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St. Feuillien Saison - Brasserie St. Feuillien

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St. Feuillien SaisonSt. Feuillien Saison

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582 Ratings
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Ratings: 582
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 20
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien visit their website

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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Photo of ummswimmin
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this as part of a beer incentive program at my local bar. They served this in a fluted glass.

On the pour I got very minimal foam. The foam goes down almost immediately.

I smell a little bit of sour and some horse blanket. I like the belgian yeastiness.

This was a good choice on a warm evening. The belgian quality with a minor presence of hops plays well. I like the lighter quality in the feeling of this beer. Overall, I would say that this is a good example of a saison.

ummswimmin, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of t0rin0
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

t0rin0, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of Ooskers
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Ooskers, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of JohnK17
4/5  rDev +5.3%

JohnK17, Aug 30, 2012
Photo of TBoneJones
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours thick golden, with dense bubbles under a 2-finger head.
Smells of herbals and yeast, some hay.  
Nice spicy zing to the taste, lemon peels with spices. Some grass.
Not bad body. For me, any bitter funk  here lingers as opposed to fades away. But not overly abrasive.  
I enjoy the style, have access to very few top examples. For me this is a nice example of a saison.

TBoneJones, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of BeerOps
4/5  rDev +5.3%

BeerOps, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of mporembs
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

mporembs, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of Pinche_Oso
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Pinche_Oso, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of thagr81us
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from tap into a St. Feuillien oversized wine glass (proper!). Poured a hazy yellow-orange with a two finger white head that subsided to one finger very slowly. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, grain, spice, banana, fruit, and earth. The flavor was of sweet malt, fruit, banana, spice, earth, and grain. It had a light feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a pretty decent brew. Everything that people enjoy in a good saison was definitely present in this brew. However, the aroma wasn't as well balanced as I would have hoped as the earthy note kind of dominated it. The flavor did a much better job of balancing out and keeping your palate happy. The banana touch was quite nice which added a much needed amount of sweetness. Worth trying if you have not done so already as it is a pretty good saison, just not in the upper-tier.

thagr81us, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of Focusf111
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Focusf111, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of avalon07
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had an orange-ish color and a cloudy consistency. There was an inch and a half of creamy, fairly long-lasting head. Not much lacing.

S: A slightly muted aroma of yeast, spices, and some malt.

T: Tasted of Belgian yeast, light spices (cloves), malt, a little hops, and a very definite grassy quality. A somewhat uneven flavor in my opinion (the grassiness lowers its rating).

M: A well-carbonated beer with a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: Not a bad beer, but certainly not my first choice for a saison.

avalon07, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of ccrida
3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance is gold with a big-bubbled white head that leaves no lace.

Smell is banana and clove esters. A metallic note.

Taste is also heavy on the clove and banana esters, coriander, like a hefe weizen. Very odd, that I just had the Urthel saison, thought it was odd for a saison, and it was almost the same. Less biting sweetness here, better overall integration, but still notably sweet and banana like. A little ethanol, as well as some earthy hops.

Mouthfeel is dry, light bodied.

Drinkability is okay, still more sugar and banana than I like in the style, not bad though, not nearly as good as their tripel, one of my all time favorites.

ccrida, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of LostHighway
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

LostHighway, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of mmarv74
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

mmarv74, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of Bobhoya
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Bobhoya, Jun 26, 2012
Photo of stoppertb18
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

stoppertb18, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev +5.3%

SocalKicks, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A 750ml bottle with a BB of July 2012. And it's all mine! Purchased from a webshop a little while back.

Poured repeatedly into a Duvel tulip. The cork exits the bottle with a pop! A warm golden-amber hue, like afternoon sunshine (though the second pour yields tons of fine sediment). Good carbonation, resulting in a huge head of creamy white foam that hangs around for a while before collapsing to a surface layer. Aroma of pale malt with notes of grain, subtle yeast esters, stewed hops, faint spice and a whiff of alcohol.

Tastes of grainy malt with a dry, yeasty finish. Notes of grain, earthy yeast esters, stewed hops, mild spiciness and a hint of booze. Not much bitterness, but pretty dry upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with enough body to make it satisfying. Rather astringent. Aftertaste of grainy malt and yeast.

Not bad - certainly a drinkable saison. The graininess is pleasant and suits the style, while the yeast notes are quite restrained. Not particularly complex, but goes down easily enough. A thirst-quencher - worth sampling.

jazzyjeff13, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of Antnyd82
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Antnyd82, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of CSQ1111
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

CSQ1111, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of hayesjw
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

hayesjw, Jun 07, 2012
Photo of Absumaster
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

An orange, copper beer with loads of carbonation. An enormous head which settles into a small layer after 10 minutes.

Smell is very phenolic, full of cloves with hints of cork. I smell some spices like lavender and rosemary. The hops are subtle, but add a nice aromatic, spicy, herbal note.

Taste is phenolic, traces of cork are present. The malt base adds a moderate maltiness and has a munichmalty taste. It's body is thin and drinkability is good.

Absumaster, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of TheResidentialOP
4.75/5  rDev +25%

TheResidentialOP, May 28, 2012
Photo of illini4x4
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

illini4x4, May 25, 2012
Photo of colforbin73
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

very nice saison with minimal funk and a good dose of hops.

pours a perfect blonde with a foamy white head that dissipates quick but stays good and frothy. the aroma is clean and fresh with sight notes of malt, yeast and a touch of hops, but overall pretty subdued.

the taste is very pleasant, with hints of pilsner malt -- the pungent belgian yeast is fairly tame here which is how i like it. my goto saison is Hennepin and in comparison this beer is a little mellower, a little more quaffable.

if i could have this on-tap in my house i would seriously consider it.

colforbin73, May 23, 2012
St. Feuillien Saison from Brasserie St. Feuillien
86 out of 100 based on 582 ratings.