Crushable Saison
Brasserie de la Senne

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Brasserie de la Senne
3.63 | pDev: 12.95%
Mar 03, 2015
Nov 18, 2013
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Notes: A collaboration brew between de La Senne brewery and Jean Broillet & Julie Foster from Tired Hands Brewing company, PA, USA. Made at de La Senne on 11 Septembre 2013. Contains : Malted barley, malted spelt, oats, hops, yeast and water.
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Rated: 3.75 by BigBry from Canada (AB)

Mar 03, 2015
Rated: 4.3 by Ultimate from New Jersey

Mar 02, 2015
Rated: 3.4 by dsshuck from Delaware

Jan 28, 2015
Rated: 3.99 by IPAchris from Pennsylvania

Jan 17, 2015
Rated: 3.47 by wanderlust389 from Pennsylvania

Jan 15, 2015
Rated: 3.93 by ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

Dec 27, 2014
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Reviewed by M_J_Z from Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
I didn't enjoy this as much as I thought I would. Drank last night from a stemmed Southern Tier glass.

I picked up a little of that "soapy" flavor in the hops, but it seemed to fade as I drank more sips. The initial taste caught me off-guard due to that aforementioned flavor. After that, the beer was increasingly more drinkable.

Not one of my favorite recent beers, by any means, but it was enjoyable. Nothing extraordinary. 3.5 stars.
Dec 16, 2014
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Reviewed by cpetrone84 from Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Pour is light hazed yellow with a tight white head. Nose is bright, leather brett up front with a nice smooth lemon and citrusy herbal hop. Taste has a stronger saison yeast presence and more leathery brett. Notes of spice, lemon comes in, hops are predominantly grassy and herbal through the finish. Light body and well carbonated.
Nov 29, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by Whiskeydeez from Kansas

Nov 17, 2014
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Reviewed by MattSweatshirt from Texas

3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Hazy light yellow body with a big øl soft head that gently collapses to a thin covering.

Citrus, melon, floral, a little cracker and musty.

Citrus, bread, fairly pronounced bitterness for such a little beer. Light, tingly, and dry.

Quite a hoppy little guy here. Really nice.
Nov 17, 2014
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Reviewed by Slatetank from Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
I enjoyed this courtesy of my brother, poured chilled from the bottle into a goblet.

The color is pale golden with slight hazed apricot hue with frothy white cap with stringy lace that sticks and average sized bead. The smell is earthen with herbal hop aroma and light grainy husky scent with light yeast ester which has a slight citrus rind accent. The feel is very tangy and medium carbonation pushes a high bitterness perception with mild body and dry spicy finish.

The taste is very good with hops up front bringing a spicy slight lemony flavor with mild dry and cracker-like malt somewhat on the low side malt flavor wise with a mild astringent hop quality with herbal and grapefruit type bitter element with a subtle peppery quality from the yeast as it finishes dry and light. This is a good hoppy pale belgian-dry and drinkable.
Oct 27, 2014
Rated: 3 by ConradKenney from Maryland

Oct 23, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by iL0VEbeer from New Jersey

Oct 03, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by egrace84 from Illinois

Sep 04, 2014
Rated: 4 by emerge077 from Illinois

Aug 17, 2014
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Reviewed by BEERchitect from Kentucky

3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Philadelphia's Tired Hands brewers team up with Belgium's De La Senne for an authentic yet rustic farmhouse ale that shows as much charm as it does challenge.

Crushable Saison kicks off with a bright straw appearance until the yeast folds in to create a slight goldenrod hue through its bready haze. Its tangy and grassy scent rises to greet the nose while the first sip is supportive with cracker-type breading as soft confectioner's sweetness.

But once the middle opens, its farmhouse roots show: shifting to a spicy, grassy and herbal balance, a nearly light-stricken cannabis note rises. With its trailing sweetness, the taste of citrus rinds project with lemon, orange and apple hiding behind the earthen spicy.

With sweetness fading into the recesses, a malt structure remains with a wafer-thin substrate; just enough to support its lingering bitterness, spiciness and dried fruit peel. Bouncing off the tongue with ease, its medium champagne effervescence and racing acidity finishes as much like wine as it does ale.
Aug 14, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Svendozen from New Hampshire

Aug 09, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by Joecaddie from Delaware

Aug 07, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Zimm from New Jersey

Aug 01, 2014
Rated: 3 by TheBeerAlmanac from Kentucky

Jul 30, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by Magery from Kentucky

Jul 27, 2014
Rated: 4 by d_brommer_nh from New Hampshire

Jul 22, 2014
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
11.2oz bottle. Poured out a golden orange color with a small, tan head of foam. It left some lace on the glass. It smelled phenolic with spices and yeast with a sweet caramel presence. Spicy and yeasty taste with some sweet caramel and fruitiness.
Jul 15, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by polishkaz from Connecticut

Jul 13, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by erbu from Belgium

Jul 11, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Mikecap from Rhode Island

Jul 11, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by SpasmWaiter from Vermont

Jun 23, 2014
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Reviewed by Jonada from New Jersey

3.13/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
11.2oz bottle. Bottled 10/10/2013 and best before 10/10/2014. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a pale straw yellow with 2 fingers of a white, soapy head. Excellent head retention. Body is lightly hazy with very high visible carbonation.

Smell: Lemon rind, grass, light funk, doughy, yeast spiciness and a slightly skunky smell as well.

Taste: More or less the same as the aroma. Lots of yeast spiciness, grass, mild lemon, slight breadiness in the finish. There's a strong, somewhat off putting, bitterness throughout, that lasts long into the finish and aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with very high carbonation. Probably a bit overcarbed.

Overall: I've never had anything from Brasserie de la Senne, but as a big Tired Hands fan, this was a huge disappointment. Not an awful beer, but not good either.
Jun 21, 2014
Rated: 5 by tykechandler from Kentucky

Jun 19, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by 22Blue from Kansas

Jun 16, 2014
Rated: 2 by Aisha from Massachusetts

Jun 15, 2014
Rated: 3 by ILikeGoodCider from New Jersey

May 26, 2014
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Reviewed by babaracas from Florida

4.05/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a cloudy straw color with huge soapy head that slowly settles to a quarter inch. Big chunks of lace haphazardly strewn about the place. Smell: grapefruit peel, weedy, lightly doughy, pineapple note. Taste: grass, citrus and light tropical flavors with a crackery malt backing and a little pepper in the finish. Basically a nice hop heavy APA (or, ugh, "session ipa") that's been saison-ified just a bit. Don't expect any big funky / yeasty characteristics and you'll be happy. Quite cru/ooshable.
May 26, 2014
Rated: 4 by briandaube from Delaware

May 24, 2014
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Reviewed by HuskyinPDX from Washington

3.92/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Opened 3.27.14
Bottled 10/10/13
BBD 10/10/14

A - Pours a murky, pale yellow with a huge off-white soapy head with great retention.

S - Grass, floral, skunky-funk.

T - Grass, wheat, floral, funk.

D - Tons of carbonation with a light body.

O - Light and airy, floral and light funk. Nice.
May 22, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by GreenMountainBoy from Vermont

May 20, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by 4DAloveofSTOUT from Illinois

May 18, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by JMFP from Delaware

May 15, 2014
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Reviewed by F2brewers from Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
330 mL bottle poured into a HF wine glass

A: A cloudy straw yellow body with a sparkling thick white foam head about 2" high that holds on for several minutes, but leaves no lacing. The head readily reforms upon swirling the glass gently. The beer has very fine carbonation with tiny bubbles.

S: Hints of citrus and Belgian pale malt with overtones of grass and hay. Notes of pepper and a touch of barnyard funk. Strong sense of aroma dry hopping.

T: Classic saison with an emphasis on lemon and grapefruit followed by a pleasant hop bitterness. A slight grassy finish that doesn't linger, but fades into a clean dry palate.

M: medium body with high carbnonation typical of a Belgian saison. No oily aftertaste..

O: Crushable describes this well...a blend of old world Belgian tradition withTired Hands new world hoppy addition. I'd drink this any day.
May 15, 2014
Rated: 4 by afsdan from Colorado

May 13, 2014
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