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


on tap

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RATINGS: 447   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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Landmonger (155) - USA - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle into a Belgian glass, poured with a thick head which reduces down quickly, the aroma is very fruity cough drop, the taste has fruit prevelent, some bitterness and good carbonation, residual bitterness. Not the best.

SeniorZozo (1841) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 29, 2017
@ Brussels, Belgium Beer Trip. pour golden without a head. aromas of grape, lemon, and wood barrel. taste medium sour, bitter notes. medium bodied, lively carbonation, medium sour finish

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blackisle (2522) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2017
Bottle 33cl. poured into a lager glass. Fruity sourish nose; slightly hazy medium amber, tall loose soapy off-white head, good retention, good lacing; aroma peach, apricot, barnyard, bit caramel; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, grainy, fruity, bit yeast; bittersweet aftertaste, bit grassy, light spicy notes; light to medium body, watery texture, average carbonation; very nice, smooth and quaffable.

Christos (5691) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2017
(Géants Saison Voisin) Bottle 330ml at home, served into a small tulip, ABV 5% Copper orange colour on the body, crystal clear, with a tall and thick white head on top, very good retention. Aroma has light caramel, grass, some apricot. Taste is mildly bitter with dust, grass, apricot, metallic notes, light caramel, straw. Medium thin body, highly carbonated. Okay.

19Oracolo78 (191) - ITALY - MAR 8, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2017 Birra dal colore ambrato. Schiuma bianca, fine e persistente. All?olfatto sentori erbacei con note mielate. Al palato corpo leggero con note di caramello e malto. Nel finale rimane molto amara con richiami alla rucola selvatica. Una birra molto beverina, dato il suo luppolo asciuga e pulisce il palato totalmente. Una buona birra.

Rubin77 (2028) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 7, 2017
F: big, off-white, good retention. C: dark amber, orange against the light, hazy. A: light hoppy, light fruity, light caramel, spicy, yeast. T: malt, grassy bitterness, fruity, caramel, bready, spicy, orange peels, medium body, medium to high carbonation, good, enjoyed, 33cl bottle from Carrefour market - Saint-Michel @ Etterbeek, Brussels.

Peb (97) - BELGIUM - NOV 20, 2016
Blonde, mousse persistante. Amertume, fraîcheur, houblon. Tend verd une ipa. Honnête dans l’ensemble.

Gurthnar (5816) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 3, 2016
Tap at Moeder Lambic. Quite thin bodied, with light oxidation and metallicness. Classic saisony spiciness is present, but rather light. Good but rather average.

Cuso (8614) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 3, 2016
Tap at Moeder Original. Amber color with thick off-white head. Aroma of caramel, fruits, spices. Nice fruity taste with caramel malt, spices, Brett. Refreshing, good.

Maakun (5370) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear dark golden with good sized off white head. Light dried plums and raisins, dry grainy touch, light citrus and apricot, nice grassy notes. There’s some weird bitter dusty notes and a weird lasting plastic bitter finish. Otherwise quite nice, the malts are pretty dry, it has nice hops but not much yeasty esters for a saison. Medium bodied, dry feel and soft fizzy carbonation.

lupuLust (265) - Franke(n) im Breisgau, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2016
10.10.2016 - Not as good as Dupont but this is also a nice Saison. Yeasty fresh taste (hints of brett?) and a dry finish.

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