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St. Feuillien Saison - Brasserie St. Feuillien

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St. Feuillien SaisonSt. Feuillien Saison

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86
very good

532 Ratings
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Ratings: 532
Reviews: 203
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 19
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: joe1510 on 05-11-2009)
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beersvh23

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-10-2013 03:29:37 | More by beersvh23
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Docrock

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-09-2013 12:50:14 | More by Docrock
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

4.26/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

250ml bottle purchased from Red Bottle Alexandria in Sydney.

Pours a pleasant burnished golden colour, with some flecks of disturbed sediment. Head is a moderate, fine white, which sits as a solid ring and bubbly film atop the glass. Carbonation is lively, forming in rapid streams through the glass. Looks good.

Nose is extremely pleasant: dusty and earthy, with a rugged wholesomeness. This is contrasted with a pleasant lemon and pepper spice character which provides life to the earthiness. Some floral notes come through as well, and the piquant spicy characters take on a crushed herbal aroma as it goes on. Overall, it's a really lovely aroma.

Taste is also very good. It has a solid basis of malt, with a creamy honey tone underneath. This is bolstered by a savoury, earthy flavour from the yeast, which morphs into a respectable drying, vegetative character towards the back. Everything is extremely smooth, though: the characters transition seamlessly into one another, and the back fades with a supple, haunting delicacy into the finish. This is a really excellent Saison.

Feel is gorgeous, smooth but light, supporting those silky transitions from flavour to flavour.

Wow. This is fantastic stuff. Smooth, clean, drinkable, approachable, but with loads of flavour. The craft is deeply apparent here: there's no harshness, no imbalance, no awkward flavours to detract from the whole. This is just plain good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 05:05:19 | More by lacqueredmouse
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 11.2oz can into a Hill Farmstead stemed tulip. Fridge temps.

Appearance- Hazy orange with quick half-finger head that left some nice lacing behind.

Smell- Musty yeast, peppery lemon rind, light earthy hops, wheat malts. Nice "standard" farmhouse aromas.

Taste- Muted, musty hops. Lemon and floral flavors intermingle. Some musty, mildly peppery yeast notes. Very clean. No tartness at all.

Mouthfeel- Quick heavily carbonated bubbles and a nice light body. No heavyness or viscosity. Crisp and clean.

Overall- Nice, clean, refreshing saison. Probably the best saison to come in a can.

Serving type: can

06-05-2013 15:48:33 | More by Seanniek91
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JVan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-31-2013 13:54:19 | More by JVan
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Proclarush

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-31-2013 11:10:37 | More by Proclarush
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raffy313

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-30-2013 01:39:12 | More by raffy313
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-28-2013 02:09:31 | More by Syracuse12
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PeteTheBird

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-25-2013 22:19:06 | More by PeteTheBird
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-24-2013 21:20:29 | More by Dreamer
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desint

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

05-24-2013 13:00:25 | More by desint
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TWHartman

Minnesota

3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Golden, slight chill haze, tight white head with nice layers of lace

S- Bready, earthy and herbal hop notes, slightly phenolic and I actually get a little something hot and stinging at the end, like ethanol, but it is not unpleasant

T- dry, refreshing bread, slight phenol finish giving way to lingering herbal hops

M- This beer has great, tight carbonation. Finish is almost spritzy, and the flavor sticks to the whole mouth. Makes it refreshing

O- Nice beer for a hot day, which is good and bad. As the beer warmed up the complexity came out, but on the hot days I would want to drink it I would probably want it to be cool

Serving type: can

05-23-2013 03:35:05 | More by TWHartman
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Due South Brewing Co. snifter. The bottom of the can says 042 which I will assume is a Julian date meaning it was canned in February.

A- Pours a light amber color with a 1/2 inch white head that retains decently before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a sheer patch of surface foam. Thin, semi-resilient lacing.

S- Has a good, vibrant aroma of Saison yeast and hops with some spice and banana notes.

T- Standard saison flavor with some mild hop bitterness and some light fruity esters. A bit of spice. Ends up drinking more like a witbier.

M- Crisp and semi-tangy with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- Nothing to scream about but it's a nice sessionable saison.

Serving type: can

05-19-2013 23:16:53 | More by Immortale25
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-19-2013 11:11:19 | More by GreyGhost4
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-18-2013 21:00:01 | More by mattparsons
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Brenden

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Saison in a can? Yes, please, and thank you to St. Feuillien.

A thick and cloudy but still bright orange-gold color, this saison looks the part. Tight bubbly activity continues the entire time, serving to substantiate a thick head of almost pure white foam after it drops from just over one finger. Patchy and spotty lacing is at the light to moderate level.
At first a note of something sulfuric sneaks out, but it needs only a few moments to warm for it to really come together. It does have an herbal, floral and spicy presence to it, showing a bit more hops presnce than many of its counterparts would be so bold to. Coriander finishes it out.
Gently hoppy, the underlying floral notes almost set the foundation, but they balance well against bready malts and a sturdy citrus sweetness. Combined with a note of coriander, some perfumey notes, and a very gently peppery nip, and you've got a nicely complex, balanced, and well-rounded beer. The more I drink it, the more it comes together.
With a nicely robust body that's somehow still light enough, and certainly bright enough, to enjoy on a hot day, it seems like a year-rounder to me. It never loses it's gentle crispness, and carbonation is prefectly done. It keeps it full without filling and very smooth to boot.

Serving type: can

05-14-2013 19:51:25 | More by Brenden
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aflies

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-12-2013 02:32:01 | More by aflies
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SStein

Belgium

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-08-2013 10:48:05 | More by SStein
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socon67

New York

3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Wow, cool can style.

A - Orange pour with a high white foam that retained well. Lacing is in patches on the glass. Visible carbonation bubble to the top.

S - Scents of citrus fruits, melon, some peppery spice and bready yeast.

T - Clean refreshing flavor. Initial tartness of lemon and orange blends with some peppery spice. Bready notes in the finish.

M - Crsip and refreshing, this is a perfect beer for a hot summer day. Some carbonation is noted.

O - Good import saison that is true to the style. Actually liked this more that Saison Dupont. And the cans will make this a nice option.

Serving type: can

05-07-2013 11:48:30 | More by socon67
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BELGIAN SAISON In A CAN!

Bright clear golden hue, super clingy bright white head. Lots of clove and spicy herbal notes on the nose, some barnyard and hay like scents as well. Honey and yeast.

Very clean for a saison, sweet bubblegum like flavor up front with honey and pear sweetness. Grain husks and yeast bite show up on the middle of the tongue while spicy hop flavors kick in on the back end with a touch of alcohol. Finishes clean dry and smooth. I like it

Nowhere close to the best saison I've ever had but BELGIAN SAISON IN A CAN for the summer? I'll be digging it.

Serving type: can

05-06-2013 15:56:41 | More by jtierney89
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

05-05-2013 00:14:15 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

05-02-2013 00:32:38 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Fairly dark orange yellow with a 1/4 inch of head that fizzes out rather quickly to a lace ring.
S - Smells of peppery spice, lemon peel, orange peel, and fruity sweet malts.
T - Quite crisp and flavorful at first it has a very solid hit of coriander and black pepper that seems overwhelming at first but quickly turn to a sweeter side in the finish. I also enjoy as it is cold has more of a lemon bite but when warmed it has more of a fruity orange taste. Hops and malts keep it constant without being too watery.
M - Light to medium it's definitely one of the lighter Saison's I have had. Tasty.

Overall I think my gripe is the 11.2 oz can I mean can't we have a pounder 16oz. or even straight up 12oz? Seems kind of expensive for the 3.19 I paid for this little can...

Serving type: can

04-29-2013 01:44:17 | More by DrDemento456
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-27-2013 02:47:51 | More by DaveAnderson
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leinie13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-21-2013 20:47:43 | More by leinie13
St. Feuillien Saison from Brasserie St. Feuillien
86 out of 100 based on 532 ratings.