Brewed by Brasserie des Géants (Brasserie des Légendes)
Style: Saison
Irchonwelz, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
For more than a century, Saison Voisin was beloved in the famous Hainaut region of Belgium until, in 1989, Leon Voisin closed the little brewery where it was made. The Brasserie des Géants, or ’Giants Brewery’, revived this rustic and historic ale with Monsieur Voisin’s blessing in the year 2001, using an original recipe from 1884. It is light on the tongue and refreshingly fruity and bitter, as a true saison should be.
Initially 6.0%
2012 vintage 5.0% abv

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Hopverdju (1433) - BELGIUM - MAR 20, 2016
Van ’t vat. Helder amberkleurig bier met rijke witte schuimkraag. Geur: licht hoppig. Smaak: droog bitterig met klein beetje moutzoetigheid. Medium koolzuurprikkel. Lekkere doordrinker.

Shark_Pants (764) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 14, 2016
330ml bottle, BB May 2017. Hazy sunset orange pour with small tight head that doesn’t linger. Expected peppery/spicy and funky aromas are there, with honey and orange zest. The taste has the standard barnyard notes, also honey sweetness, earthy hop bitterness, spicy phenols, orange zest fruitiness. Does taste a little watered down, however. Quite light bodied and acidic. Not bad as a table beer but pales in comparison to other more flavourful saisons.

Icedwarf (1763) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2015
Oranje geel bier zonder schuim. Smaak is krachtig bitter en hoppig met iets van grapefruit. Gaat richting een IPA.

The_Osprey (8705) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Nov 2015 - Bottle share at Moeder Lambic, as ’Géants Saison Voisin’. Very dark orange, still, clear, small foamy head, light lacing. Aroma is biscuity, floral. Body is medium, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is smooth biscuity malt, light burnt notes, straw, salty, soft bitterness. Decent.

weark (857) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - DEC 9, 2015
Bouteille achetée Au Grain d?Orge - De couleur ambrée avec une belle mousse blanche cassée qui dure et colle bien au verre - Au nez des arômes citroné, épicé (levure), un peu herbacée et bien maltée, légèrement terreuse, colle parfaitement au style - En bouche des arômes beaucoup plus herbacé et terreux, toujour une bonne présence d? épices (levure) le côté citroné se fais moins présent en bouche - Corp léger, amertume moyenne/forte, carbonation pétillante, sèche, final amère herbacée - saison top, bien amère très désaltérente, typiquement belge

Bozo_skeleton (1164) - Grenoble, FRANCE - DEC 3, 2015
Ambrée claire et limpide, collet épais et de belle tenue. Aromes herbeux et un peu fruité, raisin Corps moyen, finish legerement amer et long. petite deception

Theydon_Bois (20462) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle split at Moeder Lambic St Giles, 20/11/15. Clear golden with a well appointed off white covering. Nose is straw, citric peel, earthy, light funk, candied orange. Taste comprises yeast esters, straw, light funk, bready, bitter orange, grain. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Pretty basic saison but ok.

ClaudeB04 (407) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 18, 2015
Another beer from the "Orval" pack bought at Mi Orge Mi Houblon Colour is indeed orval like. Taste is hoppy light refreshing. Nice beer.

EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - OCT 25, 2015
Between orange and amber color with cream head. Nice lemon with apricot aroma, some yeast and barnyard. Taste is a little sweet, some citrus, bitter finish. Av. carb and body. Not amazing.

VDuquerroux (1821) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A brown orange opaque beer witha huge off-white foamy head ; good retention. Herbs, citrus, light resin, sugar. Medium dry herbal bitter, light sweet ; refreshing. Medium body, average carbonation, light silky, average good carbonation, bittersweet finish. Overall, a pleasant refreshing hoppy bitter beer ; good texture & palate.

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