Belgoo Saisonneke | Brasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)

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Brasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by shigg85 on 06-27-2013

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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of trevorpost
3.27/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dentist666
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into tulip.
Hazy amber with huge rocky white head, devilish retention.
Smell - yeasty, esters, spicy, floral hops.
Taste - watery spicy, estery, some herbal hops.
Light body, high carbonation.
Outstanding appearance, but not so impressive taste.

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Photo of Jow
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcmchew
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mattias
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of interzen
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

330ml bottle poured into a Delirium Tremens tulip glass

Look: Cloudy straw yellow - stupendous amount of head with some serious staying power; a couple of pours were required even for the small bottle.

Smell: Distinctly floral with citrusy overtones and a slight mustiness. It's not the most fragrant of beers but it's hardly an unpleasant smell either.

Taste: Fairly bitter and hoppy, with that citrus flavour poking through - saisons are a fairly new thing for me so I lack any real reference points. Quite a hoppy finish, though.

Feel: Fairly fizzy, as witnessed by the massive amounts of head even after careful pouring. That said, after the initial hoppiness the finish is quite smooth and fruity with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

Overall: I haven't sampled many saisons so there's not a lot I can compare it to - the flavour and, particularly, smell are different to say the least. Would be an interesting one to try on tap, I suspect.

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Photo of spycow
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of mattfancett
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of bianconoir
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of shigg85
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the St. Bernardus taproom in Kanda, Tokyo. Poured into a chalice. A nice dry-hopped Belgian saison without much bitterness to it. Really more of a flowery-citrus flavor going on than anything else. Overall, I liked this saison just fine, but I also appreciate that bitterness, and when I saw it missing here, it just didn't exactly do the trick for me. I could totally recommend it though!

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Belgoo Saisonneke from Brasserie La Binchoise (Malterie des Remparts)
3.8 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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