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Saison De Lis - Perennial Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
86
very good

324 Ratings
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Ratings: 324
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 22
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
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:
Belgian-Style Saison brewed with Chamomile Flowers.

(Beer added by: hooliganlife on 10-21-2011)
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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.08/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale hazy yellow orange. Big white head. Great retention, nice lacing.

Smell - Pale malt. Slightly floral and doughy.

Taste - Grainy, pale malt. Lots of chamomile, or whatever that is. Slight apple in the back. Touch of bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Bland.

Alieniloquium, Aug 20, 2013
Photo of bugbear
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

bugbear, Aug 19, 2013
Photo of earlholman
4/5  rDev +4.2%

earlholman, Aug 19, 2013
Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

jgunther71, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of Schlafly33
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Schlafly33, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

krome, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of Mattyb79
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Mattyb79, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of kell50
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

kell50, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of jtladner
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

jtladner, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of DmanGTR
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

DmanGTR, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of hopazoid
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

hopazoid, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of ironchefmiyagi13
4/5  rDev +4.2%

ironchefmiyagi13, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of Eaglefan344
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Eaglefan344, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of mdcrouser
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into my Boulevard tulip, it's hazy gold, with a strong orange cast to it. Clingy white head looks like it will stick around for awhile, leaving a decorative crown in its trail.

Funky, musty, horsey - I wish I was getting more, something citrus, wheat, Belgian, anything really.

Similar to the nose, but with some of the lemon and floral notes I thought might also be there - the chamomille is actually pretty subdued, pretty still present, like noshing on an open field of wildflowers. Leaves a long trail of greenery as well. Hoppier than I might have assumed - like a light pale ale, but with a Belgian yeast.

Crisp, drying, a bit of tartness - pop rocks of carbonation at the close.

Not my favorite saison (I'm forever ruined by Saison-Brett and Tank 7), but a unique take on the style.

mdcrouser, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Whiskeydeez, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of BrewSTL
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

BrewSTL, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev +4.2%

imperialking, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of pknyc
4/5  rDev +4.2%

pknyc, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of freduardo
4/5  rDev +4.2%

freduardo, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of ChrisKayler
4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Glass: Odell Brewing Belgian / Globe Snifter.

Appearance: Very slightly hazy. Half a finger of large-bubbled rocky head produced from an aggressive pour. Color is a darker yellow.

Smell: The appearance was disappointing, but the smell most certainly is not. Belgian candi sugar, slight funk, slight pepper, spices, a bit of vanilla perhaps.

Taste: Amazing. Quite complex. Begins with that funky yeast and black pepper flavor, and slowly transitions to belgian candi sugar, slight vanilla. Not really getting too much of the chamomile flavor, but I can't really complain. This is delicious!

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body with light-medium carbonation. Nice and refreshing. Wet finish.

Overall: A solid 4.5 from me. Very good! I would love to see a bit more chamomile, but this is overall an incredible belgian style ale. I love that it mixes so perfectly the funk with the sweetness, with neither overpowering the other.

ChrisKayler, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of jbuddle
4/5  rDev +4.2%

jbuddle, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of xxcxme
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

xxcxme, May 27, 2013
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.94/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Floral a bit, a fairly firm sweetness. Probably a bit too sweet for the style and coming across as more of a Belgian pale ale. Carbonation is decent. A bit nippy on the tongue. A nice beer, but seems more a Belgian ale than a saison really. Glad to be able to try anything from Perennial.

RblWthACoz, May 27, 2013
Photo of avschmitt
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

avschmitt, May 22, 2013
Photo of mecummins
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mecummins, May 20, 2013
Saison De Lis from Perennial Artisan Ales
86 out of 100 based on 324 ratings.