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St. Feuillien Saison - Brasserie St. Feuillien

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St. Feuillien SaisonSt. Feuillien Saison

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BA SCORE
86
very good

628 Ratings
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Ratings: 628
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 19
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: joe1510 on 05-11-2009

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Photo of GreatHornedEwl
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Arch578
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LoVermontBeer
2.82/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Do not get anything that would reflect a "traditional" farmhouse ale.

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.97/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JayQue
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good Saison but lacking in the musty "barnyard/horse blanket" funk that I like so much. Poured from a corked bottle into a pint glass. The color is murky caramel like yellow. Fairly small bubbly white head with better than average retention and light lacing. Aroma is slightly sweet apple cider.

Flavor has the apple cider element but there is also some tartness with a little lemon and a bit of yeasty-funk (but not enough for me!). A bit of peppery type spicing is noticed in the taste.

Mouthfeel is rich enough for the style with little to no alcohol presence. Would be better with a little more funk.

Photo of sokol_1993
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trickynicky
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Barnoloid
4.2/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Can pour - pours a beautiful golden hue with stark white lacing. Looks lively and vibrant from the get go. There is a definite pepper note here but the spice is restrained. Breadiness of the yeast comes through clearly. There is a lot to like here. This is a refreshing and very enjoyable farmhouse ale.

Photo of SurferEric
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Found this in a 11.2 Oz can. Amazed to find a Saison in a can but it worked really well. Crisp and refreshing with a nice spice to it.

Photo of nowhere_native
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mamaraza
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of interzen
4.29/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle poured into a Troubadour tulip glass

Look:Slightly murky dark straw-yellow with a stupendous amount of white (not off-white, but white white!) head. Quite bubbly, with poor retention but quite a bit of lacing left behind. Some sediment left int the bottle. though.

Smell: You can tell it's Belgian from the smell of oranges - spices are notably absent, though. Quite yeasty, too - not entirely surprising given the stuff left behind in the bottle. Seems a bit one-dimensional, even when the beer has had time to breathe.

Taste: Reminds me a bit of a fruity hefeweiss - not that this is necessarily a bad thing but it certainly is different. Very malt/yeast-forward with the fruity flavours kicking in towards the end. Almost a wine-like finish - quite dry.

Feel: As others have noted, there's some fairly aggressive carbonation going on here - this isn't a beer you're going to chug unless you plan on belching national anthems afterwards. Get past that and it's slightly syrupy but not excessively so. Some alcohol notes, but nothing overpowering. Quite quaffable under the right circumstances.

Overall: Saisons and their ilk are still a relatively new thing for me, but I have to say I rather like this one - whether intentional or not it manages to combine the good elements of a traditional Belgian beer (whatever that may be) and a good old-fashioned hefeweiss. Interesting, and definitely worth another go.

Photo of taospowder
3.64/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slammy
3.64/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AGust82
3.97/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xJMFCx
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bjouan
4.41/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nicole309
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of aasher
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of gonzo000
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%

This beer take a bit of getting used to. Yeast is driving the bus, foot full on the gas. The beer is good, but nothing I would seek out. Very distinctive, but not in a great way.

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.8/5  rDev 0%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of akttr
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of klbgrk
3.8/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Hellpop65
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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St. Feuillien Saison from Brasserie St. Feuillien
86 out of 100 based on 628 ratings.