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Cazeau Saison | Brasserie De Cazeau

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BA SCORE
3.88/5
Very Good
118 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie De Cazeau
Belgium
brasseriedecazeau.be

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tpd975 on 10-17-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,844
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
118
pDev:
9.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 118 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Best before end 6/2014.

Pours a murky whitish-orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, floral, earth, fruit, spice, and yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, earth, and floral flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of floral bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with great floral aromas and tasty flavors.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of beerdrifter
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up at a great little beer store in Arlon, Belgium, Miorge Mihoublon. Cloudy golden-yellow pour with a foamy white two finger head with great retention and lacing. Great spicy, fruity, floral nose with lots of lemon zest, grass, white pepper, coriander, and as it warms, elder flowers. The taste follows suit with the elder flowers really emerging as the star. Nice tart lemon, melon, grass, subtle barnyard funk, caramel malt sweetness, white pepper, grapefruit, coriander, and yeast. The mouthfeel is tart and tangy with perfect carbonation, amazing balance, and a nice crisp, dry finish. Overall, this is one flavorful and highly drinkable beer. I'm a big fan of elder flowers so this was right up my alley. Pretty much a non-sour version of Cantillon Mamouche. Highly recommended!

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of jwg782
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled
Hazy straw with a frothy white head. Aroma of yeast with light lemon. The taste has lemon meringue pie before peppery spice and a clean bitter finish. Refreshing.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of KStark
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of ElGallo
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of coreyfmcdonald
4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle into a tall tulip. I'm not sure how old the bottle is, but it has a June 2012 best before date.

A: Pours a slightly hazy light golden color with two fingers of long lasting head. Active carbonation is evident in the beer, with a lot of bubbles rising from the base of the glass. Lacing looks superb. The head lasts throughout the length of the pour. This is a beautiful beer.

S: Lots of tart yeast aroma upfront, providing an aroma that is both fruity (mainly apricot, but also lemon, and green apple) and floral, I assume from the elderflowers. The beer is mildly funky and earthy providing an almost tonic-like quality to it.

T: Very dry. The tonic quality from the aroma comes off as more of a seltzer water flavor. The fruitiness is still there, mostly lemon peel, yet the apricot flavor does come through a bit. The elder flowers are also still there and provide a nice floral component to the beer. Tis works well with a firm bitterness and light peppercorn flavor. However, the juiciness I got in the aroma is not here nearly as much in the flavor.

M: Quite thin with very strong carbonation.

O: A wonderful Saison. The appearance and aroma are near perfect. The flavor is still quite good, but not nearly as good as the appearance or aroma. It could use a touch more sweetness and I think the beer would be near perfect.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a pretty sharp saison. The lemon bites a bit more than I would expect or hope for. Floral and fruit tones are there, with the latter being much more present. Carbonation is quite full and does seem to steal the show from the taste of things. A nice drinker that's consistent, but sharp in a lot of ways that make it somewhat less pleasant.

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Cazeau Saison from Brasserie De Cazeau
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 118 ratings
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