Brasserie de la Senne

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Brasserie de la Senne
Brett Beer
Ranked #21
Ranked #12,819
3.97 | pDev: 9.07%
Jan 27, 2022
Jul 10, 2016
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Rated: 3.5 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Jan 27, 2022
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.69/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
11.2oz bottle. Poured out a slightly cloudy, golden amber color with a huge, foamy, off-white head of foam. It left patches of lace down the glass. It smelled funky with barnyard notes and caramel. Funky tasting with some spices, caramel and toffee. Dry finish.
Oct 15, 2021
Rated: 5 by psoriasaurus from Thailand

Oct 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottle: Poured a cloudy amber/orangey color ale with a large white foamy head with excellent retention and some great mount of lacing. Aroma of dry Brett notes with some rustic malt notes and funky ester is quite nice. Taste is a complex mix of dry Brett notes with some rustic malt notes and funky ester with some floral undertones. Solid saison with great combo of complexity and drinkability.
May 13, 2021
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Reviewed by JonnoWillsteed from England

3.53/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
My close-down jus de jour. Blind-tasted except for the beer's name and brewery/country, zero reviews below read (yet!)...
L- Crusty (sediment under cap! and at neck etc, no idea why, well rested for weeks), pour with care, very eager to form huge head. ps 10mins later holds very well, forms massive rings and lacing...
S- Curiously perfumed, what is it, apricots, peaches? flowers, it seems unusual.
T- Dry, yet you know it's quite meaty underneath. So you have to assume it has a solid ABV. The dry hoppy lick in the finish is pehaps it's defining point, that and it's rather fruity edge.
F- It has a big taste. 'Hoppy+bold'. Not really meaty, or malty, ie rather un-rewarding for the winter palate, It's brightness is the focus.
O- Not really my kind of thing. Too bright ., hoppy-dry and vibrant, not enough body/malt/feel to it. The perfumed note is also still standing out prominently and a bit too perfumey for me; the latter alone is plenty unorthodox.
Review/scoring all done, now the reveal, I get to read the bottle lables to see what I missed!
330ml bottle BB: 04/08/2024 £3.55 Bought from BeerMerchants, Kent/UK as part of a large pick-your own consignment to London.
Mar 15, 2021
Rated: 4.13 by ManforallSaisons from Belgium

Oct 03, 2020
Rated: 4 by freewill35 from Indiana

Sep 28, 2020
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Reviewed by Steve555 from Wales

3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Two finger head with Cloudy yellow/brown colour, noisy sparkling head that takes a while to settle down. Aroma of sweat and apples, a bit like cider. Taste that is yeasty and cidery, funky, peppery and sour.
Light bodied and dry on the palate with quite a high carbonation. It's quite nice but not one I'd drink very often.
Aug 10, 2020
Rated: 3.29 by stephenlee93 from England

Feb 22, 2020
Rated: 3.59 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Nov 04, 2019
Rated: 3.65 by JLK7299 from North Carolina

Sep 25, 2019
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Reviewed by aleigator from Germany

4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pours a clouded amber to golden color with a huge head.

Smells of a present tartness consisting of jogurt, lemon zest and wet hay with a nice, spicy edge. Cardamom and black pepper add to the funkiness in a very pleasant way, establishing a great complexity on the nose.

Has a light body with a very refreshing mouthfeel to it, due to the beer‘s high, metallic carbonation.

Tastes of cloves, dried herbs and old basement with a subtle spiciness to it. The beer‘s spice flavors grow more profound once the carbonation turns effervescent, producing a lighter cake sweetness. Produces some blueberries, tomato bush and a crackery malt foundation with a maintaining tartness during the beer‘s refreshing finish.

Tasty, refreshing and quite complex, the wild yeast in this works wonders.
Aug 18, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Jul 22, 2019
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Reviewed by defunksta from Wisconsin

3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Pours a clouded deep orange color with a massive Belgian-style head that lingers.
Aroma: Strong aromas of apple, pineapple, citrus. A strong lambic or tart aroma. An underlying brettanomyces flavor. It has a mild but present Belgian yeast flavor. All of which combines to form a Dubblebubble bubblegum aroma.
Flavor: Lots of tart apple, pineapple, and grapefruit citrus. The lambic tartness is overpowering and sort of reminds me of sour milk. A plastic and slight bubblegum flavor on the back end. Finishes dry with a lingering tart plastic flavor.
Feel: Light to medium bodied with massive carbonation. A tart astringency is left on the palate.

Overall: This is a pretty good Brett Ale and my first of the kind. Disclosure: My bottle is actually expired at about 26months instead of the 24month expiration mark. Lots of tart fruit and Brett here. A little more than my taste. It's strong and doesn't apologize.
Jul 05, 2019
Rated: 4 by Quafftastic from Virginia

May 15, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by bigred89 from Maryland

Mar 31, 2019
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Reviewed by stortore from Illinois

3.87/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
750 ml bottle into a tulip glass. Bottled 4/6/17, best by 4/6/19, had 8/8/18.

The first thing you notice, is the huge, lasting, thick, foamy head. When that sight wears off, it pours a hazy apricot color, with some foamy cling. Aromas of Brett, apples, Belgian yeast, some hops and lemon, a light tart aroma, a little funk, black pepper as it warms. The taste is Brett, hops- herbal and earthy, some yeast and apples and grapes, light lemon, a little funk. There’s a fair amount of bitterness on the finish. Smooth, semi- dry, a good light to medium body, well carbonated.

This kinda grows on you, but it’s pretty much hops, Brett and yeast. Enjoyed it, but once is all I’ll ever need. Points for being different, though.
Mar 09, 2019
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A: The beer is very cloudy dark yellow in color and in some aspects almost resembles apple cider. It poured with a massive two finger high off white head that took a long time to settle down, eventually leaving a finger high head covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of horse blanket are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell, having flavors of wet horse blanket along with notes of yeast and hints of apples.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and dry on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer might seem a little one dimensional because it is all about the brett, but it does a good job at showcasing the funky yeast.

Note: Bottled April 6, 2017

Serving type: bottle
Jan 12, 2019
Rated: 4.02 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Dec 01, 2018
Rated: 3.46 by RBorsato from Virginia

Nov 17, 2018
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