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Urthel Saisonnière | De Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)
Belgium | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ToasterChef on 02-25-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
153
Ratings:
307
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
14.62%
 
 
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Photo of spratmi
4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pale yellow/gold appearance full of carbonation with a foamy three finger head that has plenty of staying power and leaves a a thick film of sudsy lacing around the glass.
S: Strong notes of cloves blended with light citrus and a sweet fruitiness (bananas and Juicy Fruit gum).
T: Follows the nose - in a slightly scaled back form. A nice presence of cloves blended with a sweet fruitiness that closes with a dry citrus bitterness.
M: Medium-to-full bodied with good carbonation.
D: Very enjoyable - nice drinkability.

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Photo of John_M
4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

First I've ever heard of this beer. On tap at Max's today.

The beer pours a light gold color with pretty good head retention and lots of sticky lacing. The nose is prototypical saison, with light honey, citrus, clove and significant pepper. The combination of aromas is impressive in this beer. The flavor profile replicates the nose, but I want to tell you the combination is impressive in this excellent saison. There is a boatload of honey and spice, but with just enough hoppy bitterness to completely dry this saison out on the finish. There is some good bitterness in the finish, where the flavors persist. Mouthfeel is medium bodied to full, and is surprisingly good for this low (relatively) abv. beer. Drinkability is just excellent.... it's unusual to find this amount of flavor and complexity in a 6% beer.

Not that I'm surprised, coming from Urthel, but needless to say this is an impressive saison.

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Photo of ToasterChef
4.05/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from my notes. I was served a 6oz pour in a small wine glass. The kegged version of this beer has been filtered, but the bottles are unfiltered. It possesses a light straw color with a head of white soapy foam. Some pretty lacework was left behind as I enjoyed my pour. It has a strong yeast aroma with a hint of citrus; typical of the style, but of a high quality. The flavor is slightly biscuit-like, but has some sweetness to it as well. There is a slight tartness in the finish that is rather interesting. I could taste some peppery spices as well, but they were subtle. The body is a bit heavier than I expected, based upon the transparent appearance. That's not to say it's a heavy beer--I still classify it as light bodied--but it is not as light as I thought it would be. It has a perfect level of mouthcoating. I find it to be quite drinkable. I don't see myself sticking with this one particular beer for multiple rounds, but I will enjoy this glass very much.

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Urthel Saisonnière from De Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)
86 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.
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