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style
Brewed by Brasserie à Vapeur
Style: Saison
Leuze-Pipaix, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

bottling
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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
SAISON DE PIPAIX 6 %vol. 75cl a traditional Wallonian saison beer, born with the brewery in 1785. Dry, normally hopped, slightly acidic, very spicy (black pepper, ginger, sweet orange peel, curaçao, star anise...)

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Muggus69 (2279) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. BB 04/2017 Murky deep amber body, small creamy white head. Spicy nose - mixed peel, stewed fruits, earthy & woody spices, pepper, clove, bready malt. Moderate carbonation, body somewhat stodgy for a Saison, drying only out only slightly. Spicy body - star anise very apparent as it warms, clove, pepper, mixed peel, bread dough, herbs. Dry finish, subdued bitterness. Lacks the finesse of a good Saison

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nutjes (597) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - MAY 24, 2016
33cl-fles van bij Dranken Geers U: amberkleurig met mooie witte schuimkraag G: gist, brood en pruimen S: Licht bitter, abrikoos en gedroogd fruit.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ippopotamo36 (2145) - Rome, ITALY - APR 19, 2016
Bottle shared by Mortlach in Rome-Italy, many thanks. Amber pour, gush as it was open. Funky unpleasant notes of infection. Mouth: impossible to drink. Infection all the way. Bummer!

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Mortlach (2195) - Rome, ITALY - APR 17, 2016
330ml bottle shared with ippopotamo36 and luttonm. Pours amber, cloudy, big off-white foam. Gushing. Aroma is terrible, dirty water, sewer, bubblegum. Flavour... I don’t know what to write because I only had a sip. Infected.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
impuritylaw (65) - Freibierg, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2016
330ml bottle shared by Thomas @Bier mit Stil 2: Saison, Bierhandlung. Aroma in the beginning is kind of dirty maybe like rotten fruit, then the ugly curtain raises and there is wheat, yeast and sour green apples together with some sourness. Taste is sour green apples with slight spices, that finishes dry and slightly bitter. Edgy and rough but good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (7240) - Utah, USA - MAR 6, 2016
1995 bottle shared by Mike
Clear golden with a small white head, some lacing. Aroma of soy sauce, apple and paper. Taste of cardboard, cider with a bitter finish
Ok, but past its prime

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gription79 (2880) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Poured from a 1995 750 ml bottle. This is very old and oxidized. Caramel notes, funky, citrusy. Past its prime.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vincentvega72 (550) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
Oranjekleurig bier met witte schuimkraag die snel wegebt. Zeer fruitig aroma. Geuren en smaken van perzik, abrikoos, nectarine, gele pruimen. Niet slecht maar niet 100 % mijn ding.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kch0206 (1) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - FEB 6, 2016 does not count
Bottle (33cl) bought at Kuva Dranken in Kinrooi, Belgium. Great aroma- bready, very yeasty, spicy but not exaggerated. Taste is smooth, silky. Just yummy. Would go very well with cheese (I think...).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
7stern (623) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
Dark orange, low but remaining foam. Plum and dried apricot aroma. At first some earth taste, but then mostly dried fruit. Medium body, balanced bitterness.


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