Saison D'écrevisses | Bayou Teche Brewery

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84
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97 Ratings
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Saison D'écrevissesSaison D'écrevisses
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayou Teche Brewery
Louisiana, United States
bayoutechebrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 03-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
97
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
9.87%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of brentk56
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a couple of inches of foam that deliver a respectable amount of lacing

Smell: Caramel malt, with a peppery/herbal aspect

Taste: Caramel malt, up front, with a spicy herbal character that develops, in the middle; after the swallow, there is a bit of the farmhouse in the profile, though the overall effect is more of a spicy/herbal amber

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Had this with a crawfish boil and it is a terrific pairing as the malt and the peppery phenols pair nicely with the spices that are added to the boil

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jason
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Brilliant brassy hue, very bubbly with a decent lacing. Smells spicy with green peppercorn, dried hay & medicinal phenols. Nice crisp pop, moderate size body and pretty smooth. Very biscuity, faint lemon, grassy, mildly astringent, earthy hops, gummy, spicy grain, peppery alcohol, dried apricots. Finish nearly all the way dry, kiss of maltiness in the end.

Unique with very bold complexities thrown down on my palate. I can completely see how you'd want to pair this with a crawfish boil.

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of sd123
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
3.26/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Slightly above average saison that hits all of the expected notes. Taste is lemon, honeydew melon, and light grass. Above average, but there are others I prefer in the style.

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Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy orange gold color with off-white head. Caramel malts, light funk, farmhouse saison yeastiness, and some bread on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with a typical saison funk and a slight spice.

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.05/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.48/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bayou Teche Saison D’Ecrevisses has a thin, off-white head, and a very clear, brilliant golden appearance with some bubble streams and essentially no lacing left behind. But, later, when I swished the bottom of the bottle, it produced a thick, froathy head, with a heavy lacing sheen. The aroma is of rich, spicy malt, and maybe some sort of light, caramel candy. Taste is of the spicy, peppery rye malt, sweet and yeasty white bread, bread crust, and a good, hearty hop bitterness to back it up. Mouthfeel is light and watery, with a bit of slickness, and Bayou Teche Saison D’Ecrevisses finishes mostly dry, lively, and drinkable. Overall, this is a wonderful beer, and I hope you’ll get to try it!

RJT

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of JoeMans
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EgadBananas
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Looks as though this is the first beer bottled at Bayou Teches actual brewery, as opposed to being brewed at Lazy Magnolia. nice!

Pours clear, dark golden, bright white head. Little lace. Big biscuit notes, toffee, nutty, herbal, spicy. Unique, but highly drinkable. Herbal spicy Belgian yeast notes, bitter, light bready and start biscuit notes, nutty, and twangy. Carbonation is light, and light body. Slick, some oily texture.

It's uniquely good....plenty Saison qualities, but it branches on its own.

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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2.55/5  rDev -32%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Pens1967
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Saison D'écrevisses from Bayou Teche Brewery
3.75 out of 5 based on 97 ratings.
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