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Walloon - Southern Star Brewing Company

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Walloon
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83
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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.89%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Grisette was a style of beer developed in the 1800s in the Hainaut provence of southern Belgium to slake the thrists of coal and stone miners.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 05-16-2011)
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-29-2013 21:14:26 | More by brandon911
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-31-2013 18:56:36 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-25-2013 20:32:52 | More by tbryan5
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz can, into a footed tulip.

A: Orange-ish golden hue. Pours a quarter finger, bubbly, white head. Dissipates very quickly. Very sparse lacing.

S: Orange, cherry, and raspberry with a little bit of breadiness.

T: White bread and hay. Accentuated with very slight hints of fruity sweetness.

M: Light but does have something of a syrupy texture. The little bit of fruit accentuates, come out in the finish and linger momentarily on the palate.

D: Not much resistance, but does have something of a savoring quality.

Atmosphere is pretty decent. Interesting hue, slight head, and very little lacing. Nose is fruity and bready... well-balanced. Bready flavor accentuated with just a faintness of fruit. Light, crisp, and well-orchestrated. Overall, this is a good quaff.

Serving type: can

05-24-2013 02:58:17 | More by bmwats
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11%

04-24-2013 03:04:11 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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CarolinaKevin

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-17-2013 23:51:02 | More by CarolinaKevin
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11%

04-13-2013 17:28:22 | More by ScubaSteve00
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drinkAK

Alaska

3.25/5  rDev -11%

03-17-2013 20:42:32 | More by drinkAK
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Pesci

Texas

1/5  rDev -72.6%

02-22-2013 20:49:33 | More by Pesci
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markmcconv

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-13-2013 19:09:30 | More by markmcconv
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jcloud


3.25/5  rDev -11%

02-09-2013 00:07:32 | More by jcloud
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ilikebeer03

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-25-2013 17:49:22 | More by ilikebeer03
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

For whatever reason, "Walloon" always sounded like an insult of sorts to me. Anyway, this stuff pours a lightly hazy brass-gold topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises light Belgian yeast, very light biscuit, light banana peel, and a light twinge of lemon peel. The taste brings in more of the same, though now the flavors are a touch brighter, and there's a hint of coriander in the air (the air in my mouth, anyway). The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a solid little farmhouse ale; nothing special by any means, but I could see enjoying this from time to time.

Serving type: can

01-03-2013 21:15:48 | More by TMoney2591
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11%

12-29-2012 00:26:43 | More by StArnoldFan
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MoonpieCCSD

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-15-2012 17:27:40 | More by MoonpieCCSD
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sendbeer

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

12-03-2012 16:29:22 | More by sendbeer
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-18-2012 01:25:46 | More by vcoggins
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dgrauwiler

Texas

1/5  rDev -72.6%

11-16-2012 03:24:50 | More by dgrauwiler
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genitempo

Texas

3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - From can to pint glass, pours with minimal violence, leaving an orange fog with a mealy, white head. Lace dissipates and descends quickly

S - Wheat and Citrus aroma, resembling a Hefe.

T - A subtle Saison, but simplified.

MF - hits a midpoint as far as weight goes, with little gas.

O - Southern Star puts out year-rounds that are more exciting. This beer, although not on par with the others in it's class, will definitely serve as a Gateway beer into the craft world for all those BMC devotees.

Serving type: can

11-09-2012 02:30:36 | More by genitempo
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ShameAndFailure

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-07-2012 23:49:43 | More by ShameAndFailure
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mseidens

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

11-04-2012 03:32:40 | More by mseidens
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ejfreed

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

10-31-2012 19:48:06 | More by ejfreed
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Davidmor


4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

10-21-2012 15:06:52 | More by Davidmor
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dumptruck81

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-20-2012 19:15:20 | More by dumptruck81
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FosterJM

California

3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1569th Review on BA
Can to Stemmed Tulip
12oz

No canning date
Thanks to Shoky_01 for this

App- A cloudy mix of oranges, yellows, gold and a little bit of white. A bit hazy and not easily see through. A nice one finger white capped head is there and then gone. Doesnt really leave any cling either.

Smell- Its a saison but just smaller. Has some citrus, wheat, yeast and a little bit of a hay aroma. Smelled nice enough, but was just kinda there.

Taste- I really wish I wouldve had a supply of this in So.Cal when it was 100+ degrees out. This really hit the spot. All the nice flavors and layers of a Saison but just toned down, so you dont get knocked on your ass. Was a bit wet instead of dry and added a bit of citrus as well.

Mouth- A nice lighter medium body with a fairly medium to high carbonation. A bit smooth and wet on the finish. Residual yeast, hay and citrus flavors.

Drink- This was really tasty. I enjoyed it alot. I might have to search out more for the style. Good beer.

Serving type: can

10-16-2012 15:05:03 | More by FosterJM
Walloon from Southern Star Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.