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Saison D'écrevisses - Bayou Teche Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

35 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 7.03%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-05-2013)
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a couple of inches of foam that deliver a respectable amount of lacing

Smell: Caramel malt, with a peppery/herbal aspect

Taste: Caramel malt, up front, with a spicy herbal character that develops, in the middle; after the swallow, there is a bit of the farmhouse in the profile, though the overall effect is more of a spicy/herbal amber

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Had this with a crawfish boil and it is a terrific pairing as the malt and the peppery phenols pair nicely with the spices that are added to the boil

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 02:46:39 | More by brentk56
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-28-2013 20:16:05 | More by nmann08
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-09-2013 00:46:13 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-09-2013 00:44:08 | More by Texasfan549
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Brilliant brassy hue, very bubbly with a decent lacing. Smells spicy with green peppercorn, dried hay & medicinal phenols. Nice crisp pop, moderate size body and pretty smooth. Very biscuity, faint lemon, grassy, mildly astringent, earthy hops, gummy, spicy grain, peppery alcohol, dried apricots. Finish nearly all the way dry, kiss of maltiness in the end.

Unique with very bold complexities thrown down on my palate. I can completely see how you'd want to pair this with a crawfish boil.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 03:20:01 | More by Jason
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Looks as though this is the first beer bottled at Bayou Teches actual brewery, as opposed to being brewed at Lazy Magnolia. nice!

Pours clear, dark golden, bright white head. Little lace. Big biscuit notes, toffee, nutty, herbal, spicy. Unique, but highly drinkable. Herbal spicy Belgian yeast notes, bitter, light bready and start biscuit notes, nutty, and twangy. Carbonation is light, and light body. Slick, some oily texture.

It's uniquely good....plenty Saison qualities, but it branches on its own.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 02:36:05 | More by EgadBananas
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-22-2014 01:37:55 | More by WDJersey
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.48/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bayou Teche Saison D’Ecrevisses has a thin, off-white head, and a very clear, brilliant golden appearance with some bubble streams and essentially no lacing left behind. But, later, when I swished the bottom of the bottle, it produced a thick, froathy head, with a heavy lacing sheen. The aroma is of rich, spicy malt, and maybe some sort of light, caramel candy. Taste is of the spicy, peppery rye malt, sweet and yeasty white bread, bread crust, and a good, hearty hop bitterness to back it up. Mouthfeel is light and watery, with a bit of slickness, and Bayou Teche Saison D’Ecrevisses finishes mostly dry, lively, and drinkable. Overall, this is a wonderful beer, and I hope you’ll get to try it!

RJT

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 16:11:37 | More by RonaldTheriot
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JRod1969

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-10-2013 05:16:48 | More by JRod1969
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animal69

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-27-2013 22:59:42 | More by animal69
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a footed tulip.

A: Golden, ruby hue. Pours about a half finger, bubbly, white head. Settles quickly, leaving a smattering of bubbles. Tiny effervescence rises throughout. Thick lacing remains.

S: White bread and hay, with just the slightest raspberry and orange citrus tone.

T: Grainy and earthy, with a nice moderate bitter hop, bitter pecan shells, and a distant rumor of fermented fruit.

M: Light body, crisp character, steely feel remains throughout experience. Just a bit of a bitter finish.

D: Sip and enjoy, or powerdrink... your choice.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Nice hue, pretty heavy carbonation, bubbly head, and pretty solid lacing. Nose is bready with slight fruit notes. Grainy flavor with a really nice hop balance, a tease of fruit finishes it off. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 04:13:41 | More by bmwats
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-17-2013 13:21:13 | More by tbryan5
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

06-12-2013 04:06:10 | More by JISurfer
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.06/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Huh, very surprised to see the decent reviews on this beer.

Let's get down to it, there were basically no saison aspects to this beer. Tastes like a light beer with some odd sweetness on the end. No discernible peppery or spicy notes.

Overall, this was a fail. Perhaps we had a bad/old bottle, but this was mediocre at best.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 18:35:08 | More by thebigredone
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goochpunch

Texas

3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours out like a light pale ale with a thin head. Smell is strong of herbal, floral hops with some caramel backing. Not much yeast presence. A little bit of diacetyl? Taste is about the same. Yeast is barely there. Some caramel malt sweetness is apparent. This reminds me more of what you'd think of as a biere de garde as it is more malt and hop forwarded than yeast forwarded. Kind of toasty in the finish. Mouthfeel could use a little more punch. Overall this isn't that bad. Ridiculous label.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 01:14:08 | More by goochpunch
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-21-2013 04:12:20 | More by kingmaker
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-30-2014 02:26:28 | More by JamesStreet
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-02-2014 23:12:59 | More by StArnoldFan
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured into a pint glass

A: Hazy golden with a white half finger head that slowly dissipated down the bayou.

S: Light malts, citrus-y, floral.

T: Light, fresh. Yeasty. I'm picking up lemons. Malts slide in with a light peppery finish.

M: Light to medium; low to medium carbonation.

O: I was hoping for better, but to me, it's just average. A good session beer for summer and crawdads. Wish I'd had a couple pounds of mudbugs to try some with; sounds like a great pairing.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 21:43:13 | More by brewskifan55
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cvm4

Mississippi

3.61/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a clear, light amber with a one finger frothy head.

S - Herbal/vegetable, light spices & bready malts.

T - Lemon zest & grassy hops along with light belgian yeast qualities.

M - Light body, medium carbonation, crisp & easy drinking.

O - I can see the saison qualities. It would pare well with crawfish since it's not overly spiced.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 23:12:32 | More by cvm4
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acevenom

Louisiana

3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a large snifter glass. The beer pours clear golden-orange with abundant carbonation and a thick, white head. Some splotchy lacing is left on the side of the glass as the head recedes. There are aromas of barley malt, peppery rye malt, and lemon. The smell is bright and refreshing. The malts do come through in the flavor, but the peppery flavors hit up front. I get the lemon flavor as well as some grassy type hops. The malt provides a nice bready body. The body is medium with strong carbonation. The finish is very dry and the drinkability is pretty high. This is a very good beer that I could imagine pairing with a crawfish boil. The guys at Bayou Teche are continuing to deliver good things.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 00:40:00 | More by acevenom
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megahurts4

Louisiana

4.08/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bayou Teche Brewery Saison D'ecrevisses

Appearance: solid amber, puffy head and a bit of lacing.

Smell: fermenting fruits and a barley backbone.

Taste: sour citrus and apple notes and a hint of barley in the backbone.

Mouthfeel: medium and sour with a pleasant smoothness.

Overall:
This would pair very well with boiled crawfish. I really wish I had some to go along with this brew. It is not the most complex, but one can find many fruits included inside. This would be great in a session.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 06:47:59 | More by megahurts4
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bayou Teche Brewery - Saison D'écrevisses

Got this thanks to a friend and shared it with a friend.

Look - Pours an almost clear golden with a slight copper hue. Thick foamy head with chunks of dense lacing. Slight carbonation.

Smell - Sour Belgian yeast Saison. The sour is almost slightly bitter. Floral. Proves a point.

Taste - light watery with a smooth sour yeast and a surprisingly bitter pinch. Crisp and dry.

Mouthfeel - If Saison was a lemonade, and that lemonade was a beer, this would be it. Thirst quenching and crisp. Not boozy. Great drinkability. Dry as hell. Light bodied.

Overall - Quite a take on this style. Remarkably dry, crisp and refreshing. Maybe not the best representation of this style but as a Summer brew goes, this definitely works.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 12:12:25 | More by JMScowcroft
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-23-2013 15:48:48 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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coldriver

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-17-2013 03:25:50 | More by coldriver
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Saison D'écrevisses from Bayou Teche Brewery
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