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Saison De Lis - Perennial Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

393 Ratings
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Ratings: 393
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.35%
Wants: 23
Gots: 41 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: hooliganlife on 10-21-2011

Belgian-Style Saison brewed with Chamomile Flowers.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 393 | Reviews: 59
Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.08/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dvmin98
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NateSharpless
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of humuloner22
4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This one reminds me more of a well made lager than a saison, but nonetheless its not a bad beer.

Appearance: Light clear straw yellow very clear and no hazy to speak of. Reminds me of a Czech lager in appearance. Some light head remains.

Aroma: Smells like a lager, pilsner type malts are dominant in the aroma. Some Belgian yeasts are also present but not as prominent as others.

Taste: Very clean tasting, again reminds me of a very clean finishing lager. Which makes me question the validity of being called a Saison, it loses a lot of the character that is found in most Saison's but I guess interpretation can be everything.

Overall: I really liked this beer, as rating it as a beer I enjoyed, Its pretty high, but for the style its not really characteristic. Hard to determine? I am going to give it the benefit of the doubt and go middle road. I liked it, but its not as profound as a typical saison!

Photo of Jeffh84
4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Punisher
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Phigg1102
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brotherloco
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fourstringer
4.07/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a capped 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. No identifiable date.

A: Cloudy, golden yellow-orange body. 1/2 finger of white head. Ok retention. Light lacing.

S: Sweet, fruit-foward Belgian yeast with notes of tropical fruit, peach, pear. Subtle floral hop notes. Candi sugar. Vanilla.

T: Fruity sweetness up front. Partially yields to a slightly herbaceous hopping. Semi-dry. Some indistinct floral notes midway. Minimal alcohol presence.

M: Moderate carbonation with a medium body and a lightly creamy feel. Nice.

O: Nice Belgian style brew. Atypical for a saison. I had a little trouble fingering exactly what style to call this. Fruit heavy and sweet, but not too much. Solid quaff. Didn't catch anything specifically chamomile.

Prost!

Photo of vfgccp
3.43/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of heystevec
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.53/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MLDucky
3.66/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zekenyce
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lemmy187
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Domvan
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redleg411
3.4/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rden4654
3.51/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, earth, spice, yeast, and floral aromas. Taste is much the same with banana bread, spice, and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with an interesting banana bread flavor that I wasn't expecting from a saison with floral additions.

Serving type: bottle.

Photo of rawfish
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of campfirebrew
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Saison De Lis from Perennial Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 393 ratings.