Saison De Lis | Perennial Artisan Ales

Saison De LisSaison De Lis
BA SCORE
3.84/5
553 Ratings
Saison De LisSaison De Lis
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian-Style Saison brewed with Chamomile Flowers.

Fermentation is too clean and industrialized. Chamomile was thought to be a preservative within industrialized breweries trying to export.

Added by hooliganlife on 10-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,990
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
553
pDev:
9.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
83
Trade:
4
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 553 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of mschrei
4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pretty much a standard Saison. The usual straw color, pretty frothy with a lot of lacing. Slight citrusy funk on the smell with an acidic fruitiness hiding behind. Not the strongest in terms of farmhouse funk in the taste. Crisp, a slightly fat bitterness on the back end. A little flowery refreshing mouthfeel.

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Photo of pants678
2/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bubseymour
4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of khargro2
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmd1978
3.52/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden color with a little head on it. Nose of flowers, bread and grass. Taste is very floral with notes of hops, melon, tropical fruit, lemon, pepper and yeast. Lingering finish but not overpowering. Not a usual fan of saisons but this one is pretty good.

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Photo of Suds
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I had this beer on tap a a local place, with my Wife. It was a moderately clear, yellow colored brew with a thin head. The aroma was funky, with a brett, barnyard-like aroma that was fitting and appreciated. The taste was moderately dry, with a bit of dried fruit and some very pale malt underneath. The finish was clean and overall the beer was quite good. I wonder if the bottle and tap are notable different.

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Photo of Harrison8
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy, golden yellow with a thick foamy white head on top. Little lacing around the glass. Yeast, lemon, and floral notes form an aroma that awakens memories of spring days. Taste is very yeast forward, with lemon, floral, and earthy notes to back i t up. Mouth feel is coating, while still remaining easy to drink. Neither thick or thin. Overall, a pleasant saison offering from Perennial.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.12/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ArtAttackEd
4.23/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured nice and golden but was a bit hazy. It left some residue in the bottle. Definitely had some floral notes to it. This was very easy to drink. Had a bit of a tea aftertaste but honestly didn't get much of a Chamomile taste of it.

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Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of frasergrove
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ohiobeer29
2/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of j0hnc2468
4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of IPAchris
3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ldhughes3
3.38/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aratcliffe
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Moose90
3.44/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served On-Tap

A — Pours a hazy lemony yellow color into the glass, there is a bit of clarity around the edges, but not a whole not. There is a puffy off-white colored head that leaves some sporadic lacing along the inside of the glass.

S — Smell is nice and light, big yeasty character with bright notes of white pepper, lemon, and chamomile, very floral, light, and chewy.

T — Light and floral with notes of fresh cut grass and flowers, little bit of a lemon pepper note as well.

M — Light-Medium bodied with a lingering clean finish.

O — Very good overall, not earth shattering, but this is a very well made floral Saison.

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Photo of KraftPunk91
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jakemn91
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Barnoloid
4.19/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Saisons can be hit or miss for me. Often there is a rubbing alcohol type flavor that comes through in some that I can't quite get around. In others I find exactly what i'm looking for. This is the latter. A great combination of dryness and some fruit/tea type notes to keep this interesting. Makes sense that is was brewed with Chamomile as there is a herbal quality that comes through. Extremely drinkable and well balanced. Pairs perfectly with food as well I might add.

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Photo of Tilly
4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

P: Golden amber, wheat, white frothy head. Wonderful lacing on the surface and rim.
A: Floral, malt, fruit.
T: Floral, malt, pear, apple, ginger, slightly sour.
M: Dry, light bodied, well balanced very nice finish.
O: This is real good beer made in the true style of Belgian Saison. Bravo Perennial Artisan Ale!

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Photo of gruss004
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saison De Lis from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 553 ratings
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