St. Feuillien Saison - Brasserie St. Feuillien
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Reviews by KKB:
4.43/5 rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
A – Very nice looking body, murky golden amber with some sediment floating around inside, a big, extremely tightly-knit pale white head giving it a retention that is downright impressive.
S – A real fruity aroma hits you first and it’s somewhat tart and a little musky/funky. There is a melon fruitiness, and pepper-esque spiciness with a slight honey in here as well. It smells very interesting and really rather nice.
T – The taste is less intense than the smell indicated it might be, but it’s pretty dang nice nonetheless. Really light honey, pepper, fruit, some grass and bread with some slight hops lingering in the background to give it a really delicate and complex taste—it is actually quite wonderful.
M – The mouthfeel has a medium body with very good carbonation and a smooth, robust quality to it that is just outstanding. Seriously, one of the best mouthfeels I have ever had. I normally don’t place too much stock in the mouthfeel but it really is out of this world.
O – This is a fine, quality Belgian Saison, one of the best ones I have ever had. It is subtle and complex and refined, and the flavors are so interesting and compliment one another so well. Highly, highly recommend this. It is divine.
Serving type: bottle
12-31-2012 03:55:00 | More by KKB
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3.6/5 rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 33 cl can into a teku.
A: Golden hue. Pours a 1 finger, bubbly, white head. Settles pretty quickly, but leaves a foam blanket and some nice beer ring lacing.
S: Yeast, with very light hints of orange citrus.
T: Yeast, apricot, orange, banana, and a touch of raspberry.
M: Light and bready. Pungent finish that lingers on the palate.
D: Almost sessionable, but a little too bready.
Atmosphere is pretty nice. Decent head, and some persistent lacing. Nose is yeasty with various fruity components. Yeasty, with tropical and citrus fruits. Very bready. Overall, this is a good quaff.
Serving type: can
03-02-2014 06:09:55 | More by bmwats
3.99/5 rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Bottle: a big and solid brown 750mL bottle with a classic old-school label. Looks like quality.
Appearance: pours a vibrant, hazy amber yellow with plenty of fine carbonation. Plenty of small floaties racing throughout the profile thanks to the spritzy carbonation. A white fluffy head hangs around the one-finger mark for a couple of minutes before settling to a solid ring. Almost no lacing. A great looking beer.
Aroma: quite mild on the nose - some bread malts, orchard fruits and mild spice. Not really all that much to it.
Taste: an astonishing saison. Belgian yeasts, orchard fruits - specifically apples and pears - pepper, spices and some astringent citrus. A true pleasure.
Aftertaste: flavours hang about for quite a time. A good sessional beer, but also something that one could share and chat for the evening on the back deck.
Mouth feel: perhaps a bit too spritzy for the style. Very easy to put back, which is a bit of an issue when it is 6.5% ABV and AU$13 a bottle. None-the-less, good drinking.
Overall: not the best Saison I have had to date but still a pretty darn good beer. When the price of AU$13 a 750mL bottle is taken into account, I'd say this one goes pretty close to the top.
Serving type: bottle
02-09-2014 10:27:41 | More by SmashPants
3.64/5 rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Appearance- Hazy golden with not much head despite a fairly aggressive pour
Aroma- Very phenolic, funky yeast, pepper, apple and pear esters, bready malts, slight herbal hops, slight booze
flavor- Bready malts, phenolic funk, less fruity in the flavor, clove, slightly tart and some booze, strange aftertaste
Mouthfeel- A bit heavy for a saison, but not bad, ok carbonation
Overall- Not sure how old this is maybe a fresher version is better, but I wasn't thrilled with it. Its not bad by any means and worth a try but I've had many better saisons.
Serving type: can
01-21-2014 03:54:52 | More by LI_PO12
St. Feuillien Saison from Brasserie St. Feuillien
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