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Brewed by Brasserie de Jandrain-Jandrenouille
Style: Saison
Jandrain-Jandrenouille, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 493   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Natural craft beer, non-filtered, non-Pasteurized and refermented in the bottle by the Brasserie de Jandrain-Jandrenouille.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (2932) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2010
On tap at GBBF 10. Pale yellow pour with a long lasting white head. Berries, nuts, plums and blackberry nose. Blackberry, plum pudding and pear flavours. Slight bitterness. Refreshing. I wouldnt mind a couple of these after a long day toiling the fields.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - JUL 28, 2010
A clear golden pour with a lively frothy two finger white head. The aroma holds lotes of herbal spice, citrus, doughy yeast, and an interesting cheesecake like note. Lots of sweet creamy dough in the flavor leads to crisp citrus and more custard-creme brulee-cheesecake. Really weird, but really enjoyable. The palate holds pillowy effervescence and a clean, semi dry finish. One of the more interesting takes on the style Ive encountered.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5457) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 24, 2010
Bottle, golden yellow pour, fluffy white head. Bready malt, slightly funky, lemon zest, pepper, caramel, and apple. Fairly good saison.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1575) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Bottle. Pour is hazy straw color with a thin white head. Looks like cloudy lager. Aroma is light lemon, light hay, light coriander, light champagne, and light funk. I am stressing light because this is a pretty subtle beer. There is an aroma or a quality to this beer that I cannot put into words, but I like it. The flavor is also subtle with notes of hay, light black pepper, light yeast, and a light funk. This beer is subtle, smooth, and really drinkable. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JUL 18, 2010
75cl bottle. Pretty clear blond at first pour, topped by a medium white head that leaves some lace. the aroma is floral with some apricot, peach, and spicy hops that make a moderate appearance. The flavor is lightly tart with some bubblegum esters. lightly sweet with a grainy malt flavor, and finishes with a medium-bitter, herbal/floral hoppy side. Light on the palate and decently carbonated, though maybe not quite enough. Good, but not the amazing saison that I was expecting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerohen (2212) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2010
On draft at Beer Temple, Amsterdam. Hazy golden colored, white head. Spicy aroma, some hay, citrus. Bitter flavor, spices. Fair saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2360) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle, shared with Tim & Jacob. Pretty hazy orange, white head. Nose is yeast, clay-like malt, some apple & unripe plum. Flavor is yeast, toasty malt, relatively strong bitterness & a little plastic. Somewhat astringent & appley/fruity finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caesar (6814) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2010
Tap @ Beer Temple. Slight hazy golden yellow color, short head. Aroma of hay, barnyard, some citrus, bit cat pee. Taste is slight sweet, bit sourish, bit dry, some bitter. Decent stuff, but once you have the thought of cat pee in your mind, it gets a bit odd to drink.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robinvboyer (4307) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2010
Now this is a saison! Great golden slightly murky pour. Loads of citrus, on the noe with that great style busting pepperiness you expect from a great saison. The carbonation is spot on, and the finish is soft, but slightly bitter, and there is a little bit of funk for good measure.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2010
750ml bottle. Pours a clear, shiny golden hue with a proud head of smooth, off-white froth. Settling slowly to a moderately ramped ring with a thin skin at the center, the head leaves behind a soapy wash that dries to round, wet flares and spots of lacing. The nose is nicely balanced, showing a malt base of clean, lightly honey-glazed cereal that is countered with dry, spicy yeast, peppery grass hops, and perfumy flowers. A hint of graham cracker comes to mind as well. Similarly, flavors show semi-sweet cereal and dessert cracker malts, perhaps a touch of caramel, all balanced by sharp, dry spices, merigold flowers, white pepper, and bitter grasses. The bitterness actually begins to assert dominance on the back end, as the malts dry out and some of the honey character fades away. Moderate in body, carbonation is fine but lively, tickling the tongue and drying the roof of the mouth quite extensively. Overall, its a very nice, mostly dry, spicy saison. Good stuff.


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