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Saison De Dottignies - Brouwerij De Ranke

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Saison De DottigniesSaison De Dottignies

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BA SCORE
87
very good

166 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: koopa on 05-10-2010)
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a minimal head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing on glass as beer was drank.

Smell: Vanilla, pear, apple, powdery yeasty esters, spiciness, bready and pale malts, and Belgian candy.

Taste: Pear, apple, lemony, powdery yeast, spicy, pilsner and pale malts, some Belgian candy, and lingering mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, a little chewy, a little dry, medium to high carbonation, and enjoyable.

Overall: This Saison is like a light triple. I was expecting more on the spicy and flavorful end, but was left short of my expectations. Still happy that it is a borderline triple.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 06:09:52 | More by Flounder57
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aztraz

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-24-2013 22:04:36 | More by aztraz
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-28-2013 14:22:09 | More by Seaba
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dailyjerome

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-20-2014 02:37:59 | More by dailyjerome
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dipso123

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-17-2013 01:58:53 | More by dipso123
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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

12-25-2012 04:50:00 | More by MRsojourner
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-15-2014 21:32:56 | More by nmann08
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ms11781

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-30-2012 02:16:48 | More by ms11781
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-30-2012 19:13:10 | More by jklecko2
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-22-2013 01:07:36 | More by Kmat10
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timmy2b

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-24-2014 03:21:21 | More by timmy2b
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Hultkrantz

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2013 18:38:41 | More by Hultkrantz
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Gasc0igne

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

11-29-2013 05:46:22 | More by Gasc0igne
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-07-2012 07:13:02 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-13-2012 03:43:43 | More by rolltide8425
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speak72

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

11-04-2012 15:55:30 | More by speak72
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

11-10-2013 00:50:06 | More by Molson2000
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

11-07-2013 17:58:02 | More by dcmchew
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

09-02-2012 19:05:04 | More by t0rin0
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Alek

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-10-2013 18:52:39 | More by Alek
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-29-2013 22:42:35 | More by KStark
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magnusdave

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-27-2013 23:23:21 | More by magnusdave
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into tulip.

Pours a nice layer big layer of white head. Color is a clear vibrant gold. Nice lace.

Aroma: dry with earthy notes. Pears and spice. Spices. Bready malts. Herbal. Some lemon citrus.

Taste: apple skin and pears. Bready malts and spices. Belgian yeast favors. A little alcohol shows. Apple sauce. Earthy and herbal flavors.

Mouthfeel: crisp and clean. Very dry. Lighter bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Ends a little dry.

Overall, a nice saison that drinks easily. Very traditional. I could drink a fair amount of this.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 04:36:39 | More by mothman
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2oz. bottle served in my Allagash chalice. Pours a lovely translucent orange-gold with a loose, bubbly two inch bright white head. Head eventually settles into a fairly consistent skim with some delicate swaths of lacing revealed during the tasting. Nose expresses a light, herbal quality; perhaps a trace of rosemary and sage in the mix. Just the faintest yeast character - no funk at all. Taste consistent with nose - there's a light earthiness and a slightly skunky quality, as well as a hint of citrus. Finish culminates in a lightly lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and aggressively lively with a semi-dry finish. There's also a bit of astringency in the mix, most likely due to citrus expressed in the flavor profile. Fairly flavorful at 5.5% abv, but perhaps a bit too clean for my liking. Also, at $5.99 a bottle, I prefer to buy a bottle of Hennepin.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2011 18:58:52 | More by Jwale73
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from 750ml wrapped bottle stamped BB 06.2016 its a little over 1 year old

A- pours a hazy golden yellow color with a 2 finger white head that recedes to a fresh cap just a touch of lazy

S- spicy, floral, musty and earthy

T-lemon bread with apples and earthy musty tastes with pepper and a slight hop bite

M- tart an fruity with a slight hop bitterness,nicely carbonated with a slight yeast funk

O- classic saison well done refreshing with nice layers of flavors as it warms

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 00:51:16 | More by gatornation
Saison De Dottignies from Brouwerij De Ranke
87 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.