, hay, lemon zest, white grapes, dried crushed basil, wood, dry soil, white pepper and hints of barnyard, lemon juice and band aids. Taste is tiny bitter, tiny malty, slightly herbal, tiny tart and slightly funky with crackers, dry wood, cereal, cucumber, white grapes, dry soil, hay, white pepper, dried powdered coriander, lemon zest, barnyard and lemon balm. Mouthfeel is dry, tiny spicy astringent and light to medium bodied. Finish is tiny bitter, dry and tiny tart with crackers, lemon zest, grape skins, dry soil, hay and lemon balm. Solid...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
90 (133) - BELGIUM - JAN 10, 2017
Gist in de neus, eveneens in de smaak. Citroenzest, gist, hop. Fijn mondgevoel met lange fijn droog bittere finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (12286) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2016
Bottle at Foeder for Thought. Pours a clear orange with small off white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is yeast, funk, lemon zest. Medium body, similar flavors to nose, light dry finish, good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (4774) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2016
Bottle from Spar Supermarket, Lyon, France. Cloudy yellow coloured with a thick white head. It has a spicy, fruity and slight tart flavour followed by a floral herbal and spiced smooth finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (1360) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 13, 2016
F: big, dense, white, good retention. C: gold to amber, very hazy, opaque. A: malt, grassy, orange peels, spicy, honey, peach, hint of lemon, yeast. T: malt, honey, orange peels, tangerine, peach, spicy, peppery, yeast, dry on the palate with long lasting bitterness, medium body, high carbonation, good balanced and tasty, enjoyed, 0,33l bottle from Carrefour market - Saint-Michel @ Etterbeek, Brussels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nutjes (519) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - DEC 12, 2016
33cl-fles in Koffiehuis De Hofnar te Gullegem. U: Helder oranje met mooie witte schuimkraag. G: Citrus, brood en wat kruidigheid. S: Wat moutzoetigheid, gist, licht kruidig en grassig. Stevige bitterheid in de afdronk. M: Dorstlesser met stevige carbonatie

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlazerT (733) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Bottle. Sensoric. Orange, medium hazy with medium, off-white head. Very good head retention and lacing. Aroma is medium fruity and yeasty with lightly citrus (orange) and spicy (pepper) character. Also coriander and barnyard. Moderate malty backbone with some hay and grainy notes. Semi-sweet to sweet flavor, partly bitter (orange peel-like), finish is dry and yeasty. Medium body, oily texture, lively carbonation. Nice and funky with lightly spicy character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13682) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2016
Bottled, 330ml from Favourite Beers, Cheltenham, Gloucs. Hazy gold with white head. I have had this one for a while but it still tasted really quite fresh. There are grassy, hay like notes, oily hop notes, some bitterness, some floral notes. Slightly resinous later on. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1984) - Rome, ITALY - NOV 25, 2016
On tap at Luppolo Station in Rome-Italy, on the day of the tap takeover. Orange hazy pour, white foam much retention crazy drafts. Nose: combination of spicy and bready yeast, crazy. Fruity and orangey. Zest. Mouth: crazy hops, clean, easy, lovely hoppy saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jado (795) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 4, 2016
Bottle 330 ml. Honey-amber body topped by a fluffy white head. Lemon, pepper, white bread, funk and fresh pear on the nose. Bright fresh fruit with a tart edge at first before a grassy and peppery hop note washes through. Citrus and a little clove and vanilla at the end with a lightly fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Orange_times (227) - UKRAINE - NOV 3, 2016
0.33l bottle. Pours light amber colour with medium size white head, hazy liquid. Aroma of apple jam, honey. Medium sweet, medium bitter, no sourness. Medium body, thick feel, soft carbonization, medium intensity biiter aftertaste

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