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Wayan - Birrificio Le Baladin

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very good

99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birrificio Le Baladin visit their website

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SixpointJMH on 01-14-2003)
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Photo of breakingbland
4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 75 cl corked bottle (labeled "Drink by 4/15") in Levanto, Italy, a town just north of Cinque Terre

Appearance: Cloudy orange golden. The one finger head dissipated quickly to no head. There was a nice columns of bubbles throughout the entire bottle.

Aroma: Mostly malty with some candy-like sweetness. There was only the barest suggestion of hops and also a slight aroma of oranges.

Taste: This beer has a very enjoyable sourness along with the sweetness -- almost a honey-like or nectar-like sweetness. There is some coriander. Hops are pretty much absent from the taste.

Mouthfeel: The beer feels good in the mouth. It has an appropriate body and level of carbonation.

Overall: I've found a new favorite! Wayan has a very good sweet/sour balance and is well spiced. However, this is a very sweet beer and may be too sweet for some. Since I'm not a hop-head, the absence of hops was OK with me. This beer was good to the end. It paired well with a salty gnocchi dish and a salty mussels dish. All in all, a fun-to-drink, enjoyable beer.

breakingbland, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Sludgeman
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Sludgeman, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of LambicKing
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

LambicKing, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of SFC21
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

SFC21, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of Kikuzzo
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Kikuzzo, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of liamt07
4/5  rDev +6.1%

liamt07, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of eulerthegrape
3/5  rDev -20.4%

eulerthegrape, May 31, 2013
Photo of papat444
4/5  rDev +6.1%

papat444, May 30, 2013
Photo of chefduff2
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

chefduff2, May 14, 2013
Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

beernads, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of Ethanol4one
4.88/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I loved this sour number, served up fresh at Birreria at Eataly in NYC. The aroma, color and froth were just what I'd expect from a Belgian style sour, and the mouthfeel and flavor were outstanding. Not too thin and acidic like many sours, this beer deserves a second helping... no wait, I mean I deserve a second helping of this beer, and did.

Ethanol4one, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of beerhawk41
3/5  rDev -20.4%

beerhawk41, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of oglmcdgl
4/5  rDev +6.1%

oglmcdgl, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of tobelerone
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

tobelerone, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of jbaker67
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

jbaker67, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of waiting4lunch
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

waiting4lunch, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of MarioM
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

MarioM, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from tap into snifter at Avenue Pub NOLA. Pours a slightly brown/bronze golden color with no head or lacing, and no carbonation at all. Sour and funk aromas but grape dominates. Slightly sour and funky lager like with lots of grape flavors...almost white wine or grape skin. Slightly sweet but finishes sour and tart. Nice easy brew and pleasant. I Wish it was as sour as the nose suggests but still nice. One of the more unique brews ive had in a while and my first from Birrifico. Questa birra fa grande. Cent'annti!

DrinkSlurm, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Thorpe429, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of brez8791
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

brez8791, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of cps98
3.35/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A – Burnt orange with a very small bright white head. Lacing was present till the last drop.

S – Lots of citrus, lemon, orange, and grapefruit were all present. Very little funk in the nose. Some coriander and possibly nutmeg.

T – Very sweet for a sour beer, had a nice citric acid bite and some green apple tartness too.

M – Medium bodied, a little on the sweeter side but not too much. Carbonation was very active and nice.

O – After reading the description I was a little worried since I really don’t like heavily spiced beers. I think the wild yeast help to mask a lot of the heavy spices which was really nice. I think they added some depth but weren’t over powering like I expected.

cps98, Dec 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

nmann08, Dec 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

harpus, Nov 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

RblWthACoz, Oct 21, 2012
Wayan from Birrificio Le Baladin
85 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.