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To Øl Snowball Saison Ale - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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To Øl Snowball Saison AleTo Øl Snowball Saison Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DovaliHops on 11-22-2011)
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Faroveryonder

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-27-2014 23:41:33 | More by Faroveryonder
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-27-2014 21:00:32 | More by sammyg832
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-17-2014 18:02:10 | More by JohnK17
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-22-2014 20:07:01 | More by afsdan
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

05-13-2014 00:37:47 | More by tfsimpkins
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BeerNDoggerel

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-30-2014 03:05:47 | More by BeerNDoggerel
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Quindar

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-02-2014 05:03:57 | More by Quindar
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-02-2014 04:26:46 | More by kylehay2004
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magnusdave

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-10-2014 22:52:39 | More by magnusdave
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-05-2014 03:31:32 | More by zonker17
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Bubbles

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-23-2013 09:53:05 | More by Bubbles
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-21-2013 02:38:25 | More by ajzy
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Saint Somewhere wine-style glass. No freshness date.

A- Pours a medium amber color with a full inch of off-white head that retains very well before becoming an 1/8 inch head and soft, fluffy frost-like (imagine that) lacing adhering to the glass.

S- Yeasty, effervescent aroma with notes of pineapple, orange and even lime. There's also some malt sweetness backing it.

T- Pretty straightforward flavor that has some tangy citrus to it. The alcohol is very well-hidden. Slightly tart and a bit rich from the yeast.

M- Somewhat spritzy with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- Has all the makings of a good saison but doesn't really follow through with the "wow" factor. Still, very easy drinking for the ABV and there's nothing necessarily wrong with it.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 06:23:58 | More by Immortale25
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2013 22:15:31 | More by WVbeergeek
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logicerror

California

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-15-2013 03:54:22 | More by logicerror
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-21-2013 04:18:11 | More by Dawkins
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Johnny_99

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-06-2013 20:02:53 | More by Johnny_99
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stcules

Italy

3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful light amber color, very clean. Average white foam.
Fresh, hoppy smell, with some spicy note. Light bretta.
In the mouth too, good taste, alcohol present but not too much.
Pleasant, with a light bretta note. Interesting.
Light fruity note (white peach), and something floral. And a good hop.
Fresh and pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 19:19:51 | More by stcules
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.41/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

a clean gold/copper color with 3 fingers of fluffy white head leaving behind a nice amount of lacing. aroma of barnyard brett funk, bell pepper, caramel, slight oxidation. the flavor profile is a bit subtle for an 8% beer.. at least up front it is! starts off with a light saison/brett/wheat body.. then gets slightly sweet and honey like/belgian candy sugar.. then a charred oak flavor finishes off with a lingering bitterness. this was a deceiving one.. started off subtle, ended with a big favor blast.
medium body with modest amount of carbonation.. after all, this is about a year old - i think.

overall, for the value you cannot beat this. originally $12.99 when i contemplated getting it several times.. just dropped to $3.99 at total wine.. picked up the 3 bottles i saw there. totally worth every cent.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 02:05:42 | More by facundoCNB
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to my friend Ricky for sharing this one.

Nice creamy thick 1 finger head fades slower with lots of lacing, hazy honey orange color.

Nose is huge, lots of wheat and sweet malts, candy malts, light butter nut like, light estery booze with hints if apple and candied white raisin, hints of saison spices and grainy malt, light white caramel.

Taste semi sweet, candy and plenty, caramel white like, little candy shell, light butter candy, chewy nougat like and little saison grainy, light wheat and toasted wheat, grainy light dough, light saison spices and hint of citrus. Also fair spicy hops, with decent bitterness, some warning estery booze with more candied apple and white raisin again. Finish is drier with light warming booze and esters, light sweet candy flavours like candy shell, hint bitterness.

Mouth is med bod, little thicker with nice carb, light warming booze.

Overall pretty nice, more wheat wine but some saison, bit heavy overall but fairly tasty.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2013 13:58:11 | More by jlindros
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-23-2013 23:32:39 | More by kaelingirl
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reverbking

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-01-2013 22:53:24 | More by reverbking
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-01-2013 00:43:10 | More by uturn
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden colour, clear, light bead. Head is lovely, generous with good fluffy density, clumpy lace. looks great.

Smells pleasant, fairly fresh. Light grain and distinct fruity notes - citrus, pineapple, pear. Could use more edge, particularly on the funky side. Seems a bit light and airy.

Taste has more edge. Very hoppy from the start, resiny and woody with at times a chemically dank bitterness. Some lemon pith, roasted coriander seed, wattle and soil notes. Decent flavours but a bit one-sided, some more sweetness is needed here or just more malt upfront.

Quite a nice texture actually. Bit of pull from the yeast, but it fills out the mouth nicely. Shame there's not such a malt presence in the flavour.

Tastes nice, but it's not an amazing drinker. Just pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 02:31:58 | More by laituegonflable
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ngeunit1

California

4.16/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear golden-orange with a finger of frothy off-white head. Fades fairly slowly.

S - Sweet grainy and lightly bready malts, Belgian yeast, coriander, pepper, other spices, lemon zest, some funk, citrus and green fruit esters.

T - Sweet grainy and lightly bready malts, Belgain yeast, coriander, pepper, other spices, lemon zest, grapefruit, citrus, and pine hops, smooth bitterness, some funk, and light tart green fruits.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a tart, funky, dry, estery finish.

D - Great hoppy saison. Good overall balance.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 06:26:42 | More by ngeunit1
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To Øl Snowball Saison Ale from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
86 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.