Urthel Saisonnière | De Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)

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De Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)

Style: Belgian Saison

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Gale Sayers shaker pint glass.

This gnome-person's beard is starting to get to me... Anyway, the beer pours a partly cloudy amber-gold topped by plenty o' white froth. The nose comprises wheat, clove, light grass, light sweet flowers, coriander, light lemon zest, and a touch of sourdough. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a pinch of nutmeg, a half-pinch of cinnamon, light cardamom, and a twist of orange. There is a sort of vaguely sweet spiciness throughout. It's a good thing (I really hope that's not trademarked somewhere...). The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a lightly grainy feel. Overall, a very solid saison, one of the better brews from Urthel, indeed.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.49/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Sessions Greensboro.Poured into a chalice a lemony color with a nice formed white head that held well,lemon pepper and barnyard funk in the nose,for me a bit off putting but for some great.Grainy and lightly toasted with herbal hop flavors,spiced phenols along with funk take over and linger into the finish.Iam not a huge saison fan but I was intruiged by the uniqness of this beer,in the end the funkiness was the main component of the beer I came away with.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.07/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured in a Pilsner glass from a 11.2 oz bottle, reviewed live.

A- Very thick white fluffy head. Four finger head. Some soapy linger and a two minute retention. Clouded amber color, yeasty remnants at the bottom. Nice steady but subtle carbonation.

S- Grainy smell, wheat and rye possibly? Slight hint of booziness. Some malty and sugary notes as well.

T- Malty and very sweet. Not like any other saison I've had before but very drinkable.

M- Grainy and light bodied. Mediocre carbonation.

O- Drinkable but not all that great. Glad I tried it though.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.23/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I bought this beer at the beershop of the Bierparadijs in Meer, Belgium.

Poured in my Struise glass this beer looks normal but with five fingers head there is a bit of a difference. Yellow fluid with some carbonation. The beer feels like you are drinking a whitebeer. Dry and crisp.

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3.92/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a 3" white velvet head which good retention. Clear straw yellow colored body. Nice malt smell with a touch of sour. Taste repeats the smells but there's very little sour and instead some dried fruit. Finish shows the hops and lasts well. Pretty good overall.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into Bruery Tulip with initial 3 fingers of head with subsided quickly to a heavy lacing that is still present after 5 minutes.

A- almost yellow orange hue with sediment floating around. Holding its heavy lacing with almost no effervescence.

S- true farmhouse nose with a lite hint of spice

T- light bodied saison with a warm backing as it rolls down the tongue, light spice but mostly yeasty notes.

M- medium light mouthfeel not sticky or dry.

O- I like it, its not the best saison I've had but its something I would consider getting again.

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

11.2 ounce bottle - $3.99 at Hop City in Atlanta, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a rather cloudy, light yellow body with a finger or so worth of soft-looking, white foam.

Smell: Soft scented barley, delicate wheat with a thin slice of lemon, a small dash of ground spice, and a teensy hint of perceived sweetness.

Taste: Crumpled rock candy atop faintly bready, lightly malted barley and wheat, remaining a bit sweet as the citrus and spice come in. Faintly soiled yeastiness. Lightly grassy hops, lightly bitter, though it is fanned a bit by the crackling carbonation. As it warms and as your acquaint yourself with the beer, the initial sweetness dies out and the lemon turns a bit citric. Closes out nicely dry, quite crisp, and with a subtle, rural spiciness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-high carbonation.

Overall: I'm a fan of the subtle yet satisfying tastes present, but would prefer a fraction of the upfront sweetness we have here. Actually, scratch that last part, as the beer grew drier as it went along, hitting a nice level of refreshment.

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3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into Belgian style tulip. Light amber color, clear with noticeable presence of yeast. Pours a massive 3 finger head with strong retention.

Smells of orange, clove kind of sweet with slight Peppery overtones from Belgian yeast. Very inviting.

Taste is much less complex than the aroma but has tastes of the same overtones.. Finishes clean with some hops aftertaste. Flavor just isn't very complex, even for the Abv level. Missed out here.

Mouthfeel is lighter than expected a bit creamy with a quick clean finish, well balanced. Slight carbonation noted in feel but no much.

This is a nice beer to grab with some friends after work. Not a session beer but not as big as other saisons I've had in flavor.

Not my first choice but I enjoyed it. The aroma and mouthfeel was the best part of the experience but thought it missed on flavor.

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Urthel Saisonnière from De Leyerth Brouwerijen (Urthel)
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 320 ratings